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Are You for or Against S.2219 Stop the Underrides Act of 2017?

It looks like another rule/law is coming down the pipeline for the American transportation sector, specifically the trucking industry. In December of 2017 some members of Congress put forth legislation that will mandate new ...

Country Supply's Online Parts Store

When it comes to shopping for parts for your semi-truck, it can be a bit frustrating to find exactly what you need. Often, you're stuck wandering around multiple stores, calling different customer representatives, trying to ...

2 Crucial Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Trucking Company by Leasing Your Trailers

Small businesses are risky ventures, and doing everything you can to build up your business without risking your bottom line and capital will get you there. How can leasing a trailer help your business grow both profitably and ...

Check Your Trailer When Transitioning

Most drivers have a pre- and post-trip inspection checklist, and many times that caution will extend to checking over the trailer during the transition to a new load and route. But if you have a long drive ahead of you, it's ...

History of Trail King Industries

Trail King Industries is not just a clever name, they certainly are arguably the king of their industry. With trailers that have load capacities of anywhere from 12,000 pounds to 1,000,000 pounds they certainly have a line ...

Why Is Trailer Alignment So Important?

There are many ways to maximize the tire life of your semi-trailers, one of which is trailer alignment.  Over-the-road drives put pressure on the tread face of radial tires if they aren't aligned properly.  Axle or wheel ...

How a Hollywood Tragedy Led to the Rear Underrun Protection System

The Rear Underrun Protection System (RUPS) is such a common piece of equipment on modern commercial semi-trucks that most people probably never even notice it. But the rigid metal assembly hanging from the back of every ...

Illinois is Increasing Spot Inspections Along Interstate 57

Due to an increased number of wrecks and collision along Illinois I-57, the state police are concentrating on more inspections and traffic law enforcement in the area. While the campaign is not wholly focused on either ...

Is Drag Slowing Your Trailer Down?

Drag is one of the most consistent problems people have been trying to solve when it comes to semi-trailers. Making engines more and more fuel efficient can hardly make a dent in the industry when air resistance just makes ...

Should I lease or purchase a semi-trailer?

Leasing A Semi-Trailer: Achieve Your Goals Without Breaking The Bank One of the most essential questions that many new owner-operators will have to answer is whether they should lease or purchase a semi-trailer. This decision ...
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