Towards the end of 2021, the government’s rules on towing a trailer or caravan changed. We’ve summarised the changes here in case you’re worried about how you might have been affected.
Who is affected by the changes?
If you passed your driving test before 1 January 1997, you’re unlikely to be affected by the changes. If this is the case, your licence will usually allow you to drive a vehicle and trailer with a combined Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM) of up to 8,250kg.
The MAM is how much a vehicle is permitted to …