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Trailers: Driving Instruction

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 53944, tabled on 23 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021, what assessment he has made of the effect of those regulations on businesses whose sole purpose is to provide training for the driving licence category BE test for the towing of trailers.

Answered on

20 October 2021

The Department and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency are working with the trailer towing sector to develop a voluntary accredited training scheme to ensure drivers have the skills, knowledge and expertise required to tow safely.