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Hauling heavy equipment? Use this Best Practices checklist to ensure your load is secure

Hauling heavy equipment? Use this Best Practices...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2015

Moving heavy equipment safely is no small task. We’ve all seen or read stories when things did not go according ...

Big Brother or Better Drivers? Inside the monitoring tech trucking and Caterpillar’s Smartband are using to make operation safer

Big Brother or Better Drivers? Inside the monitoring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 23, 2015

If Big Brother isn't watching you, he should be. And you should be glad he is. The revolution in digital technology ...

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is neat, but its existence hints at a much more exciting future for transportation (VIDEO)

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 06, 2015

Korean tech giant Samsung has revealed what it calls the “Safety Truck,” aimed at helping those attempting to pass big ...

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 ...

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig (VIDEO)

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 15, 2015

When your peaceful drive gets interrupted by severe vibrations or worse, you could be driving through an earthquake. Especially, if ...

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 ...

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck owners through an easy-to-use load board

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 26, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and ...

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 ...

Future for trucking bright? ATA predicts so

Future for trucking bright? ATA predicts so

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 23, 2014

Trucking will see continued growth both in freight and revenue in the next 10 years, according to the American Trucking ...

Trucking parking bans instituted in Washington state

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 21, 2014

Washington’s Pierce County became the state’s second county this month to bar truck parking on residential streets in unincorporated areas. Pierce ...

The future begins today: Technology that will revolutionize trucking is already here

The future begins today: Technology that will...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

It’s a cold, rainy morning in Aachen, Germany. I’m on the tail end of a two-week jaunt through Europe that ...

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