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March 8, 2019 | Ashley Lee

Choosing The Right Tires For Towing A Trailer

Next on the pre-tow checklist is to make sure that the tires on your tow vehicle and trailer meet manufacturer recommendations and match the appropriate application. Choosing the right tires for towing a trailer is critical in proper towing performance and in keeping you and your cargo safe. Here are some things to consider when […]

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March 1, 2019 | Ashley Lee

Pre-Tow Checklist – Balancing Your Trailer Load

The most important thing you can do on your next trip is to get there safely, that’s why we’ve created resources that can act as your pre-tow checklist. The video below shows us out having fun on snowmobiles, but none of us would have had any fun if we had let our trailer load get […]

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February 22, 2019 | Ashley Lee

How To Properly Connect Your Trailer To Your Truck

Making sure that your tow vehicle and trailer is connected properly is one of the handful of important towing checklist tasks that you must do prior to hitting the road. We’re going to help you learn how to properly connect your trailer to your truck: Trailer Connection Steps Step 1 – Proper Hitch First and […]

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February 13, 2019 | Ashley Lee

Proper Tongue Weight: Why It’s So Important To Get It Right

I read an article on GMC’s website about tongue weight and they compared towing a trailer with improper tongue weight to driving a car with egg-shaped tires. Just imagine, all of us driving around on egg shaped tires..what a mess that would be (and how hilarious would that look!) It would be an incredibly wobbly […]

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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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