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Subject Topic: Car and trailer driving test
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Message posted by ROG. on 23/9/2013 at 8:01am
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Does anybody know if they have a percentage tolerance level the reason I ask is that I have just purchased a caravan and my maths weren't so great and it turns out I am 13kg over 3.5 tonne does this mean I will have to do the test

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Quote: Originally posted by Lauraloo1036 on 14/6/2014Does anybody know if they have a percentage tolerance level the reason I ask is that I have just purchased a caravan and my maths weren't so great and it turns out I am 13kg over 3.5 tonne does this mean I will have to do the test



The 3500 limit is absolute max for B licence towing

Contact caravan manufacturer and down plate by 13 kg

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Message posted by ROG. on 21/9/2014 at 9:24am
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The test has now changed quite a bit since this was first compiled so does it need a new sticky doing?

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Hi ROG, just seen this sorry for the delayed reply - yes, you are probably right !!

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I have recently completed the B+E driving test. Completely worthless in my opinion. The test is nothing more than an extended driving test and does little to justify the weight limits imposed. I agree that keeping driving standards high is important, but not at such high costs.

Anyway, the biggest issue in taking the test is your day to day driving and undoing x amount of years bad habits. Rather than pay for expensive lessons, I would suggest using a normal driving instructor first, before paying for proper towing lessons. I passed first time (just) and it cost 514. The costs of failing were worrying to say the least.

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