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February 8, 2019 | Ashley Lee

What Is Gross Combined Weight Rating And Why Is It Important?

When I was 10 years old my dad started a cement curbing business that required all of his boys to involuntarily join the family business. The creation of this business required the purchase of an old truck to pull the trailer that my dad had personally built and retrofit to haul one ton of sand, […]

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January 30, 2019 | Brian Barton

Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)

Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) is easy to calculate and critical to know when towing a trailer. Gross trailer weight is the actual weight of your fully loaded trailer, which includes the weight of the trailer itself along with everything loaded onto it or into it. Any cargo, passengers, animals, equipment, fluids and everything in between […]

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January 21, 2019 | Brian Barton

What Is Your Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Or GVWR?

According to Ford and GM, gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is the maximum allowable weight of your fully loaded vehicle. This includes all options, equipment, passengers, cargo, and tongue weight. Did you know that tongue weight should be measured to find true GVWR? Tongue weight is the static force the trailer tongue exerts on the […]

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October 5, 2018 | Brian Barton

Weigh Safe Unveils New Products at SEMA Show 2018

We are excited to announce that we will be attending this year’s SEMA show for the sixth year in a row! SEMA 2018 is held the week of October 30 – November 2nd at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This trade show attracts over 70,000 qualified buyers with the hottest new […]

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August 23, 2018 | Brian Barton

2018 The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA)

Weigh Safe is proud to announce that we will be attending The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) which is the largest gathering of trailer dealers in North America. For the past 11 years, this show has taken place showcasing the latest in trailers, parts and accessories. Exclusively for dealers in the industry, attendees are […]

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October 27, 2017 | Chris Lendzion

Weigh Safe to Unveil New Products at SEMA Show 2017

A Weigh Safe product with Bluetooth® connectivity…say what? That’s right, At SEMA Show 2017, we will unveil our new Weight Distribution, Bluetooth® connectivity, as well as our Pintle Hook systems. These products will yet again push the boundaries of towing accessories and continue to provide our customers with towing peace-of-mind. For an in-depth look at […]

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January 27, 2017 | Brian Barton

Announcing Weigh Safe Trailer Hitches for 2017 Ford F350

After an overwhelming demand for a Weigh Safe product designed for the new 2017 Ford F350, we’re proud to announce a line of 3-inch shanks. Now you can enjoy towing peace of mind with a GTW of up to 21,000 pounds using our 3” trailer hitch. The logic behind Weigh Safe is simple. Tongue weight […]

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June 17, 2015 | Brian Barton

Creative Weigh Safe Dealers

The Weigh Safe hitch is not a hard sell. The aluminum ball mount outshines the competition with a built-in scale that measures tongue weight, a safety feature completely unique to the hitch market. But with so many big names out there, Weigh Safe can get pushed to the corner of a showroom and completely forgotten. […]

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June 1, 2015 | Brian Barton

About the Inventor of The Weigh Safe Trailer Hitch

Kevin McAllister gained national attention when he won the 2014 Best New Product of Tools and Equipment at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for his tongue weighing trailer hitch, Weigh Safe. However, McAllister was making a difference long before he even thought of Weigh Safe. If you are in the market for a state-of-the-art […]

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May 28, 2015 | Brian Barton

Weigh Safe Adds 8″ Drop and 1-7/8″ Ball to Product Line

Weigh Safe is pleased to announce that we have added an 8” drop hitch to our product line, available in both a 2” and a 2.5” shaft. We started off with just a 4”, 6”, or 10” option, but consumer demand finally led us to introduce the 8” version which retails at $293. Every Weigh […]

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