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  • "Church" Sent A U-Haul Truck Loaded With Protester Supplies Seized By Police In Kenosha

    08/30/2020 4:53:55 PM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 109 replies
    A U-Haul truck loaded with supplies for protesters in Kenosha was seized by police or federal agents Wednesday, and the two people inside were arrested.
  • Snow Patrol Corral A Gas Tanker As It Tries To Plow Through Crowds Of Chowders Blocking The Highway!

    06/02/2020 10:25:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | June 2, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Snow Patrol Corral A Gas Tanker As It Tries To Plow Through Crowds Of Chowders Blocking The Highway! Tommy is loving this video...
  • Tanker Truck Plows Into Crowd Of Demonstrators On Minneapolis Highway. Protesters Scrambled As Truck Battled Toward Them

    05/31/2020 4:19:13 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Twitter ^ | 05/31/20
    Actually he was breaking. 
  • Rioter Gets Dragged Under Fed Ex Truck

    05/30/2020 9:39:17 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 129 replies
    Twitter ^ | 05/30/20
  • Police: Suspect Stole Truck 13 Minutes After Getting Released On $0 Bail Order

    05/16/2020 7:59:53 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    See BS local ^ | 5/15/20
    FAIRFIELD (CBS13) - Deputies say a man stole a vehicle just 13 minutes after he was released from criminal custody in Napa County Friday. The Napa County Police Department said 35-year-old Trevor Anderson was in custody for vehicle theft, burglary, identity theft, and drug-related charges by the Napa County Sheriff’s Office. He was released Friday under the emergency zero bail order, but police say almost immediately after his release, Anderson stole a truck and led officers on a pursuit from Napa to Fairfield. Sheriff’s deputies deployed spike strips during the chase to flatten the truck’s tire, but Anderson reportedly drove...
  • Trump administration ease rules limiting truck driver hours

    05/15/2020 1:43:29 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 5/14/20 | David Koenig
    The Trump administration eased rules Thursday that limit working hours for truck drivers, and the changes brought immediate protests from labor and safety groups. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extended the maximum working day for short-haul drivers from 12 hours to 14 hours and expanded how far they can drive in a day. The agency said this will let truckers make more deliveries. For long-haul drivers, the regulator will let work other than driving - such as loading or unloading, filling out paperwork, or communicating with an employer or customer - count toward a mandatory 30-minute break after eight...
  • Dozens of big rig truck drivers protest low pay, cause delays on Los Angeles and San Bernardino county freeways

    04/25/2020 7:17:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Daily News ^ | 4/25/20 | Jonah Valdez
    Thomas Ramirez, 39, a truck driver from Beaumont has spent the last month hauling cleaning supplies intended for hospitals in San Francisco and Sacramento from the Los Angeles and Inland Empire areas. While the coronavirus has brought most sectors of the economy to a halt, prompting mass unemployment, and keeping families shut in at home, thousands of truck drivers like Ramirez have continued transporting essential equipment and goods throughout California, such as medical supplies, food and clothes. Despite the risk of exposure to the disease as well as their essential role in keeping the wheels of society turning, even garnering...
  • Easter Island moai statue destroyed by truck

    03/06/2020 12:34:27 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | 03/06/2020 | Lilitt Marcus
    A Chilean island resident was arrested on March 1 after his truck... crashed into one of the stone figures and badly damaged both it and the ahu, or platform, it was perched on. Local authorities believe that the accident was caused by brake failure that caused his truck to slide downhill. On the island, which is known as Hanga Roa by its native Rapa Nui people, the enormous stone heads called moai have long been a source of intrigue and wonder. In 2019, Jo Anne Van Tilburg, Director of the Easter Island Statue Project, told CNN Travel that bad tourist...
  • A self-driving truck delivered butter from California to Pennsylvania in three days

    12/11/2019 3:44:21 PM PST · by Drango · 133 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | December 10, 2019 | LEVI SUMAGAYSAY
    A Silicon Valley startup has completed what appears to be the first commercial freight cross-country trip by an autonomous truck, which finished a 2,800-mile-run from Tulare, California to Quakertown, Pennsylvania for Land O’Lakes in under three days. The trip was smooth like butter, 40,000 pounds of it., a 3-year-old company in Cupertino, announced the milestone Tuesday. A safety driver was aboard the autonomous semi, ready to take the wheel if needed, along with a safety engineer who observed how things were going. “We wanted to demonstrate the safety, reliability and maturity of our overall system,” said Shawn Kerrigan, co-founder...
  • Nikola Corporation To Unveil Game-Changing Battery Cell Technology At Nikola World 2020

    11/27/2019 11:25:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 79 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | Nov 19, 2019, 09:01 ET | News provided by Nikola Corporation
    - Technology encompasses world's first free-standing/self-supported electrode with a cathode that has 4x the energy density of lithium-ion - Achieves 2,000 cycles - Cell technology expected to cost 50% less to produce than lithium-ion - Could drive down the cost of hydrogen and double the range of battery-electric vehicles worldwide - Nikola will share intellectual property with OEMs around the world that contribute ======================================================================================= PHOENIX, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikola Corporation is excited to announce details of its new battery that has a record energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kg on the material level and 500 watt-hours per...
  • Tesla Cybertruck

    11/21/2019 9:03:37 PM PST · by ctdonath2 · 99 replies
    Tesla ^ | 11/21/19 | Elon Musk
  • Police Identify 39 U.K. Truck Victims as Chinese Nationals

    10/24/2019 8:26:19 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    ktla ^ | 10/24/2019
    British police have said that all 39 people who were found dead in a truck in a UK industrial park on Wednesday were Chinese nationals. Their cause of death has yet to be established, the police added, as they “must undergo a full coroner’s process … before we move on to attempting to identify each individual within the trailer. This will be a substantial operation and, at this stage, we cannot estimate how long these procedures will take.” On Wednesday, 25-year-old Northern Irish truck driver, Morris Robinson, was arrested on suspicion of murder after a truck, originating from Northern Ireland,...

