In the United States, combination jet/vac trucks with front-mounted hose reels are more common than those with rear-mounted hose reels. Resulting from this commonality is the belief that front-mounted hose reels may be more effective and otherwise superior to the rear reel design. One might surmise that since this is a case, then the front reel design is the most advantageous on the job. However, combination jet/vac trucks offering rear-mounted hose reels offer significant advantages over the more common front-mounted hose reel trucks. This white paper will focus on just three reasons why a truck with a rear-mounted hose reel is more beneficial for you and all of the applications you face on a day-to-day basis.