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Cathryn Andrews Towing Training Review

Cathryn Andrews Towing Training Review

"Friendly instructors that gave me all the time I needed to feel prepared for the trailer test. Passed 1st time!"Cathryn Andrews passed her Towing Test Northamptonshire on the first attempt. Choose Your Towing Course: Don't need to take the trailer test? Take...

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Rachel Blagden Towing Test Review

Rachel Blagden Towing Test Review

"100% recommend Nearway Driver training. I done & passed my B+E trailer test today 27/11/2018. 🎉 I had Neil Whyman as my instructor and I honestly couldn’t fault him in anyway. Amazing instructor along with a great sense of humour & gives you so much...

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Verity Chapman Trailer Training Review

Verity Chapman Trailer Training Review

"These guys are the dream team! Neil was my trailer test instructor for two days, he was amazing! He’s fun to hang out with, and is also brilliant and his job, I passed first time, so the proof is in the pudding! Without fail I’d definitely recommend nearway to...

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Trailer Training Northampton.

The trailer test Northampton pass masters!!

Think all trailer training providers in Northamptonshire are the same?

We’re different.

With years of experience, and hundreds of towing courses behind us, we are the first choice for car and trailer driving courses in Northamptonshire. We know that you’re busy, we also know that you want the best possible trailer training Northampton has to offer. And we agree that it shouldn’t cost a fortune! Our towing training courses are designed to work for you – not us! We only conduct our towing courses on a one to one basis, with just you and the instructor in the car. Other training companies will force you to pair up with a complete stranger, thereby halving your training time!

Need to take your car and trailer test? We’ve helped hundreds of people pass their test. Since we started in 2010 our trailer training courses are being constantly adjusted and tweaked so you can have the best possible experience, and the best chance of success. It’s for this reason that we start your trailer training course from the test centre at Weedon, between Northampton and Daventry. Starting your towing course at the test centre means we can do your training on the very roads you will be driving on during your trailer test. It also saves time as we don’t spend ages driving to the training location. We will show you the difficult junctions and test hot spots that you may encounter during your towing test to ensure there are no surprises on the day.

If you have just purchased a horsebox, trailer or caravan and need help reversing it, don’t worry! We see lots of people just like you, and without exception they improve their skills, and confidence by completing a short introduction to towing course. This is the perfect introduction to safe and legal towing, how to load and hitch your trailer safely and of course driving the trailer both forwards and backwards.

You have the choice of using your car for the towing training course, or if you prefer we have manual vehicles you can use. We always use our trailer but it’s flexibility like this that makes us the leading provider for trailer training in Northampton.

Everything we do is geared around providing the best value towing training Northamptonshire has to offer.

Choose Your Towing Course:

Don't need to take the trailer test? Take our introduction to towing course to build confidence with your trailer or caravan. You can use your vehicle and trailer, or ours. Please call for details.

For those that are already competent at accurately reversing and handling trailers and are good, confident drivers. Please call for details.

Our most popular course, for safe, confident drivers with limited experience towing or reversing a trailer. Please call for details.

For towing novices with no experience that are especially nervous about driving or tests. Also suitable for new drivers and those that have not passed a UK driving test. Please call for details.

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01604 904409

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Jack Lazaruk Trailer Test Review

Jack Lazaruk Trailer Test Review

"Just passed my trailer test today and just wanted to say a big thank you to Neil, he was excellent!" Jack Lazaruk from Aylesbury who passed his trailer test Buckinghamshire at the first attempt. Choose Your Towing Course: Don't need to take the trailer test? Take...

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Emma Long Towing Training Warwickshire Review

Emma Long Towing Training Warwickshire Review

“A fantastic day. Having the lesson in the morning and test in the afternoon. Neil filled me with confidence and was very relaxed which helped with my nerves. Excellent training & I would thoroughly recommend. Many thanks Neil.” Emma Long, passed her car and...

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Cathryn Andrews Towing Training Review

Cathryn Andrews Towing Training Review

"Friendly instructors that gave me all the time I needed to feel prepared for the trailer test. Passed 1st time!"Cathryn Andrews passed her Towing Test Northamptonshire on the first attempt. Choose Your Towing Course: Don't need to take the trailer test? Take...

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Amy Forster-Brain Trailer Test Review

"I cannot thank these guys enough! 100% recommend for their excellent training, patience and the confidence they give you. Anyone looking for a super team to get you through, look no further than these guys. Thank you so so much for getting me to PASS my trailer test,...

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Emma Long Trailer Training Review

"A fantastic day. Having the lesson in the morning and test in the afternoon. Neil filled me with confidence and was very relaxed which helped with my nerves. Excellent training & I would thoroughly recommend. Many thanks Neil."Emma Long passed her Towing Test...

