So you have your motor home and the vehicle you are going to tow. You have your tow bar and lights connected. Since your towed vehicle weighs less than your motor home and your Gross Combined Weight Rating is not going to be exceeded, you may ask, 'Why do I even need Supplimental Brakes in my towed vehicle?' The Smart Brake Founder performed a controlled test with a motor home towing a Jeep with a Smart Brake. The results showed that the combination of vehicles stopped in less distance than the motor home alone. Flat towing a vehicle adds four more wheels with brakes to your motor home.
Check out our State Towing Laws page and see if your state or any state you will be traveling through has regulations requiring towed vehicle brakes or a towed vehicle break away system. What happens if your tow bar has a failure? How will your towed vehicle come to a stop? The Smart Brake has you covered. Should there be a failure and your towed vehicle become seperated from your motor home, the Smart Brake will apply the brakes and bring your towed vehicle to a stop.
Todays society is a litigious one. If there were an at fault accident with an injury, the first thing a good Attorney will point out is your lack of a supplimental braking system in your towed vehicle. What will you tell the Judge when asked why you dont have one?