Georgia Trailer Laws & Trailer Regulations

Georgia's laws and regulations for trailers are listed below:


Georgia Trailer Brake Laws

Every trailer of 3,000 lbs. GVWR or more must be equipped with brakes on all wheels. 



Georgia 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. 



Georgia Trailer Hitch and Signal Laws

Safety chain required. 



Georgia Trailer Lighting Laws

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.



Georgia 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. 



Georgia Trailer Speed Limit Laws

55 mph/30 mph in urban or residential district. 



Georgia Trailer Towing Laws

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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