- Improves driver safety
- Increases overall efficiency
- Maximizes payload and profits
- Saves time
An in-ground scale provides similar information as an on-board scale; however, flatbed drivers may have to inconveniently drive miles away to check weigh. Using an on-board scale allows the driver to direct the most efficient loading process possible. The driver can monitor the loading process from the trailer’s intuitive digital display to help distribute weight as necessary before going through the trouble of securing the load. Repeated overloading can shorten the life of the trailer overtime. Driver safety and length of the trailers life span improves when loading a flatbed is done right the first time. Without on-board scales, trailers can be loaded improperly, secured, driven out of route to an in-ground scale and weighed just to discover that the trailer is overweight or material needs to be repositioned. On-board scales save time and money by helping drivers get on the road safely and efficiently.
Air-Weigh offers on-board scales suitable for flatbed trailers and the tractors that pull them. Reach out with any questions about on-board scales by contacting us online or by calling 1-888-459-3444.