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Trailers: Safety

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 53942, tabled on 23 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he plans to take to ensure that drivers holding a category B driving licence who tow trailers have a full understanding of the additional requirements for towing a trailer, including but not limited to, coupling and reversing procedures.

Answered on

20 October 2021

Working with the trailer towing sector, the Department for Transport and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency are developing a voluntary accredited training scheme to ensure drivers have the skills, knowledge and competencies required to tow safely.