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2015 DS Smith Logistics Concept Trailer

09 Nov EN 12642-XL Trailers

As part of our ongoing partnership with DS Smith Logistics to promote safer trailers for the public and operators, earlier this year we retrofitted one of their Pillarless Curtainsider’s with a whole suite of Health & Safety conscious devices, listed below. 

  • ArmourSheet – XL curtains (Fully EN12642XL rated).
  • Automatic rear step illumination lamp.
  • Fully integrated Soft Dock system with audible warning.
  • Lawrence David patented Curved Ground Coupling.
  • Our latest Strap Safe load securing system.
  • Portholes in roof to act as skylights.
  • Side marker lamps incorporated in to the indicator / repeater system.
  • Two high level rear indicator lamps.
  • Two high level rear stop lamps.

The attached picture shows our patented Curved Ground Coupling which is being trialled by a select few of our most long standing customers. This is now the industry leading coupling in terms of driver safety, providing comfortable, ground level suzie coupling & decoupling of the trailer connections, NO working at height & NO getting behind the cab.

DS Smith were so thrilled to have these additions on their trailer they included an article in the winter edition of their internal magazine, and it’s a recommended read from us, link here.

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