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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 ...

Transporting Machines

Safe hauling: Learn your load limits when trailering heavy equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

The accident: Going down a busy Interstate, a construction supervisor was hauling a backhoe on a trailer. The backhoe flipped off the trailer, falling onto a minivan...

Transporting Machines

Lethal loads: Unloading a trailer can be deadly unless you follow the proper procedure

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2014

The accident: A truck driver was unloading wood chip material from his open-top trailer via a moveable floor conveyor unit. During the unloading process, the load became jammed, and the driver climbed to the top of the trailer to clear ...

Equipment

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and trailer in quick construction equipment heist

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

It's not quite a scene out of Ocean's Eleven, but the burglars who recently drove away with an excavator, truck and trailer worth $250,000 were pretty bold to do it all during the evening—and in one moment, in sight of the ...

Better Roads News

Scheuerle intros Dual Lane Trailer HighwayGiant

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 01, 2014

Transport vehicle manufacturer Scheuerle has introduced its Dual Lane Trailer HighwayGiant, which is designed to meet distribution requirements on North American highways. The trailer allows the loading area to be adapted to the needs of the load, and the chassis is ...

Equipment

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-scoots out-of-gas hauler down the road while still on the trailer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2014

On the jobsite, dozers come in handy every once in a while to give stuck or out-of-fuel equipment a push. But excavators? Not so much. Apparently no one told this guy that. We've all been there. Out of gas on the highway. ...

Better Roads News

XL Specialized Trailers showcases low-profile, detachable gooseneck trailer

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 16, 2014

XL Specialized Trailers displayed its XL 110 Low-Profile Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck (HDG) trailer at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014. The trailer for hauling heavy construction equipment has a 13-inch-long, low-profile neck and a five position variable ride height. It also features an overall length ...

Better Roads News

XL Specialized Trailers to unveil XL Bottom Dump trailer at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 03, 2014

Heavy haul trailer manufacturer XL Specialized Trailers will introduce its XL Bottom Dump trailer and showcase two other trailers at ConExpo-Con/Agg. At booth 2744 of the Gold Lot, the company will unveil the XL Bottom Dump and display the XL 110 ...
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