If you passed your car test before 1 January 1997 you are generally entitled to drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8.25 tonnes MAM.
This is the weight of the vehicle and trailer including the maximum load that can be carried safely when it’s being used on the road.
If you passed your driving test after 1 January 1997 and have an ordinary category B (car) licence, you can drive either:
From 19 January 2013, drivers passing a category B (car and small vehicle) test can tow:
If you want to tow a trailer weighing more than 750kg, when the combined weight of the towing vehicle and trailer is more than 3,500kg, you’ll have to pass a further test and get B+E entitlement on your licence.