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flatbed truck

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(Automotive Engineering) a truck with a flat platform for its body
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In total, more than 7,650 items were sold in the Edmonton auction, including 200+ truck tractors, 130+ compactors, 100+ skid steer loaders, 80+ excavators, 70+ flatbed trucks, 50+ dump trucks, 40+ dozers, 40+ loaders, 40+ boom trucks, 25+ farm tractors, and more.
A large portion of Cambodia's more than 700,000 garment and footwear workers commute to their factories standing in the backs of open, flatbed trucks that are frequently involved in sometimes fatal accidents.
The operation conducted by the Quezon City Police District's Anti-Carnapping Unit (QCPD-Ancar) ended up in Pampanga province where they recovered two other L300 flatbed trucks and two other vehicles, all believed to have been stolen by the group, along with various license plates.
Police believe thieves could be stealing cars from under the noses of the public in broad daylight by masquerading as recovery drivers and loading them on to flatbed trucks, and are calling on the public to keep an eye out.
Steve Romme, president at Magnum said, "sales have more than doubled in the last year and we needed to increase the size of the facility." The expansion includes new loading bays with overhead cranes that allow two flatbed trucks to be loaded simultaneously, a new paint system, weld/fabrication ceils and new manufacturing flows for product line assemblies.
Roll-off containers, tractor/ trailers and flatbed trucks equipped with containment systems for the transport of auto hulks are among the most widely used.
A shuttle system of nine flatbed trucks was used to move the equipment that had sustained the most damage.
indicator right." The lyrics of one of the season's hottest Calypso songs pipe through oversized speakers installed on flatbed trucks as a wave of costumed revelers dance, hands moving left to right.
A fall-protection system protects workers from falls while they are loading flatbed trucks. The system, which is ideal for steel manufacturers and distributors, can be customized to combine such elements as truck-length, dock-high platforms; overhead tarping systems; and lifelines that secure a worker in a body harness.