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A-double Delight for Tyquin Tipper Fleet By: Steve Brooks, Photography by: Steve Brooks Date: 11.08.2016 Regardless of struggling beginnings, S. & S. Tyquin Bulk Haulage continues to see the benefits of PBS trailers Victorian tipper operator Steve Tyquin takes excellent pride in all his gear however maybe none more than a new A-double mix operating under Performance-Based Standards (PBS). From any angle it’s a remarkable attire and Steve is clearly persuaded of the capacity for huge benefits but after almost a years of complying with PBS requirements for truck and canine trailer applications, and enjoying the business benefits it offers, he wonders why the procedure continues to be so frustrating. The founding principal of S. & S. Tyquin Bulk Haulage, Steve divides his time in between a home office in Keilor East on Melbourne’s north-western fringe and a truck depot on 12 hectares of rural home little bit more than a stone’s throw off the Calder Highway near Sunbury. There are 12 trucks in business varying from water trucks and a couple of Isuzu 4×2 stiff tippers through to a Kenworth T359 eight-wheeler and a mix of Kenworth T909 and K200 body trucks hooked to three and four-axle dog trailers, plus a pair of K200 prime movers towing semi-tipper mixes. It is, without exception, one of the very best presented tipper fleets you’re likely to find anywhere. The current member of the Tyquin team is a brand-new K200 ‘Big Cab’ hauling the similarly new Hercules A-double tipper set, thought to be the very first A-double mix to run within the 26m general length limitation of B-doubles. His first introduction to PBS came in 2007 and he concedes it was the hazard of trespassing competitors that first affected him to give major thought to combinations working under Performance-Based Standards. At that point he was largely running 19m truck and quad canine mixes grossing as much as 50.5 tonnes. However, the prospect of PBS compliance offering a get on the competition by allowing a gross weight o.
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“> See all stories on this subject Ryder’s Commercial Fleet Drives More than 100 Million Gas Car Miles

There are no remarks for this story. Ryder System’s fleet of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) has exceeded 100 million miles of operations, preventing more than 35,269 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent for its consumers. This is significant as the transportation sector is now the greatest factor to United States co2 emissions. The fleet and supply chain management company it’s the first commercial fleet contracting out company to reach the 100 million mile mark. By transforming its fleet to natural gas, Ryder has actually also changed about 15.4 million gallons of diesel with lower-emission, locally produced fuel. Ryder currently has 22 NGV upkeep facilities with more than 5,500 NGV trained maintenance and support workers. The company’s NGV fleet includes compressed and liquefied NGVs serving consumers in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Ryder likewise announced Michigan-based beverage container recycling business UBCR is renewing its gas car lease with Ryder for its entire truck fleet, ending up being the very first Ryder customer to transition from first generation NGVs to the current readily available innovation. UBCR has actually run its Ryder NGV fleet for more than 7 million miles because 2011, minimizing its greenhouse gas emissions by about 2,704 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. Sixteen compressed gas vehicles will change UBCR’s whole truck fleet. Earlier this month UPS said it attained its clean energy goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced innovation fleet one year earlier than planned. Both fleet statements come as the EPA and the US Department of Transport are anticipated to imminently finalize brand-new greenhouse gas and fuel effectiveness requirements for medium-and heavy-duty trucks and buses. The upcoming 2nd phase of Tidy Truck requirements wi …
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