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Sophie Phillips Trailer Test Review

"Nearway was recommended to me and I would recommend to anyone else wanting to do their trailer training! Neil was very patient and gave me lots of confidence which helped me pass first time. I didn't just learn how to tow but also brushed up a lot on my driving...

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Trailer Test Northamptonshire Review Natasha Lacey

Customer Reviews, Trailer Training Reviews, Trailer Test Northamptonshire Reviews "Thanks guys..... Ian was amazing couldn't thank him enough for getting me through my test" Natasha Lacey passed her trailer test Northamptonshire on her first attempt! Choose Your...

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Owain Evans Trailer Test Pass

“Fantastic tuition, invaluable knowledge from Neil and Ian, and thoroughly nice chaps to boot! Would definitely recommend!! Thanks again.”Owain Evans from Northamptonshire, passed his trailer test first time on Monday 30th April 2018 Choose Your Towing Course: Don't...

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Trailer Test Northampton Review Dan Holloway

“Second to none, passed first time! Neil was clear, concise and patient with his teaching and I wouldn't hesitate recommending the school to anyone else” Dan Holloway, passed his trailer test at the Northampton test centre first time! Choose Your Towing Course: Don't...

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Sophie Gray Towing Test

Towing Test Northamptonshire  A big well done to Sophie Gray who passed her Towing Test Northamptonshire today with ZERO faults!!  Sophie received lots of positive comments from the examiner and is now looking forward to being able to tow her horses.  Congratulations...

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Alan Greenwood Towing Test

Towing Test Northamptonshire  A very big well done to Alan Greenwood who passed his Towing Test Northamptonshire on 10th September 2019 on his first attempt!  Alan gave a great drive only picking up one driver fault! He can now use his licence for towing at work....

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John Francis Towing Test

B+E Test Northamptonshire  Well done to John Francis who passed his B+E Test Northamptonshire on 6th September 2019 on his first attempt!  John will be using his new licence to tow at work.  Congratulations John, from your driving instructor Neil Whyman and all the...

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James Paczynski Towing Test

Car and Trailer Test Northamptonshire  Congratulations to James Paczynski who passed his Car and Trailer Test Northamptonshire on 4th September 2019!  James needed his licence to be able to tow a trailer for his work.  Well done James, from your driving instructor...

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Mark Divito Towing Test

Towing Test Northamptonshire  Congratulations to Mark Divito who passed his Towing Test Northamptonshire on 5th September 2019 on his first attempt!  Mark gave an excellent drive and picked up zero faults throughout the entire test! He can now tow the larger trailers...

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Patrick Cush Towing Test

B+E Test Northamptonshire  Well done to Patrick Cush who passed his B+E Test Northamptonshire on 3rd September 2019 on his first attempt!  Patrick will now be able to tow a bigger horse box with both his horses in.  Congratulations Patrick, from your driving...

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Trailer Training Northampton – Explained!

If you need to tow a large trailer, horsebox or caravan, and you passed your driving test after 1st January 1997 you will need to take the towing test. During the test you will be asked to complete a reversing exercise into a bay at the test centre. You will be checked to ensure you can uncouple and couple up the trailer to the car safely and you will also be asked questions on safe loading and operating the vehicle. The main part of the test is the on road driving element, this lasts for up to an hour and you will be tested on a wide variety of roads. Starting from the test centre at Weedon, you will be asked to drive into Daventry or Northampton. The road to Northampton can be tricky as the speed limit changes 9 times on the way to the Sixfields roundabout and Duston! The routes in Northampton include Weedon Road, Bants Lane, Harlestone Road, St Peters Way and Towcester Road. You may also be asked to drive between junctions 15a and 16 of the M1, or through Rothersthorpe and Kislingbury. We know all the test routes and will show you the difficult junctions you may encounter on your B+E Test.

You will get expert guidance and benefit from our years of experience to ensure you have the best possible chance of passing first time. Many people come to us for their towing lessons, nervous or even scared of driving or reversing a trailer. Don’t worry if you’re nervous – it’s completely normal and we’ve seen it all before! Our expert instructors will guide you through the towing course every step of the way. Most people are surprised at how easy reversing a trailer can be when they have had a few goes with our expert help.

Towing Courses Northampton

Whatever your requirement, we have a course to suit. We offer caravan towing courses, horsebox towing courses and car and trailer towing courses. Need practice reversing? Take one of our trailer reversing courses or an introduction to towing course and master the skills needed to safely reverse your trailer quickly and easily. You can use your car and trailer, or ours, or a combination of your car with our trailer.

Take trailer training Northampton with us and benefit from our 90% pass rate.