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Boat Towing Quiz
by Staff
Before you hit the road with your boat in tow, you need to know the state laws, ensure insurance coverage is in place and know exactly how to secure your boat. Are you sure your boat is ready for the trip? Take the quiz to find out now!

In North Carolina, what is the longest boat you can legally tow?

  • 50 feet
  • 35 feet
  • 45 feet
  • 40 feet

What is the maximum boat towing height in Michigan?

  • 12.5 feet
  • 10 feet
  • 15 feet
  • 13 feet

Which weight of the boat should you look for before you tow the boat?

  • Wheel weight
  • Stern weight
  • Rope weight
  • Dry weight

Which of the following should be checked before you tow a boat?

  • Flux capacitor
  • Tire pressure
  • Trunk space
  • Sail

Which trailer brake type works automatically?

  • Brake pad
  • Rear brake
  • Surge brake
  • Front brake

What pattern should you tie your safety chains from your trailer to your tow vehicle?

  • Parallel
  • Crisscross
  • Loop
  • No pattern necessary

How much of the boat's weight do you want on the trailer hitch?

  • 50-55 percent
  • 20-30 percent
  • 30-35 percent
  • 10-15 percent

What is the highest maximum towing speed allowed by any state in the U.S.?

  • 45 mph
  • 75 mph
  • 88 mph
  • 55 mph

What is the maximum overall length (length of the boat and towing vehicle from end to end) allowed in the United States?

  • 75 feet
  • 65 feet
  • 90 feet
  • 80 feet

What are the two types of boat towing insurance?

  • Reaper and Stern
  • Mast and Bow
  • Towing and Salvage
  • Total and Partial