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A Rolling Tarp Might Have Worked for an O-O's Special Load

Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

Rolling tarps retract either forward or aft to allow a flatbed to be loaded normally. Then, when rolled back and locked, the cargo is protected as though it were in a van. Photos: Tom Berg

December 14, 2017

Chameleon Innovations' literature says the firm offers inside widths of up to 104.4 inches and heights of up to 144 inches, plus custom dimensions to suit a customer’s operations.

Tags: Flatbeds, Tarping, Flatbed Trailers, Pulltarps, Rolling Tarp Systems, Chameleon Innovations

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:28 PM | » Comments(0)

‘Oh, Shift!’ What Slamming On The Brakes Will Do

Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

Stack of steel members slipped forward and rammed the tractor's sleeper. It could've been worse. Images: Tom Berg, from YouTube

August 10, 2017

What do you do when the load on the trailer shifts, ramming your sleeper just behind you? Thank the Lord that the stack of steel didn’t stab you in the back. Then call for a wrecker. Tom Berg muses on the topic in his latest Trailer Talk blog.

Tags: Flatbeds, Safety, Load Securement, Wreckers, Trailers

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:54 PM | » Comments(1)

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