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The first trailer must be equipped with an anti-sway mechanism (unless it’s a fifth wheel trailer), and the second trailer must have service brakes acting on at least one axle of the trailer. Every motor vehicle and every combination of vehicles shall have a service braking system which will stop such vehicle or combination within forty (40) feet from an initial speed of twenty (20) miles per hour on a level, dry, smooth, hard surface. (KSA 8-1734 & 8-1907)
If pulled behind a truck (not truck-tractor) the overall length is limited to 65 feet (KSA 8-1904).
There is no restriction in Kansas as to the type of trailer connections or prohibiting the pulling of two bumper pull trailers in combination.
Doubles may be pulled anywhere, so long as the trailers are not over 28 ½ feet in length each, except on the Kansas Turnpike, where double 53-foot trailers are legal.
Triple trailers are only allowed on the Kansas Turnpike with a “special vehicle combination” (SVC) annual permit (KAR 36-1-28). Turnpike access routes include all routes between the Turnpike and a motor freight terminal located within a 10-mile radius of each toll booth, except at the northeastern end of the Turnpike where a 20-mile radius is allowed. SVC access routes include all routes between the Interstate and a motor freight terminal located within 5 miles of the Interstate at Goodland.