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Lineman Dies After Bucket Truck Falls Over

The Penn Power employee was inside of the truck's elevated bucket when it became unstable and turned on its side.

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Colo. Utility Recognized for Sustainable Fleet

Colorado Springs Utilities was recognized for promoting compressed natural gas for both fuel independence and environmental stewardship.

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Idaho Power Implements Safe Driving Pilot Program

About 600 Idaho Power employees will participate in the pilot program, which includes taking a short survey to measure perceptions and practices about distracted driving.

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Conn. Utility Fleet Tears Down Its Oldest Structures

Norwich Public Utilities crews Connecticut have begun tearing down some of the utility’s oldest structures, including transmission towers and a control room dating back to 1890.

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Truck and Van News: New Models and Specs

Some new truck models were introduced from Bollinger, International, Tesla, and Volvo. Our web editor also offered tips on choosing a heavy-duty pickup.

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DEKRA Insight Releases Safety Guide Based on Utility Assessments

The guide includes specific examples, including one instance where a utility company's linemen paid more attention to the company's policy on truck safety than they did to personal safety.

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Mo. Utility Pickup Truck Stolen

A Missouri American Water truck was stolen last week while on a call. The employee driving the vehicle was checking meters when the pickup truck disappeared.

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PG&E Employee in Work Truck Among Victims in Shooting

Newly hired call center employee Zackary Randalls was on his first ride along in a PG&E truck when a man allegedly shot into the truck.

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Stellar Acquires American Crane and Truck Tires International

Stellar plans to incorporate the operations of both companies with their current production capabilities as well as to selectively refurbish used service truck equipment.

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Truck and Van News: Recalls and Production Milestones

Several recalls were announced for work trucks and Ford and GM made production announcements. Also, GM announced a new factory telematics option.

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