Want to Tow? Need to Tow? Learn to Tow!
New towing regulations since Jan 2013.
Did you know that if you have passed your driving test after 1st January 1997, New Licence regulations are applicable please follow the above link to check whether you are towing legally.
If you have been Towing Trailers, Caravans, Boats, Horse-Boxes, Generators, Cars, Diggers etc and you do NOT have the correct entitlement (Category B+E) to tow what you are towing on your licence, you are running the risk of:
- 3 points for 'no category'
- Upto 6 points for 'no insurance'
- There could also be a fine of £400+
As an employer, employing an individual that tows for business purposes, that is doing so illegally, you can also be held liable for their actions you can be:
- Issued with a fine
- Criminally charged with Negligence
BubbLe Towing (a subsidiary of BubbLe Driving School) based in Bristol, but also covering the South West area can and will help you to Tow with confidence. We will ensure that you have the ability to Tow in the hardest of circumstances. Our towing lessons are comprehensive, carried out on a One to One basis, and we will get you to test standard for the Towing Test (B+E if required).
Our Trailer Towing courses/lessons are second to none, we cover all of the basic's’ starting with the legislation surrounding Towing, hitching and loading your Trailer, Horsebox, Caravan or Boat, Reversing, and ensuring your vehicle/ trailers safe handling. We want to ensure that you are able to get safely to your destination.
BubbLe has a different approach to teaching in comparison to other Towing schools and we have several different methods and aids to help you. We will aim to enable you to achieve your pass in the quickest time available. However, we are paramount to teaching you to Tow safely for you, your load, and the other road users. You may not be covered on insurance if you unfortunately had an accident whilst Towing!
We offer a bespoke service on all our towing courses. We have a choice of courses that are run on ½ day (3hr), 6 hour, or 12 hour basis. (Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that 1 course will be sufficient, as people learn at different paces, you can rest assured that we will work with you and do our best to achieve this goal together in the quickest possible time).
We run the courses in our own Car and Trailer (2014 Kia Sorento & Bateson Derby horse box) Due to changes in the B+E test all trailers presented for test have to carry a set weight to show a real time mass is in place, our trailer complies with the new regulations.