Brake Requirements by State
You will need to have brakes on your second trailer in the following states if your trailer weight exceeds:
California, Idaho, Nevada, Tennessee
Mississippi, Ohio, Utah, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Yukon Territory
Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario*, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
Kentucky does not specifically require brakes on any trailer; only that you can stop the entire vehicle within a certain distance.
Kansas, Utah and Wyoming require that any vehicle or combination of vehicles stop within 40 feet at a speed of 20 MPH
This information was collected from a variety of third-party sources. While reasonable efforts were made to verify the information, M B D Fab, LLC, its employees and agents do not warrant the accuracy of the information and disclaim any liability for any claims and damages of any nature that may arise from any errors and/or omissions. If you have any questions regarding any state, provincial or local laws, please consult with the proper agency. To further protect yourself, when contacting any of these agencies, make a note of the date and time of the call and the name of the person with whom you were speaking.