Could You Beat the World Record for Fastest Trailer Tow?

You may dream of getting your name into the Guinness World Record books. However, there are some rather strange and intense world records in the books, and some are more attainable than others.

If we’re being honest, your chances are very good, but we wouldn’t encourage you to attempt it. So what is the fastest trailer tow record? Let’s see!

On Aug. 23, 2012, a brave group of individuals from Diesel Power Magazine set out to snap the precious record of 139.11 miles per hour. 

What Is the World Record for Fastest Trailer Tow?

Those responsible for breaking the record were Jason Sands. Jason was the brave driver behind the wheel. He also initiated the nitrous as the truck soared a couple of miles across the California flats.

Who Broke the Record?

Jason Sands drove a heavily modified GMC 2500HD towing a standard Carson Kalispell camper to set the record.

What Equipment Did They Use to Set the Record?

Most RVers follow the speed limits but typically never exceed 65 miles per hour. Some states, have a maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour.

How Fast Should You Drive When Towing a Trailer?

Don’t Skip a Pre-Trip Inspection Walk around your rig and inspect everything to ensure you’re ready to go. Look high and low for any signs of potential issues.

Tips for Safely Towing a Trailer

We recommend using an RV-specific GPS when planning your route. You can input your rig’s specific dimensions, which helps ensure you and your RV don’t find yourself in a sticky situation.

Plan Your Route

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