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Synonyms for snowplough

a vehicle used to push snow from roads

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This is critical for equipment requiring power on the move such as snowplows and dump trucks.
Snowplows and de-icers were also rolling at O'Hare International Airport where the falling snow led to the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights at O'Hare International Airport as of about 9 p.m.
In addition to AJ's promotion, starting October 1st, Fisher Snowplows will make a monetary donation to the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition for every Pink FISHER XV2 V-plow or Pink FISHER Lift Arm sold.
When I saw my first actual snowplow, my immediate thought was, "Why does that car have its own bulldozer?'' Apparently, this was a stupid question.
After six hours of continuous work, bulldozers and snowplows belonging to the U.N.'s Spanish contingent opened the road linking Kfar Shuba to Shebaa, where many Army and UNIFIL posts are located.
Driving a 30-ton, loaded snowplow requires full attention and special driving skills.
Snowplows may travel staggered side-by-side to clear multi-lane highways at between 65 and 75 km per hour, well below the posted speed limit.
"In other parts of the country it makes sense to have dozens of snowplows, but it would just be a waste of money and resources to have much more heavy-duty equipment here."
New from Cole Hersee is its Forward & Reverse Relay Module, which is deally suited for a multitude of applications, such as those involving hoists, winches, lifts, snowplows, vehicle outriggers and tarps, in which both forward and reverse motor operation is necessary.
Information collected on miles driven by individual snowplows and the amount of deicers dispensed can be used to populate a GIS-centric asset management program, create vehicle maintenance schedules, and generate budgets and reports.
So truckers hang out, hoping to get through when snowplows clear the way for a few hours of traffic.
The system features a quick-change cutting edge for highway snowplows and graders, a system he has spent the last three years developing.
Snowplows and other snow removal related equipment often are installed as after-market additions to vehicles such as light thinks and some sport utility vehicles.
High Accuracy-Nationwide Differential Global Positioning Systems (HA-NDGPS), the next step in the evolution of GPS, will support a number of ITS applications that require precise positioning, including collision avoidance and warning systems, as well as "smart" snowplows. Researchers with FHWA, the U.S.