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Making the Right Lift Axle Choice

Making the Right Lift Axle Choice

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Making the Right Lift Axle Choice

One might wonder why any regulator would care how a fleet manager or owner/operator chooses to distribute their load, so long as it doesn't exceed the maximum allowable weight. The concern lies with building and maintaining roads and bridges. To this end, regulators have enacted rules to help prevent spikes of excess weight from damaging or unduly stressing America's infrastructure. With this in mind let’s take a look at.

  1. How lift axles work
  2. How they figure into gross volume and weight-distribution standards (i.e. when and where lift axles are needed)
  3. How to choose and properly install the right equipment for your vocational chassis or trailer

By Hendrickson