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    Test Drive: Hendrickson ZMD suspension delivers shockingly smooth ride — without shocks

    July 29, 2019 12:00AM by Jim Park

    TORONTO, Ont. — Hendrickson’s Zero Maintenance Damping (ZMD) technology was originally unveiled as a maintenance strategy, but equipment editor Jim Park says the trailer suspension also delivers a surprisingly smooth ride.

  • Roadcheck blitz to focus on steering, suspension systems

    March 25, 2019 3:10PM by John G Smith

    BETHESDA, Md. – Steering and suspension systems will be a special focus when enforcement teams participate in the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz, scheduled June 4-6. “Steering and suspension are safety critical systems for any commercial motor vehicle,” said Commercial Vehicle

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    Twin-steer Simard suspension for Western Star 4700

    January 21, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Western Star’s 4700 SB and SF models can now be fitted at the factory with a twin-steer front suspension from Simard Suspensions. Assembly lines will now pre-drill frames and relocate diesel particulate filters, diesel exhaust fluid tanks, battery boxes, and

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    Atro helps with Hendrickson HN rebuilds

    August 7, 2018 4:32PM by John G Smith

    Atro Engineered Systems has unveiled a Hendrickson HN Suspension Rebuild Kit. The Hendrickson HN walking beam suspension features a bar pin end bushing, and the traditional center bushing is replaced by two large bolster springs per side. ATRO’s new KT50-25004

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    Ep 15: Under the Truck

    June 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, takes us under a tractor-trailer to discuss everything that enforcement teams are looking for when they climb onto a creeper and wheel their way underneath the vehicle.

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    Ep 13: Steering Components

    June 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Inspectors aren’t looking at fluid levels when they pop open the hood during a Level 1 inspection. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, discuss the search for major defects including the steering components, pitman arm, suspension, brake chamber and more.

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    Ep 8: The Duals

    June 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at a dual wheel assembly during a Level 1 inspection. There, they search for potential issues involving tire condition, spring hangers, fifth wheels and more.

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    Suspended Animation

    April 7, 2016 12:00AM by Jim Park

    Suspensions don’t need anywhere near the amount of maintenance they once did, but it’s time to get moving on a few maintenance practices.

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    North End Spring celebrating 70 years

    January 21, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    WINNIPEG, MB – Company has been selling truck and trailer springs as well as suspension hardware since 1945.

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    Loophole allows owner to keep on truckin’

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — The owner of multiple B.C. trucking operations has come under scrutiny after three of his five operations were suspended for safety violations.

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    Hendrickson Scoops Up Suspension Partsmaker

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Hendrickson adds operations from Frauenthal Group.