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Old 11-27-2013, 10:34 PM   #314 (permalink)
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In the U.S. and in most states the state police who are not mechanical engineers, welders or builders in any way are the ones who approve home made trailers.
They are only going to catch stuff that is obviously missing, defective or clearly just flat out wrong.

The disastrous trailer accidents I found appear to be caused by people who lack the knowledge to properly attach the trailer to the tow vehicle, load a trailer or attach a wheel or wheel bearings.
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