What should we pay attention to when changing gear of flatbed trailer
As we all know, the flatbed trailer belongs to the tractor without power, only the locomotive traction can be transported, so the safety of the flatbed trailer is in the hands of the driver, then the flatbed trailer manufacturers to explain to you in the driving shift pay attention to the problem.
1. Avoid shifting into reverse when the flatbed trailer moves forward. Also, avoid shifting into forward gear when the flatbed trailer slides backwards. Be sure to wait until the flatbed trailer stops completely to shift gears.
2. When driving a flat trailer with manual gear, the driver should shift the gear at an appropriate speed, no matter in the high or low gear, to avoid the deceleration or jitter of the flat trailer between gear shifts. Also, keep in mind that the clutch must be fully pressed when shifting gears.
3. When you stop on a ramp at a red light or other reason, you should use the brakes to stop the flatbed trailer. Do not use the power of the engine to drag the flatbed trailer to prevent it from sliding backwards. For example, some drivers prefer to use a half-clutch and half-throttle approach to prevent the car from backing up, which can lead to engine and transmission wear. Good handling practices have a significant impact on the life of the vehicle, so the maintenance of the flatbed trailer during run-in is critical.
In addition, the maintenance of the flat trailer is also very important, generally speaking, for the flat trailer better maintenance is every half a year to the turntable maintenance, that is, on the turntable of the yellow grease nozzle with butter.
Above is the flat trailer in the process of driving how to shift, in different roads, different environments, the choice of our gear is an important thing, not only related to the smooth transport of goods, but also related to the safety of drivers. Only familiar with the gear, reasonable control gear, in order to make our flat trailer smooth running.