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Old 08-05-2012, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by muddywater View Post
It just infuriates me. Some companies around here switched from isuzu nprs to half ton trucks pulling single axle trailers JUST to avoid dot inspections.

My sub for hauling dirt, NEVER goes on the highway loaded.

Another landscaping company's will not drive their isuzu's on the highway because of dot.

And then some guy in a 1/2 ton pickup will haul scaffolding 8' above the cab without any straps and dot can't touch him.
That sucks. We love our NPR and I cannot see ever using a truck and trailer for mowing but I can understand why they did it. I really never thought an NPR would even get a rise out of a DOT guy...I thought they were after big rigs.
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