Georgia Trailer Laws
& Trailer Regulations
laws and regulations for trailers are listed below:
Trailer Brake Laws
Every trailer of 3,000 lbs. GVWR or more must be equipped with brakes on all wheels.
Trailer Dimension Laws
Total length: 60 feet (excludes safety and energy conservation devices); trailer length: not specified; width: 96 inches (102 inches allowed on certain roads); height: 13 feet 6 inches.
Trailer Hitch and Signal Laws
Safety chain required.
Georgia Trailer Lighting
Every trailer and pole trailer must be equipped with 2 taillights located at a height of not more than 60 inches nor less than 20 inches and that emit a plainly visible red light from a distance of 500 feet to the rear.
Trailer Mirror Laws
Every motor vehicle which is so loaded as to obstruct the Driver’s view through the rear of the vehicle must be equipped with a mirror so located as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.
Trailer Speed Limit Laws
55 mph/30 mph in urban or residential district.
Georgia Trailer Towing
No driver of a motor vehicle may allow a person or persons to occupy a towed house trailer while it is being towed by a motor vehicle upon a public highway.
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