When hauling your trailer one of the most important things to monitor is the sway of your trailer behind your vehicle. You no doubt are wondering how much trailer sway is normal and when should you be concerned about it. In this article, we will provide you with tips on how to better understand your trailer and how sway may occur in order to ensure you avoid dangerous sway while on the road.
Trailer sway is caused by a trailer moving behind a vehicle. If you have experienced this while pulling a trailer you know how scary it can be when this happens. When the sway becomes excessive it can lead to fishtailing or whipping which can create a dangerous situation for the passengers in your vehicle as well as others sharing the road with you.