This course has been specifically designed for drivers who have the correct licence for their towing vehicle. It is ideal for someone who is new to towing a caravan or for someone who hasnt towed a caravan in a while. It is aimed at building confidence for drivers and to practice reversing and safe driving. This course is 3.5hrs long.
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The duration of our Caravan Familiarisation course is 3.5 hours long and is held at one of our depots in Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading or Worthing. The course will be held on a 1:2:1 ratio with one of our trained instructors. This course covers, practical driving, reversing manoeuvres and coupling and re-coupling. It is ideal for a new caravaner or for someone who hasn’t towed in a while. Our Caravan Familiarisation Course is conducted using one of our Toyota Hilux pickup trucks and Debon trailer. If you would rather practice with a caravan, we have one at our Portsmouth site, and you are welcome to bring your own caravan to train with, just let us know when you book the course.
*MAM – Maximum Authorised Mass.
If you passed your Category B licence before 1st January 1997, you will be able to drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8,250 MAM.
If you passed your test on or after 1st January 1997, you can drive vehicles up to 3,500 MAM with a trailer up to 750kgs. You will be able to tow heavier trailers if the total MAM of the vehicle and trailer is less than 3,500kgs.
If you passed your test on or after 1st January 1997 and your total vehicle and trailer weight exceeds 3,500kgs MAM, you will need to obtain your B+E licence.
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2 Start Ltd (Portsmouth), Unit 4 Shawcross Industrial Estate, Ackworth Road, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO3 5HU
Call: 02392 123555
2 Start Ltd (Theale), Site C The Quarry, Deans Copse Road, Theale, RG7 4GZ
Call: 01184 021 861
2 Start Ltd (Southampton), Unit 2 Four Dells Farm, Poles Lane, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2DY
Call: 02382 022975
2 Start Ltd (Reading), Unit 32 Youngs Industrial Estate, Paices Hill, Reading, RG7 4PW
Call: 01184 021861
2 Start Ltd (Worthing), The Vinery Ind Est, Unit 54 & 55, Poling, Worthing, BN18 9PY
Call: 01903 952410
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