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Trailered backhoe overturns during haul, kills driver in California
A combination of unsafe driving and unpermitted heavy equipment hauling led to the death of a man near Sacramento, California, ...
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 according ...
Truck hauling excavator pulls down 4 power poles, leaves hundreds without power in Oregon
A driver hauling an excavator along a two-lane road in Banks, Oregon, recently ran into a bit of trouble—literally. According to a ...
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 through ...
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7 Signs Heavy Equipment Operators Need Better Communication
For heavy equipment operators, their office is the cab. That’s where they’re comfortable. That’s where they’re calling the shots. But…
Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break exemption for heavy haulers
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
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
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
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
According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...
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 at ...
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? We’re ...
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 with ...
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