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Trailer towing pamphlet free from NHTSA

November 24, 2010
The federal government has a new guide to help motorists tow trailers safely. Published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the brochure, "Towing a Trailer: Being Equipped for Safety," gives tips on increasing safety and reducing the number of accidents. Topics include selecting a tow vehicle, connecting a trailer, tire safety, loading and weight distribution, a pre-departure safety checklist and driving safety tips. Dealers interested in obtaining a supply of the pamphlets for distribution to customers can call 888- 327-4236 or go the NHTSA Web site, index/