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Equipment

The 2016 Ford F-150 makes backing up your trailer or boat as easy as playing Pong (VIDEO)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

Let's all just take a second and thank the good Lord that Ford didn't sit idly by and let the selfie become the greatest technological achievement of cameras in this new millennium of ours. Instead, the automaker has been packing their new ...

Equipment

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled, flies head-on into traffic

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

Since this insanity was captured via a dashcam, we have to assume it happened in Russia. And with that in mind, it feels weird to type what I'm about to type: I am in awe of how well the drivers in ...

Equipment

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment hauling using Kingpin to Rear Axle limits

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 26, 2015

Contractors and heavy equipment haulers often ask the question, “What is the longest trailer or semitrailer I can use?” The answer—like for most questions regarding sizes and weights—is “That depends!” The “length allowed” varies by state, by route, by the number ...

Equipment

PHOTOS: 2014 Trailer Directory: The best trailers and service truck accessories of the year

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 08, 2014

Each year, Equipment World spotlights some of the latest and greatest trailers and accessories available. In this year's roundup, we feature a range of trailers designed to haul a variety of equipment, including specialty and custom models—with a few trailer ...

Better Roads News

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles over Dallas freeway

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2014

  Dallas-area law enforcement got some unwanted experience with uprighting an overturned directional drill after one fell from a flatbed trailer and then dangled from the side of the side of an overpass. According to a report from the Dallas Morning-News, the drill ...

Equipment

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles over Dallas freeway

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2014

Dallas-area law enforcement got some unwanted experience with uprighting an overturned directional drill Monday afternoon after one fell from a flatbed trailer and then dangled from the side of the side of an overpass. According to a report from the Dallas Morning-News, ...

Better Roads News

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

It’s a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole thing and that he was behind the trailer rather than next to it. There’s no indication where this took place, ...

Equipment

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

No. 6 Video in 2014 « NO. 7 NO. 5 »   It's a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole thing and that he was behind the trailer rather than next ...

Business

Fontaine Heavy-Haul names John Krier president, prepares to launch 2 new trailers

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 17, 2014

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has named John Krier as its new company president. Krier has previously served with the organization as senior corporate accountant for Marmon Holdings, MHT assistant sector controller, controller for Fontaine Spray Suppression, group controller for the Trailer and Truck ...

Transporting Machines

Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 17, 2014

The accident: A driver was transporting a wheel loader weighing approximately 65,000 pounds on a lowboy trailer, secured by four 3/8-inch chains...

Tip Over / Rollover

Trailering troubles: Use your best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

Posted by Amy Materson on May 14, 2014

The accident: The owner of a small construction company that performed excavation work was preparing to backfill a pond. He had transported a dozer to the site on a flatbed trailer, which he parked on a road with a 7-percent grade. While backing the dozer to the rear of the trailer, the machine slipped ...

Transporting Machines

Heavy load: Trailer overloading may harm both your load and the traffic around you

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

The accident: A pickup truck was towing an overloaded trailer when it caused a multiple-vehicle accident, closing one road for several hours and sending four people to the hospital. The trailer, carrying a skid steer, weighed 9,220 pounds, well over ...
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