Tie-Down Violation- UTV

We hope this owner is simply hauling his UTV across the street. Even then, there is a good chance these tie-down straps will break or simply fall off.             As we see far too often, the owner is using open-style hooks that will detach with the slightest...

‘Ze Plane! ‘Ze Plane!

  Safety in the Skies and on the Ground Pacific Skies Aviation, a flight school based in Torrance, CA, understands that proper safety on the ground is just as important as teaching safety in the skies. That’s why the school chooses Mac’s. They needed...

Tie-Down Violation- Unique Tie Down

This is surely one of the most unique tie-down violations we’ve come across. At least the license plate was removed to protect the guilty party. Do not secure a vehicle side to side. There is nothing keeping this vehicle from rolling front to rear, which is the...

Give Your Tie Downs the TLC They Deserve

  Replacement Components for Your Tie Downs Wear and tear can differ depending on usage and the environment. Don’t wait to replace compromised components, no matter how small. Whether it’s a ratchet, running end, sewn fixed end hardware or webbing,...

Tie-Down Violation- Lifted Corvette

Good thing this Corvette is lifted. Otherwise it’d be difficult to load and unload. We can only see the rear of the vehicle and will assume the front is secured just as “well” as the rear.   Not only are non-safety-style wire hooks used, there...

Disaster Avoided!

Choosing Proper Tie Downs Saved this Jeep From Disaster Sam and his family were traveling in their motor home towing a trailer and Jeep. After a loud noise Sam looked in his mirror and saw the now detached trailer and Jeep drifting into the opposite lane. At the same...