Do the walk-along tugs require preventative maintenance?

Every vehicle needs regular preventative maintenance and our V-move tugs and tow tractors are no exception. The V-move tugs and tow tractors are designed to keep maintenance to a minimum. Our walk-along tugs have very few moving parts and are lighter than a comparable...

What kind of tow hitch and tow bar do I need?

The link between the tug and the cart or dumpster bin being towed is one of the most important components to consider when towing a dumpster bin or cart with a V-Move electric tug. We often see examples of unsafe connections between the load moving tug and the item...

Can a tug be certified as explosion-proof?

Yes, all V-Move tugs from the XL+ and larger (including the 650 and 1200 tow tugs) can be certified to operate where there is an explosive environment, such as in a paint room. We only recommend you certify the AC motor tugs as an AC motor does not generate a spark in...

How does temperature affect batteries?

Very hot temperatures will affect both the life of most battery types used in your V-move tug and cause the voltage level to drop off much quicker. Here is a good study on the effect of heat on battery voltage: US study of heat effect on batteries  We offer and...

What is a load mover?

A battery-powered electric walk-along load mover is a powerful mechanical aid to move heavy items. The mover can lift and carry the items or push and/or pull heavy items that are on two or more casters or wheels. The load mover allows physical distancing and reduced...
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