I have looked into taking the E test but it seems expensive for what it is and if I fail it there will be more costs to add retaking it etc. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for details. Generally this is based on the total train weight car + caravan which can be started on a 12% gradient. . Consult your tax advisor for complete details on rules applicable to your business.
It should be noted that the 30 miles radius from work is 'as the crow flies' so therefore you may well be able to do more miles to a job than 30 miles and still be within the law as few roads are direct and straight. A vehicle's actual fuel consumption may differ from that achieved in such tests and these figures are for comparative purposes only. Real world figures may differ. I also know that an old family friend once used a 90 to haul a fully laden atric off the M74. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The information on this page has been gathered from a variety of official and unofficial sources. That is for someone who has some experience towing and reversing.
But the dual purpose exemption is to be withdrawn shortly - see below. Apart from the shortage of class 7 testing stations, the test costs more than a class 4 test. But without a visit to the weigh bridge to prove it, neither the car or van is loaded to its maximum. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. I was given a computerised printout which showed the reason for rejection as 'Vehicle details entered incorrectly at test registration - wrong class vehicle'. By closing, you're agreeing to cookies being used in line with our. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited.
I would say they are only going to make things harder and worse in the future so if you wanna keep towing in the future get the test now before they change it again then make you jump thropugh even more hoops or make lessons compulsory. The vortices encountered can cause trailers to wander if not loaded correctly and matched to the towing vehicle. Any questions concerning towing legislation and the test let me know, I did lots before I bought my disco, and my wife is transport researcher and is currently doing an investigation into the whole situation. Check out the caravan club website first before committing more cash to the problem. Matt for me it would read you will compromise towing ability and safety by selling the disco for a vectra? My disco is 2720 Kg Gross Vehicle weight and My Caravan is 1040 Kg adding up to 3760Kg. On a side note i think wear and tear on a smaller vehicle is going to add upto more than the test cost in the long run? Reason I am asking is I am wanting to tow a caravan but due to the fact I passed my test after 1997 I am only allowed a combined weight of 3500kg and my log book nor the vin plate have any weight details on them.
The test consists of hitching and unhitching in the correct order, and a series of simple tasks, mainly reversing, followed by upto an hour of driving on public roads, and finally a controlled stop. I was pushing it with my 2. So you can legally tow a trailer plated to a max weight of 3500kg. It has to go on a loader for further travel. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary.
I do not have figures for earlier vehicles. Vehicle delivery trucks are excempt from the above however. By upgrading to the latest version of Internet Explorer you'll see and be able to use this site in the way we intended and your general internet browsing will be more secure as it will have been upgraded to take into account the latest security standards. They will be able to advise you. I wander if it's legal to tow more than 3500kg with a Defender if you use coupled brakes? However you can only do this if you are not employed to solely drive vehicles.
Covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Breckland, Fenland Nearest Towns: Thetford, Brandon, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Cambridge, Diss, Mildenhall, Lakenheath, Stowmarket Servicing, repairs, restoration, MoT test preparation, mechanical overhaul, welding, rewiring, timing belt changes, clutch and gearbox replacement, brake system repairs, steering box replacement and much more. This is to give you a better experience, analyse how you and other visitors use this website and show you relevant, tailored advertisements. Maybe take the Part E I think and solve the problem that way. Yes I beleive that is correct for overrun brakes. Loading your trailer or caravan is critical to safe driving check your towing weights and capacity for your vehicle. So if you send your logbook away in plenty of time before the next MoT is due, and get the revenue weight changed to something less than 3000kg, there is no problem, your vehicle will definitely be tested as class 4, just like a car.