Sunbelt Rentals, with more than 470 equipment rental locations worldwide, has selected Right Weigh Load Scales to outfit its fleet of Class 8 transport vehicles, encouraging installation on all existing equipment and new equipment purchases, as a preventative safety measure.
“We are continuing to install Right Weigh Load Scales on our rollback and tractor-trailer units,” says Byron Adkins, corporate safety manager for Charlotte, N.C.-based Sunbelt. “The ease of installation, accompanied by the effectiveness of the onboard scales to maximize our dispatch capabilities, helps our drivers quickly identify the accurate weights of the loads being transported. The scales give our drivers another tool to help us in servicing our customers on a timely delivery schedule, while ensuring that we move legal loads on the highways.”
With the addition of Right Weigh Load Scales fleetwide, Sunbelt Rentals says it has addressed a major safety concern of the heavy equipment rental industry and the trucking industry at large. “They recognize the serious safety implications of maintaining legal weights and balanced loads at all times,” says Andy Mount, managing director of Sherwood, Ore.-based Right Weigh. “Right Weigh’s onboard load scales make it simple for drivers to balance their loads and know their axle weights every time, without having to locate an inground scale.”