The rules on what you can tow are different depending on when you passed your driving test. See UK driving licence categories for cars on our FAQ section.
You have to pass the car and trailer driving test if you want to tow anything heavier.
Towing heavier combinations
If you want to tow heavier combinations, you need to follow these steps:
You need to take extra Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) tests if driving the medium-sized lorry is the main part of your job.
Once you’ve done this you can drive vehicles and trailers with a combined weight of up to 12,000kg MAM.