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Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

Flatbed vehicles are widely used to transport many types of goods on the road. They offer advantages over closed vehicles in terms of easy access to the load bed for loading and unloading and versatility of use.

The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

Securing loads for safe transport is a legal requirement in the UK, helping to protect the driver of the vehicle, other road users and pedestrians during the vehicle’s journey from vehicle rollover or load detachment, and the driver and unloading personnel from the risks inherent in unloading a load that has been able to move in transit.