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    Alcoa hub covers updates wheel end appearance

    June 25, 2019 1:21PM by

    Alcoa Wheels is offering a way to upgrade the look of wheel ends on new and older trucks, through a new one-piece hub cover that holds in place with “secure fit retention”. The system adds three threaded nylon nuts per

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    Scale offers weights in real time

    June 20, 2019 8:52AM by

    Blue Ink Tech’s BIT Air Scale offers drivers access to axle and gross weights in real time, through a related app. Using just two wireless sensors mounted on T-fittings, the scale can install in less than 15 minutes, the company

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    Trimble unveils two-channel DVR

    June 19, 2019 1:51PM by

    Trimble’s new two-channel digital video recorder (DVR) will record high-definition video from up to two cameras as part of the company’s Video Intelligence system. Designed with smaller fleets and lighter-duty vehicles in mind, the DVR comes with accessory power cables,

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    Somnum pillows designed with sleepers in mind

    June 19, 2019 1:29PM by

    Lippert Components has unveiled a series of pillows designed specifically for those trying to catch some shuteye in truck sleepers. The somnum pillows are made with a hypoallergenic down-alternative fill, covered in double-stitched 100% cotton with a 350-thread count. In

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    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless tech

    June 18, 2019 11:23AM by

    Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will

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    Crown unveils V-FHM battery chargers

    June 18, 2019 11:16AM by

    Crown Equipment Corporation has released V-FHM Series modular battery chargers for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. The V-FHM Series chargers are more efficient than similar high-frequency designs, the company says. Each is enhanced by automatic voltage sensing technology that identifies a

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    Rand McNally updates atlas

    June 18, 2019 11:03AM by

    Rand McNally has unveiled the 2020 edition of its Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas, offering insights into accessible routes, trucking regulations, and tolls. This year’s edition of the coil-bound atlas includes revised state and provincial maps, as well as updates to

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    Samba Safety enhances monitoring platform

    June 17, 2019 11:00AM by

    SambaSafety is now incorporating CSA and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) data into its Qorta monitoring platform. With this, safety managers enjoy information on roadside inspections and violations in near real time, all summarized in carrier and driver scorecards. A preview

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    WeBoost amplifies your cell signals

    June 17, 2019 10:26AM by

    Wilson Electronics’ weBoost Drive Reach Fleet boosts cell signals in fleet vehicles, boasting the maximum gains allowed under Industry Canada standards. Compared to previous models, it can boost signal strengths when vehicles are more than two times further away from

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    Bridgestone R123 comes with SmartWay stamp

    June 10, 2019 7:55AM by

    Bridgestone Americas’ new R123 Ecopia tire emerges as a SmartWay-verified option for trailers, promising lower rolling resistance than the Ecopia R197. Features include what’s known as an IntelliShape sidewall, designed to reduce overall weight and minimize rolling resistance. Patented NanoPro-Tech

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    Cooper trailer tire rounds out Pro Series

    June 10, 2019 7:43AM by

    Cooper Tire has unveiled a new longhaul trailer tire, the LHT, completing the Cooper Pro Series product lineup. The LHT joins longhaul drive and steer tires in the series. Available as a 295/75R22.5 model right now, other sizes are scheduled

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    CarriersEdge expands course offerings on cargo securement and more

    June 4, 2019 7:31AM by

    CarriersEdge continues to update its online driver training library, adding two courses on practical cargo securement, as well as training on bloodborne pathogens and the spotted lanternfly. Spanish translations have also been added to existing Lift Truck Operator Skills and

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    Terex expands lineup for transmission work

    June 3, 2019 11:02AM by

    Terex Utilities has added three new telescopic and material handling models to its TL Series of aerial devices, supporting transmission work. The TL80, TL100, and TL80/112 provide respective 80-, 100- and 112-foot working heights, and boast what the company refers

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    SaferWatch integrates TMW.Suite

    May 29, 2019 1:30PM by

    Trimble’s TMW.Suite has now been integrated with the SaferWatch software available through The tool gives customers a way to better source and onboard carriers using automated carrier selection rules, on-demand certificates of insurance, CSA-e percentile scores, and other data

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    Zonar adds new tablet to offerings

    May 29, 2019 1:29PM by

    Zonar has added a ruggedized Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 to its portfolio of devices. The new devices are available with a certified plan that offers access to Zonar apps and certified apps from the Google Play Store. It comes with