Category Truck tie down anchors

Learn More About Truck Tie Down Anchors and Other Gear to Secure Your Load

 

Pickup trucks are a popular vehicle in the United States. Whether they’re purchased for recreational purposes or for work, roughly 18% of the vehicles sold in this country are pickup trucks. As of 2017, light trucks such as pickups, SUVs, and vans had been outselling cars for five years in a row. These sales accounted for a market share of 64.5%. Furthermore, 2017 was the year when 17 million of these light vehicles were sold. As a result, this constituted an historical sales record.

Accidents Caused by Errant Debris

When equipment and other materials are being hauled in trucks, they need to be properly secured. According to AAA’s four-year study, 200,000 crashes were caused by errant debris. Truck cargo that was improperly secured caused roughly 66% of these crashes. The study also found that 39,000 people were injured and 500 lost their lives in crashes that were caused by dangerous debris.

Working Load Limits and the Appropriate Restraints

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