(METRO) Drivers may haul trailers for a variety of reasons. Some may haul trailers on vacation, while others may do so when moving to a new home. Regardless of why drivers tow, it’s important to keep certain things in mind before hitching up, especially for those drivers will little or no experience towing.
Use the right hitch. Novices may not immediately recognize if they have purchased an incorrectly sized hitch, but vehicle a manual may suggest which size hitch to use. If not, consult with a representative at your local auto parts retailer to determine the correct size.
Make sure the trailer is level. When attached to a vehicle, trailers should be level. Trailers that do not appear level or those that seem to be rising on otherwise flat roadways should be inspected if not brought to the attention of a mechanic.
Drive more carefully. Discomfort or inexperience may propel many drivers to be extra careful when towing a trailer, but even drivers with significant experience tow...
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