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Flatbed trucking is one of the toughest jobs out there.
It can be physically demanding, mentally challenging, and some days, outright frustrating.
That’s why we thought we’d share a list of reasons why we’d like to tip our hats to the flatbedders out there.
- They help each other out. Earlier this summer, a flatbed truck driver Brandon Winger shared a touching Facebook post about how he helped out a fellow driver with a tarping job — and insisted that the older driver keep his money.
2. They haul the craziest stuff sometimes.
— Houston (@VisitHouston) June 15, 2016
3. They’re inventive. A flatbed truck driver with upper body injuries found a way to keep doing the job he loved by inventing a strap throwing device called the Strap-A-Pult. You can check out a demo video below.
4. They know a thing or two about how to keep things in place.
5. They’ve got some impressive arms. Throwing straps and tarping is a heck of a workout!
6. They’re not afraid to haul the little loads too.
Our hats go off to all of the flatbedders out there!