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5 10,000-Pound Items That Get Towed on a Regular Basis

Heavy-duty items that get towed along roads in your community are limited to huge trucks, right? If you're not aware of your vehicle's towing capacity or of how heavy your innocuous load is, you might heaving a load better left to a semi.

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  • 5 10,000-Pound Items That Get Towed on a Regular Basis

    5 10,000-Pound Items That Get Towed on a Regular Basis

    Heavy-duty items that get towed along roads in your community are limited to huge trucks, right? If you're not aware of your vehicle's towing capacity or of how heavy your innocuous load is, you might heaving a load better left to a semi. See more »

  • 5 Ridiculously Heavy Towing Jobs

    5 Ridiculously Heavy Towing Jobs

    If these colossal feats of towing don't blow your mind, they'll have you scratching your head, at least. Some are acts of superhuman strength, and others use contraptions to get the job done. See more »

  • Back to school: Should you rent a U-Haul or pay movers?

    Back to school: Should you rent a U-Haul or pay movers?

    Fall brings a bite to the air, some crunch to the leaves -- and a new crop of college kids to the dorms. When it comes to lugging that futon, should you pay for a truck or some manpower? See more »

  • For towing, what's more important, horsepower or torque?

    For towing, what's more important, horsepower or torque?

    One can easily understand why car enthusiasts spend so much time debating the advantages of torque versus horsepower. The debate boils down to one question: Would you rather simply have the work done or done quickly? See more »

  • How bad is it if I tow more than my truck's towing capacity?

    How bad is it if I tow more than my truck's towing capacity?

    There's no scarier feeling than getting stuck behind a massive boat being towed by a puny truck. So what happens if the weight is too much for the truck to bear? See more »

  • How can a 5,000-pound truck tow 10,000 pounds?

    How can a 5,000-pound truck tow 10,000 pounds?

    The laws of physics explain how easily a truck can successfully tow a load twice its size. All you need to do is provide the force needed to overcome your vehicle's state of rest. See more »

  • How Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) Works

    How Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) Works

    Some weights associated with towing are fairly complex, but not every weight connected with towing is hard to calculate. In fact, some are remarkably straightforward -- gross trailer weight (GTW) is a good example. See more »

  • How Oversize Loads Work

    How Oversize Loads Work

    We've all got dreams. Yours is to move your double-wide trailer to a plot of land in the desert. How will you truck your oversize load from the trailer park to the Mojave? See more »

  • How Overweight Loads Work

    How Overweight Loads Work

    Have you ever followed a tractor-trailer over a bridge and worried the bridge would break? What you're tailing is an overweight load, and you're right to be concerned about the damage it's doing. See more »

  • How Tongue Weight Works

    How Tongue Weight Works

    If you've never had the experience of towing a trailer, then you probably don't know what tongue weight is. Sure, it may sound funny -- but to someone hitching up a heavy load, it's very serious. See more »

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