Asked by: Hanana Guhlcke
asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th February, 2020

What size trailer can you tow without a Licence?

If you passed your driving test after 1 January 1997 and have an ordinary category B (car) licence, you can: Drive a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes or 3,500kg MAM towing a trailer of up to 750kg MAM. Tow a trailer over 750kg MAM as long as the combined weight of the trailer and towing vehicle is no more than 3,500kg.

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Similarly one may ask, what happens if you get caught towing a trailer without a license?

Towing a trailer without the correct licence can lead to a fine of up to £5000 and nine points on your driving licence. Another important factor to consider is whether your insurance is valid if you are towing illegally.

One may also ask, do I need a CDL to pull a trailer? A Class A CDL license is required for any vehicle with a semi-trailer or trailer with two or more axles, including any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle rating greater than 26,000 lbs. providing that the gross vehicle weight rating of the towed vehicle is greater than 10,000 lbs.

Likewise, people ask, what size trailer can I pull?

Legally, any trailer you tow should have a width of no more than 2.55 metres. And, the maximum length for a trailer being towed by a vehicle weighing up to 3,500kg is 7 metres. Vehicles over 3500kg can pull trailers with a length of up to 12 metres.

Can I tow a trailer UK?

You need a full car licence before being able to tow with any larger vehicle. A full car licence already lets you tow trailers weighing no more than 750kg. You can also tow heavier trailers with a car as long as the total weight of vehicle and trailer isn't more than 3,500kg.

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