Police in Woodstock have come out with reminders on trailer towing after an unusual traffic call Thursday afternoon.
They were called to the Dundas West and 11th Line area around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, for reports of a Porsche towing a homemade cart, which had a hot tub on it.
Police located the vehicle, and charged a 54-year old man with careless driving.
They say drivers are responsible for securing their loads before hitting the road.
They say before towing, the driver must do the following:
- Ensure the trailer is registered
- Make sure the trailer is in good condition
- Requires strong brakes to stop and hold the trailer
- Must have proper lights
- Must have two separate ways of attaching the trailer to your vehicle
- Need to use a good trailer hitch
- Carry a safe load that is balanced evenly