The Trailer Committee develops and maintains SAE Standards, Recommended Practices and Information Reports applicable to trailers normally towed by conventional passenger cars, light duty commercial vehicles, light trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles.
Peter Broen serves as the Chairperson and ensures the committee maintains liaison with groups such as the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), SAE-related committees and other organizations as necessary.
The taskforces formed under the committee's direction include:
Gooseneck and 5th Wheel Task Force
Trailer Dynamics Task Force
Conventional Towing System up to 20,000 lbs Task Force
Participants in the SAE Trailer Committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government and other interested parties.
SAE Staff Representatives: