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Pennsylvania law specifies requirements for boat trailers.

  • A trailer must be equipped with two safety chains attached to the towing vehicle in a crisscross or “X” pattern. The safety chains should be adjusted so that they do not drag and also will support the trailer if it becomes disconnected from the vehicle.
  • All trailers must be equipped with the same lighting system required on the rear of the towing vehicle, and all lights must operate in conjunction with the lights on the vehicle.
Connecting trailer lights