Use the straps provided with the box to secure your load.
How to load a roof box.
Remember no roof box will be 100 waterproof so you will need to put anything that you would prefer not to get damp in bags if rain is forecast.
If you plan to stow long things such as skis and snowboards in your roof box then the shorter more compact roof boxes may not work for you.
Consider a roof rack.
Stack items evenly across the roof and in the center of the doors.
It s a lot to take in.
Lighter goes lower place heavier items on top of lighter items.
However we know that it s a minefield out there.
If you have a roof rack the straps ropes can be looped around the side and cross rails.
When you own a car at some point or another you 39 re going to want to put things on your roof.
Learn how to safely secure items to your car s roof racks.
The load stops are not intended to be used to secure the load on their own they are an extra safety measure.
Racv s ernest litera shares some practical tips on roof rack safety loading.
Not only is there a huge range of roof boxes to choose from but you also need to consider various other accessories and other factors such as storing your roof box when it s not in use and even fitting the thing in the first place.
A roof box is a great option.
Under this load the roof boxes must neither lose any load nor disengage from the basic carrier.
The straps as you say hold the load down and the load stops are not meant to replace those they are to be used in.
Longer items require a longer roof box.
Many roof boxes will fit most lengths of downhill skis and snowboards just fine but if you have exceptionally long skis like a pair of 210cm cross country skis then you need to pay close attention to the.
It 39 s the best way to carry oddly shaped unwieldy and extra items that might not fit in the.
Cover the entire load with a tarp or netting to prevent things from falling out.
Our roof bar ranges have a weight capacity from 50kg to 100kg depending on the roof bar you choose.
The rearward acceleration of the roof box corresponds to an accident at a speed of 30 km h when driving forwards.
You must not exceed the maximum load recommended by the roof box roof bars or your car s roof check the handbook.
However your cars roof will have a weight limit too which is normally lower than this.
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