Light Goods Vehicles C1 and Trailers C1+E
If you want to tow a heavier trailer than 750 kgs, Following Government regulation changes, you can now take C1+E as one test, instead of two.
New drivers previously had to take two tests, C1 and then C1+E
You can tow a trailer up to 750kgs with LGV C1 depending what drivers licence you hold and when you first passed the driving test?
If you hold acquired rights on car licences issued before 1997 and want to tow larger trailers you will need to take a further test for C1+E
Minibuses and Trailers D1+E
Car Licences with category D1 issued before January 1997 will usually have a restriction code 101 (not for hire & reward), to have this restriction removed you will still need to apply for provisional entitlement and take theory tests prior to taking the practical test.
New drivers will need to apply for provisional licence and theory tests prior to taking the practical test.
Following changes to licences November 2021, you can now take D1+E Minibus and Trailer, with one test instead of the previous two.
Training courses range between 4 and 12 hours 1:1 depending on any previous experience.
The DVSA on road test lasts approximately 60 minutes,
The reverse and uncoupling exercises are now carried out by our
examiners as we are now DVSA accredited to carry out these
elements of the test.
Our Training Centre manoeuvring area is available to practice your reversing skills without hindrance from other traffic, our DVSA Instructors will give you the confidence to master the skills required to pass the test first time.
Please call us if you require any further assistance
Caravan Towing Training
These courses are for car drivers who would like to update their skills or have some refresher training.
Reversing any trailer correctly and with ease is an acquired skill and like most things practice makes perfect.
Our comprehensive training sessions will give you the confidence you always wanted but were too embarrassed to ask for help.
Our instructors will guide you from the basics to be able to reverse competently, safely and without the fear of ‘somebody’ watching for your mistakes!
Training sessions are 4 hours duration and are available for your personal requirements. On road driving assessments are conducted as well as reversing on our on site practice/manoeuvring area, please contact customer services for further details.
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