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  Garbage Truck: How Products are Made
Roll-off trucks typically have a 60,000 lb (27,300 kg) hoist capacity and are operated with a crew of one.
Garbage truck bodies are built in a fixed location within a plant, rather than moving down an assembly line or moving from one work station to another.
It often includes mounting a hydraulic fluid tank and filters on the truck frame, installing a hydraulic pump and power-take-off on the side of the transmission, and mounting controls and instruments in the cab to operate the various hydraulic cylinders on the body.
science.enotes.com /how-products-encyclopedia/garbage-truck   (2300 words)

  
 Greening Garbage Trucks Fact Sheet
Diesel-powered garbage trucks pose significant threats to the environment, to the health of residents in the communities they serve, and to the workers who maintain and operate them.
Garbage truck operators, as well as those living along garbage truck routes, are affected by these dangerous noise levels.
If all the garbage trucks in the 21 dirtiest US metropolitan areas were operating on natural gas, an estimated 80 million Americans would breathe cleaner air every day, and emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides from garbage trucks would be cut by approximately 90% and 40%, respectively.
www.informinc.org /fact_ggt.php   (2213 words)

  
 Sanitation assistant crushed by garbage truck compactor.
The truck operator and the victim had just finished unloading their garbage truck, lowered the tailgate to the 3/4 closed position and had cleaned the tailgate latching screws.
After the truck was moved into a position where the sunlight shone into the garbage compartment, it was noted that the object was a fishing pole.
The truck operator mentioned that the two had been talking about fishing later that day, and it is likely the victim attempted to quickly grab the discarded fishing pole when his head was caught and crushed.
www.public-health.uiowa.edu /face/Reports/REPORT-051.htm   (1462 words)

  
 California Garbage Trucks Accident Lawyers | Rubbish Truck Accident Attorney San Francisco | Greyhound Bus (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
During a recent study it was showed that on average, garbage trucks kill more pedestrians and cyclist per 100 million miles driven than any other vehicle on the road.
Garbage trucks do not travel too many miles, spening the majority of time in neighborhoods — so the risk ratio is increased.
For example, garbage trucks are allow to drive on the opposite side of the road, but only if the front and rear turn signal lamps at each side are being flashed simultaneously.
www.truck-accident-lawfirm.com.cob-web.org:8888 /PracticeAreas/Garbage-Truck-Accidents.asp   (227 words)

  
 O.U.T.R.A.G.E. - Municipal Truck Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
OUTRAGE tracked the illegal truck route traffic at several locations in the community known for this type of activity and found that almost as many trucks travel down the residential streets monitored that travel down the legal truck routes.
The survey shows that the amount of transfer station truck activity is consistent throughout the day, with residents not really having a break from the odor, pollution and dust that these particular vehicles bring to a community.
The illegal truck traffic also poises a great risk to the safety of residents, who are at a greater risk to be involved in an accident.
www.wgoutrage.org /truck_survey.html   (952 words)

  
 The Hindu : Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram News : Mobile phones for garbage truck drivers
Thiruvananthapuram: The City Corporation is working on a scheme to equip garbage truck drivers with mobile phones, under plans to track and schedule fleet traffic for increased efficiency.
Efforts are on to equip all the garbage trucks in the Corporation's fleet with double loading bays for biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.
The conversion of garbage trucks is primary to the success of the new solid waste management system which depends on segregation of garbage at the point of generation.
www.hindu.com /2006/09/06/stories/2006090623570300.htm   (559 words)

  
 Waste collection vehicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A waste collection vehicle (WCV)/ refuse collection vehicle (RCV), garbage truck (in North America and Australia), or dustcart, or sometimes dustbin wagon (in Britain and other Commonwealth countries), is a truck specially designed to pick up smaller quantities of waste and haul it to landfills and other recycling or treatment facilities.
The truck is equipped with automated forks on the front which the driver carefully aligns with sleeves on the waste container using a joystick or a set of levers.
Trucks were first used for this purpose soon after their invention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Garbage_truck   (1253 words)

  
 garbage trucks, garbage truck, garbage truck rental (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Trucks & Parts is America's largest online and retail dealer of used, reconditioned and new garbage trucks and refuse trucks, including front loaders, rear loaders, side loaders, recycling trucks, as well as rolloff trucks and specialty vehicles.
In addition we offer a large fleet of rental trucks including garbage trucks and roll-offs for emergency use.
Examples of our inventory includes: single axle trucks which provide good maneuverability in alleys and cul-de-sacs and tandem axle trucks that combine both high compaction with a weight conscious design to maximize payloads.
www.garbagetrucks.com.cob-web.org:8888   (150 words)

  
 The History of Garbage Trucks
Open top dump trucks were common place by the teens, but they were not designed specifically to haul garbage.
They were not very sanitary as an open top truck is an invitation to flies, vermin, and does little to contain odors.
Perhaps the evolution of the garbage truck is best organized by technology rather than a chronological order of events, as there is overlap when each type was/is in common use.
www.tigerdude.com /garbage   (263 words)

