Drivers spend a great deal of time on the deck of their flatbed trailer, from securing their loads to assisting with off-loading. Getting up onto--and down off of--the deck has been a challenge. Until now. Introducing the first built-in stairway for platform trailers, from East Manufacturing. In the down position, the deck lid latches securely to prevent bouncing during transit. The deck lid is load bearing, so the trailer loses zero deck area because of the stairs.