WEATHER UPDATE: Members Mid-Year Meeting on 25th March 2013
Members Mid-Year Meeting on 25th March 2013 at The Pirelli Stadium, Burton Upon Trent
Boat Trailers and Type Approval
VCA clarifies the requirements for Special Purpose Vehicles and whether boat trailers are classified as SPV or not.
Calendar of Events
Upcoming Events for NTTA Members
Post Code search added to Buyers' Guide
The NTTA Website Buyers’ Guide now features Post Code searching.
New Tyre Labelling Regulations
New tyre labelling regulations come in to force on 1st November 2012
Assembly of flat pack trailers
Assembly of flat pack trailers once the new Type Approval regulations come into force.
NTTA moves office
Over the next few days the NTTA will be moving office so asks for your understanding
Changes at the NTTA
New chairman's (Philip Holman) letter to members of the association
Breathalyser Rules in France
From 1st July 2012 all drivers in France need to carry a breathalyser
Info for retailers of small trailers
VCA publishes Important Information for Retailers of Small Trailers
Regulation EC1071/2009 and effect on light trailers
The DfT intends to withdraw the 1020kg unladen weight exemption for trailers when assessing whether O Licence is reqd
Suspended prison sentence for unsafe towing
A man was given a suspended prison sentence for unsafe towing of a trailer on the M62 near Huddersfield.
Changes to MoT tests in April 2012
Changes are being made to the MoT test to increase inspection of towbars and towing electrics
Motorway Lighting Changes
Motorway lighting is to be switched off permanently on sections of the M1 (J10 - J13) to reduce carbon emissions
NCC to run Caravan Show at NEC 2011
The National Caravan Council has announced that it will run the October 2011 Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC
Accident due to trailer brakes.
An accident last August on the A64 in which 2 men died was due to very poor maintenance of the trailer brakes a coroner
Change to Trailer Width Rule
Following consultation, DfT have announced the removal of the 2.3 metre width limit on trailers towed behind cars and...
Trailer Hire Insurance
Trailer Hire Insurance is available through many NTTA members who hire out trailers.
New NTTA Website
The NTTA website has had a complete new make over and lots of new features will be coming over the next few months....
The Right to Repair Campaign
Following Brussels’ decision to end in 2010 the Block Exemption which currently gives some protection to the indepen...
Type Testing of Trailers
From October 2012 all type O1 (under 750 kg) and type O2 (under 3500 kg) trailers sold in Europe will require...