Love Your Car: Trailer Fundamentals

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Summer is a popular time for towing campers, boats and other toys, but safe operation of a trailer requires some knowledge.

Here are four things to remember when towing a trailer.

  • Capacity – know the maximum towing capacity for your vehicle and where to find it
  • Safety Chains – how to install them to prevent accidents
  • Lock Receiver – prevents unexpected trailer detachment
  • Lighting – ensures visibility, know various connector options and adapters