A video posted to reddit recently has us wondering about the details of this apparent time-saving technique.
In the clip, a truck is shown balancing on a tilted lift, apparently allowing the load to simply fall out of the back of the trailer, speeding up the unloading process.
We were aware of these sorts of contraptions, but this video left us wondering… Although we’re pretty sure drivers are never allowed to stay in their cab during these situations, what would staying inside during this quick unload be like?
“How you unload the load quickly!!! I don’t know if the truck driver is in there but if he is that’s one HELLUVA ride!!!lol” wrote the video poster.
“I use these every day in Washington hauling wood chips. No they don’t let you ride. They tip pretty high up to dump everything out. It unloads fairly quickly,” commented one viewer.
“Nothing is tied down, just relying on basic gravity to not flip the trailer. As long as they don’t lift it up too much, it will be fine,” added another.
Watch the clip of a potentially wild ride, below.