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Learning to Drive with a Trailer

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Learning to Drive with a Trailer
Learning to Drive with a Trailer
John H Glimmerveen licensed to About.com

Having the knowledge to drive a motor vehicle with a trailer attached has many advantages. For the classic bike owner looking to take his classic to a show or to a race, etc., having the knowledge to drive with a trailer is essential.

As with learning to drive a motor vehicle, learning how to drive with a trailer is best accomplished in small steps. Typically, these steps include:

  • Straight line driving
  • Turning
  • Highway (interstate)
  • Overtaking
  • Parking
  • Reversing

For the sake of this article, we will assume the trailer is a basic two wheel type without brakes.

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