Query: I get my 4-place snowmobile trailer prepared for a visit. Do I would like brakes on all of the axles?
Reply: Brakes are required on all trailers with a gross weight of three,000 kilos or extra. If brakes are required they have to be on all wheels of a trailer manufactured after June 30, 1988. Trailers outfitted with three or extra axles and manufactured previous to July 1, 1988, usually are not required to have brakes on the entrance axle supplied the brakes on all different wheels meet the efficiency requirements prescribed by regulation.
The producers of many new autos outfitted with anti-lock brake techniques require any towed unit be outfitted with electrical brakes and the towing car be outfitted with an digital brake controller. Each trailer with a gross weight of greater than 3,000 kilos shall be outfitted with a breakaway brake system that may mechanically apply and maintain the brakes ought to the trailer unintentionally grow to be indifferent from the towing unit.
Any questions regarding visitors associated legal guidelines or points in Minnesota, ship your inquiries to Trooper Troy Christianson, Minnesota State Patrol, 2900 forty eighth St., NW, Rochester MN 55901-5848; or ship an electronic mail to: Troy.Christianson@state.mn.us.