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Old March 24th, 2006, 11:55 AM   #21
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Jason...sorry I didn't even read the two post you made about laws...my bad

there are laws on how to secure the load for equipment, but I don't know if that carries over to passenger cars or not. what we have been told at work and in seminars from weighmasters is 4 chains 4 binders going to all four corners of the trailer....there is a little more to that but I really dont know how to make it make sense.
aw, no prob, I was ragging on muddinguy...
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Old March 29th, 2006, 03:04 AM   #22
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my trailers are a 16' tandom and a 12' tandom. both have brakes on one axle, but what i cant see is retrofiting the trailers to have brakes on both sets of axles. but there isnt really away to identify trailers is there? so if i did get pulled over they could tell when it was made. oh well ill probley never get bothered. just a question.. thanks for the input.
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If they really wanted to get you, they'll look underneath, and see wires/brakes only on one axle.

Realistically, I've never seen a cop do this.

Now, if you got into a accident because someone stops short in front of you and you can't stop in time(which is certainly a realistic scenario)... maybe then they'll look. I suppose if your insurance company were bastards, they could deny the claim or something...

never heard of anyone having trouble due to this, and there are thousands of them out there with brakes on just one axle..
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