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TRAILER TOWING: Heavy Trailer Hook-Up

Images showing a Vulcan Heavy-duty wrecker towing a trailer using the king pin attachment

In this full-feature video our own Tom Luciano will demonstrate one way to tow a heavy trailer using the Century® or Vulcan® underlift cross bar, fork risers, king pin tow plate, safety chains, and our engineered tow chains with specially designed frame hooks.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Tow Truck, Recovery, 9055XL, Underlift, 7035, Century 9055, V-100, V-70, tow chains, 5130, 5230, King Pin, 5th Wheel Attachment, Trailer, Fork Holder, Crossbar, Trailer Towing, Fork Risers, Frame Chains

Heavy-Duty Underlift Fork Holders

Image of John Hawkins illustrating the proper fit of the towing fork on the truck of a axle.

Proper fork holder usage is critical during heavy-duty towing operations. In this video our own John L. Hawkins discusses some of the common misconceptions when using fork holders, and demonstrates the way our fork holders were designed to be used.

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Topics: miller industries, Century, Wrecker, Heavy-Duty, Rotator, Towing, Tow Truck, Underlift, Heavy-Duty Towing, Towing Forks, Knee Boom, Fork Holder, HHU, SDU

Redesigned Fork Holders for Medium-Duty

Image shows a medium-duty wrecker with underlift extended using a fork with a fork holder to recovery a disabled box truck.

The redesigned fork holders (Miller Industries Part# 0810274) for the medium-duty underlift found on the Century® 3212, Vulcan® V-30, and the Chevron™ 1016 provide for even more usage. In this video, we answer some questions and demonstrate how these generation 2 fork holders can be used.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Underlift, Towing Forks, 3212, Fork Holder, Crossbar, V-30, 1016

Looking for an Economical Heavy-Duty Towing Alternative?

A rear view image of the back end of a Holmes DTU- detachable towing unit.

Are you looking for an economical alternative for heavy-duty towing? If so, the second generation DTU™ Gen 2 – (Detachable Towing Unit) is the way to go. The DTU™ Gen 2 by Holmes® lets you take your existing wet line kit on your road tractor and convert it into a tow truck with a 35,000-lb. retracted underlift capacity.

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Topics: Wrecker, Heavy-Duty, Towing, Holmes, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Truck, Underlift, DTU, Detachable Towing Unit, Efficiency