Kansas Trailer Laws
& Trailer Regulations
laws and regulations for trailers are listed below:
Trailer Brake Laws
Every combination of vehicles shall have a service braking system, which will stop such combination within 40 feet from an initial speed of 20 mph on a level, dry, smooth, hard surface, and shall have a parking brake system adequate to hold such combination on any grade on which it is operated under all conditions of loading.
Trailer Dimension Laws
Total length: 65 feet (includes bumpers); trailer length: not specified; width: 102 inches (allows outside width to exceed 102 inches if excess is attributed to appurtenances); height: 14 feet.
Trailer Hitch and Signal Laws
Hitch must be capable of towing the trailer safely, with adequate safety chain. If second towed vehicle is attached, first towed vehicle must have an anti-sway mechanism.
Kansas Trailer Lighting
There shall be a white lamp that renders the registration plate visible from a distance of 50 feet to the rear.
Every trailer shall have at least 2 rear red reflectors, 2 stop lamps, and 2 electric turn signal lamps.
Trailers over 80 inches in width, except for boat and house trailers needing special permits, must have the following:
On the front, 2 clearance lamps, 1 at each side; on the rear, 2 clearance lamps, 1 at each side, and on vehicles manufactured after July 1, 1959, 3 identification lamps in a horizontal row between 6 to 12 inches from each other; or
On each side, 2 side marker lamps, 1 at or near the front and 1 at or near the rear.
All trailers shall be equipped with at least 2 tail lamps mounted on the rear that emit a red light plainly visible from a distance of at least 1,000 feet.
Trailer Mirror Laws
Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a mirror on the left side and an additional mirror mounted either inside the vehicle in the center or outside the vehicle on the right side.
Trailer Speed Limit Laws
No person shall operate a vehicle towing a house trailer at a speed greater than 55 mph.
Kansas Trailer Towing
Other Kansas Trailer
No persons shall occupy a house trailer or mobile home while it is being moved on a public roadway.
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