HOW DO YOU LOAD YOUR CARGO?
Safe and secure towing starts with loading your cargo correctly. Uneven trailer weight can lead to problems with steering, braking and sway control.
BEFORE YOU TOW LOADING YOUR CARGO SECURING YOUR CARGO
FIND OUT HOW MUCH YOU CAN HANDLE
LOOK AT THE VIN PLATE
To avoid overloading your trailer, find your recommended weight rating on the VIN plate on your trailer’s frame. Confirm the Gross Trailer Weight Rating (GTWR) before towing. The GTWR is the total weight your trailer can handle plus the trailer’s weight itself.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR TRAILER
KNOW HOW TO DRIVE WITH A TRAILER
If this is your first time towing a trailer, be sure to practice in an open area before hitting the road. Here are the basics.