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.