A dump truck is a truck used for moving loose material, such as dirt, gravel, or sand, for construction purposes. The most common type of dump truck comes with an open-box bed, which is equipped with hydraulic pistons and hinged at the rear. The hydraulics allow the front-end of the bed to lift up, allowing […]
It seems like certain roads are always under construction. In this category, we look at the different tools and machines some of these road workers use. For example, a jackhammer, pneumatic tired roller, and paver can usually be found at any jobsite that is working on paving a road. This section also looks at machines like the dump truck and street sweeper, and outlines what they are used for.