Pulling a travel trailer in windy conditions

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      Lindy
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          Another question 🙂 When is it too windy to pull a TT? I swear it is windier now than it has ever been, at least where I live in in the Midwest. One of my fears is the trailer blowing over in the wind.

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          Tory Jon
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              Keep’em coming! 🙂 I wouldn’t say there is a specific MPH of wind to look out for, as each motorized or towable camper will be different, the comfort levels and experience of the driver will be different, the unpredictability of winds, and so on.

              That said, there are specific measures you can take if you find yourself caught in strong winds, like slowing down to give yourself more control, steady steering (proper countersteering and preventing oversteering), and knowing when to pull over and wait for the winds to die down.

              Hope that helps.

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              Bill Greene
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                  Good advice above. I would add taking breaks when needed. I’ve white knuckled it through high winds more times than I can remember. Give your arms and mind a rest when you can.

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