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Carntyne have a new campaign launching in 2022 to remind drivers of the essential “BLACK” method to ensure safe and secure vehicle coupling. Keep an eye out for the new keyrings coming soon...

B rakes - First task to be carried out when coupling into a trailer or tanker from the tractor unit.

L egs - wind down the landing legs, carry out a visual check to ensure both landing legs are evenly lowering when you are winding them down.

A ir - & electrics/hydraulics etc. Access the catwalk area and remove and stow the connections securely

C lip - next remove the safety dog clip from the 5th wheel handle

K ingpin - finally, pull the 5th wheel handle to release the kingpin from the 5th wheel.