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How Can You Make Your Trailer Safer?

Driving with a trailer is a skill that can take time to master. Here are a few things you can do to make your trailer safer when traveling. Invest in a Good Weight Distribution System If your trailer weight is more than 50% of your vehicle's weight, then a weight distribution system is recommended for [...]

5 Critical Safety Tips For Your Next RV Outing

Many people like to take their RVs out for a trip now and then. If you're planning a longer trip, however, there are some important safety checks you should do before you head out. From generators to electric brakes for trailer safety, every part of your RV and anything you may be towing will need [...]

3 of the Most Common Questions About Trailer Sway, Answered

Many people who tow a trailer just accept that sway control is limited. The fact is, trailer sway is a common issue, but there are things you can do that will improve sway control greatly. There are plenty of questions about sway control and how to improve it. The top three questions are listed below. [...]

3 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Trailer Brake Controller

When it comes time to look at new trailer brake controller solutions, you might feel a little bit overwhelmed. If you're not sure what to look for, then you've come to the right place. From looking at reviews of brake controllers to examining your towing habits, here are three tips to help you choose the [...]

Towing Safety Facts You Should Know

Most drivers don't realize that towing is different from driving normally. There are some towing safety facts that you must observe when you are towing so that you don't end up causing accidents. For instance, a 35-mph crosswind can put as much as 3,440 pounds of force pushing against a huge trailer. This is from [...]

Why Air Brake Controller Maintenance is Key to Your Safety

The NHTSA reports that there are more than 50,000 accidents yearly related to towing. Some of these accidents occur because of a poorly maintained air brake controller. The heat generated by your vehicle's engine is converted into kinetic energy, which then makes the car move. However, when you want your car to stop, that same [...]

What Are the Best Brake Controllers for Trailers and RVs?

When it comes to the question of what are the best type of brake controllers for trailers and RVs, there are several factors that one should look at. There are more than 11% of households in the United States headed by 35- to 54-year-olds—that own an RV. This percentage exceeds the 9.3% of those that [...]

A Look At Trailer Brake Controller Solutions

Hauling a trailer puts an incredible amount of stress on the braking system of the vehicle. Whether transporting cars, a boat, industrial freight, or any other type of cargo, it is imperative to have a brake controller to make sure that the trailer braking system will function. Here are a few things to consider when [...]

Trailer Brake Wiring System: 3 Things Every Towing Enthusiast Should Know

To ensure maximum towing safety when on the road, your trailer brake system must be working perfectly. This means that your trailer brake wiring system must be expertly connected to function optimally. Today, most vehicles designated for towing come with a ready-to-use wiring system for trailer brakes. This makes it easy for you because all [...]

Tips to Enhance Your Towing Safety

The NHTSA says that there are more than 50,000 accidents every year on North American roads related to towing. As an RV enthusiast, it’s your responsibility to ensure that you’re safe when towing on the road. One of the most effective ways to enhance your towing safety is by installing electronic brake controllers. Let’s look [...]

4 Common Problems in a Trailer Brake Wiring System

Avid RV campers are likely to own a towable trailer or a motorhome. Research shows more than 11% of U.S. households with 35-45-year-olds have an RV, which is more than the ownership rates for 55+ year-olds. The majority prefer towable RVs to motorhomes as they are more affordable and allow users to use the towing [...]

Understanding the Importance of the Controlling Trailer Sway

For anyone who has hauled a trailer, trailer sway is inevitable. Trailer sway incidents that happen among noncommercial drivers often go unnoticed. If you are a trailer owner who hauls cargo, mobile homes, or supplies for recreational travel, you want stability for transport. Trailer sway devices are manufactured as either a device that prevents sway [...]