    10/08/2019 1:07:32 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    France 24 ^ | October 07 2019
    A stolen truck ploughed into cars in the centre of the German city of Limburg on Monday leaving several people injured, police said, adding that the driver had been detained. "Based on what we have learned and several witness accounts, the man seized control of the truck at about 5:20 pm (1520 GMT)," police said in a statement. Soon after, the truck slammed into cars waiting at a stoplight near the main railway station of Limburg in Hesse state, "crushing them together". "Several people are being treated in hospital" and the driver, who is in custody, was slightly injured, police...
  • Meet the N.S. man who has owned the same truck for 70 years

    07/09/2019 10:31:50 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 31 replies
    CBC News ^ | 06/09/19 | Laura Fraser
    At 87, Randall Pitman is driving a truck that's older than he is. But much like its owner, Pitman's beloved 1927 Ford Model T still has a lot of mileage left in it. This weekend, the pair will cover more than 600 kilometres winding from Pitman's South Ohio, N.S., home to a vintage truck show in Crapaud, P.E.I., that's expected to draw hundreds of vehicles and their admirers. This time, the truck will travel on a flatbed, but Pitman has driven it that far in years past. While he could find replacement parts and fix the antique himself if it...
  • Maryland man inspired by Islamic State attack plotted to drive truck into...pedestrians

    04/08/2019 7:52:17 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 42 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 04.08.19
    A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital, federal prosecutors said Monday. The allegation was made in a court filing as prosecutors in Maryland urged a judge to keep the defendant, 28-year-old Rondell Henry, detained on a charge of driving a stolen vehicle across state lines. The police arrested him on March 28 after officers who discovered the stolen truck saw him leap over a security fence. The government's six-page detention motion describes Henry...
  • GRAPHIC VIDEO: Homeless man shoves stranger in front of oncoming truck

    12/07/2018 3:46:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Fox 19 ^ | 12/06/18
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA/CNN) – A transient man is in custody after video shows him pushing a stranger into oncoming traffic. The crime occurred in Downtown Los Angeles' Jewelry District. Police said the man seen in a lime green jacket is a transient that frequents the area. He’s sitting in front of a restaurant around 10 a.m. when the victim, believed to be in his 60s, walks by. Unprovoked, he shoves him into oncoming traffic. The victim is hit by a box truck and ends up under its tire.
  • Ford is working on a teeny tiny pickup truck, report says

    08/15/2018 4:12:35 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 30, 2018 | Gary Gastelu
    Ford’s next pickup may be a car. The automaker, which plans to eliminate all of its four-door car models in the U.S. in favor of a mostly SUV and truck lineup, will introduce Focus-based compact pickup in 2020, Automobile reports.
  • Help with tires

    08/07/2018 3:14:53 PM PDT · by taxcontrol · 59 replies
    None ^ | 8/7/2018 | Self
    Looking to replace my truck's tires. Background I inherited my truck from by brother-in-law who lifted a GMC Sierra 2500 HD. Tires that are currently equipped are 325-65-18. To replace the 4 tires, I am looking at about $1,400 out the door. Truck is now mostly city with the occational trail driving, no real off road. So I am happy with all terrain / mud and snow but narrower than 325. -IF- I can keep the cost of the replacement rims and tires below $300 combined ... I figure I would come out ahead.
  • Video: Man Takes Truck On Destructive Joyride — Through Walmart

    06/30/2018 6:00:09 PM PDT · by BBell · 47 replies
    SAN ANGELO, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — During the early morning hours of June 28, 2018, San Angelo Police officers were dispatched to a crash at a south San Angelo Walmart after a driver crashed into the building and drove into the store. “A 19-year-old Eldorado man is facing multiple Felony charges after he used his truck to drive through the Walmart Supercenter located at 5501 Sherwood Way in San Angelo,” said San Angelo Police in a report early Thursday. Surveillance video shows the truck – allegedly being driven by Caleb Wilson – crashing through glass front doors of the store then...
  • Congress mulls lowering age requirement for truck drivers to prevent national shortage

    06/03/2018 11:07:54 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2018 | Terace Garnier
    When Juwan Mack turned 21, one of the first things he did was carry out his dream. The South Carolina resident applied for, and received, his trucking license. “I remember as a kid always being at my grandma’s house. Her house was right next to a main highway,” Mack said. “So, I remember being on the side of the road and a truck would come by and I would pull my hand down for them to beep the horn…childhood dreams.” But Mack, now a truck driver for CCC Transportation, had to wait years for that dream to become a reality,...