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European Cargo Securement Devices are Diverse

American and Canadian rules require stuff in a van or reefer to be tied down, but it’s out of sight and can be overlooked by inspectors.

Koegel equipped its Cargo display trailer with various types of load-securing devices for several kinds of freight. This one includes curtain sides and a fold-up roof tarp for side and top loading. Photos: Koegel

November 30, 2016

Like here, tying down the goods is a concern in Europe, because a dominant German trailer builder recently displayed a van with numerous securement options aboard. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

Tags: Vans, Europe, Cargo Securement, Safety & Compliance, Van Trailers

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:22 AM | » Comments(1)

Passing Thru Zanesville: Forlorn Trailers, the ‘Y-Bridge’ and a ‘Telltale’ Warning

Why are all those old trailers parked there? Been over the "Y-Bridge"? Stay off Linden Avenue or....

February 10, 2014

Tom Berg see items of trucker interest in old Zanesville, Ohio, along the historic National Road.

Tags: Trailers, Van Trailers, Bridges

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(4)

Tractor-Trailer Carries Replica Vietnam Wall. Does it Bring Healing?

Healing? – A veteran of the Army’s 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam talks about the war with his lady.

April 2, 2013

Last week a tractor-trailer carrying a memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War came to town, reports Senior Editor Tom Berg in his latest "Trailer Talk" blog. It was part of ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the United States’ official withdrawal from Vietnam.

Tags: Van Trailers

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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