There’s a very lucky Honda Accord owner in Bellevue, Washington. There’s also a very unlucky one. They’re the same person. They’re also the person that was T-boned by a dump truck with no brakes yesterday on Coal Creek Parkway.
Five people were injured in San Gabriel, California after the driver of dump truck lost consciousness and crashed into eight different cars while being chased by terrified motorists.
Funny story, about those absolutely enormous dump trucks miners use. They are so absolutely, monumentally, gigonormously enormous, you can’t exactly just build one and then drive it over to the job site. You actually have to build one, ship it in pieces, and then assemble it once you get there. This is what that looks…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
A dump truck driver admitted he was "fishing for papers" when his rig crashed through nine motorcycles this afternoon in Phoenix, killing several riders.
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.
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.
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]
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…
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…