road roller

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vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements


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It was rescued and restored in 1992 while being converted from a road roller into a traction engine.
When his shirt was spotted, and people realised he had been crushed by a road roller, there were angry protests at the police station," local government officials told Gulf News over the phone.
Prosecutor Joanne Shepherd said the guard heard the sound of plant machinery being started and a road roller was driven into the rear of the van.
The excavator operator, from South Queensferry, West Lothian, was trapped between a road roller and an excavator during an attempt to transfer fuel from one machine to the other near Kinbuck, Perthshire, on April 11, 2012.
The road roller driver has been detained by police as they investigate the case.
The road roller hit the side of their vehicle at about 40mph to 50mph, and pushed them into the retaining wall.
Dave bought the Kelly-Springfield road roller (designated a 12-ton because it was built before standardized horsepower ratings) in 1958 when he was just 18.
Mumbai, July 12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar rode a road roller to promote his new film 'Khatta Meetha' in Mumbai.
In an interview published in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana yesterday, Thackeray said "if the law in the country is same for all citizens, then Lalu, who has spoken out at a public rally of crushing Varun beneath the road roller, should be arrested immediately without delay under NSA and thrust into prison.
A road roller, digger and a machine called a vibrating pecker were all stolen in separate raids in Northumberland over the weekend.
He duly received an 'all classes' licence which apparently covered virtually any vehicle other than a road roller or motor mower
Three people have been arrested in connection with the recovered goods, which include two articulated trailer units and an articulated tractor unit, a camper van, a large excavator and a road roller.
Chris Lee, of the Driving Standards Agency, said: "Donna did the Road Roller Category G Test for Specialist Vehicles.
Philip Jeffs, aged 49, of Sutton Coldfield, has spent ten years restoring his 1931 steam-powered road roller Morning Star.
The weapons will be run over by a road roller, then cut by a circular saw, said Army spokesperson Lt.