Do your cargo barriers comply with Australian Standards ?
Most Cargo Barriers are tested to comply with Australian standard AS/NZS4304.
What sort of maintenance is required on my cargo barrier?
Ensure fasteners are always tight and check anchorage points for any obvious damage. If vehicle is in an accident it is recommended that you have your cargo barrier inspected at an authorised Caddy Storage outlet for any advice.
Can I modify my cargo barrier?
Cargo barriers are designed and manufactured and fitted to vehicles according to the Australian standard AS/NZS4304 to ensure your personal safety. Under NO circumstances should a barrier ever be modified as compliance to the Standard cannot be guaranteed to a modified barrier.
How long does it take to install my Cargo Barriers?
Cargo barrier fitting times vary depending on your vehicle. The less complicated cargo barriers can take as little as 30 mins where the more complicated barriers can take up to three hours or more. Please enquire at your point of sale.
Is my cargo barrier compatible with vehicles air bags?
Cargo barriers are designed not to impede a vehicles air bags.
What happens to my cargo barrier after a crash?
If your vehicle has been involved in an accident and the cargo barrier has been hit it should be replaced, the structural integrity of steel components cannot be guaranteed to meet the Australian standards in a second accident. We do not recommend fitting second hand barriers as their crash history is unknown and we would not compromise the safety of you or your family.
What are the advantages of a Vapour Resistant cargo barrier?
The main advantage is that of which this type of cargo barrier is named – Vapour resistant – meaning a great proportion of any vapours carried in the rear of the vehicle will be blocked out from the front occupants. This is very popular now with many larger fleets and their concerns around WHS.
It blocks out most noise from the rear compartment of vehicle.
Improves air conditioning meaning better fuel consumption for the vehicle.
Polycarbonate clear window – meaning you are NOT looking through a common mesh cargo barrier.
Polycarbonate window is kinked for light deflection at night time.
Stops any small items entering into main front compartment in the unfortunate event of an accident.