We at Mytee Products know Flatbed Truckers are always on the go. However, you want to make sure your tarps and straps have an extra layer of protection before hitting the road. At the end of the day, you are running your own business and it’s your responsibility to take good care of your products. […]
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Ratchet straps are cargo tie-down straps made of polyester webbing. They are run through a buckle that lets you loosen and tighten the strap, so you can lengthen the strap until you can pull it across your entire load, then tighten the strap until there’s enough tension to secure the load. Occasionally, we are asked […]
Cargo Control, Inspection & Shipping Checklist: Download and Print Checklist PDF
We’ve all seen a checklist before, in fact, a checklist is used before doing a lot of things that either require special care such as going on a long road trip or performing a dangerous stunt. These checklists are put in place to make sure nothing important is forgotten about or neglected along the way. […]
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Owning a car or truck comes with required and routine maintenance to make sure there are no issues when going from A to B. It’s important to change your fluids and brake pads routinely, but it’s also as important to rotate your tires. Depending on what kind of truck you’re driving, rotation patterns can vary. […]
Best Ways to Prevent Tarp Billowing and Flapping Against the Wind!
After spending 20 to 30 minutes on tarping a load, nothing aggravates a flatbed trucker more than looking out the mirror 25 miles down the road and seeing one or more of those tarps billowing in the wind. Billowing tarps reduce fuel efficiency and risk both straps and cargo. Truckers hate tarp billowing while they […]
How Many Ratchet Tie-Down Straps Do I Need to Secure Cargo Load?
Whenever you are transporting a heavy load in a flatbed truck then it is very important to ensure the safety of the load. For the protection of the loads, tie-down straps are used. Tie-down straps is a fastener that is available in various length. The length of the strap is selected depending on the size […]
20 Popular Types of Trailers in the Trucking Industry
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Safety Tips For Drivers Hauling Flatbed Trucks And Other Heavy Vehicles
Even if you have been driving heavy vehicles since years it is good idea to once in a while check and review safety tips. These tips can benefit all those who are hauling trucks and other vehicles as they contain awareness regarding the basic facts about safety on the road. Safety Tips For Drivers Hauling […]