Safety Partitions

Steel and Composite Partitions, available with perforated windows and doors


Carrying heavy equipment and bulky tools to a job site can be risky! Protect yourself and your van with a partition. CT Truck & Van offers a wide range of partition options from manufacturers like Adrian Steel, Ranger Design, Weather Guard, and more!

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Safety Partitions Overview

A Partition (bulkhead) is one of the most practical van accessories you can purchase. A van partition is a divider, located behind the driver. There are several excellent reasons to purchase a van partition, including:

  • Safety: A van partition is like a wall, separating you from the cargo area of your work van. If you haul heavy equipment or bulky tools, a partition can offer protection to you and your passengers.
  • Efficiency: By installing a van partition, you are designating a cargo area in your van. Keeping your equipment in one place makes it easier for you to find the tool or item you're looking for.
  • Noise Reduction Work vans can be noisy, especially in the cargo area where your tools are stored. A snug partition keeps the noise in the back of your van, creating a quieter, more enjoyable ride.
  • Organization: Van partition offer an excellent level of organization. Several van partition accessories can be mounted directly onto the partition, creating more space and storage for your equipment, tools, and paperwork.
  • Climate Control: Adrian Steel van partitions create a seal between the partition and the van sides. This creates a separate space for the driver that can be heated or cooled much quicker than a full-size van interior.
  • Professional Image: Installing a bulkhead or partition in your work van creates a very professional look and feel to your work van. Presenting an organized, professional image is imperative in today's competitive marketplace.
  • Value: With an Adrian Steel partition, your work van increases in value. Partitions from Adrian Steel are known for quality and durability. By adding an Adrian Steel bulkhead to your work van, you're increasing the value.

Required in CT

A Partition is legally required in CT. If your van didn't come with one, we can equip it with a variety of options.

THINK DRIVER SAFETY

Keep your tools and materials secure in the cargo area.

THINK CLIMATE CONTROL

Composite Partitions off a solid wall between you and your cargo area. This will help quickly cool or heat the cab of your vehicle.

SOUND DEADENING

Dampens cargo area noise for a quieter ride.

Frequently Asked Questions

In the basic form a cargo van partition is a solid barrier that’s located between the cab of the van and the cargo area. In the event of an accident or sudden stop, unsecured tools and other equipment can become dangerous flying projectiles and the partition’s job is to stop them from entering the cab area and injuring the occupants.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 14-106c (2012)

No commercial van-type motor vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1975 shall be operated in this state unless equipped with headerboards or similar devices of sufficient strength to prevent load shifting and penetration or crushing of the driver’s compartment. Such headerboards or similar devices shall conform to the requirements of such devices set forth in the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.

(P.A. 73-227; P.A. 75-314.)

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