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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 by Equipment World Staff on Aug 31, 2015

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

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

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

Posted by Equipment World Staff 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 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Semi hauling a dozer jackknifes, sends dozer tumbling

VIDEO: Semi hauling a dozer jackknifes, sends dozer...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

Backing up can be difficult. Especially when you're backing a semi down a slope with a bulldozer trailered. This particular driver ...

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

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 ...

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

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled,...

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, ...

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 ...

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