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Weight Limits for Towing without Supplemental Brakes (Source: American Automobile Association Digest of Motor Laws, 2008 Edition)
Oregon law requires that any vehicle or combination of vehicles weighing less than 8,000 pounds must be able to stop within a travel lane in 25 feet from 20 miles per hour.
If the vehicle or combination of vehicles
weighs over 8,000 pounds, the vehicle must be able to stop
within a travel lane in 35 feet from 20 miles per hour.
Most manufacturers recommend trailer brakes if the trailer and load weighs 1,000 pounds or more. (ORS 815.125)
Kansas, Utah and Wyoming law requires any vehicle or combination to be able to stop from 20 MPH within 40' or less.
An electric trailer brake controller
will be needed to activate the brakes
We also offer a selection of repair
parts and complete replacement backing