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North Carolina requires the following equipment for trailers.

  • If the gross weight of the vessel and trailer exceeds 4,000 pounds, the trailer must be equipped with brakes.
  • Trailers must have proper lighting, including turn signals, taillights, and brake lights. All trailer lights must be maintained in an operable condition, the same as when the trailer was manufactured.
  • All towing vehicles must be connected to the trailer by a set of safety chains or by a cable of sufficient strength to maintain connection under all conditions.
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