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What is a Tautliner?

A tautliner is a trademark for a type of trailer that is equipped with a side curtain. Due to the movable lateral stanchions and the sliding tarpaulin, a tautliner enables easy and comfortable loading and unloading both at the rear as well as the side.

The concept was developed in England in the 1960s, with the basic aim of being able to use the entire area of the side walls for loading and unloading the trailers in addition to the rear wing doors. This goal is achieved by curtain-type side walls that can be opened and closed smoothly.