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Flat Side — Flat Strap

Jul 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Use flat recovery straps on flat-sided trailers“’Flat side – flat strap.’ Whether it’s a box trailer, pills box truck, camper, etc., if the casualty has flat sides, use a flat strap,” says industry educator Tom Luciano. “On a round casualty, such as a tanker, use round, endless-loop straps. On flat surfaces, flat straps better disperse weight.”

Get more recovery tips from Tom in the Tow Times July issue feature article, “Finesse Recovery Keeps Traffic Moving”