Trucks are popular as trailer towing vehicles. Their strong construction and variety of power train combinations make them ideal for towing campers, boat and utility trailers. Factory trailer towing packages are available on most trucks. However, if you are installing a trailer hitch and wiring on your truck, there are a few things you ought to know. Local laws may require specific equipment such as trailer brakes or fender mounted mirrors. Check your local laws to find out what is necessary and what is legal before modifying your vehicle or purchasing an expensive towing package.