semitruck


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semitruck

(ˌsɛmɪˈtrʌk)
n
an articulated lorry consisting of an engine pulling a semitrailer
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In January of 2017, he loaded 488 bee boxes onto a semitruck trailer and began his 1,000-mile trip to almond country in Fresno County, California.
-- Four people died after a semitruck hauling lumber lost control and plowed into vehicles on a crowded highway near Denver, triggering explosions and a fire so intense that it melted the roadway and metal off cars, authorities said Friday.
They each designed their own cars and, as a class, decided which types of cars to build that would then ride on the flatbed of a predesigned semitruck.
In Indiana, the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 were closed for hours Saturday after a semitruck jackknifed along the snow-covered highway near Lafayette, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northwest of Indianapolis.
'Bumblebee' boasts geek-out moments for nerds who wish to see the titular hero transforming into a yellow 1967 Volkswagen Beetle or a 1977 Chevrolet Camaro, or Optimus Prime morphing into a 1977 Freightliner semitruck, or Shatter taking shape as a Harrier Jump Jet.
Semitruck traffic has worsened as shippers have put more cargo containers on trucks instead of ships and trains.
Consider the fatal 2016 crash involving a Tesla ((https://www.fool.com/quote/nasdaq/tesla/tsla) NASDAQ:TSLA ) Model S and a semitruck. The car was in Tesla's driver assistance mode, which the company calls Autopilot, and technology on the vehicle failed to recognize a semitruck as it crossed into the path of the Model S.
A 50-year-old man was brought in by ambulance after being run over by a semitruck. Upon initial evaluation, he was noted to have a pelvic crush injury with blood per urethral meatus.
I'd say, 'I've got a gun like that,' so I'd take it along with me on my semitruck and at night I'd be tearing guns apart on my bed and putting them back together while I was watching Bob on the DVD," said Gary.
Eight crashes were fatal, including a collision of a semitruck and an oil tanker, which triggered an explosion that melted both vehicles.
and 1 a.m., TRAV) A look at semitruck spills that have caused major traffic backups.