Thunder Creek News

Best practices and industry news for those who maintain off-road machinery.

Thunder Creek Equipment - Construction Articles

Explore these articles for tips on refueling, filling DEF and servicing to reduce downtime on site.


A Common Misunderstanding about CDLs and Vehicle Weight

We often encounter individuals who believe a CDL is required if a truck and tow vehicle’s Gross Combined Weight Rating exceeds 26,000 lbs. or if the trailer’s Gross Vehicle Weight Rating exceeds 10,000 lbs. But this is not exactly true…

Diesel/DEF Combo Tank [Infographic]

This transfer tank is unlike any other you may have seen before. Check out what makes this truck bed fluid solution so different.

Do I Need a CDL or HAZMAT? [Infographic]

It's common knowledge that a HAZMAT endorsement is required when hauling more than 119 gallons of diesel. Many also understand that agricultural operations are usually exempt from this requirement. But there are circumstances when ag operators do, in fact, need a HAZMAT. And there are scenarios when non-ag operations can haul bulk diesel without a HAZMAT.

Expand the functionality of your Thunder Creek Trailer

If you're like most Thunder Creek owners, your trailer plays a big part in controlling downtime and keeping your machines on the move. But did you know that your trailer could be doing even more to help you save time and service better?

New Pump Option Improves Autonomy, Fueling Speed

A gas-powered pump is now available as an option on all Multi-Tank Trailers. This provides faster fueling – 30 GPM – within the No HAZMAT model platform. It’s ideal for operations who desire to operate independent from an electric power source.