Our experts listed to the right have specific, real world, experience in towing trailers in sizes ranging from small utility trailers to 40+ foot long RV and Car hauling trailers. This experience comes from both professional and personal usage of trailers. They know how to select the proper tow vehicle and hitch, manage tongue weight, properly attach the trailer to the vehicle, and ensure the combination of vehicle and trailer adhere to the weight ratings set forth by the vehicle manufacturer.
They have towed trailers at maximum rated vehicle capacity through some of the toughest environments in the country; from high altitude winding roads to the hottest desert environments and everything in between. This experience allows them to opine on vehicle limitations, the correctness of the trailer hookup, driver actions and whether any of these played a role in the cause of a crash.
Our experts listed to the right have direct, real world experience in the Recovery of vehicles ranging in size from small passenger vehicles to Class 8 commercial tractor-trailers. This experience allows them to opine on operations and methodology not from reading a book, but by having performed these tasks hundreds of times.
- Vehicle Towing and Recovery - Expert Introduction
Towing and Recovery Company Responsibilities
Towing and recovery companies are called to all types of roadway incidents. Common roadways incidents include: vehicle breakdowns; vehicle collisions with other vehicles, fixed objects, animals, or pedestrians; run off the road; and load shift. Regardless of the type of incident, and who requested the service, once they arrive on-scene, towing and recovery companies are expected to:
- Ensure Site Safety
- Recover & Remove Vehicles from Incident Scene
- Provide Safe Keeping for Vehicles and Property
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- Doug Rowland, P.E. Lifts & Loads a Log Processor in Freezing Conditions
Towing / Recovery expert, Douglas J. Rowland, P.E., recounts a challenging towing job he managed involving a log processor in freezing conditions.
Doug’s experience as a heavy vehicle recovery and towing technician includes towing on and off-road, trucks ranging from tractor-trailer combinations to heavy construction equipment, winching and up-righting, proper loading and towing techniques, as well as securement. He is a mechanical engineer, licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of New York. Doug has been performing forensic investigations across the United States since 2006.
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- Robson Forensic Brochure
Robson Forensic has been providing high quality and professional forensic engineering, architectural, scientific and
investigative services throughout the United States since 1987. Robson Forensic provides expertise in a broad range of forensic and technical disciplines.
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