Nissan 240SX/Altima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Handling a Trailer


Towing a trailer with ease and safety requires a certain amount of experience. The handling and braking characteristics of any tow vehicle may be radically changed by the added weight of a trailer. It a good idea to learn the feel of a trailer by practicing turning, stopping and backing in an open area, such as an empty parking lot. Make mental notes of space requirements and trailer response while practicing turning and braking. Follow these notes while on the road to help avoid accidents.