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New trailer inspection system

Lite-Check introduces its new Verifier trailer inspection system using the Verifier tablet. According to Lite-Check, the Verifier trailer interface will test and record the operating systems ...

New saw from Snap-on

Snap-on introduces its CTRS761 14.4V MicroLithium Cordless Reciprocating Saw. Small and lightweight, Snap-on says this durable saw is built for working in confined areas. Whether the job ...

A quick peek at the Great American Trucking Show

Truck Parts & Service is on location this week at Commercial Vehicle Outlook and the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. A recap of two exciting days worth of discussions on technological innovation from CV Outlook can be found on our sister site, Successful Dealer. For a look at ...

Federal court orders immediate halt on production of ‘Green Tail’ aerodynamic devices

STEMCO announces Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an order on Aug. 24, 2015, granting STEMCO subsidiary ATDynamics’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction against Ridge Corporation’s Green Tail product. The Court found that ATDynamics demonstrated that it is “likely ...

US Cargo Control adds new wheel chocks

US Cargo Control has added new wheel chocks, including both wedge and pyramid styles, in sizes intended for use with several different truck types. All are sold in single quantities or in packs of two, with special bulk quantity pricing available upon request. US Cargo Control Category Manager Justin Taylor says he ...

BF Goodrich extends tire, casing warranties

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires is introducing an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015. Reflecting the brand’s proven performance, BFGoodrich says the warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials for all BFGoodrich commercial truck tires will ...

Trucking Efficiency produces Confidence Report on lightweighting

Trucking Efficiency released its second Confidence Report in less than a month on Tuesday in publishing a report on lightweighting. The report, produced by the North American Council For Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, explores the benefits and challenges of lightweighting for Class 8 tractors and trailers. While the majority ...

Optronics launches new HD LED lamps

Optronics has new HD 500 Series LED stop, tail, turn lamps, designed with a three-dimensional lens with a raised linear focal point in the center. Both the four-inch round and six-inch oval lamps are engineered with an 18-diode configuration that produces a light pattern that stands out for both its ...

Quality Tire joins Michelin Commercial Service Network

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., announces Quality Tire Company will join the Michelin Commercial Service Network (MCSN). Michelin says the family-owned business operates four commercial/retail locations in Salt Lake City, Orem and St. George, Utah, and Billings, Mont., with state-of-the-art service trucks and ...

Rotary Lift extends product purchasing availability

Rotary Lift vehicle lifts are now available through the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) purchasing cooperative, allowing government fleets to streamline the buying process and efficiently outfit their maintenance facilities, the company announced Monday. Rotary Lift products are part of the NJPA “Fleet Services Parts and Equipment” category, and ...