Process Trailers and Towed Vehicles

Safety Bulletin


These guidelines apply to any towed vehicle or trailer specifically designed to carry personnel, equipment or other vehicles.

Process trailers are towed by a camera car or heavier equipment designed to carry or pull a load of the size required for the shot.

Any vehicle or camera platform towed by a camera car shall be considered to be part of the camera car and subject to all requirements outlined under Safety Bulletin: Camera Cars.

Only essential persons required for the shot shall be on the towed vehicle, all other persons shall be on the camera car. Towing combinations does not increase the allowable persons outlined in item 6 and note (1) of Safety Bulletin: Camera Cars.

All equipment, including but not limited to specialized equipment such as camera dollies, boom arms, lighting fixtures, grip equipment or special effects equipment shall be secured to the vehicle or have a safety strap.

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