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Old 05 March 2014, 16:57   #61
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Not seen him for a while is he still getting out Looey ?
ye he will be there 2 wks,if he can find hiz new bearings,hiz put um darn an he cnt find um
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Old 07 March 2014, 20:54   #62
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After losing a boat (slow speed thankfully.... Jeep tailgate bore the brunt) due to failed hitch a few years ago, I was advised that you were allowed a secondary means of attachment, so we rig our trailers with a wire rope lanyard as well as breakaway.

It has to be longer than the breakaway, so when the brakes are applied (first) you are still attached by the secondary means, trailer to vehicle.

Been pulled for trailer checks a few times (most recently today by Police doing trailer checks at end of M4) and they have always been happy with this arrangement.
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Old 20 February 2015, 08:47   #63
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Think this was on here last year?

Nurse 'lucky to be alive' after runaway trailer driven by Runcorn man collides into her car (From Runcorn and Widnes World)
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Old 20 February 2015, 09:53   #64
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Think this was on here last year?
Yep, and I've moved your post to the old thread
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Old 20 February 2015, 11:12   #65
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Well, technically, at the time of impact, he wasn't "driving" the trailer.

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