Trailer Detachment Accident Sends 2 To The Hospital

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by mjd4277, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Infosaur

    Infosaur Road Train Member

    We have underfloor storage on some of our trailers but it was simpler to get regular boxes with skirts.

    But man that underfloor storage is a great option to have sometimes.
     
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  3. dancecanyon

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    I worked with a carrier who told all us drivers to never grease the fifth wheel for this very reason. instead, the carrier's shop manufactured a fifth wheel plastic slide on top of the area...and asked us to not slam so hard into the trailer when hooking up....these worked just fine and posed no problem to me for use...they had to be replaced every year but it was kind of nice to not have so much grease on that pin.
     
  4. starmac

    starmac Road Train Member

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    There are several different models that you can go greaseless with, but you are still suppose to grease the jaws.
    I use to just use a disc when I only pulled my trailer, but dropping and hooking . greaseless jus doesn't work so well.
     
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