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Tongue Weight Safety Demonstration, A Key To a Safe Ride

Proper weight distribution is key to a safe ride. Too much tongue weight can weigh down the vehicle and at high speeds may cause the ride to sway.

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At the same time, too much tail weight can cause the tongue to lift when detached from the hitch. Avoid these dangers by watching this video which demonstrates proper weight distribution on your trailer.

Not enough tongue weight or force on the hitch/tow ball causes an increase in trailer sway from side to side, making it difficult to control.

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Conversely, too much tongue weight or force on the hitch/tow ball could overload the rear tires of the towing vehicle, pushing the rear end of the vehicle around. This could also negatively affect the vehicle handling.

Performance is impaired as you might not be able to go around corners and curves properly, and your vehicle may not stop quickly enough when you press the brake pedal./Weigh Safe