Heavy Duty Trucking

JUL 2014

The Fleet Business Authority

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Circle 164 on Reader Action Card 68 HDT • JULY 2014 www.truckinginfo.com Trailer Update Drop-frame trailers are ideal candidates for TrailerTails due to their larger rear surface areas, which cause more aerodynamic drag than a normal dry van or refrigerated trailer, ATDynamics says. The device has been tested to save over 11 gallons of fuel for every 1,000 miles the trailer is pulled at road speeds. The first 89 TrailerTail DropFrame units installed at the Kentucky Trailer factory came off the production line in April 2014 for a major private fleet. Circle 359 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Landoll Corporation L andoll Corporation announced a non- ground bearing detachable-gooseneck trailer designed for heavy hauls. The 855C-Construction trailer is standard with 110,000-pound capacity within 12 feet, 102-inch width, hydraulic quick couplers, Grote wiring harness and LED lighting, and a centralized grease system. The trailer has air/spring brakes on three axles and a 4S/2M anti-lock braking system. The gooseneck's patented design has sev- en ride heights to choose from. The operator can lower the deck to within a few inches of the ground or fully operate the trailer with 6.5 inches of loaded ground clearance. The gooseneck is 12 feet, 5 inches long with dual drop-in pin settings of either 108 or 90 inches. The lowboy gets zinc-rich powder primer and a powder coat paint finish. Landoll trail- ers are covered by a 5-year limited warranty. Circle 360 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com MAC Trailer M AC claims its Roll-Off trailer is one of the lightest such trailers on the market, en- abling users to maximize payloads. It features a heavy-duty aluminum frame that carries a severe-duty rating, and has a 75,000-pound hoist capacity. The Roll-Off offers multiple axle configurations and comes in lengths from 26 to 46 feet. Circle 361 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Stoughton Trailers S toughton Trailers has begun putting more emphasis on a variety of specialty vans, including drop-frame furniture vans. The company says that as the housing market has recovered, the need for this type of van trailer has grown. Stoughton furniture vans have multiple side

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