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Safety Tip for Driving with a Trailer Mobile App

Take time to practice before driving on main roads and never allow anyone to ride in or on the trailer. Before you leave, remember to check routes and restrictions on bridges and tunnels. Protect your safety and help minimize risks with the Safety Tip for Driving with a Trailer mobile app each time you drive with a trailer.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Use the driving gear that the manufacturer recommends for towing.

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    Drive at moderate speeds.

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    Avoid sudden stops and starts that can cause skidding, sliding, or jackknifing.

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    Avoid sudden steering maneuvers that might create sway or undue side force on the trailer.

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    Slow down when traveling over bumpy roads, railroad crossings, and ditches.

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    Make wider turns at curves and corners.

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    Because your trailer’s wheels are closer to the inside of a turn than the wheels of your tow vehi...

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    To control swaying caused by air pressure changes and wind buffeting when larger vehicles pass fr...

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    Allow considerably more distance for stopping.

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    If you have an electric trailer brake controller and excessive sway occurs, activate the trailer ...

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    Always anticipate the need to slow down.

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    When passing a slower vehicle or changing lanes, signal well in advance and make sure you allow e...

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    Pass on level terrain with plenty of clearance.

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    If necessary, downshift for improved acceleration or speed maintenance.

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    When passing on narrow roads, be careful not to go onto a soft shoulder.

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    Downshift to assist with braking on downgrades and to add power for climbing hills.

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    On long downgrades, apply brakes at intervals to keep speed in check.

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    Some tow vehicles have specifically calibrated transmission tow-modes.

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    Put your hand at the bottom of the steering wheel.

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    Use slight movements of the steering wheel to adjust direction.

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    Try to avoid parking on grades.

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    When uncoupling a trailer, place blocks at the front and rear of the trailer tires to ensure that...

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    An unbalanced load may cause the tongue to suddenly rotate upward; therefore, before uncoupling, ...

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