November 8, 2016 - Industry News
The installation of a $4.8 million over-height vehicle detection system has been completed on two New York City parkways to prevent large trucks from hitting low-clearance bridges.
Tags: New York City, Bridges, Oversize Loads
September 16, 2016 - Industry News
WL Byers and Southern Pines announced that the two trucking companies will combine in an equal partnership under the Southern Pines name offering services in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Tags: Hazardous Materials, Heavy Haul, Mergers & Acquisitions, Oversize Loads
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
Anderson Trucking Service says its new Dual Lane Trailer, designed for loads ranging from 200,000 to 360,000 pounds, will help it expand in the energy business.
Tags: Trailers, ATS, Heavy Haul, Oversize Loads, Trail King
March 11, 2015 - Industry News
Improperly followed procedures involving a truck carrying an oversized load may have contributed to the train crash in North Carolina earlier this week, according to a news report from the Associated Press.
Tags: Collision, Railroads, Oversize Loads, Grade Crossing Accidents
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair following the 2013 over-height truck collision that caused a portion of the Skagit River Bridge on Interstate 5 to collapse.
Tags: Washington, Safety & Compliance, Litigation, Skagit River Bridge, Bridges, Oversize Loads
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol on Monday released the findings of an investigation that determined that the truck that hit the I-5 Skagit River Bridge in May 2013, leading to its collapse, was 2 inches over-height.
Tags: Accidents, Washington, NTSB, Safety & Compliance, Skagit River Bridge, Mullen Trucking, Bridges, Oversize Loads
July 15, 2014 - Industry News
The collapse of an interstate highway bridge that was struck by a truck carrying an oversize load was ultimately caused by a series of deficiencies in a system intended to safeguard the passage of oversized loads over Washington State’s roadways, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a meeting Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Tags: Accidents, Washington, Oversize Loads, Bridges, Skagit River Bridge
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