Monthly Archives: August 2011

AXLE FIRE

This was loaded up on you tube by a passing car, so I don’t have any more info. Maybe a Meritor axle?

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Blown front tire ends with a bad wreck.

NEWS 10 has a report on one of Central Valley’s truck hitting a bridge pillar after blowing a left front steer tire. The article states that the driver kicked out the driver’s side window to escape the burning truck along … Continue reading

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Auto transporter meets 10′ 6″ bridge

I guess the pictures pretty much tells the whole story.

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Big Sky auto transport yard fire

From KFBB.com For Don Kirkhart, owner of Big Sky Auto Transport, the fire behind his business caused quite the scare. “Yeah, it was pretty scary. We were trying to put it out. It started back here by some old cars … Continue reading

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#2 Reason for not making money hauling cars is DAMAGE CLAIMS

Damage claims come in two categories REAL and BOGUS. Documentation is important in both categories. When a customer submits a bogus claim for pre-existing damage you will need to be able to clearly prove it was there prior to loading. … Continue reading

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Brakes on fire on the Grapevine grade

According to The Mountain Enterprise they did get the trailer disconnected before the fire spread to the truck.

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Enclosed Car carrier Strikes low bridge

News 34 Binghamton has a report of a driver following GPS directions under a low bridge. His enclosed car carrier suffered extensive damage as well as damaging some of the vehicles being transported. I’m not sure why there is a … Continue reading

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Ever have your foot slip off the clutch at a bad time?

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Reason #3 for not making money hauling cars

Reason number 3. Not maximizing truck capacity. You may be consistently loaded only one direction, You may be delivering partial loads to keep a customer, or it may be height or length laws causing empty positions on your hauler. Whatever … Continue reading

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New forum category for cool pics

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