Monthly Archives: October 2011

Car hauler rolls and then burns in Toledo

The Toledo Blade is reporting a car carrier has rolled and then burned on the turnpike. The driver suffered only minor injuries. The truck looks to be reduced to scrap metal but that is what insurance is for I guess. … Continue reading

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If you talk to Glacier auto transport

If you talk to Glacier auto transport tell Bob I can’t find the delete button on my Rolodex. I called Glacier Transport in billings to see if EZDispatch might be useful for them. Bob Donaldson (the owner) answered the phone. … Continue reading

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15ft load meets 14ft bridge.

An auto transporter in Indianapolis had two pickup trucks knocked off of his load by a 14 ft bridge. I am not sure why he was so high. Looking at the pictures it looks like he has a car of … Continue reading

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Just looks like a fender bender to me

KOIN Local6.com near Portland Oregon has a report of 8 injuries including the truck driver. “Semi pulls in front of Hillsboro MAX train; 8 injured” “A semi-truck carrying cars pulled out into a Hillsboro MAX Monday afternoon, hurting the truck … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Alpine transport inc

Alpine Transport, Inc. was formed in 1999 by Ross Feuerhelm just as his son Mike was getting out of serving in the Army. Ross needed someone to haul cars for his car-sales business and Mike was looking for a career … Continue reading

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Were they chained or strapped?

The interesting thing about the article on poststar.com is that the cars “went flying”. Why did they not stay with the truck?    

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NAFTA green lights Mexican trucking in USA

Will it be bad for US trucking companies? Of course it will be bad. How can we pay our wages and compete with companies that may have half the labor costs? I do not think that we will see a … Continue reading

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CarHauler victum of hit and run truck.

This is off of CPcomunity.com: Indiana State Police are searching for a semitrailer involved in a hit-and-run crash that blocked traffic early Tuesday on Interstate 65. A separate morning crash blocked traffic on the Borman Expressway. A car hauler carrying … Continue reading

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Did it hit a bridge?

Looks awfully tore up for just “falling off”! UPDATE: YES it hit an overpass, see forum for details Traffic was snarled in both directions on Interstate 95 in Stamford and Greenwich after a car fell off a carrier truck and … Continue reading

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Was the Jacksonville fire another axle bearing?

Was the Jacksonville fire another axle bearing? Who’s truck was it? Obviously I have more questions than I have answers.

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