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What’s a skeletal trailer?

A skeletal trailer is a minimal, lightweight metal trailer most commonly designed for transporting containers, although also capable of being used as a hook loader for loading a skip and a number of other specialist applications with the right attachments

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What are refrigerated lorries and trailers (reefers)?

If you need to transport products that require a consistent temperature, a refrigerated truck or trailer is the solution. They have a chiller unit and thermostat which monitors the interior temperature and adjusts it to remain in a window of

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What are lateral protection devices and side underrun protection?

Lorry bodies sit high off the ground and this means that vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists can more easily fall under the rear wheels of a trailer or lorry if they hit or are hit by

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How to tow a horse float

Compared to towing a trailer with goods in, towing a horse float is more difficult. Horses are unstable, top-heavy, and you need to consider them when you drive to ensure that you don’t injure them. When the horse moves, you

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Rules and guidelines for towing

Rule 98 of the Highway Code addresses towing. In order to tow a trailer or caravan you will need a tow ball (also called a tow bar, tow hitch or trailer hitch). For cars, these are predominantly of two types: a

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