Towing Advice and Laws

Be aware of the legal and safety aspects of towing trailers. The advice given in the following links relates to towing trailers up to 3500Kg maximum gross weight. (O1 & O2 category) as manufactured by Wessex Trailers Ltd.

Larger trailers (O3 & O4) are covered by different regulations.

National Trailer Towing Association (NTTA)
NTTA Guide to Safe & Legal Towing (Web pages)

Comprehensive information on all aspects of safe and legal towing.

The Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
Driving licence requirements for towing
Driving licence categories
Driving tests (See B+E)
Display of number plates
Number plate system