Honda Accord: Driving Safely with a Trailer
Х Things You Need To Know Before Towing a Trailer
Х Have the trailer properly serviced and keep it in good condition.
Х Make sure that all the weights and load in the vehicle and trailer are within limits.
Х Securely attach the hitch, safety chains, and other necessary parts to the trailer.
Х Securely store all the items in and on the trailer so that they do not shift while driving.
Х Check if the lights and brakes on the trailer are working properly.
Х Check the pressures of the trailer tires, including the spare.
In addition to the normal precautions, place wheel chocks at each of the trailer's tires.
Х Towing Speeds and Gears
Х Drive slower than normal.
Х Obey posted speed limits for vehicles with trailers.
Х Use the position when towing a trailer on level roads.
Х Turning and Braking
Х Turn more slowly and with a wider turning arc than normal.
Х Allow more time and distance for braking.
Х Do not brake or turn suddenly.
Х Driving in Hilly Terrain
Х Monitor your temperature gauge. If it nears the red (Hot) mark, turn off the heating and cooling system*/climate control system* and reduce speed. Pull to the side of the road safely to cool down the engine if necessary.
Х Shift to the position if the transmission shifts frequently.
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