People tow the strangest things behind their vehicles: everything from grass clippings to an entire house. The list of what can be towable is endless and sometimes, it is not so much the objects being towed but more the combination of vehicle and trailer that stands out as strange. Trailers became a convenient means of hauling back in the 1970s, when automobiles were fitted with robust steel bumpers and a hitch could be added by a local mechanic or anyone with a set of tools. Most utility trailers were built at home without much attention to safety. They were characterized by mismatched bias-ply tires which sang different tunes on the asphalt and stiff suspension (or lack thereof) that rattled the cargo when rolling over the smallest rock or minor hole. Trailer sway was typical and was corrected only by adjusting speed. Homemade trailers have become a thing of the past and now, inexpensive, high-quality utility trailers are found at most building supply stores. Specialized trailers have become the norm when people need a unique trailer to meet their individual hauling requirements—or their distinct style. In some cases, the object being towed is incorporated into the trailer and...