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Injuries in the Trucking Industry are Too Widely Accepted

We recently came across an article on injuries in the trucking industry which started with the declaration that “everybody knows” truckers suffer from lower back pain. This is a rather sad commentary on the state of the industry. It should … Read More

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Ultralift Benefits Drivers, Whether Human or Robot

Analysis of the trucking industry is looking increasingly closely at the prospect of a driverless future. We suppose that taking the drivers out of the equation altogether is one way to avoid truck driving injuries. But no one seriously thinks … Read More

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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

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Trailer Landing Gear Crank Injuries Drive Women from Trucking

Fleet Owner recently published an article that discussed efforts to attract more women to the trucking industry.* Currently, women make up no more than six percent of the more than three and a half million truck drivers in the United … Read More

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Not the Only Alternative to Hand-Crank Landing Gear, But The Best

If you look back only a few years, you should have little trouble finding press releases and review articles boasting about other technological solutions to the problem of trailer landing gear crank injuries. We have the utmost confidence that all … Read More

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Trailer Landing Gear and the Future of Trucking Technology

TruckingInfo.com recently ran an article1 featuring input from Lars Stenqvist, the executive vice president of Volvo Group Trucks Technology, regarding “the tech that will drive the future of trucking”. Naturally, we were curious about how his vision might include the … Read More

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Adjusting Trailer Landing Gear During Loading and Unloading

We’ve already made it clear that the Ultralift power tool helps to prevent trailer landing gear crank injuries. And hopefully those who have read our first few blog posts are also picking up on how this power tool can increase … Read More

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When is a Mistake not a Mistake in Drop-and-Hook Procedure?

If you’re not highly experienced as a truck driver, there’s a good chance that you have made (or will make) the mistake of lowering your trailer’s landing gear too far before taking on a load. If you don’t leave a … Read More

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Preventing Truck Driving Injuries Due to Repetitive Strain

When you think about workers’ compensation and job-related debilitating injuries, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a single, catastrophic event like a fall. But in fact, most workers’ comp cases have to do with repetitive stress injuries. … Read More

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Ultralift Technologies is proud to launch its newly updated website

Ultralift Technologies is proud to launch its newly updated website.

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