Mobile Living Made Easy Australia Issue 2 - Page 20

FEATURE ­— THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN TOWING ON THE ROAD BY MAX TAYLOR T owing a large boat or caravan can be a harrowing experience, particularly for the inexperienced. Some common-sense tips can make all the difference. Watch to find out more about Milenco Mirrors You’ve hitched up your caravan or boat. The trip has been carefully planned. And you're certain that the tow vehicle is capable of legally towing the trailer and that it’s properly hitched. That’s a great start, but towing a large object at highway speeds or in city centres isn’t for the faint of heart. The truth is, it can be a stressful experience even for people with years of experience. Some tips, however, can go a long way towards making the trip easier on you and safer for other road users. TOW MIRRORS A good set of extension mirrors are essential. In fact, unless yours is a particularly narrow trailer, they are essentially mandatory as the law requires 20 — Image Credit: Sean Scott Photography