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A trailer must stay securely hitched to the towing vehicle. What additional safety device must be fitted to a trailer braking system?

Stabiliser

Jockey wheel

Corner steadies

Breakaway cable

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Hint

In the event that the trailer becomes detached from the towing vehicle, the breakaway cable activates the trailer brakes before snapping. This allows the towing vehicle to get free of the trailer and out of danger.