oversize loads

Group seeks exemption from 30-minute break rule for oversize/overweight load haulers

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has asked FMCSA to grant drivers carrying loads that are oversize or overweight an exemption to the the 30-minute break requirement of the 2013 hours of service rule.

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Get your load on! (5th edition)

More stunning -- and novel -- photos of reader loads of recent memory in the latest of this occasional series. Find out how to send in your own here.

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‘Stealth plane’ haul to Area 51, now declassified

The declassified story of how the Archangel-12 prototype stealth reconnaissance aircraft -- model for the later SR-17 Blackbird -- was hauled to Area 51 from California for testing.

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Get your load on! (4th edition)

Bee hives, portable grain bins on lowboy doubles, trackhoes in a dry van, and more photos of reader loads in the latest in this series. Find out how to send in your own here.

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Get your load on, redux

More photos of hot, heavy, big, tall or just plain odd loads from readers around the U.S. and beyond.

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Tornado caught on owner-operators’ webcam

Owner-operators Randy Moyano and Ann Burt (pictured) run in a 1998 Peterbilt pulling a Fontaine RGN with Superior stinger axle for heavy/overdimensional loads, leased to Greentree Transportation. I met the pair a week ago today in Lebanon, Tenn., where I took this picture. They were deadheading west then all the way to Oklahoma to pick up an oversize load that would take them back to North Carolina. By Wednesday morning this week, they were stopped ...

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