Delaware Trailer Laws & Trailer Regulations
laws and regulations for trailers are listed below:
Trailer Brake Laws
Every motor vehicle when operated on a highway shall be equipped with brakes adequate to control the movement, and to stop and hold such vehicle and any trailer attached thereto, including 2 separate means of applying the brakes.
Trailer Dimension Laws
Total length: 65 feet; trailer length: 40 feet; width: 102 inches; height: 13 feet 6 inches.
Trailer Hitch and Signal Laws
Safety chain is recommended.
Delaware Trailer Lighting
Every trailer shall be equipped with at least 1 tail lamp, mounted on the rear, which when lighted emits a red light plainly visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear.
Trailer Mirror Laws
All motor vehicles shall be equipped with a mirror placed so that the driver may readily ascertain the presence of any vehicle traveling in the same direction and overtaking the Driver’s vehicle.
Trailer Speed Limit Laws
No trailer carrying a gross weight of load in combination with a vehicle in excess of 4,000 lbs. shall be operated at a speed over 10 mph unless equipped with suitable brakes controlled by the operator of the towing vehicle.
Delaware Trailer Towing
No vehicle shall be driven upon any highway pulling more than 1 other vehicle.
The drawbar or other connection between any vehicle and the vehicle it is towing shall not exceed 15 feet in length.
If the connection between 2 vehicles, 1 towing the other, consists of a chain, rope, or cable, there shall be a red flag or other cloth not less than 12 inches square attached to the connection.
Other Delaware Trailer
It shall be unlawful to ride in a house trailer being towed by another vehicle.
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