Love Your Car: Trailer Fundamentals

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

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


Don't miss

More Featured

Latest News

More News