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A Guide to Towing a Trailer or Caravan

Are you considering towing a caravan or a trailer? You might be going on holiday, needing to move household items, possibly transport a boat, or you could need to tow as part of your business

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Registration of Commercial Trailers for use abroad

Since we are due to leave the EU on 28th March 2019 curtain regulations will change concerning the use of UK trailers in Europe.

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Trailer or Caravan Tyre Pressure Calculator

Having the correct tyres and tyre pressures on your caravan or trailer is one of the most important safety aspects of towing. We all know that the tyres should be in good condition, just like the towing vehicle, but getting the tyre pressures right is not so easy. We’ve put together a calculator to aid finding the ideal safe tyre pressures for you caravan or trailer.

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Legal Requirements for trailers

A summary of the Legal requirements regarding trailers used on the road are given in the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986

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Driving Licence and Towing

Brief details about the Driving Licence law and towing.

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Number plate Law

Proof of identification and entitlement is required to purchase a single number plate.

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Ratchet Wheel Strap – User Instructions

User instructions for the wheel ratchet strap system.

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Ratchet Straps – User Instructions

User instructions and warnings concerning ratchet straps.

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Breakaway Cables

Details about the use of a breakaway cables for braked caravans & trailers.

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How to Fix a Noisy Creaking Caravan Stabiliser

A stabiliser that clamps to the towball using friction pads can begin to creak and become noisy after sometime.

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FREE trailer check

FREE Trailer Safety Check In the interest of safety we have introduced a free trailer safety check scheme for all braked and unbraked trailers throughout Devon

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