The Green Industry's Resource Center

Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 08-05-2012, 11:27 AM
cgaengineer's Avatar
cgaengineer cgaengineer is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Winder, GA
Posts: 15,782
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.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:16 AM.

Page generated in 0.33759 seconds with 9 queries