B+E car and trailer towing lessons edinburgh glasgow perth lothian scotland

B+E Car and Trailer Towing Lessons Edinburgh Glasgow Perth Scotland

Pass your trailer towing test in as little as one day!*

Courses and Prices.

Step 1 Choose an appropriate Course:

Packages including training, DVSA test fee, vehicle and trailer hire for test:


I have Never Towed.
 2 Day course £630
(test on second day) ~ suitable for someone with no previous towing experience.
This course allows plenty of time to practice reversing.
This course normally starts at 0800 on each day.

 
I have some towing experience but I am not confident Reversing with a trailer.
1.5 Day course £495
(test on second day) ~ suitable for someone with a little previous towing experience.
This course normally starts at 1500 on day 1 and 0800 on day 2.


 
I am very confident reversing with a trailer, have been driving for a number of year and drive regularly on busy roads.
1 Day course  £365
(test on same day) ~ suitable for someone who is confident reversing with a trailer.
(We will spend approximately 30 minutes practicing reverse exercise).
Please do not book this course if you are not confident reversing with a trailer we are unlikely to reach the required standard.
The one day course normally starts at 0800.


I am not sure which course I need.
  Introduction course  £135
(no test) ~ 3 hour training and assessment session. Suitable for any level.
This option is normally available 1500 to 1800 on weeksdays, weekend slots may also be available.


I have B+E as I passed before 1997 but I need some help.
Trailer Master Class  £135 (no test) ~ 3 hour training and assessment session. Suitable for any level.
This option is normally available 1500 to 1800 on weeksdays, weekend slots may also be available.


Charges are per hour not per person, no age restrictions. Must hold a full car licence.

Training is now available for B+E using an automatic vehicle, please note passing the test in an automatic vehicle will result in a restricted licence being issued.
If you require automatic please specify this when booking.




Step 2 Choose a suitable Course date:

The following dates are available:
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December 2018
Fully Booked


January 2019
Two day course Livingston 2nd + 3rd Booked
Livingston 4th Booked

Split courses:
Training 9th January 1500 to 1800
Test 10th January 1400 £375

Livingston 7th Booked
Livingston 8th Booked
Livingston 9th Booked
Livingston 10th Booked
Livingston 11th Booked

Livingston 14th Available
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Livingston 18th Available

Livingston 21st Available
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Livingston 24th Booked
Livingston 25th Available

Livingston 28th Available
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February 2019
Livingston 4th Available
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Livingston 11th Available
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Livingston 13th Booked
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Livingston 15th Available

Livingston 18th Available
Livingston 19th Available
Livingston 20th Available
Livingston 21st Available
Livingston 22nd Available

Livingston 25th + 26th Two day course Available
Livingston 27th Available
Livingston 28th Available



Step 3 Book a Course:

To book a course please Text Jonathan now on 07875 769 115
(Please state your full name and the dates you are interested in booking.)

Payment is required in full by bank transfer at time of booking to secure a course, payment details will be provided.
No booking will be made until full payment has been received.

*The one day course is only suitable if you are confident reversing with a trailer, we will only spend 30 minutes practicing the reverse exercise.

All bookings are subject to terms and conditions.








Do you need to tow a trailer for business or leisure? Caravan, Horsebox, Boat or Plant and Machinery?
Our customers include Market Traders, Catering Trailer Businesses, Tree surgeons, Park rangers, Landscape gardeners, Builders, Joiners, Horse Riders, Mechanics, Sailers, Power Boaters, Stock car racers, Out Door Education and Adventure Instructors and Helicopter Pilots..

If you passed your car driving test between the 1st of January 1997 and 19th January 2013 you will have been issued a category B driving licence. This licence allows you to tow a small trailer 750KG behind a car 3500KG. Or a combination of car and trailer which weighs upto 3500KG provided certain conditions are met. Many combinations of towing vehicle and trailer exceed these limits and cannot be driven on a category B driving licence, such as a caravan, horse box or broken down car.

If you passed your car driving test after 19th January 2013 the restrictions on what you can tow have been increased.

In order to tow a heavy trailer with a car or van you must sit a further practical driving test, there is no theory test required. The BE or B+E driving test follows the same format as the vocational LGV  HGV PCV driving tests. These tests are carried out at Livingston LGV test centre.

Our patient instructors are fully trained to provide car and trailer training.

We have a towing vehicle and trailer which meets the DVSA minimum test vehicle requirements and can provide full training to pass the B+E driving test.

We also offer reversing courses and advanced towing courses for those who passed prior to 1997 and already hold B+E but might have never actually towed a trailer, or simply need guidance. Ask about our trailer and caravan reversing masterclass.

We can also provide corporate fleet training and assessments for company vehicle drivers.

Training is available 7 days per week from 0700 to 2200 subject to day light.

We have provided car and trailer training to customers from around the UK including drivers from Carlisle, Dumfries, Newcastle, Inverness, London, Dunbar, Fife, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Skye, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Fort William, Stirling, Falkirk and Perth.

Our past customers include the Scottish Prison Service, University of Edinburgh, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh,  Crummock, RUTS,  FMS Scotland,  Mike Stoane lighting, Stoats Porridge, Down to Earth Gardening, Royal Yachting Association, St Andrews University, Arniston Estate, Tennant Company, Adwelding, Go Ape!, ITEC, Ax-Tec, Forrestry Commission Scotland, Basically Tool Hire, JSL Property Services, RS Marquee Hire, Glendale, The Garden Doctor,  Edinburgh Napier University,  Lord of the Trees,  City of Edinburgh Council, West Lothian Council,  Police Scotland, Scottish Ambulance Service, GAP Hire, MW groundworks, Gowrie Contracts, 



We provide the towing vehicle and trailer and arrange your DVSA practical test, all you need do is turn up with your driving licence, we do the rest.

We can customise a course to meet your specific requirements contact us for a quote.

As with our other training courses tuition is normally provided on a 1:1 basis, we can accommodate 3:1, 2:1 if required by the client.
Please ensure you have your valid photocard driving licence available prior to booking training.
All bookings are subject to terms and conditions

B+E trailer training is carried out in West Lothian from our vocational vehicle operating base in Tarbrax EH55 8XE.



Our Business is Driven by our Customers!

Jonathan is a great instructor, he was always on time, patient and good at explaining what was required. I would reccommend him to anyone wanting to do the vocational B+E test or indeed undertake thier inital driver training.

Emma Dalley - Edinburgh

Spent 4 hrs with Johnathan and then passed a B+E test first time with flying colours. 

Would recommend Bananas Driver Training.
To anyone if they are considering to learn to drive. 
Johnathan was friendly, and generally was a great instructer.

 - Edinburgh

Jonathan went well above and beyond the call of duty by clearing the snow and ice from the test center reversing area to allow my test to go ahead. His clear instruction made the whole process very straight forward. Many thanks for getting me through my B+E car and trailer test.

 - Kirriemuir

I used drive me bananas to get trailer lessons sit my trailer test, very good service and a nice unintimidating car and trailer setup do it all in.  
Alistair Kay Passed B+E test Livingston LGV test centre  3/11/09







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Mates Rates Special Deal!
If you are both confident reversing with a trailer and would like to do the one day course with your mate we have a great mates rate for you!
First person £365, your mate only pays for the extra test and hire £245,  two people including test fees for £610

 Limited availability ask for more details!




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