Trailer Training B+E

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Towing a trailer can be daunting, even for the most experienced driver. If you are responsible for towing a trailer then you will encounter different challenges when driving, it is important that you have the confidence and skills to tow your caravan or trailer safely.

Jack’s Driving School has the expertise to help you whether you want to gain some confidence or you wish to sit the B+E test.

All our instructors are fully qualified and experienced DVSA approved driving instructors, with the expertise to give you the best possible chance to pass your test.

The licensing rules are complicated! The following points will aid your decision as to whether you require sitting the B+E test for your particular trailer or caravan. If you have any doubts please contact us, we will be pleased to help.

Full Car licence held before 1st January 1997

You may drive a vehicle or combination of vehicle and trailer up to 7.5 tonnes or a vehicle up to 7.5 tonnes and a trailer up to 750Kg max total 8.25 tonnes The gross trailer weight must not exceed the unladen weight of the towing vehicle.

Full car licence held on or after 1st January 1997 and before 19th January 2013

You may drive a vehicle or combination of vehicle and trailer up to 3.5 tonnes or a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes and a trailer up to 750Kg max total 4.25 tonnes The gross trailer weight must not exceed the unladen weight of the towing vehicle.

Full car licence held after 19th January 2013

You may drive a vehicle or combination of vehicle and trailer up to 3.5 tonnes. The gross trailer weight must not exceed the unladen weight of the towing vehicle.

The above figures are based on the maximum absolute mass (MAM) of both trailer and car, for example an unladen trailer might weigh 1 tonne however it might have a MAM of 3 tonnes, it is the MAM that you must use in your calculations with for the trailer. Just because it is empty does not mean you are within the legal weights.

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