TRAILER TRAINING

Towing any kind of trailer or caravan places very different demands on your personal driving skills. The performance and manoeuvrability of your vehicle will be very different depending on the size and weight of the trailer. Any towing journey requires additional planning taking weather, wider turning circles and increased braking distances into consideration.

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Trailer Training

Towing any kind of trailer or caravan places very different demands on your personal driving skills. The performance and manoeuvrability of your vehicle will be very different depending on the size and weight of the trailer. Any towing journey requires additional planning taking weather, wider turning circles and increased braking distances into consideration.

At Solway driver training our DSA approved driving instructors cover all aspects of trailer and caravan towing, including additional safety checks and UK road laws.

  • Coupling and uncoupling, electrics and safety chains

  • Towing laws and speed limits on UK roads

  • Driving and manoeuvring your trailer

  • Reversing a trailer or caravan

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Competitive Pricing

  • 1 day training is £200 day.
     

  • An assessment lesson for £40. This is advisable so your training needs can be suited to you.
     

  • If 2 people want to train together a discount can be discussed
     

  • If you are a farmer and need to tow contact The Farmer Network who may be able to assist in funding.

Why get professional training?

New legislation comes into force in Autumn 2021 meaning that you can tow up to 3500kg without taking a test. However, your vehicle must be suitable. 

At Solway Driver Training our DSA approved driving instructors cover all aspects of towing, including additional safety checks and UK road laws.

We also offer a certificate of competence upon completion to those who meet previous B+E test standard.