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Old 06-24-2010, 05:40 PM   #1
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Do you need trailer brakes?

I found this interesting chart of province and state required brakes/trailer weight from the supplier where I'm ordering my discs.

Provincial / State Trailer Regulations

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I would say with the exception of Newfoundland and Kentucky most Airstreams owners would be required. I would highly recommend them in all cases.


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Regardless of what the law might say in any particular jurisdiction, if you're pulling an Airstream, you do need trailer brakes.
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Definately TRALOR BREAKS. You will wear out your TV brakes in a heartbeat. Besides I think most states in THE USA Require traylor breaks on anything over so much weight.
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Originally Posted by Canlib View Post
I found this interesting chart of province and state required brakes/trailer weight from the supplier where I'm ordering my discs.
It is not impossible to lose tow vehicle brakes.

When towing a trailer, without brakes, how then could you stop the tow vehicle?

Actually, proper trailer brakes are an additional safety factor for you.

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