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Boat being pulled on a trailer

Florida law requires the following for boat trailers.

  • Trailers must have proper lighting including turn signals, tail lights, and brake lights.
  • Trailers must be equipped with safety chains and tie-down straps.
  • Trailers weighing more than 3,000 lbs. must be equipped with brakes that act on all wheels.
  • Trailers weighing less than 2,000 lbs. must be registered with the county tax collector. Trailers weighing 2,000 lbs. or more must be registered and titled.