When You are hauling an oversize load you need to make sure that your trailer has the right equipment. Oversize and overweight loads are special case shipments that exceed the operational parameters defined by each state.
(a) Any commercial motor vehicle transporting a load which extends beyond the sides by more than 102 mm (4 inches) or more than 1,219 mm (4 feet) beyond the rear must have the extremities of the load marked with red or orange fluorescent warning flags. Each warning flag must be at least 457 mm (18 inches) square.(b) Position of flags. There must be a single flag at the extreme rear if the projecting load is two feet wide or less. Two warning flags are required if the projecting load is wider than two feet. Flags must be located to indicate maximum width of loads which extend beyond the sides and/or rear of the vehicle. OVERSIZE LOAD signs, shall be displayed on the front and rear of the over dimensioned vehicle or vehicle/load
Cargo Equipment Corporation has a complete line of safety flags and banners in stock and ready for shipment. We have both red jersey safety flags and orange mesh safety flags with grommets or on a staff. When using a safety flag with grommets, we have rubber tarp straps or safety flag magnets that will help properly secure your safety flag to your load. We also carry an EZ hook line of Safety flags and oversize banners that have a built in bungee strap for quick attachment to your load. Oversize load banners and wide load banners are a must for the front and rear of the vehicle / load. We have both vinyl oversize load sings, as well as, mesh oversize load signs in stock and ready for shipment. Mesh oversize load signs are designed to allow up to 30% more air flow for less wind resistance helping your mesh oversize load banner to last longer. We also carry safety cones, conspicuity tape, flip placards, slow moving vehicle emblems and safety seals.
Check out the pallet jack stop, which is the only truck tool that will hold any pallet jack in place in a moving truck trailer. It can help avoid costly cargo or trailer damage that a runaway pallet jack can cause. Cargo Equipment has access to a wide variety of safety equipment so if you don't see the exact size of safety flag or oversize banner then please give us a call. Our friendly customer service department can help you custom order the right product for your specific application