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A heavy hauler’s guide for managing load distribution: Keeping things in balance

A heavy hauler’s guide for managing load...

Posted on Oct 21, 2015

To help heavy haulers manage load distribution and vehicle weight, they need to know a few key items about their ...

Chevrolet partners with Navistar in return to medium-duty work truck market. Why they did it and what to expect

Chevrolet partners with Navistar in return to...

Posted on Oct 12, 2015

By James Jaillet General Motors and Navistar have reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble medium-duty, conventional cab Class 4 ...

Doosan launches DX180LC-5, DX225LC-5, DX235LCR-5 excavators with Smart Power Control, cab updates (PHOTOS)

Doosan launches DX180LC-5, DX225LC-5, DX235LCR-5...

Posted on Sep 16, 2015

Doosan has launched three new Tier 4-compliant crawler excavators to its lineup. The DX180LC-5, DX225LC-5 and DX235LCR-5 replace the Tier 4 ...

From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage tank, chances for diesel fuel contamination are ever present

From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage...

Posted on Sep 14, 2015

Most of us know that clean fuel is necessary for the high-pressure common rail fuel injectors (HPCR) used in today’s ...

How in-motion, pre-scan weigh station technology could affect specialized and heavy equipment haulers

How in-motion, pre-scan weigh station technology could...

Posted on Aug 31, 2015

We all are aware of the “red light cameras” that have been around for some time. The technology works through ...

Chicago church works to train more black residents for construction jobs

Chicago church works to train more black residents for...

Posted on Aug 12, 2015

The Psalmist wrote, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” In Chicago, a South Side church is working to ...

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break exemption for heavy haulers

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break...

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it had granted an exemption of the 30-minute rest break provision in the ...

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig (VIDEO)

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig...

Posted on May 15, 2015

When your peaceful drive gets interrupted by severe vibrations or worse, you could be driving through an earthquake. Especially, if ...

E-Z Drill launches new parapet wall drill; slab-rider assists in 50,000-hole job at Atlanta airport runway project

E-Z Drill launches new parapet wall drill; slab-rider...

Posted on May 07, 2015

E-Z Drill has introduced a new 3-parapet wall drill that uses new technology. The pneumatic 210 3-parapet wall drill provides continuous ...

Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross weight allowed when hauling heavy equipment

Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross...

Posted on May 04, 2015

In baseball you’re allowed three strikes; why isn’t it like that in other aspects of love, life, and work? We’re ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway workers

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway...

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

3M donated $20,000 to fund scholarships for the children of roadway workers killed or permanently injured on the job. The company ...

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