  
 Amazon.com: ROADMAX Garbage Truck: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Sporting bright primary colors and oversize components with smooth edges to prevent cuts and bruises, the garbage truck is made of durable plastic and measures approximately 16.5 inches long and 9.5 inches high.
The truck comes with a separate trash bin that can be attached to the hand-powered lift on the back of the truck and then dumped into the trash container.
There is no ledge nor any handholds on the back of the truck for a figure to stand, and my son has been frustrated trying to get a figure from another set to hang on.
www.amazon.com /Bruder-20002-ROADMAX-Garbage-Truck/dp/B00004U3E4   (1581 words)

  
 Garbage Truck Financing
These companies lease garbage trucks because of the many advantages leasing has over other types of financing.
Whether you are upgrading your existing garbage truck or you need to purchase a new garbage truck 4leasehelp has your needs covered.
To learn how garbage truck financing can make better use of your money, provide speed and flexibility with greater control visit our benefits page.
www.4leasehelp.com /garbage-truck-financing.htm   (168 words)

  
 Refuse Trucks & Garbage Trucks for Sale, Garbage Truck Parts
Rental Refuse Equipment and Rental Roll-Off Trucks are also available at RDK Truck Sales, where we specialize in garbage truck sales and rentals.
We rent roll-off trucks, front loaders, rear loaders, side loaders and grapple trucks.
Trade-Ins are also welcome, so if you're looking to trade up your used garbage truck or refuse equipement, and get the latest model garbage truck or refuse equipment, RDK is the place to come.
www.rdk.com   (424 words)

  
 J2SE 1.4.1 boosts garbage collection - Java World
However, your truck is so big that no other cars can travel on the main street while you're collecting garbage.
The application threads and the garbage collector share a single CPU (the main street), and all activity in the applications must stop while garbage collection is in progress (stop the world).
Garbage objects are identified by traversing references from the current application stack frames; unreachable objects are assumed to be garbage.
www.javaworld.com /javaworld/jw-03-2003/jw-0307-j2segc.html   (673 words)

  
 Grandpa Remembers the Garbage truck Ballet
It isn't about garbage but how it was collected (there weren't any garbage disposers in our kitchens, either.) Garbage (and on a different day, trash) was picked up by horse (or mule) drawn carts.
He would then connect the tongue to the empty gondola; uncouple the gondola from the train; pull the gondola forward a little ways so the helper could remove the fire bucket from the full gondola and attach it to the rear of the empty one.
He would hook his truck to the first full gondola, then back it into another one so he could connect it, and finally into the third one.
www.bobscrafts.com /bobstuff/garbage.htm   (697 words)

  
 Northpinellas: Naked man rampages in a garbage truck
report that a city garbage truck was hijacked by a naked man who had, minutes earlier, jumped into the open back of the truck and laid in the refuse.
The man, later identified as Childs, then pulled the driver out of the truck in the 600 block of Cyprus Avenue and drove away, Duffey said.
The truck headed south to Bay Esplanade, turned onto Mandalay Avenue, went to Baymont Street and then to N Gulfview Boulevard, where it was abandoned.
www.sptimes.com /News/032200/NorthPinellas/Naked_man_rampages_in.shtml   (611 words)

  
 Garbage Truck #20002
This Garbage Truck by bruder is the newest addition to the Roadmax fleet!
The best thing about this toddler truck is that it really works like a real Garbage truck.
When it is full, the body of the garbage truck opens up to empty out its contents.
www.activetoys.com /roadgartruc.html   (106 words)

  
 Garbage truck advertisements OK'd in Hollywood, but with taste, no trash
Garbage truck advertisements OK'd in Hollywood, but with taste, no trash
Company President Avi Frier said a traffic study showed the trucks would be seen by about a million people a month.
But with the right pitch, any product or service could utilize the novelty of being on a trash truck and be worth the $250 a month for a sign, he said.
www.visionburst.com /happenings/garbage2.shtml   (515 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Little People Garbage Truck at Epinions.com
The hatch is controlled by a sturdy yellow crank which is only on one side of the garbage truck.
The playset includes the truck, a trash can, and the garbage collector little people figurine and is usually found for under $10.
Though the Little People Garbage Truck is not a "noisy" toy by any means, but it would be nice to be able to control the sounds with some sort of switch for "quiet" play.
www.epinions.com /content_83840503428   (1523 words)

  
 City of Austin - Image of Correct Garbage Set Out
The garbage truck will have trouble emptying the cart, and the garbage cart may block the recycling and yard trimmings from view.
The bags are no more than 30 gallons and they have been placed to one side of the garbage cart.
This household will be charged $8 (plus tax) for the collection of two bags of extra garbage without extra garbage stickers.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /sws/garbageimage.htm   (239 words)

