As reported by WCPO-TV News, the semitrailer was carrying boxed bottles of Hungry Jack pancake syrup, which were strewn over a stretch of highway called Buttermilk Pike.
Take a look at the mess here.
Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg thought he saw horse trailers in the night, but they were more fun.
Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg takes a look at a multi-axle flatbed, and a "split tandem" that's still in his memory.
Talbert Manufacturing’s first trailer was featured in the American Historical Truck Society’s booth during the Mid-America Trucking Show.
A retired driver believes rain-water runoff laws could require snow-removal machines. Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg revisits a safety problem that will return come winter.
Motor vehicles are routinely torn apart by freight and passenger trains because drivers aren’t paying attention to what they're doing, or think they can beat that train to a grade crossing.
Frank Maly of ACT Research figures the average trailer's price might go up by about $900. Some would be more. Meanwhile, how big a materials villain is China? Blog commentary by Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.
There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.
The grade's apex is unnerving, and can hang up long vehicles, like trucks and semis. Residents want Waze, which has directed traffic in this direction, to wave off this route.
The carrier's name -- Silk Road – is taken from the ancient Eurasian trade routes. It specializes in delivering transit equipment and has trailers set up to handle trolleys like this.
Let's say you resell a near-new trailer and charge the tax. The buyer complains that it's a used trailer. What do you say -- life's not fair?
Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion of Interstate 94 to support the carrying of machinery to a new factory south of Milwaukee. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog. (Because autonomous trucks do pull trailers...)
A 12' 7" railroad bridge on the west side of Delaware, Ohio, has been hit by 13 trucks in the last two years. The city is readying a laser-activated solution.
Train hopping is dangerous – always dangerous – veterans of the pastime say. In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg, from the safety of watching via YouTube, shares one train hopper's experience as he gets up close and personal to a piggyback trailer.
U-boat attacks on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts early in World War II forced hauling of petroleum by truck, the interesting volume says.
The somber black van commemorates Officer Jaimie Cox, who previously worked for the trucking company, Meiborg Inc.