The accident: A paving company employee was transporting a compactor to a jobsite. After parking the tilt bed trailer, he unloaded the compactor by backing the machine down the ramp. The compactor slid off the edge of the ramp and then tipped over. The driver jumped from the machine, but was struck by the ROPS and pinned to the ground.
Trailering tactics: Proper planning and the right equipment ensures safe transport