The Wrong Way to Transport a Car


VEHICLE COVERED: 1953 Packard Caribbean convertible

WHAT WENT WRONG: On his way from his home in Texas to a car show in South Dakota, the insured was transporting his 1953 Packard Caribbean convertible, which he’d carefully tied to a dual axle trailer. The trailer tires were sturdy 8-ply steel-belted radials. Yet despite having only 2,000 miles on them; the left rear tire blew out on Highway 335, near Topeka, KS.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2004/11/24/The-Wrong-Way-to-Transport-a-Car