Best Uses of Roof Racks / Car Brackets 0

With the summer holidays fast approaching, people are already itching to get started on all of the activities which come around with the fine weather. A roof rack or bracket for your car can make sure that you always have the space you need to fit all of your equipment for your outdoor activities during the holiday period and beyond.

RoofRackA roof rack is a set of bars which is secured to the top of your car in order to enable you to transport items of your choice. It helps reduce the risk of overloading to the driver, passengers and other road users. They are especially useful when carrying large items which cannot feasibly be contained within the boot of your car, serving as an extremely useful device to transport items which otherwise wouldn’t fit in your car – especially with the summer holiday season approaching.

Items that can fit in your car will occupy room people could inhabit, and so traveling with goods on top of your car is the perfect utilisation of the space on your roof. They usually consist of rails on either side, or tracks, which attach to towers and mounts which secure bulky items in the rack system.

BracketAnother transportation device is a car bracket, which is attached to the back of your car and allows you to travel with your bicycle on the back. Roof racks most of the time will not fit a bicycle within them, so this is perfect for connecting your bike. A combination of both a bracket and roof rack is excellent for transporting multiple items.

Below are some of the best uses of roof racks, including various items you can transport using the device.


If you are going on holiday or traveling somewhere important, you will clearly be required to take a suitable quantity of clothes, cosmetics and various other essentials to get by. These will all take up significant room within your car, and so why not use the space you have on your roof? Using a roof rack, all of your luggage can conveniently be placed in there, freeing up the car space for passengers, or other items which are needed to hand which you travel with.


This is potentially one of the most appropriate uses for the roof rack, and that’s carrying equipment of this nature. If you are a keen enthusiast of water sports, or love winter sports like skiing etcetera, you’ll know how much space is taken up by the equipment, how messy it can get, and how much of a hassle it is trying to move the items in and out of your car. Using a roof rack these problems quickly disintegrate, and not only can you easily move the goods in and out of the roof rack, but you have removed items from inside your car which would otherwise hamper your view out the back window when driving.


For those who work as a private courier, their job is to supply goods to people directly to their home address. This profession requires some form of an advanced transportation system to fit all the necessary items, so why not use a roof rack?


For your profession as a handy man, or generally anything within manual labour, you will likely have various equipment which needs to be contained within your vehicle. You’ve guessed it, use a roof rack.

Equipment for Outdoor Activities

OutdoorActivityEquipmentWhether you’re into canoeing, kayaking, cycling, rock climbing; you’ll always find you have plenty of space to carry your equipment when you use a roof rack!

The information is provided by the specialist in roof racks and car brackets company westcott racks.