View Poll Results: Do you use tie down straps?
I use straps AND a safety chain
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72.82%
I JUST use a safety chain and winch
40
12.94%
No straps, No safety chain, just a winch
25
8.09%
Allan4 is a putz
19
6.15%
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Old 07-20-2006, 02:28 PM
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Straps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-20-2006, 03:06 PM
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the trux out live most boats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I always use straps and I trailer every weekend. The first time you hit a bump on the hwy and you see the trailer tires catch air in your rear view....you will thank those straps. It is too simple of insurance not to have.
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I always use straps and I trailer every weekend. The first time you hit a bump on the hwy and you see the trailer tires catch air in your rear view....you will thank those straps. It is too simple of insurance not to have.
THEY NEED TO FIX YOUR HWY
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That's good coming from a Louisiana native Worst roads in the country
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That's good coming from a Louisiana native Worst roads in the country
I ONLY SPEAK FROM EXPERIENCE

I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MANY TIRE I HAVE BUSTED TOWING THE BOAT. HELL IN JUNE PULLING THE BOAT BACK TO LA I BLEW TWO TIRES AND A HUB.ITS ONLY 300 MILES
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Delaware:

Boating Law Administrator: 302-739-3440
Maximum Speed Limit: 55
Maximum Dimensions for trailer: 40' L x 8'6"W x 13'6" H
Maximum Length with Trailer:60'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:4000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:Y
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:Y
Breakaway Brakes:N/A
Tiedowns:N/A
Two Trailers:N
Insurance:Y
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number: 302-744-2700

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District of Columbia:

Boating Law Administrator: 202-727-4582
Maximum Speed Limit: 55
Maximum Dimensions for trailer: 40' L x 8' W x 13'6" H
Maximum Length with Trailer: 40'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes: over 10,000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:Y
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:N
Breakaway Brakes:N/A
Tiedowns:N/A
Two Trailers:N
Insurance:Y
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number: 202-727-8466

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Maryland:

Boating Law Administrator: 410-974-5623
Maximum Speed Limit: 65
Maximum Dimensions for trailer:N/A'L x 8'W x 13' 6"H
Maximum Length with Trailer:55'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:3000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:Y
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:N/A
Breakaway Brakes:Y
Tiedowns:Y
Two Trailers:Y
Insurance:Y
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number: 410-582-5712 Val: 410-582-5713 Bal City: 410-396-3333

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New Jersey:

Boating Law Administrator: 609-882-2000 ext. 6164
Maximum Speed Limit: 55
Maximum Dimensions for trailer:35'L x 8'W x 13'6"H
Maximum Length with Trailer:50'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:3,000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:N/A
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:N/A
Breakaway Brakes:Y
Tiedowns:N/A
Two Trailers:N
Insurance:N
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number: 609-633-9403 Agnt: 800-257-9003

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New York:

Boating Law Administrator: 518-474-0445
Maximum Speed Limit: 65
Maximum Dimensions for trailer:45'L x 8'6"W x 13'6"H
Maximum Length with Trailer:60'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:3,000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:Y
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:N/A
Breakaway Brakes: N/A
Tiedowns:Y
Two Trailers:N
Insurance:N/A
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number: 518-457-1155
NY STR: 518-457-4018
NYC: 718-433-3329
NYTH: 518-471-4263
Nyth Strc: 518-471-4263
Newburg: 914-831-3700
Buffalo: 716-851-5384

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Pennsylvania:

Boating Law Administrator: 717-657-4538
Maximum Speed Limit: 55
Maximum Dimensions for trailer:53'L x 8'6"W x 13'6"H
Maximum Length with Trailer:60'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:3000
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Y
Brakelights:Y
Taillights:Y
Clearance Lights:Y
License Light:Y
Turn Signals:Y
Reflectors:Y
Flares:N/A
Breakaway Brakes: Y
Tiedowns:Y
Two Trailers:N
Insurance:Y
Wide Trailer Permit Phone Number CENTRAL: 717-787-5367
DIST 1: 814-437-4314
DIST 2: 814-765-0513
DIST 3: 570-368-4274
DIST 4: 570-963-4054
DIST 5: 610-798-4169
DIST 6: 610-965-6561
DIST 8: 717-787-5918
DIST 9: 814-696-7261
DIST 10: 724-357-2832
DIST 11: 412-429-4805
DIST 12: 724-439-7343
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