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Old 04-13-2016, 07:08 AM   #11
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Wow, one of my fears since going to flat towing. But I've tried to setup mine as best as possible with the right stuff including breakaway switches. I do have a rear camera that is always on watching the toad as well.
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:19 AM   #12
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So TT are Req.to have "Breakaway Brakes" but Towed 4 down or Dolly's are Not? Youroo!!
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:22 AM   #13
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:26 AM   #14
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So TT are Req.to have "Breakaway Brakes" but Towed 4 down or Dolly's are Not? Youroo!!
No they do as well as supplemental brakes... I hope they hammer them.

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Old 04-13-2016, 07:35 AM   #15
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They may very well have had a breakaway braking system. If the towbar failed in some way, and the car came loose at 65-70mph with no one steering and the brakes locked up, it's most likely going to skid into something. Luckily it sounds like other vehicles were not involved.
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:41 AM   #16
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:52 AM   #17
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They may very well have had a breakaway braking system. If the towbar failed in some way, and the car came loose at 65-70mph with no one steering and the brakes locked up, it's most likely going to skid into something. Luckily it sounds like other vehicles were not involved.
May Have? That is my point I have seen MANY 4-down towed Toad's that have NO Brake System,is it the LAW to have a System like on TT? Systems like "Brake Buddy,Pedal Pusher,Toad Tamer" cost $$ that Most don't spend! Youroo!!
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Maybe he had a Autonomous RV and was making a coffee while it let go.

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May Have? That is my point I have seen MANY 4-down towed Toad's that have NO Brake System,is it the LAW to have a System like on TT? Systems like "Brake Buddy,Pedal Pusher,Toad Tamer" cost $$ that Most don't spend! Youroo!!
Regardless of having a breakaway or not, a toad, or trailer, will most likely crash into something, that was my only point. I agree with the must have brake system!
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