Browsing the "Trucks" Category

Pickup Truck Fuel Economy: The Real Story

January 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley did an extensive test of all the most popular pickup trucks to see what sort of fuel economy they got empty and while towing a 10,000 lb trailer in the real world. The results may surprise you.

TowPlow Tames Winter’s Toughest Tasks

January 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The TowPlow, an auxiliary snow plow mounted on a ballasted trailer and towed behind a standard plow truck, can clear up to a 24 foot wide path through snow in a single pass, saving time and money.

Old Tech Meets New Math – Bridge Collapse Results

December 29th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley

In Poali, Indiana, an iron bridge built in 1880 collapsed after a driver tried to cross it in a semi-trailer weighing 65,000. The driver told police she had no idea how many pounds were in 6 tons.

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