Technical Section

Towing Mirrors

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There is a legal requirement for you to have mirrors that allow you to see clearly an area that is 4 metres wide from the side of your caravan at a distance 20 metres behind the driver. A caravan is significantly wider than a car even a large 4×4 and you simply can’t comply with […]

Technical Section

Breakaway Cable and Fitting

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Purpose – To apply a trailer’s brakes if it becomes separated
from its towing vehicle. Having done this, the cable assembly is designed to part, allowing the trailer to come to a halt away from the towing vehicle.
 Construction – Usually a thin steel cable, possibly plastic coated,
and fitted with a means of attachment for connection […]