Summer is the time of year when we tend to forget about general trailer maintenance. The sun's shining, the weather is hot, what could go wrong? Our trailers need care year-round, but this is the ideal time to inspect all areas as opposed to winter when they’re covered in snow and salt. Whether it’s a tire, your brakes, or the trailer itself, get ahead of any replacements so you’re not left stranded in the winter.
Inspect pressure and monitor tires to prevent blow-outs from the hot rubber
Ensure good working conditions as the hot weather can cause overheating and fires
3. REEFERS / REFRIGERATED TRAILERS
Ensure unit is set at proper temperature to prevent freezing
Other TIPs to Consider:
Why is it important to cover all these needs?
The operator must ensure that their trailers only go out in truly roadworthy condition. This is why it is beneficial to work closely with an experienced TIP provider, that has the expertise in running and maintaining fully compliant trailer fleets.
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