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Re: Question about Trailer Tents

<BLOCKQUOTE><table width="85%"><tr><td class="txt4"><img src="/forums/completefrance-forums/cs/Themes/default/images/icon-quote.gif">&nbsp;<strong>PaulT wrote:</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="quoteTable"><table width="100%"><tr><td width="100%" valign="top" class="txt4">Although not affecting this case but this is something I have just come across whilst searching for something else - trailer registration in the UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/register-your-trailer-if-you-want-to-take-it-abroad</td></tr></table></td></tr></table></BLOCKQUOTE>

That’s interesting. It might certainly help anyone who is bringing a UK trailer to France permanently if they need to register it here. I don’t know how it works with ANTS but over the years people trying to register caravans and horseboxes have often hit a brick wall when the person at the prefecture could not accept that British trailers o& that weight do not have either registration certificates or thei4 own registration number.
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Re: Question about Trailer Tents

"As far as I am aware a trailer being towed by a French registered vehicle where the trailer weight is up to 750kg the trailer carried the vehicle registration. Over 750kg the trailer requires separate registration."

As has been pointed out, a trailer being towed by a French registered vehicle does not require separate registration up to 500kg gross laden weight and carries the registration number of the towing vehicle.  Over 500kg it requires separate registration and its own number.

A trailer up to 750kg gross does not require to be braked.   Over 750kg gross the trailer is required to have its own braking system.

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Re: Question about Trailer Tents

Thanks for all the replies. To answer a question further up the thread, our intention is to leave the trailer tent at our French holiday home. It seems that it is OK to continue to use the UK registration. We will have a green card for it, as we already have acquired one for our trailer (the non-tent variety) which also stays in France.
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Re: Question about Trailer Tents

Will ypu put it on blocks when you are not there to preserve the tyres and lessen the chances of a flat or blowout when in use?
Too thick for a PhD!
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You might even be able to wind the legs down to take the pressure of the tyres. Mind you that would be a good idea whoever it was kept.
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Re: Question about Trailer Tents

Yes - the OH is very safety conscious!
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