Health and Safety

Towing Trailers - new regulation

Course Details

Course duration 1

Cost per day £270.00

Qualification cost included

Total course cost £324.00 (inc VAT)

Middle England Certificate of Attendance


PPE requirement

Number of delegates TBA

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Did you know?

The rules about what you can tow will not be changing on 15 November 2021. The change will be introduced at a later date, and as soon as possible. Sign up for email alerts to be told when the new date is confirmed. You must continue to follow the current rules until the law changes.

New rules for towing a trailer with a car from autumn 2021 - GOV.UK (

Car Licences obtained before 1 January 1997
All drivers who passed their driving test before 1 January 1997 are entitled to tow a trailer, with their current licence. This means they can drive a vehicle and trailer with a maximum weight combination of 8.25 tonnes, they are also entitled to drive a minibus with a trailer over 750 kgs.

Car Licences obtained after 1 January 1997
If you passed your car driving test after 1 January 1997, you’ll be allowed to tow trailers up to 3,500kg MAM from 15 November 2021.

Our Towing Trailers course offers essential in depth training for the conscientious driver / employer to meet the Health and Safety at Work Act guidelines on the skills required to tow a vehicle safely. 

The course includes learning how to:-

The course is over a day 6 hours but a half day (3 hrs) is available for refresher training.










Upcoming 'Towing Trailers - new regulation' Courses

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All courses will have restrictions in place in accordance with the current Covid-19 Government guidelines. All trainers, assessors and venues have taken all precautionary measures to ensure your safety and will continue to follow government guidelines

Middle England Training Limited

11 Crossfields Road, Warwick, CV34 5HU
01926 495024
07754 039214
07715 311657

Company Number: 9132242 (England & Wales)

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