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The truckload of benefits to our custom-designed steerable extendable trailers


If you want to see just how good a Drake Trailer’s heavy haulage trailer is, you only need to look at what we are doing for Nationwide Transport Solutions.

Nationwide Transport Solutions is a long-term client of ours and an oversized transport specialist that is now part of the Toll Group. In the video, NTS are hauling two 43-metre wind turbine blades under police escort from Port Kembla Harbour to Capital Hill Wind Farm. It is no small feat and could not have been accomplished without Drake Trailer’s custom-designed steerable extendable trailer.

What makes our custom-designed trailers so special?

The greatest feature of our trailers can be found in just two words: custom designed. With our custom trailer manufacturing, we are able to create a Drake Trailer that suits your unique needs. The custom-designed trailer for Nationwide Transport Solutions includes computerised steering, triple extensions of up to 45 metres and the ability to carry a massive payload of more than 50 tonnes.

Other features include:

  • A choice of six-by-eight and eight-by-eight tyre configurations
  • Hydraulic widening from 3.2 metres or 3.5 metres to 4.88 metres
  • Extendable decks that can be designed and built at various lengths to suit your requirements
  • Certified tie-down points incorporated in the trailer decks
  • Air-operated lock pins that are engaged at each extension pos.

Our trailers are designed and manufactured in Australia, using only the highest quality materials and workmanship to ensure you have everything you need to meet the most demanding tasks. This includes using only high-tensile steel from Australia, Japan and Sweden. We also offer reliable product support and spare parts.

How can The Drake Group help you?

Drake Trailers have been manufacturing trailers and heavy haulage equipment, for both the Australian and international market, for almost 60 years. The quality of our work can be seen in the fact that we continue to grow, recently acquiring O’Phee Trailers which have been building semi-trailers for more than 45 years.

We pride ourselves on our cutting edge engineering, our ongoing innovation, our outstanding build quality and our use of quality Australian materials. An investment in a Drake Group trailer is an investment in efficient, long-term productivity with a sound resale value.

If you would like to know more about our custom-designed steerable extendable trailers, please get in touch with us and we will happily answer all your questions. Meanwhile, if you would like to stay up to date with all the latest news from the Drake Group, sign up to our monthly newsletter.

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