Local couple Peter and Sheila Bell have recently launched their new business, Marshland
Trailers, hiring and servicing all kinds of trailers.
Having moved to the Wisbech area in 2006, the couple decided to set-up the business because
they saw a demand locally for the services they now offer. They have invested over £40,000 in
equipment and trailers to ensure they can offer a reliable, top-class service.
We can arrange Trailer
insurance for £ 6.00 per Day through the NTTA , as long as you have a BE
You will need a BE driving licence
Driving licence rules and what you can tow
The rules on what you can tow are different depending on when you passed
your driving test.
Licences issued from 19 January 2013 - drivers
passing a category B (car and small vehicle) test can tow:
- small trailers weighing no more than
- trailers weighing more than 750kg, where
the combined weight of the towing vehicle and the trailer isn’t more
- 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.
You’ll then be able to tow trailers up to
Licences held from 1 January 1997 - If you passed
your driving test after 1 January 1997 and have an ordinary category B
(car) licence, you can drive either:
- a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes or 3,500
kilograms (kg) Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM) towing a trailer of up
to 750kg MAM (with a combined weight of up to 4,250kg in total)
- a trailer over 750kg MAM as long as it is
no more than the unladen or ‘kerb’ weight of the towing vehicle
(with a combined weight of up to 3,500kg in total)
- For anything heavier you need to take a
category B+E driving test.
view our Conditions of Hire here.