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Be Careful On the Ice: 3 Tips For Safe Towing In Slippery Conditions

Driving any kind of vehicle over the winter is already much more dangerous than any other time of the year. Towing a vehicle on icy roads, however, is extremely dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are over 50,000 accidents every year as a result of towing. Truck drivers towing any [...]

5 Trailer Towing Tips For Winter Driving

Towing a trailer is extremely dangerous if you aren't careful. And those dangers are amplified over the winter. Snowy and icy roads mixed with large trucks and heavy hauls is a very dangerous combination. If you're towing a trailer of any kind throughout the winter, you need to drive as safe as possible -- here's [...]

Trailer Towing Safety: 6 Great Electronic Brake Controllers

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are over 50,000 accidents every year related to towing. Towing a trailer is extremely dangerous and you must know what you're doing prior to getting behind the wheel. Trailer sway is a serious problem that can lead to devastating injuries on the roads. It's important [...]

Towing Safety: What Causes Roadway Trailer Sway?

Imagine driving down the highway with your family, camper attached to your truck's tow, and you're all sharing your excitement about your annual camping trip. Suddenly, a large gust of wind strikes your vehicle on the driver's side. This fun-filled family trip has now transformed into a life or death situation. According to the National [...]

Avoid These 4 Costly Mistakes When Towing a Trailer

Driving a large truck with a tow attached on a long road trip can be a lot of fun, especially if you're going camping or spending time with family or friends. However, these vehicles are much more dangerous than the average automobile. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are over 50,000 [...]

Roadway Safety: Importance of Preventing and Correcting Trailer Sway

Whether you're planning on a vacation with the family next summer or just want to hook up a trailer and go on a cross-country road trip for some alone time, long drives are great. Driving across states, taking in all the nature, and just clearing your mind is a great way to refresh and clear [...]

4 Great Tips For Safely Operating Recreational Vehicles

More than 11% of U.S. households headed by 35-to-54-year-olds own a recreational vehicle (RV). In fact, across the country, there are as many as 30 million RV enthusiasts, including renters. These outdoor-loving people have more than 16,000 public and privately owned campgrounds to roam around nationwide, leading to fun-filled trips for millions of families. Driving [...]

Towing Safety: 3 Tips For Handling a Truck’s Trailer

Driving a truck is dangerous in itself, but towing a heavy trailer can amplify those dangers significantly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that there are over 50,000 accidents every year due to towing. Due to the dangerous aspects of truck driving and towing, it's essential to focus on safety at all times. [...]

Safe Towing: Understanding Your Trailer’s Brake Controller Wiring

When it comes to driving a truck with a trailer attached, you need to drive even more carefully than normal. You can't just attach a trailer to your truck's towing hitch and start driving across the country -- you need to make sure that you're ready to safely tow any sized freight behind your truck. [...]

Towing Safety: 5 FAQs About Towing and 3 Pieces of Towing Safety Knowledge

The RV Industry Association (RVIA) reports that there are as many as 30 million RV enthusiasts, including RV renters, across the United States. These recreational vehicles are great for long road trips, camping, and just for enjoying the outdoors. Unfortunately, towing these vehicles isn't always as easy as it sounds. The National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

Towing Vehicle Safety: 3 Aspects to Focus On

We all know about the dangers associated with driving. Virtually everyone knows someone who has been injured, or worse, in a car crash. Distracted drivers, inexperienced drivers, drunk drivers, and plain accidents can cause catastrophic damage and deadly consequences. One specific type of vehicle is perhaps one of the most dangerous out there: towing vehicles. [...]

3 Tips For Correcting and Preventing Roadway Trailer Sway

Whether you’re operating a commercial semi truck or towing a trailer for a weekend camping trip, you always have to ensure that you’re following proper truck safety measures. Obviously you need to drive as safely as possible at all times, but there is more to be done when it comes to towing trailers, no matter [...]