Before you tow anything, you need to familiarize yourself with a number of important terms. Those terms are curb weight, gross vehicle weight, gross combined vehicle weight, gross trailer weight and trailer tongue weight. The curb weight is how much a vehicle weighs when it is empty. The gross vehicle weight is the combined weight of the entire vehicle and all of its components, such as the cargo, fuel and passengers. The gross combined vehicle weight is the total weight of the trailer and the vehicle.

The gross trailer weight is how much the trailer weighs when it is loaded. The trailer tongue weight is the amount that has to be put on the trailer tongue in order to keep it balanced. The proper amount of weight will keep you safe while you are towing the load. Read the owner's manual before towing a load.

 

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