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New test results lead to security tips for tie-downs and load wrappers

  • 16 October 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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There are a few options that eliminate the need for the driver to throw load wrappers or tie-downs, such as using the loader to drape them over the load. Another option that makes them easier to throw is to reduce their weight, by replacing the heavy steel cable with a light weight rope, such as those made from ultra-high molecular weight poly-ethylene (UHMWPE) fibre. For an equivalent strength rating, these ropes are between 1/6 and 1/8 the weight of steel cables.

Cargo Securement Tips

  • 25 September 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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Avoid hefty cargo securement fines and follow these tips!

Two Resources for Brake Safety Day

  • 30 August 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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Be prepared for roadside inspections happening on September 7, 2017 for Brake Safety Day. Brake Safety Day is an annual brake safety campaign put on by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) where CMV inspectors conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout North America to identify out-of-adjustment brakes and brake-system violations. This week we have two free resources for you to use to prevent brake issues and diagnose out-of-adjustment brakes.

Don't sweat Brake Safety Week; follow these tips!

  • 23 August 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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This week we have some tips from Bendix on how to pass any inspections with flying colours. Be prepared for roadside inspections happening on September 7, 2017 for Brake Safety Day. Brake Safety Day is an annual brake safety campaign put on by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) where CMV inspectors conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout North America to identify out-of-adjustment brakes and brake-system violations.

5 brake tips for Brake Safety Day

  • 14 August 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
  • Number of views: 72
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Be prepared for roadside inspections happening on September 7, 2017 for Brake Safety Day. Brake Safety Day is an annual brake safety campaign put on by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) where CMV inspectors conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout North America to identify out-of-adjustment brakes and brake-system violations. Here are five tips from Bendix to ensure Brake Safety Day goes smoothly.

The Importance of Proper Winch Maintenance

  • 9 December 2016
  • Author: Kaitlyn
  • Number of views: 323
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Are your winches seizing and not working properly? When it comes to safely securing your loads, the integrity of your winches is extremely important.
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