Automatic trailer landing gear solution by Ultralift: Automated landing gear is the future and fleets are slowly adopting

Trailer landing gear injuries are not just caused due to operator error or distraction leading to severe head injuries. Poor maintenance in the trailer landing gear will cause the landing gear to become quite hard to crank in even low … Read More

Electric landing gear solution by Ultralift: Electric landing gear advantages over pneumatic landing gear and hydraulic landing gear solutions

Solutions like pneumatic landing gear and hydraulic landing gear has long been introduced into the market place around 2010 have continued to fail in performance and reliability and few of those companies have gone out of business as a result … Read More

Automatic trailer landing gear solution by Ultralift: The total cost of losing a driver due to injury

Many fleets do not realize the total lost they incur besides the worker’s comp premiums and losing the driver for 3-6 months or more. One of customers said that when one driver is injured (regardless of the injury) and cannot … Read More

Electric trailer landing gear solution by Ultralift: Power tool to raise and lower your loaded trailer landing gear

Ultralift’s power tool solution has been chosen by many companies along with many owner operators who simply like to work smarter and safer, not harder and inefficient. Safety prevention for the trucking industry has long been a strong focus for … Read More

Trailer landing gear safety by Ultralift: Guide to properly manual crank your trailer landing gear by the experts

In case you opt to never try Ultralift’s power tool system for raising and lowering your trailer landing gear, here’s a quick guide to help you safely continue the 100+ year old cranking method: Experts tips to safely crank your … Read More

Trailer Driving Safety Compensates for Contraction of Workforce

The trucking industry lost about 100 jobs in the month of September, marking what some analysts believe may be the beginning of a negative outlook for the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. If they’re correct, that means … Read More


How Trucking Operators Can Show Extra Commitment to Safety

In 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration adopted a new rule allowing for the revocation of licenses for operators who have been found to conceal a history of safety violations through the use of “chameleon companies”. Yet the problem … Read More


Truck Driving is Dangerous, but Marginal Improvements Make a Big Difference

The latest data shows that truck driving remains one of the most dangerous professions in the country, accounting for 918 fatalities in the year 2016 alone, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. No doubt this is a major contributing … Read More


Cash Bonuses vs. Tech Upgrades for Trucking Companies

In recent weeks, we’ve seen a lot of headlines boasting that certain companies have turned tax cut savings into bonuses for their employees. Some of those stories involve trucking companies. And while we would never try to stand in the … Read More


Truck Driving Technology Doesn’t Threaten Trucking Jobs

The topic of truck driving technology made its way into the popular press recently when The Atlantic published an article on the future of self-driving trucks. The piece strove to paint a rosy picture of automation in the trucking industry, … Read More