Source: Detroit News
quote: there are trailers without its own brakes.
quote: When braking, you actually want the trailers to rely most of its braking power on the towing vehicle.
quote: And they are illegal if they're over a certain weight.
quote: Yes you want the combined braking power and yes it makes for stable braking but the not designed for over GVWR braking is still is a fact.
quote: Yes and that proves his point that trailers rely on vehicle brakes and tow vehicles are designed with that in mind.
quote: that's why there's a max tow limit and any trailers past a certain weight has to have brakes.