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Old 12-13-2015, 05:04 PM   #1
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I stumbled across this RV news site and found some interesting reading.

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This one got me, get ready to start seeing little trailers pulling trailers.

http://rvdailyreport.com/industry/trailer-manufacturers-like-tandem-towing-legislation/
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Old 12-13-2015, 05:26 PM   #2
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Don't see how they can pull an ultra lite type trailer in tandem, unless they start beefing up the frames A LOT. But then they won't be ultra lites anymore.

Maybe pair an ultra lite behind something beefier?
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Old 12-13-2015, 05:36 PM   #3
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Don't see how they can pull an ultra lite type trailer in tandem, unless they start beefing up the frames A LOT. But then they won't be ultra lites anymore.

Maybe pair an ultra lite behind something beefier?
I do not think this will mean seeing a TT towing a TT, more like, a hauler/flat deck behind another.
Gonna start seeing wrecks where folks think the delivery driver has done passed and change lanes.
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This is America, they might start towing a TT behind a TT. You know the old motto, "Find a good thing and abuse it".

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Old 12-13-2015, 05:51 PM   #5
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I guess don't entirely understand the article. How come the gov't can over rule individual state laws, when our safety is concerned, it just doesn't seem safe to me .
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Old 12-13-2015, 06:06 PM   #6
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We are gonna need lawyers to clear this up.

I just Googled the new law and the section 5523 of the FASTACT that applies. To my untrained eyes, the law says that the TV plus both trailers cannot exceed 26k in weight and must not be longer than 82 feet.

I did not see anything about towing in high winds.
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Old 12-13-2015, 06:18 PM   #7
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Of course we will see the lower costs passed down to us the consumer.
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I stumbled across this RV news site and found some interesting reading.

RV Industry News | RV Daily Report | Breaking RV Industry News and Campground Information

This one got me, get ready to start seeing little trailers pulling trailers.

http://rvdailyreport.com/industry/trailer-manufacturers-like-tandem-towing-legislation/
Hmm? At least in my smartphone I'm getting a virus warning when I try to go to either of those pages. Have looked at that site on my desktop in the past without any issues. .
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Hmm? At least in my smartphone I'm getting a virus warning when I try to go to either of those pages. Have looked at that site on my desktop in the past without any issues. .
Just tested with my iPhone. No issues.
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Probably will start seeing a 5er with an ultra-light behind it going to dealers. Wow... 82 feet! That could be interesting...
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