If you've been alive long enough, you've heard your share of "accepted truths," especially when it comes to towing a trailer. Eventually, if you're like me, you start to question many of these facts of life. One of my favorites is that you can solve the problem of trailer sway by properly loading
Do I need a Sway Control hitch? That's a question we hear often, especially from the first time trailer owner. When you're at the RV dealership, your eyes boggling at the beautiful little house on wheels before you, trailer sway is not on your mind. No, you're thinking about family vacations,
A New Hensley Hitch! Hensley Mfg. is proud to introduce the New SwiftArrow. The All New Hensley SwiftArrow is engineered around the same technology that has made our Hensley Arrow and Hensley Cub the safest sway control trailer hitches on the road today. How is the SwiftArrow
What is Trailer Sway and how does Hensley control it? This is the question we hear most often. Well, honestly, most travel trailer owners know what trailer sway is before they contact us. However, in order to understand how the Hensley Arrow and Cub work to eliminate trailer sway, we have to start
We hear some pretty amazing methods for controlling trailer sway. We've had people tell us that they simply turn into the passing trucks in anticipation of the air movement. We had another guy tell us that when he sees a semi-truck coming, he simply opens both front windows and the "bow wave" of air
Smooth sailing...for now. But what awaits you down the road? A sudden windstorm? Semi-trucks pushing the sound barrier? A soft shoulder? Trailer Sway Trailer Sway is the #1 cause of travel trailer accidents. Unfortunately, no government agency keeps data on the number of accidents that involve
Trailer Sway Statistics If you Google "trailer sway accident statistics," you'll discover something shocking--they don't exist. If such statistics did exist, Hensley Mfg. would have had them printed in every one of our monthly newsletters and advertisements since the company's founding in 1993.
Do V-nosed Trailers Tow Better? It seems there's a bit of a myth being spread about by trailer salesman. The claim is that v-nose trailers are more aerodynamic and do not have a tendancy to sway as much as flat-fronted trailers. Travel trailers like the one pictured below seem to be the new