Friday, January 19, 2018
Equipment
Monitoring system by Grote helps drivers see the light – is out

Monitoring system by Grote helps drivers see the light – is out

It’s often about as simple a fix as there is, replacing or repairing a light that’s out. The problem is, it’s also one of the easiest problems to be unaware of. How many lights of various kinds and functions are on a trailer? Any of them can go out at just about any time for any number of reasons, and a driver isn’t going to hear or feel or likely even see anything different while on the road.

Talbert introduces 60/65SA trailer

Talbert introduces 60/65SA trailer

RENSSELAER, Ind. — Talbert Manufacturing, a North American provider of specialized heavy-haul solutions, has introduced the 60/65SA trailer.

UPS orders 125 of Tesla's electric tractors; said to be largest order so far

UPS orders 125 of Tesla's electric tractors; said to be largest order so far

United Parcel Service Inc. said on Tuesday it is buying 125 Tesla Inc. all-electric tractors, which media reports said was the largest order thus far.

Volvo Trucks donates vehicles to Virginia Museum of Transportation

Volvo Trucks donates vehicles to Virginia Museum of Transportation

ROANOKE, Va. —The Virginia Museum of Transportation formally has taken possession of donated items for its collection Thursday, December 14, from Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley Plant, based in Dublin, Virgina, as part of the budding relationship between the two organizations. Volvo Trucks has graciously donated two cab cutaways and an operating highway tractor to the museum.

Bipartisan bill introduced to prevent under-ride truck deaths

Bipartisan bill introduced to prevent under-ride truck deaths

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Reps. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., and Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., Tuesday stood alongside families of truck under-ride crash victims and truck safety advocates to announce bipartisan legislation, the Stop Under-rides Act of 2017, to help prevent deadly truck under-ride crashes.

Wabco Holdings wins Paccar Supplier Performance Management Achiever Award

Wabco Holdings wins Paccar Supplier Performance Management Achiever Award

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — Wabco Holdings, a global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, December 12 said that R.H. Sheppard, a supplier of industry-leading steering technologies for commercial vehicles recently acquired by Wabco, received the Paccar Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Achiever Award. R.H. Sheppard received the honor for the second year in a row.

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