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WHY THINK DRIVING SCHOOL

Think Driving School offer a variety of B+E Training Courses for individuals and Businesses to meet your requirements. Our instructors are FULLY QUALIFIED ADI’s with years of experience of safe driving techniques in towing, loading and consideration to other road users. We are here to provide you with the necessary skills to keep you and your vehicle safe and provide you with useful advice, tips and confidence for life.
New legislation for car drivers wishing to tow trailers/caravans was introduced in 1997,for any driver who passed after 1997 you may need a separate licence to tow trailers.

Follow this simple Flow Chart if you are unsure if you need to take a test, FLOW CHART

If you are still unsure call us on 0800 6123 566 or check this link to the Driving Standards Agency, link to Dsa about trailer tests

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Trailer test content

  1. What is involved in the B+E (car and trailer) test           
  2. Approx 1hr 15mins

 

  1. 1 - Show me tell me Questions Click here  
  2. 2 - Safety checks for vehicle and trailer
  3. 3 - Reversing exercise (see video below)
    1. 4 - 60 minute on road – including 10min independent drive – a high standard of awareness and anticipation, speed and vehicle management are expected
  4. 5 - Unhitching and re-coupling (see video below)

 


Trailer training options (Per Hour)

  1. Trailer lessons cost £55 per hour,
  2. We would recommend you have an assessment lesson to see how many hours training you will need,

    1. Introduction to Towing / Assessment lesson  £85 (saving £25)

    Your assessment includes 2.5 hours in car training, covering general safety advice – reversing, driving with a trailer, general awareness, trailer loading, vehicle checks, coupling and uncoupling. By the end of the lesson we will have assessed your level, started your training and at the end we will let you know from our experience roughly what you will need to go on and Pass your B+E.

 

Once you have had the assessment we will discuss with you your needs,
The test cost £115 on a week day,

We will tailor a course for your needs. We find that in general people need between 4-10 hours dependant on experience,

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS A PACKAGE THATS GOOD FOR YOU PLEASE CONTACT US ON 0800 6123 566 OR ADAM ON 07787 434614


Trailer
training options (Full Course)

  1. Conducted on a 1:1, or 2:1 basis of practical driving skills, reversing and uncoupling and re-coupling safely and practical advise. Due to diversity of loads carried we can only cover the theory of loading a trailer. Attention will be paid to awareness, planning, vehicle management, control and use of speed.
    Training remains flexible and progressive to suit the needs of the individual developing weaknesses with the aim of safe driving practices and excellent road craft.


  2. Training will be centred around 1 of our 3 training areas (High Wycombe, Guildford or Farnborough) which provide a safe off road area to conduct reversing exercises and uncoupling and re-coupling and varied road and traffic conditions.
    Our training vehicles vary to suit the requirements of the instructors but all comply with DVSA requirements to meet testing standards.

    This is really aimed at individuals that have some towing experience

    We can provide a 1 and a half day course.

    Day 1 - 8am to 12pm, Lunch 1pm to 4pm (7hrs instruction)
    Day 2 - 8am to 10:30, test at 10:30am -12pm (4hrs)
    If 2 candidates second test is at 1pm - 2:30 (6.5hrs)
    (These times can be adjusted and are for example purposes)

    Prices for the 1.5 Day course is for:-
    1 candidate £499
    2 candidates £599

    The test will be conducted by a DVSA examiner at the nearest location to you.

    Prices (as above) do not include tests fees £115 per candidate for test on a week day.
    VAT in not applicable.

 

 

 

 

B+E Trailer lessons and Courses Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, London

B+E Trailer Courses and lessons Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, London, High Wycombe, Newbury

For lessons with trailers, or if you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact us.

Call: Adam on 07787 434614 or 0800 6123 566 or request a call back below

 

E-mail: trailers@thinkdrivingschool.co.uk or contact our B+E instructor Adam via his profile