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Post by Alan SS1 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:00 pm

scimjim wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:49 pm
unbraked dollie (or A frame, it's the same thing in this context) is legal to recover a vehicle from harms way (it's mentioned as an exemption from the C&U regs)
I was 'considering' using said dollie to take a car from Glasgow to home, does removing the rotor arm count??,
discussion with Mr Plod 'honestly sir the nearest repair garage to the breakdown site happens to be mine' . . .. . :-)
wonder if the AA would spot that 'problem' ? (no diagnostics plug :wink: )

for me really probably not worth getting worried aboot??


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Post by scimjim » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:06 pm

Anyone that tows a car behind their motorhome, an A-frame in Europe is very worried about the legal definitions. Great to see the UK sticking two fingers up to the EU and saying that a car on an A frame is a trailer, so providing it meets the C&U regs for trailers, it’s legal.


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Post by scimjim » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:08 pm

Alan SS1 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:00 pm
scimjim wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:49 pm
unbraked dollie (or A frame, it's the same thing in this context) is legal to recover a vehicle from harms way (it's mentioned as an exemption from the C&U regs)
I was 'considering' using said dollie to take a car from Glasgow to home, does removing the rotor arm count??,
discussion with Mr Plod 'honestly sir the nearest repair garage to the breakdown site happens to be mine' . . .. . :-)
wonder if the AA would spot that 'problem' ? (no diagnostics plug :wink: )

for me really probably not worth getting worried aboot??
I A-framed diesel from Bicester to Gloucester without any problems :D


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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