Whether you're planning to pull a caravan, a trailer, a horse box, a boat or anything else, you need to do it safely and legally. Our guide to towing gives you all the information you need to get started and ensure your towing experience goes smoothly.
Every vehicle has a towing capacity that you must not exceed.
You can find the maximum towing weight on the vin plate of your car, there is some information how to do this HERE.
As well as ensuring that your towing vehicle can handle the weight that you are towing, it is equally important not to overload your trailer.
The trailer must be properly loaded to be safe. There is some more information HERE.
The rules on what you can tow are different depending on when you passed your driving test.
There is some further information HERE.
The Highways Agency offer tips and advice for towing safely.
We have included some of this information HERE.