The transport of hazardous waste and other such materials is nothing if not necessary here in the United States. After all, we produce it and once we’re done using it, it has to go somewhere. Most of this hazardous waste is made up of products like gasoline and other flammable liquids, materials that actually account for as much as 85% of the hazardous waste (by weight) transported all throughout this country. However, of course, there are many other types of hazardous waste out there, and many professionals that are trained to move it to its final destination.
So how exactly are hazardous waste and other such hazardous materials moved? While there are a number of different methods for the transport of these hazardous products, it is typically done by truck. In fact, very nearly 95% (around 94%, to be more exact) of all hazmat shipments are conducted via truck on a daily basis. Each and every year, a total of 11 billion tons of freight are transported by truck just throughout the (more…)
Dec 06 2018