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Hauling heavy equipment? Use this Best Practices checklist to ensure your load is secure
Moving heavy equipment safely is no small task. We’ve all seen or read stories when things did not go ...
How in-motion, pre-scan weigh station technology could affect specialized and heavy equipment haulers
We all are aware of the “red light cameras” that have been around for some time. The technology works ...
How the USDOT’s comprehensive truck size and weight limits study impacts heavy equipment haulers
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) was passed by Congress and signed by President ...
Train crashes into stuck truck hauling a track loader in Texas
The driver of a tractor trailer with a track loader in haul escaped a close call in Texas recently when ...
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Semi hauling backhoe crashes into canyon bend, killing driver in Utah
The driver of a truck hauling a backhoe in Utah was killed over the weekend after he lost control ...
XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 HDG simplifies transporting lightweight equipment
Transport lighter equipment efficiently with XL Specialized Trailers’ lightweight XL 80 low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer. Rated at 80,000 ...
Freightliner unveils first self-driving truck that will roam U.S. highways legally (PHOTOS)
Freightliner did it. If you’re one of the many who scoffed at the idea of a commercially-viable self-driving truck, or ...
Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross weight allowed when hauling heavy equipment
In baseball you’re allowed three strikes; why isn’t it like that in other aspects of love, life, and work? ...
Volvo now offers its VNX 630 heavy hauler in a tridem axle model
Giving the truck even more traction when hauling heavy equipment, Volvo has updated its VNX 630 severe duty hauler ...
How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment hauling using Kingpin to Rear Axle limits
Contractors and heavy equipment haulers often ask the question, “What is the longest trailer or semitrailer I can use?” ...
Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what contractors and heavy equipment haulers need to know
The Federal Bridge Law was established in 1975 by Congress. It is codified in 23 CFR §658.17. For those ...
VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet later to set a world record
If you were wondering what the coolest way to nearly destroy an 18-wheeler is, we've got your answer. In the ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
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VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
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ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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