Kentucky Trailer Laws
& Trailer Regulations
laws and regulations for trailers are listed below:
Trailer Brake Laws
Kentucky law does not specifically require brakes on many passenger car trailers, regardless of weight. However, vehicles singular or in combination must be able to stop within distance specified by statute.
Trailer Dimension Laws
Total length: 65 feet (includes all structural parts); trailer length: not specified; width: 96 inches; height: 13 feet 6 inches (11 feet 6 inches on some roads).
Trailer Hitch and Signal Laws
Frame mounted on equalizer type hitch is recommended. Safety chain is required.
Kentucky Trailer Lighting
When any vehicle is being towed by another, it must carry at least 1 light on the left side that is green on the front and red on the back and visible from at least 500 feet.
Trailer Mirror Laws
Every motor vehicle which is so loaded as to obstruct the Driver’s view to the rear must be equipped with a mirror so located and adjusted as to reflect a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the
Trailer Speed Limit Laws
Same as passenger
Kentucky Trailer Towing
No vehicle may haul more than 2 vehicles, connected in such a manner as to keep them evenly spaced, at any one time.
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