Q , am a travelling showman and I have two normal
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four-wheeled vehicles. One carries showground equipment and is also used to draw my living caravan; the other also carries showground equipment and draws a small four-wheeled trailer containing my car.
I wish now to use one of these vehicles for drawing an additional caravan: in order to avoid leaving my car behind I want to use one of my four-wheelers to pull one caravan and a trailer. Would I be breaking the law by doing this?
A The only types of civilian vehicle allowed
• –• to draw more than one loaded trailer are vehicles classified as light or heavy locomotives. Your vehicles do not qualify as locomotives so you cannot draw more than one trailer with each.
Should you wish to obtain a locomotive to pull two trailers the folldwing are the definitions: light locomotives are vehicles not constructed to carry a load and having an unladen weight of more than 7+ tons but not more than 11+ tons: heavy locomotives are vehicles not constructed to carry a load and having an unladen weight of more than 11+ tons.