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Do You Need a Special License to Tow a Trailer?

Towing a trailer with your vehicle is a serious undertaking, and therefore, requires some serious preparation and forethought. Not only should you ensure that you are well-practiced setting up your trailer and operating your vehicle while pulling it, but you … Continue reading

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How to Calculate Your Towing Weights

When it comes to safe towing, whether hauling a trailer full of your friend’s furniture or towing your Jetski back to the dock for the summer, the most essential element to ensure is on point is your towing weight. Towing … Continue reading

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How to Do a Pre-Trip Check Before Pulling a Trailer

It does not matter large or small your trailer is, nor how much experience you might have pulling one; everyone should perform a solid towing safety inspection before hitting the road for a long-distance trip. Continue below to either learn … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Choose the Right Ball Mount for Your Tow Hitch

When it comes to properly setting up your vehicle and trailer arrangement, one of the most vital elements to get absolutely right is your ball mount. Choosing the correct ball mount for your trailer hitch is important for guaranteeing a … Continue reading

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3 Simple Steps to Using a Trailer Hitch Adapter

Trailer hitch adapters are great because they do just that: adapt. You can use them with a 2 inch hitch accessory with a 1 ¼ inch receiver. Even better, trailer hitch adapters can also be used with hitch-mounted bike racks … Continue reading

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How Does Tongue Weight Affect My Car?

Tongue weight (TW) is incredibly important when it comes to towing and hauling cargo with your car. Improper tongue weight would make it very difficult to operate your vehicle, let alone do so safely. If you are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Towing a Camper or RV This Fall

Prime camping season is approaching fast, which means avid travelers are planning road trips to through wine country, to the coast, and much more!  When long road trips are on the itinerary, it is common for the voyage to include … Continue reading

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Recommended Tow Hitch Fittings You’ll Need for Long Distance Hauls

There are several hitch accessories that are recommended for drivers to use when towing a trailer longer distances. Although there are several hitch accessories you don’t necessarily need for shorter hauls, long distance towing is a more serious undertaking, especially … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Towing a Trailer

Towing a trailer doesn’t have to be a daunting task. As long as you have the right experience, knowledge, and equipment, you can easily tow a trailer without any difficulties. It is always a great idea to review some helpful … Continue reading

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Common Causes of Towing Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Many tow truck drivers can go their whole careers without experiencing an accident of any kind, while another can get into trouble on their very first try. No matter how experienced you are in towing, whether you are a professional … Continue reading

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