NYSSA Safety Trailers

Through donations and grants, NYSSA has obtained two enclosed snowmobile trailers and stocked them with Safe Riders safety materials. These trailers are available to all NYSSA Member Clubs in Good Standing for use at their events. To reserve a date for a trailer, please contact the NYSSA Office. Information will be needed about the tow vehicle to ensure that it is appropriate for towing. Tow vehicles must be properly registered and insured.

Large Safety Trailer sponsored by Allstate

Large Safety Trailer sponsored by Allstate

 

Large Safety Trailer sponsored by NILICO

Large Safety Trailer sponsored by NILICO

 

Smaller Safety Trailer sponsored by Nationwide

Smaller Safety Trailer sponsored by Nationwide

 

Safety Trailer Use and Responsibilities

Any and all persons towing/using the NYSSA safety trailer(s) will abide by this policy. The NYSSA safety trailers are for use in conjunction with official functions that are attended by NYSSA. Personal use of these trailers is expressly prohibited.

All persons towing these trailers must understand that they are representing NYSSA while towing the trailer and must abide by all traffic laws.

The individual towing the trailer is responsible for interior organization of the trailer. Prior to turning the trailer over to another individual, ensure that all supplies needed are available. If supplies need to be replenished, contact the NYSSA office and advise of any shortfalls. Also, this individual is responsible for cleaning the exterior of the trailer, if practical. Expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with this Policy Manual.

NYSSA will keep insurance policies that meet or exceed the state minimum insurance requirements in force on all trailers.

Individuals towing the NYSSA safety trailers will ensure their vehicle is in good working order, has the correct towing capacity to safely tow the trailer and is properly registered, inspected and insured.

If an individual towing a NYSSA safety trailer has or is involved in an accident, it is that individual’s responsibility to notify the NYSSA office immediately after the accident, provide a copy of the accident report and any other pertinent information as soon as possible to the office. Failure to do this may leave NYSSA liable for damages as decided by a court.

It is the responsibility of the individual towing a NYSSA Safety Trailer to ensure all is in good working order prior to towing, to include all lights functioning, wires in serviceable condition, tires properly inflated and retaining legal amount of tread depth and the overall condition of the trailer for safe operations.

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