Corrugated and specialist plastic supplier DS Smith has taken delivery of 218 Lawrence David trailers from Ryder.
The straight-frame pillarless curtainsiders feature SAF wide axles designed to help prevent roll-overs, as well as Strap Safe floor-to-floor load restraint systems.They also include Michelin Effitrailer tyre-pressure monitoring systems, soft dock systems with audible warnings, securing curtains and ground-coupling mavis rails.
There are high-level indicator and brake lights as well as side marker lights that flash when the indicators are used. When coupled to tractor units, the trailers are automatically illuminated internally when the driver opens the doors.
The order also includes 21 Mercedes-Benz Actros StreamSpace tractor units with Brigade’s Backchat speaking side-warning alarm.The vehicles have been supplied on lease and include maintenance contracts.
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