Check Those Car Carrier Tie-Down Straps

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Nylon Tie-downsIf you use nylon straps as a tie-down on a car carrier, these straps will stretch — often 10-15 percent while in tow. Any tie-down with nylon straps should be checked after a few miles of travel for proper securement.

For more vehicle tie-down tips for car carriers, see the Tow Times March issue article “Vehicle Tie-Downs — What Do You Use on Your Car Carrier?” By Peter Fuerst of the International Institute of Towing and Recovery.