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post #24 of (permalink) Old 18-05-2018, 22:02
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Itís a system thatís built into the brakes from the initial design stage. See below link for an explanation of how caravan brakes disengage when being reversed and you will understand why a towed cars brakes cannot work like a caravans and therefore why an over-run A frame CANNOT comply with the regulations. I know people think I keep banging on about it but it was my job for thirty years and I KNOW what the regulations are and how they apply to trailers (which, as the info on the previous link states, is what a car on an A frame becomes. A trailer)
http://www.al-ko.co.uk/edit/files/ha...m-handbook.pdf

Andy

Its not the destination that matters.

It's who you share the journey with (even if like me, itís in a caravan!)
I am very fortunate to have Mrs Plodd to share mine with

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