At a glance:
- Rules that came into play in 2021 now allow drivers of all ages the same entitlements when it comes to towing a trailer or caravan
- All drivers are now allowed to tow a trailer weighing up to 3,500 kg, without taking the B+E test
- Learn more about why the updated regulations came into place
- If you’re looking for more guidance on towing caravans, don’t miss our other content on the best cars for towing
- New rules for towing a trailer or caravan
- Towing rules before December 2021
- Towing rules after December 2021
- Should I do any training before towing a caravan or trailer?
- What if I still want to take the B+E test?
- Why did the new regulations come into place
- Related articles & advice
In December 2021, the UK government changed the rules surrounding caravan and trailer towing. Previously, if you’d passed your driving test after the 1st of January 1997, then you had to take an additional driving test if you wanted to tow heavier trailers. However, the new rules mean you don’t have to anymore. Join us as we explore everything you need to know about the new regulations and how they might affect you.