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Semi hauling backhoe crashes into canyon bend, killing driver in Utah

Semi hauling backhoe crashes into canyon bend, killing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2015

The driver of a truck hauling a backhoe in Utah was killed over the weekend after he lost control of ...

XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 HDG simplifies transporting lightweight equipment

XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 HDG simplifies...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 05, 2015

  Transport lighter equipment efficiently with XL Specialized Trailers’ lightweight XL 80 low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer. Rated at 80,000 pounds ...

A closer look at the front end.

Freightliner unveils first self-driving truck that will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on May 05, 2015

Freightliner did it. If you’re one of the many who scoffed at the idea of a commercially-viable self-driving truck, or at ...

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

Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross...

Posted by Equipment World Staff 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 ...

Volvo now offers its VNX 630 heavy hauler in a tridem axle model

Volvo now offers its VNX 630 heavy hauler in a tridem...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 13, 2015

Giving the truck even more traction when hauling heavy equipment, Volvo has updated its VNX 630 severe duty hauler with ...

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

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment...

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 ...

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what contractors and heavy equipment haulers need to know

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 05, 2015

The Federal Bridge Law was established in 1975 by Congress. It is codified in 23 CFR §658.17. For those that ...

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet later to set a world record

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

If you were wondering what the coolest way to nearly destroy an 18-wheeler is, we've got your answer. In the video ...

A truck hauling a boom lift hit a bridge so hard, the bridge shifted 5 feet off its supports (PHOTOS)

A truck hauling a boom lift hit a bridge so hard, the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2014

No. 9 Story in 2014 « No. 10 No. 8 »   Folks hauling equipment and hitting bridges because they don't know the ...

Construction companies must mind CSA regs, even with their ‘casual truckers’

Construction companies must mind CSA regs, even with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 22, 2013

When the federal Compliance, Safety, Accountability program started in December, 2010, enforcement concentrated on the large trucking carriers. But now ...

GEAR: Cargo Cookie secures and protects loads

GEAR: Cargo Cookie secures and protects loads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2013

We love great ideas borne out of necessity and the Cargo Cookie certainly fits the bill. The idea came to ...

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