Proper Trailer Coupling
posted on June 12, 2012 21:00
Coupling a tractor and trailer is an essential skill for a driver. You can't imagine the feeling you will have if you look in the mirror and see the trailer slide off the fifth wheel!
As long as you follow the proper procedures, you can couple to a trailer safely every time.
Both visual and physical confirmations are necessary to ensure that the kingpin is coupled securely to the fifth wheel.
These dual safety measures take only seconds and can prevent a costly major accident.
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