A semi-trailer truck is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight. It is variously known as a transport (truck) in Canada; semi or single in Australia; semi, tractor-trailer, big rig, or eighteen-wheeler in the United States; articulated lorry, abbreviated artic, in Britain and Ireland.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 1, 2016) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that the company will develop innovative new tire technologies aimed at significantly reducing the environmental impact of the more than 3.5 million heavy-duty Class 8 long-haul tractor trailer trucks on the nation’s roads. Bridgestone will receive federal funding
By Dan Vastyan
A tractor trailer is more than just a large piece of on-road equipment. It’s a major investment, foundation to a livelihood, and a home away from home. Collectively, big rigs are the engine that keep industries and economies in motion.
One of the most critical operations at a waste site is weighing. “Most states require the scales are certified at least once a year and sometimes more,” notes Bob Jozwiak, vice president of sales and marketing for Fairbanks Scales. “Calibration services are critical to the operation. If the scale is
Attention to details makes the difference in the success of any enterprise. For the up-and-coming transfer station, focusing on efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the operation will help reap a greater reward.