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Old 07-07-2015, 07:24 PM   #1
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The importance of a WDH...

During our glorious 4th of July camping trip we saw a very, very tragic site.

I took this picture in stealth mode. I cropped it but hopefully it's still clear. It was so painful to see. I'm not sure how this person had any steering control whatsoever....

Consider this a PSA.
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Old 07-07-2015, 07:44 PM   #2
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Some "just dont get it"
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Old 07-07-2015, 08:38 PM   #3
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I hope you went over and stuck up a conversation. And just mentioned it looked a little nose heavy . I am amazed at how many people just don't know that much about these things. He has his family it looked like at least he it trying to get them out of the house. For all we know somebody sold that to them and told them what ever he needed to hear. Just saying. can't fix stupid but sometimes they don't know they are being stupid
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:38 PM   #4
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I'm afraid to ask what towed in that tongue-heavy single axle ATV trailer parked next to the TT!

Let's hope that he just pulled the TT out of storage at the CG....., but still doesn't make it acceptable.

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Maybe the car pulled 😀😂
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:15 PM   #6
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Scary....
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Have to speak up

When I see something like this I have to approach them. It's not just their safety it's everyone's safety. I'd take the time to help adjust the hitch if it was a WDH but definately would say something.
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Is that an ATV in the bed? I think I would have to swing by and say hello and see if he had a WD. Then offer to help him adjust it, or recommend he get one.

What I usually see are the lifted trucks pulling like that while passing cars that are doing 65 on a two lane road. There is no knowledge test to buy a trailer.
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This is more common that many realize. I have a 23 mile commute to work. I go southbound into downtown Milwaukee on my way home at night. Late in the week during the summer I see a lot of north bound trailers. At least once a week I see one like this. Just saw one last night in fact. More than once I've seen sway so bad that I thought for sure the trailer was going to dump.
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I could bet he just didn't have the WDH hooked up. Maybe pulling it up out of a hole first maybe? IDK. If you look close, it seems like the TT is very low at the tongue.
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