What Can't I Tow Quiz

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Many factors can make towing dangerous and your vehicle has limitations that you must be fully aware of. Do you know what to look out for when you tow a vehicle? Take this quiz and find out if you're ready to tow!

18 percent of bridge weight limits are:

18 percent of bridge weight limits are either not posted or incorrect. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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Driving with an overweight load is especially dangerous:

Driving with an overweight load is especially dangerous on bridges. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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When applying for an overweight towing permit, it is important to:

When applying for an overweight towing permit, it is important to know the exact weight of your load and to map out your exact towing route for approval. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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Towing overweight loads affects:

Towing overweight loads affects many different things, including steering, braking and gas mileage. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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Towing overweight loads:

An overweight towing load may have many negative consequences. For example, it puts stress on the towing vehicle's transmission, puts stress on the towing vehicle's tires and it damages roads. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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When towing an overweight load, your vehicle requires:

When towing an overweigh load, you vehicle requires much more power and longer stopping distances. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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States place restriction on overweight loads to:

States place restrictions on overweight loads to ensure cargo safety, sustain their infrastructure and to prevent break-aways. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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What does the axle load refer to?

The axle load refers to the total weight spread out over the entire vehicle. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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What does the tire load refer to?

The tire load refers to the narrow concentration of weight from the load sitting on each tire. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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When hauling an overweight load it is important:

When hauling an overweight load, it is important to obtain an overweight permit and to know the exact weight of your load. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/information/overweight-load.htm">How Overweight Loads Work</a>

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