Video: Things to check before towing

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  1. Phil Eptlett says:

    Before setting off, my wife always says :- ‘Steady jockey steps on the brakes.’
    Meaning Steadies up, Jockey wheel up, Steps inside, Handbrake off. All of which I have missed at sometime in the past.

  2. duncan says:

    Good advice and if I may add, don’t rush it. It’s not a race. You will probably have an audience when hitching up to leave a caravan park so don’t get flustered, don’t shout at the wife, keep a cool head and check everything thoroughly.

  3. David Richardson says:

    Don’t forget to disengage the motor mover if fitted. I allways stop after about 1 mile and do a second walk round just for piece of mind.

  4. James R Blackwell says:

    Good advice. It is the basics that can be very easily overlooked

  5. Mike Smith says:

    An excellent article for new caravan owners and a good reminder for more seasoned owners.

  6. Charles Bryant says:

    Very good advice on your caravan.

  7. David Nicholson says:

    May I suggest, check all roof vents and windows are closed, the gas is off and the front locker locked, the water heater is drained and the toilet flush tank is empty.

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