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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1890 on: August 29, 2018, 03:39:09 PM »
Can you tell if the trailer is from a new order too? ???

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1891 on: August 29, 2018, 06:50:29 PM »
I saw an ABF Kenworth T680 sleeper, brand new.  The sleeper cab was huge, pulling a set of pups through west of Salina, Kansas on I-70.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1892 on: August 30, 2018, 03:26:35 PM »
Can you tell if the trailer is from a new order too? ???
It could be from the looks of it.

I saw an ABF Kenworth T680 sleeper, brand new.  The sleeper cab was huge, pulling a set of pups through west of Salina, Kansas on I-70.

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Thatís very interesting. They discontinued the sleeper teams up in the PNW down to Cali but still had them running up there. I wonder if they are running more wild now and ended up down there. Or maybe ABF is trying sleepers in a different lane.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1893 on: August 30, 2018, 06:18:28 PM »
Just confirmed with a driver theyíve been released into the system.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1894 on: September 08, 2018, 09:58:53 AM »
I wonder if the new KW's will be at the expense of Mack or Freightliner

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1895 on: September 11, 2018, 04:12:44 PM »
Saw an A. Duie Pyle Volvo VNR sleeper a couple of days ago on I-495 in Virginia.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1896 on: September 16, 2018, 02:10:23 PM »
Also spotted what looked to be a white Pitt Ohio Hino straight truck sitting in the Ocean View GSP rest area on a trip to Wildwood NJ this afternoon. :-\
Hi Charley. The white Hinos are non-CDL trucks. Iím not sure if the long-term plan but all of our latest newest straight trucks have 28í x 13í6 bodies compared to 24í or 26í x 12í6 on the previous ones. Iím thinking the Hinos, along with the Sprinters, will be used in part to serve customers that are not accessible with the larger straight trucks. My terminal recently re-added a Sprinter to the fleet after going several years without one.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1897 on: September 16, 2018, 02:26:31 PM »
NEMF just got more of those little cube straight trucks for similar purposes.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1898 on: September 16, 2018, 02:36:16 PM »
NEMF just got more of those little cube straight trucks for similar purposes.
I see Pyle has some also.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1899 on: September 16, 2018, 02:42:36 PM »
Unit number appears to be NG2101. NG = natural gas?
Thatís correct. D=Diesel, S=Straight truck, NS=Non cdl Straight truck. T=Trailer, HT= Heated Trailer. An R suffix is used on rack trailers, while an L suffix is on liftgates. Itís a pretty straight frontward system but I still get a kick out of how they continue to ID the diesels in tractors.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1900 on: September 16, 2018, 02:44:29 PM »
This thread celebrated its 11th Birthday a few days ago. 👍
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1901 on: September 16, 2018, 03:26:33 PM »
This thread celebrated its 11th Birthday a few days ago. 👍

 ;D :D.........just think YRCs Volvos were probably celebrating their 15th birthday when this thread started. Silver Jubilee coming up soon. ::)
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1902 on: October 10, 2018, 05:14:36 PM »
Averitt Express Volvo VNR ready to hit the road after making a delivery at the Petro in Kingsland GA on 10-7-18.


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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1903 on: October 10, 2018, 07:05:26 PM »
Looks good, nice to see them keeping their red and grey livery.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1904 on: January 01, 2019, 07:32:21 PM »
Shot this natural gas powered Pitt Ohio Anthem through the fence today at a Cummins shop on the northeast side of Pittsburgh, just a few miles from the HQ terminal.


Also today (and technically truckload), spotted this new ECM natural gas powered Volvo up at the HQ terminal that they share with Pitt Ohio.  The only shot I could get was a somewhat blurry full (200mm) zoom shot from the road up above the yard.  It was pretty tough looking, especially with the black tanks.

The ECM tractor is numbered NG2102 and the PO Mack NG2103.  I wonder if the two companies share the same sequencing.




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