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As the old saying goes: “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” Leaving anything to sit for an extended period of time is fraught with danger. This is the reason why pilots perform a pre-flight safety check of their planes before every take-off. And the reason why divers always check that their dive equipment is in good repair and functioning correctly prior to taking the plunge. In both of these instances, carrying out a safety check can mean the difference between life and death. So it makes sense to carry out a hitch safety check before you begin towing,...

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  When the subject of towing is raised, there are seemingly countless half-truths, misconceptions and even some bald-faced lies.  The misconceptions are especially pervasive when it comes to safe towing.  Let’s clear up the misconceptions and finally reveal the truth. Misconception #1: There is no Need to Maintain Trailer Bearings Trailer bearings are positioned within the wheel mechanisms of the trailer.  Contrary to popular opinion, these bearings require ongoing maintenance.  Ideally, trailer bearings will be thoroughly inspected, cleaned and treated with grease on a regular basis. Misconception #2: Towing Capacity is Increased With Trailer Hitch Upgrades Some people are under...

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Just because winter is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean slick, icy roads are a thing of the past. Winter driving comes with its own set of safe towing practices that are crucial to keeping yourself and your vehicle safe. From a sway control system to proper weight distribution, there are three beneficial tips our Bulletproof Hitches team recommends to each of our customers. 1. Outfit Your Trailer with a Sway Control System As soon as your trailer and vehicle set out onto an icy road, there’s a good chance you could begin to experience trailer sway. It’s no...

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This time of year is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. Whether it's getting out on the water for some fishing or hopping on the open road for a camping trip, chances are you will be doing some towing... and while most of us know the basics of how to pull a trailer, there are still some important tips to keep in mind before hitting the road. Here are six tips that will help to ensure a safe towing experience: Check your tires - It's important to check both your trailer and your vehicle's tire pressure before embarking on a towing trip,...

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