Heavy Duty Trucking

JUL 2014

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Less time flling out paperwork. More time for you. Logbook automation with VDO RoadLog ™ No fees affordability VDO RoadLog ™ ELD & Fleet Software: • Fast, accurate, easy recording and reporting for HOS, IFTA, IRP and DVIR. • No monthly fees required. • Built-in printer for rapid roadside checks. • Free software upgrades for FMCSA compliance. • Plug and play installation. • Easy automation of compliance record keeping. • Optional data transfer through your cell phone. • Lowest cost solution for full regulatory compliance. Online convenience VDO RoadLog ™ ELD & Fleet Online ™ : Internet-based feet software adds a range of management features available online, anytime, anywhere: • Driver availability countdown and route tracking. • Controlled data access for Drivers, Managers, and Administrators. • Automatically identifes compliance problems. • Exceptions dashboard – for easy monitoring of compliance issues. VDO and RoadLog – Trademarks of the Continental Corporation Call: (855)-ROADLOG Visit: www.vdoroadlog.com E-mail: roadlog-sales@vdo.com www.vdoroadlog.com Circle 225 on Reader Action Card www.truckinginfo.com JULY 2014 • HDT 69 doors for easy access to a trailer's interior for efficient and flexible handling of household goods. An optional belly box adds capacity for plywood and other large materials. The furniture trailer comes standard with Stoughton features like a dual tension roof, strong front coupler, and a superior painting process. Circle 362 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Strick S trick has begun developing a trailer for the next generation, dubbed NEXGEN 1.0. The company says the focus of the project is to research, test, and fully vet new technologies that promise value for the end user. As part of this effort, Strick is continuing to explore ways to make trail- ers more aerodynamic. The company says it is develop- ing a more aerodynamic rear frame because the rear of the trailer provides a considerable amount of aerodynamic drag. Another goal is to increase a trailer's lifespan. Advances in this area include a fully galvanized understructure, including a galvanized upper coupler. Circle 363 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Talbert Manufacturing T albert has designed three trailers specifi- cally for the oil and gas industry. The series consists of a 3-axle, 35-ton step deck; a 4-axle, 60-ton fixed-gooseneck; and a 5-axle, 65-ton fixed-gooseneck. They are designed to handle skid-mounted generators, compres- sors, oil rigging equipment, pipe sections and housing units employed in oil drilling and extraction. Winches, tail rollers, and optional pop-up rollers allow quick pulling of equipment onto trailer decks. Weevil pins line the sides of the trailer and serve as vertical rollers to guide the equipment straight onto the trailer. Two pair of pipe pockets on the 60- and 65-ton trailers allow operators to insert large stakes vertically to stack and securely haul pipe sections. The 60- and 65-ton trailers also feature a high-arch profile, which aids travel over rough terrain. This design provides additional space between the tractor and the bottom of the gooseneck to prevent the two from making contact in bumpy conditions. The trailers come in lengths of 53 to 56 feet. The 65-ton trailer is rated for 120,000 pounds in 16 feet or 130,000 pounds evenly distributed throughout the lower deck. The 60- ton version is rated for 110,000 pounds in 16 feet or 120,000 pounds evenly distributed. The 35-ton is rated for 70,000 pounds in 10 feet or 100,000 pounds distributed. Circle 364 on Reader Action Card Or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com

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