  
 Halfbakery: Mammoth Garbage Truck
Those front loading garbage trucks with the two "tusks" intrigue me the most.
Nice big ivory-looking tusks to pick up the garbage bins, a thick coating of faux-fur to give that wooly look.
Maybe the back-loading garbage trucks could be made to look like Pac-Man.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Mammoth_20Garbage_20Truck   (293 words)

  
 Garbage Truck
You can have it follow a line, emptying any garbage cans it encounters en route.
Alternatively, it can follow the line until the first garbage can, lift this can slightly off the ground, then turn around and return with the garbage can itself.
I use a worm gear driving a 24t gear followed by a 8t to 24t gear reduction.
www.baumfamily.org /dave/lego/creations/garbage.html   (223 words)

  
 Walla Walla's garbage truck fleet destroyed
Walla Walla, WA's, fleet of 10 garbage trucks was destroyed Tuesday in an early morning fire, with damage estimates reaching as high as $3 million.
The Tri-City Herald reported today that a fire gutted a central section of the city's public services building, burning 10 garbage trucks worth an estimated $1.8 million to $2.2 million.
However, leasing about six trucks to provide service could cost the city $12,000 to $30,000 a month, public works director Hal Thomas said.
fleetowner.com /news/fleet_walla_wallas_garbage/index.html   (206 words)

  
 Man trapped in garbage truck shouts himself to safety
The 45-year-old was in a disposal bin on Monday morning when a city garbage truck came along and emptied the bin into its hold, police spokesperson Olivier Lapointe said.
Michel Duval, who was driving the garbage truck, heard yelling from the hold of his truck as he was about to drop another dumpster load.
Firefighters eventually pried open the garbage portion of the truck and, after pulling out piles of trash, managed to dig the man out of the truck, Lapointe said.
www.cbc.ca /canada/montreal/story/2005/11/14/qc-truck20051114.html   (1190 words)

  
 Amazon.com: MB Garbage Truck - green: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
For many toddlers and preschool-age children a highlight of the week can be watching the garbage truck stop in front of the house and lift the bins high into the air in all their noisy power and glory.
This toy could be used as a recycling truck given the recycling symbol on the side, which makes it a great educational toy to introduce environmental consciousness.
This Garbage truck is like a real garbage truck, it actually dumps trash bins.
www.amazon.com /Bruder-02661-MB-Garbage-Truck/dp/B00005LACY   (1430 words)

  
 Man called lucky after rescue from garbage truck
A man who spent the night in a Montreal dumpster is lucky to be alive after he was emptied into a garbage truck and later pulled to safety, one of his rescuers says.
The man is under observation because of the risk of internal bleeding after being compacted in the truck.
Fire and ambulance workers rescued the man, pulling garbage from the truck and leaving a small, smelly mountain of food waste, wood and crushed boxes piled on the ground.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2005/11/14/montreal-garbage051114.html   (1076 words)

  
 MB Garbage Truck (orange) #02660   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
This Mercedes Benz Garbage Truck has a Drivers Cab that lifts open to see the engine.
The Side dial actually scoops trash from the loading section, into the body of the garbage truck.
This garbage bin adds loads of fun to all garbage trucks, but it was designed to fit Bruder Garbage Trucks item #'s: 02660, 02661, 02753, & 02760.
www.activetoys.com /mbgartrucor.html   (185 words)

  
 Become.com - Shop results for bruder garbage truck
This toy MAN Garbage truck by Bruder comes with two Garbage Bins that have a lid that opens and closes.
The Bruder MB Garbage Truck is a fully functional toy garbage truck featuring a trash compactor and a back end that tilts up to dump the truck...
Garbage Truck actually picks up and holds the trash can.
www.become.com /shop?q=bruder+garbage+truck   (311 words)

  
 Pasco: Garbage truck leaves slippery trail
Police cite a driver after his truck's fluid leak closed roads for two hours.
NEW PORT RICHEY -- A garbage truck dumped about 40 gallons of hydraulic fluid on city streets Tuesday morning, rendering 10 blocks a slippery mess.
The truck's driver, Andrew Dowdell of Spring Hill, was cited for operating unsafe equipment, Burke said.
www.sptimes.com /News/121201/Pasco/Garbage_truck_leaves_.shtml   (255 words)

  
 San Francisco CA Garbage Truck Accident Lawyer | Bay Area California Trucking Litigation Attorneys | Greyhound Bus
At The Dolan Law Firm we have California truck accident attorneys who know California trucking laws and California trucking regulations, as well as having extensive litigation experience, i.e., have tried California truck accident cases.
For example, Christopher Dolan has been twice nominated by his peers for San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year, in addition to being named one of California's Super Lawyers.
If you, or someone you love, have been seriously injured in a commercial trucking accident (e.g., semi-truck accident, van rollover or accident, dump truck accident, fire truck accident, tractor-trailer rollover or accident, etc.) in California, then you need advice from an experienced California truck accident lawyer.
www.truck-accident-lawfirm.com /CM/Custom/Contact.asp   (323 words)

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