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ProPride Hitch: Big Trucks Don't Eliminate Trailer Sway

Posted by ProPride Hitch on 17th Jan 2022

ProPride Hitch: Big Trucks Don't Eliminate Trailer Sway
Want to eliminate trailer sway? All you have to do is get a bigger truck … right?Nope. That couldn’t be further from the truth, actually.Although a bigger truck will allow the driver to haul larger, heavier loads, a massive rig simply will not eliminate trailer sway – physics just doesn’t work like that, unfortunately. For some reason, this seems to be a popular belief, and it’s actually pretty dangerous. At ProPride Hitch, we want you to be educated on this topic. Here’s why: The point where th
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ProPride Hitch: Trailer Sway Facts

Posted by ProPride Hitch on 6th Jan 2022

ProPride Hitch: Trailer Sway Facts
When it comes to towing, it’s critical to know all the facts and approach everything as safely as possible. Matter of fact, here’s the first one: Safety is always the top priority.At ProPride Hitch, we want to make sure that your experience on the road is enjoyable and trouble-free, from start to finish. The following are useful facts/definitions that will help you get the most out of your towing experience. We want you to be familiar with terminology and learn how to assess and correct potentia
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ProPride Hitch: Trailer sway myths (don't be fooled!)

Posted by ProPride Hitch on 6th Jan 2022

ProPride Hitch: Trailer sway myths (don't be fooled!)
There are no concrete numbers published in regard to annual total loss caused by trailer sway. But according to reports, which reference some solid data points, it’s reasonable to estimate that hundreds, if not thousands, of accidents are caused by trailer sway every year.While there are no concrete numbers with which to associate, it is safe to assume that a portion of trailer sway accidents can result in severe injury and costly property loss. Why gamble? Don’t be a statistic. “To achieve a sa
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What Causes Trailer Sway?

Posted by ProPride Hitch on 17th Dec 2020

What Causes Trailer Sway?
Trailer sway is caused by a trailer moving behind a vehicle. It can be unpredictable and incredibly unsafe. When the sway becomes excessive, it can lead to fishtailing or whipping, creating a dangerous situation for the passengers in your vehicle and other motorists on the road. According to multiple reports, trailer sway is responsible for more than 500,000 accidents every year. They're not always fatal, but they almost always cause significant damage.You're probably wondering what ca
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