Passing Garbage Trucks (AB2115): This law now requires motorists to pull into an adjacent lane when passing or approaching a garbage truck with amber lights flashing. … If…

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The biggest change has been the massive adoption of compressed natural gas — rather than diesel — as the primary fuel for new garbage trucks. Municipal fleets and…

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How long is the pull cord on a snowblower? For most common applications, use a cord numbered 5 (5/32-inches), 5½ (11/64-inches), or 6 (3/16-inches). Generally, we use cord…

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It is not legal to put a car seat in a semi, since it has to go in the back seat. Can you put a carseat in a…

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This monster can be up to 175 feet long (53.5 meters) — the maximum allowed on normal public roads. But there’s nothing to limit the length of a…

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Generally, snow blowers do come with oil. The owner’s manual or starting instructions should be referenced to determine how to properly add the oil to the machine and…

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Why is my snowblower over revving? Snowblower: Engine Rpm’s Surge Up And Down. If the snowblower engine RPMs are surging up and down, check the following parts for…

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The weight maximum for a semi-truck with a loaded trailer legally allowed in the United States is 80,000 pounds. A semi-truck without a trailer weighs between 10,000 and…

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Is insulating a cargo trailer worth it? Insulation slows the rate of heat transfer into and out of your trailer, which makes it easier to maintain the temperature…

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How Much Power Does It Take To Move a Loaded Semi? A Detroit Diesel DD15 14.8-liter inline six-cylinder engine weighs 2,880 pounds, or 345 pounds more than a…

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