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Can anyone help me with towing laws?

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by S3_chris 11, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. S3_chris 11
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    My mates just bought a mitsubish 3000 gt twin turbo from brighton so it would be a 320mile round trip and he wants to tow it home, it has no mot and the engine doesnt run. Is it legal to tow on a solid bar? the dvla cant give a straight answer and my mates adamant that its legal to do so. I just dont want to go get in it and get f**ked by the police.

    Any help would be appreciated
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    No road tax, the car can't touch the road! Need to be trailered home from my experience. or recovered on a flatbed.
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep

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    **** towing 160 mile
    i dont think you can tow on the mway
    as above no txt needs a flatbed
    cant even go on a spec with no tax
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    thats what i thought wasnt ever so sure tho so thanks for the advice guys.
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    isn't it 4x4 anyway?
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    if it wasn't 4x4 i'd happily a-frame it with trailer board over number plate
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    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    flat bed it mate, not worth the fines and points and the compound costs,
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