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Top 5 Roof Rack Safety Tips


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You may pride yourself on your ability to pack your luggage into your vehicle like a Tetris game, but packing a roof rack is an entirely different beast. Be sure to choose lighter items and pack the heaviest of those light items first. Loading and unloading is a big pain while you're on the road, so try to pack items you won't need to access regularly. Yes, we're making it sound pretty complicated, but cargo carriers are a great way to contain all of your goods in a confined area, and also create a more aerodynamic load.


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