O Licensing for trailers

You need a tacho, but you don’t need an O-licence as long as the unladen weight of the trailer is 1020kg or less.

Posted under Drivers' Hours, Towing, Vans

Posted by Alec at 4:32 pm, June 4, 2007

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  1. Alec added on  January 24th, 2012 at 09:54

    *NOTE: From December 4th 2011 ‘small trailers’ towed by a vehicle under 3.5 tonnes and used for hire or reward are no longer exempt from operator licensing. Therefore, if your vehicle combination is used for carrying other people‚Äôs goods for hire or reward (e.g. couriers and hauliers) and the maximum allowable weight of your vehicle and trailer together exceed 3,500kg then you need a standard O Licence.

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