Safe Towing Practices You Should Know

With warmer weather just around the corner, you might have decided you want to invest in a boat. There are some towing considerations that accompany that investment. One of them is verifying your vehicle’s towing capacity.

You want to check the owner’s manual to make sure that your vehicle can handle what you want it to. If not, you will need to either provide another towing vehicle or look for a lighter boat. The next step is to outfit your vehicle with a properly fitting hitch. The last thing you want is the trailer to come loose while on the road. Inspect the trailer itself, including the tires and lug nuts, to make sure that it is capable of carrying your cargo.

When you’re in Santa Monica, bring your tow package by our service center at Santa Monica Ford Lincoln. Letting us perform a final inspection will ensure you have a safe trip.

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