How To Load / UNLOAD A Vehicle Onto A Car Trailer
When loading a vehicle onto a car trailer, it is important to know the weight of the load to ensure you don't overload the trailer. When placing the car onto the trailer, ensure it is centred and placed as far forward on the trailer as possible with the engine facing forwards. This is done to ensure 60% of the load weight is in the front half of the trailer causing a slight depression on the towing vehicles tow ball. If the car is placed to far back, the rear of the trailer will be depressed causing swaying and potentially jack knifing. It is also impossible to open your cars doors once it is loaded onto the car trailer so it helps to take this into consideration if you are required to climb out a window. Once the car is correctly placed on the car trailer, Place the car in park or in gear and apply the hand brake. If the car is not centred and balanced on the trailer, it will have a negative affect on the trailers towing.