Do You Need Dock Security?

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How can I secure trailers in my dock area?

Do You Need Dock Security?

Some dock managers recognize security risks or theft potential for trailers parked overnight in a dock area. There are many solutions for different dock security needs, but you may need a trailer-specific solution for overnight parking. If you feel some loads are at risk, consider installing a thirty-dollar device known as a "king pin lock". This is a keyed device that covers a trailer's coupler or king pin. This preventing the trailer from being moved until the lock has been removed once the job is done. A similar device known as the "glad hand lock" prevents coupling with the air line connection of a semi trailer. Still another device is the parking brake lock, which prevents activation of a trailer's brake systems. If you are concerned with unauthorized moving of trailers in your dock area, one or all of these dock equipment solutions can be a major help.

   

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