Who makes Brakebuddy?

Hopkins® Manufacturing
EMPORIA, KS – Emporia based Hopkins® Manufacturing and Brake Buddy® earned the Gold Motorhome Magazine Readers Choice Award for the towed vehicle braking product category. Motorhome magazine asked subscribers to select their favorite products for 26 different RV related product categories.

How does the brake buddy work?

The Brake Buddy® takes the entire weight of the towed vehicle off the motor coach’s overburdened brakes. The Brake Buddy® greatly reduces your stopping distance by reducing the added weight of the towed vehicle for a safer more secure stop.

How much does a brake Buddy cost?

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Do you need a braking system to flat tow?

By law most states now require supplemental braking in the vehicle being flat towed. The easiest system to set up and use is the Blue Ox Patriot # BRK2019, that applies the vehicle brakes in proportion to how much the tow vehicle is braking. This is the safest way to stop and it reduces wear and tear on both vehicles.

What does a brake Buddy do?

How heavy can a trailer be before it needs brakes?

Trailer Brakes In California, brakes are required on any trailer coach or camp trailer having a gross weight of 1500 lbs. or more.

How do you adjust BrakeBuddy sensitivity?

The sensitivity of the BrakeBuddy® is adjusted by holding down the Sensitivity Button (Figure 10). The more lights that are illuminated, the easier the BrakeBuddy will activate.

How does the BrakeBuddy work?