Security takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to the trucking industry. From the retractable tie downs for trucks that are traveling cross country to the stake pocket tie downs that are used for transporting new vehicles, it is important to make sure that both products and people are safe. The U.S. auto market sold more than 17 million light vehicles in the year 2017, which was the fourth highest mark in sales history. None of these vehicles will arrive at the their destinations, however, is they are not properly secured.
Unfortunately, 66% of the 200,000 crashes in a four year study by AAA were the result of improperly secured truck cargo. In addition, in the same four year study AAA found that errant debris was the cause of more than 200,000 crashes. With the use of the right retractable anchors and retractable tie downs for trucks, truck drivers, cargo, and other vehicles are safer when they are on the hig (more…)
29 Nov 2018