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By Eric B. | February 9, 2022 | Blowout protection
Lots of people ask us what to do if your tire blows out while pulling a trailer, as it can be a scary experience. You may not know what to do or how to react.
A tire blowout is a common occurrence on trailers. It can happen when the air pressure in the tire drops below the recommended level. The low air pressure can cause the rubber to start to break down. This can cause the tire to become flat, which can lead to a loss of control of the trailer.
Should your tire blows out while you are pulling a trailer, there are a few things you can do to stay safe. First, stay calm and assess the situation. Make sure the trailer is still attached to the vehicle and that there is no traffic around you. If the trailer is not attached, stop and remove it before continuing. If the trailer is attached, try to slow down as much as possible so that the trailer does not swing. In the event that you cannot stop or slow down, try to pull over as soon as possible and replace the tire.
If you’re planning on pulling a trailer, it’s important to take some preventative measures in order to avoid a blowout. One of the most critical things you can do is to check your tire pressure regularly and make sure it’s at the correct level. Make sure your trailer’s brakes are in good working order and that your tires are properly inflated. And lastly, be sure to drive slowly and with caution when pulling a trailer – if something goes wrong, you’ll want to be able to stop quickly. Now you know what to do if your tire blows out.
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Conclusion: Now that you know what to do if your tire blows out, you can handle the situation safely. Follow the tips in this article to help you stay safe if your tire blows out while pulling a trailer. To find out the latest on RV-DE-FENDER®, Click Here.