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5th Edition
Towing and The Law Publication

This Guide concentrates on the safe use of light trailers and trailer caravans. Its purpose is to increase awareness of the additional rules and regulations which have to be obeyed when towing . (Includes 37 pages and colour illustrations)

Contents Include -

icon Use of trailers in other European countries icon Use of outside lanes on motorways/dual carriageways
icon Glossary of terms icon Carriage of passengers
icon Towbars icon Towing unbraked trailers
icon Coupling types icon Towing with cars or commercial vehicles under 1525kg unladen weight
icon Electrical connection
icon Buying a trailer icon Commercial towing with vehicles over 1525kg unladen weight
icon Registration icon Tachographs
icon Driving licence icon Loading
icon Vehicle Excise Duty (Road tax) icon Maximum dimensions
icon Insurance icon Carrying livestock
icon Manufacturer's plate icon Maintenance
icon Number plate icon Tyres
icon Speed limits icon Braking systems
icon Rear view mirrors icon Secondary couplings (fitted to unbraked trailers)
icon Lighting systems icon Where to obtain the regulations

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Many thanks to the SMMT for allowing me to add this information to this website.
With such great information available to us all it makes sense that we should all know exactly what the legalities of towing and of keeping the roads safer are.
Graham Thompson

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