Somebody Seriously Drifted One Of Those 200 Ton Mining Dump Trucks

Mike Ryan, The semi-truck stunt driving maniac who rocked Gymkhana and Pikes Peak in a 1,200 horsepower Freightliner, has taken it upon himself to put on a hooning clinic in one of those 200 ton dump trucks with tires twice your height. » 5/09/14 5:17pm 5/09/14 5:17pm

It's a school bus! It's a salt truck! No, it's both!

Demands to reduce the municipal budget in Findlay, Ohio have led officials to consider consolidating the city's aging vehicle fleet. Proposals apparently include this — a consolidated school bus and salt spreader, you know, to help ease traffic concerns on harsh winter mornings. » 11/18/11 1:30pm 11/18/11 1:30pm

Watch a seriously fast dump truck hit the drag strip

Watching a vehicle run 15 second 1/4 miles is hardly anything special, unless of course the vehicle in question is a smoke billowing Kenworth T800 dump truck. » 10/08/11 12:30pm 10/08/11 12:30pm

Naked man drives dump truck into a condo

A Maine man wearing no clothes allegedly crashed his dump truck into the front of a condo this past week. According to the South Berwick police, Eli Hutchins, 24, of Lovell, Maine is accused of driving his dump truck into a condo after a night of partying with an acquaintance nearby degenerated into an argument. » 5/28/11 2:00pm 5/28/11 2:00pm

Teen In Stolen Dump Truck Crushes Police Cars

The only way to stop this reckless teenager terrorizing Ohio in a stolen dump truck last Sunday was to let the teen crash it. Watch the police wait and hope he doesn't take out all their squad cars. » 12/06/10 12:00pm 12/06/10 12:00pm

For $6,000, This SBC-Powered Toyota Lets You Take a Quick Dump

When you were a kid, your Tonka® dump truck was powered by imagination and a good shove. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Toyota Dumper Mini-truck, on the other hand, is powered by a Chevy V8. Oh what a feeling! » 10/26/10 8:00am 10/26/10 8:00am

The Phoenix Dump Truck Motorcycle Deaths Were Preventable

A bill that will permit motorcycle "lane splitting" sits stalled in the Arizona legislature. Legalized lane splitting could have saved the lives of three motorcyclists killed in yesterday's horrific Phoenix crash caused by a careless dump truck driver. » 3/26/10 3:00pm 3/26/10 3:00pm

Dump Truck Driver In Massive Motorcycle Crash "Fishing For Papers"…

A dump truck driver admitted he was "fishing for papers" when his rig crashed through nine motorcycles this afternoon in Phoenix, killing several riders. » 3/25/10 5:10pm 3/25/10 5:10pm

VIDEO: Dump Truck Bed Takes Down Pedestrian Bridge

It's those little details you miss an employer always notices. Forget to sign an invoice. Accidentally "Reply All" with an off-color joke. Leave the bed of your dump truck up and absolutely own a Turkish pedestrian bridge. » 1/28/10 3:30pm 1/28/10 3:30pm

Dang Detroit Kids Push Abandoned Dump Truck Out Packard Plant Window

Remember the dump truck hanging out the side of the Packard Plant in our Feral Factories of Detroit story? Well, some kids decided it was time to push it over the edge. Check out the crashing-to-Earth result below. » 11/06/09 2:00pm 11/06/09 2:00pm

The Biggest Pickup Truck At SEMA, Maybe Galaxy

Dunkel Industries' Luxury 4x4, built on a Ford F-650/F-750 chassis, measures an astonishing 32 feet long! It's designed to transport the space shuttle to the launch pad, tow battleships into dry dock and house a family of nine. [Pickuptrucks.com] » 11/03/09 2:00pm 11/03/09 2:00pm

Giant Dump Truck Tries Sledding, Fails Miserably

Wanting to take part in the winter festivities, this 47,000 pound articulated CAT rock truck goes sliding down a snowy hill and promptly eats it. No folks, Snowpocalypse is not the new Carpocalypse. » 12/24/08 9:40am 12/24/08 9:40am

Caterpillar 793, World's Coolest Dump Truck, Now With Electric Drive

The colossal Caterpillar 793 is one of the coolest pieces of heavy machinery on the planet. Traditionally powered by immense 16-cylinder engines churning out over 2000 HP, we're now being told by Caterpillar that a new electric-drive version is on the way. But don't think that means it's going soft. The new 793F AC… » 9/24/08 12:45pm 9/24/08 12:45pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Eco-D Concept Dump Truck

Well, that's not a headline you get to write every day. Our youths of digging holes to China and racing Tonka Trucks with a little brother in the dump bed have instilled a quiet respect for the rugged and purpose built nature of dump trucks. We could never have imagined one looking so hot. Unfortunately, the presser… » 10/25/07 1:15pm 10/25/07 1:15pm