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Old 22-05-2017, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Only in America .......

..... and perhaps in QLD.

Ya know, when we are travelling Oz, we often see a big wagon towing a big caravan with bicycles or sometimes even a motorcycle on the front or back of the caravan, or it's an RV with a Suzuki Vitara (or similar) in tow, sometimes it's a 5th wheeler (not sure where that name comes from) with a medium size 4WD in tow.

Well the latter is very common in the US, but sometimes the medium size 4WD is not enough, and there will be a Pajero or a Patrol or a Cruiser. Sometimes that is not enough, it wasn't for thus guy anyway.

Hey, is the driver of that ute tail-gating?


Sure is, but is there a driver?


Nothing to worry about.


That's a Twin Cab Chevy Silvardo.
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Old 22-05-2017, 08:46 PM   #2
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Default Re: Only in America .......

Saw more than one Porsche being towed on an A frame behind a camper when we lived there.
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Old 23-05-2017, 10:06 AM   #3
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Default Re: Only in America .......

I guess it may not be a requirement in the US, but I have seen this elsewhere where the car behind the RV has a sign stating "Vehicle Under Tow"
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Old 23-05-2017, 03:19 PM   #4
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Default Re: Only in America .......

I don't think there is any legal requirement to have a sign people just put a sign there for information purposes. You used to see cars with signs that said "running in" but those days are long gone. If you look at the Vic Roads regs for A frame towing there are lots of technical things regarding distances and GVM and lighting but there is nothing that says that the vehicle being towed needs to have a sign.
In the US there are 50 different sets of road rules anyway. Each state has their own peculiar rules.
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Old 24-05-2017, 12:28 PM   #5
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Default Re: Only in America .......

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In the US there are 50 different sets of road rules anyway. Each state has their own peculiar rules.
Which, in return, nobody seems to give a shit about.
Seen some classic stuff over there...but those mega-rigs are impressive!
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