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Heavy Truck Towing Recovers Overloaded Dump Trailer

When Heavy Truck Towing Rescues and Heavily Loaded Dump Trailer

Overlooking weight restrictions on a dump trailer led to the need for heavy truck towing.  A local roofing company was delivering shingles for a job on its dump trailer. In this case, the dump trailer weighed down the ball on the 1 ton truck, causing the dump trailer to give way and bent to one side. Shingles ended up all over the highway as the damaged dump trailer gave way to the heavy load.

Universal Towing came in and fixed things in no time. We worked carefully and quickly on I-95, allowing the local FDOT officials to keep traffic moving.  First, we manually loaded shingles on the road into a container. Next, our heavy truck towing team manually pulled the remaining shingles out of the dump trailer.  Last, we winched the the dump trailer onto one of our large flatbeds. 

Thanks to Bruce and Tim from Universal Towing for their hard work.

Our Flatbed in action with dumpster trailer holding shingles

Our Flatbed in action with dumpster trailer holding shingles

Heavy Truck Towing of Dumpster Truck on I-95

Heavy Truck Towing of Dumpster Truck on I-95

Details of Dump Trailer with Shingles for Heavy Truck Towing

Universal Towing was contacted for heavy truck towing when a dump trailer holding shingles needed to be rolled back over. The dump trailer was overloaded with shingles. It had pushed down on the trailer ball of the 1 ton truck and came off the truck and rolled over.  After being contacted, the heavy truck towing team from Universal Towing drove out to the location on I-95 heading southbound. The heavy truck towing from Universal Towing assessed the situation after seeing the dump trailer on its side. The heavy truck towing saw that the shingles had fallen out of the dump trailer. Also, the dump trailer couldn’t support the shingles any longer. The heavy truck towing team collected shingles on the side of the road.  The heavy truck towing also took shingles that still remained in the dump trailer and placed them in a waiting container. Once the dump trailer was unloaded the heavy truck towing team decided to upright it and then load it onto a flatbed trailer. First, the heavy truck towing team backed up the flatbed trailer. Next, the heavy truck towing team winched the dump trailer upright. The dump trailer landed on both tires, securely.  Howver, it wasn’t ready to be towed on its own as it was damaged in the incident. The heavy truck towing team then readjusted the tow truck. They then extracted the winch and attached it to the dump trailer. Next, they slowly winched the dump trailer up the flatbed. The dump trailer moved up 1 foot. The dump trailer moved 2 feet. The front tires of the dump trailer rolled onto the flatbed. The dump trailer continued to roll up the flatbed. Finally, the heavy truck towing team pulled the dump trailer all the way up onto the flatbed trailer.  The heavy truck towing team then secured the front tires of the dump trailer. Next, the heavy truck towing team secured the rear wheels of the dump trailer. The heavy truck towing work occurred on I-95 near Daytona, Ormond Beach and Holly Hill.