TowShop has been supplying discount priced RV, tow vehicle, utility and camping trailer parts since 1982. From electric powered trailer jacks, brake controls and receiver hitches to truck camper jacks and tie downs our prices are hard to beat. If you want to do some maintenance on your motorcycle, cargo, horse or boat trailer we can help. B&W Turnover Ball gooseneck and Companion 5th wheel hitches, Atwood, Fulton and Bulldog tongue jacks, Draw-Tite and Torklift SuperHitch receivers, Tekonsha and Hayes Lemmerz electric brake controls are just a few of the great products available. Want to add a towing related accessory to your tow rig such as a Firestone Ride-Rite air helper spring or onboard air compressor kit? Our sales change regularly so check back often.
|Almost all US states require brakes on certain trailers and other towed vehicles. Without brakes you run the risk of a ticket or even worse, liability if an accident occurs because you were unable to stop. Here is some very valuable information to help you determine if you are legal, concerning braking, in your travels.|
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.
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'
An electric trailer brake controller
will be needed to activate the brakes
We also offer a selection of repair
parts and complete replacement backing
| Weight Limit By Pounds Or Other Restriction (See "Key")
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