Tow car advice service launched to car dealers

One of the most important concerns when purchasing a touring caravan is finding a model that is compatible with your car. Each year, unstable loads and out of control caravans cause thousands of accidents in the UK.

Even if you are not involved in a crash, towing a caravan with a car that is deemed unsuitable can result in you being fined and receiving three penalty points on your driving licence.

To reduce the number of road traffic accidents involving caravans, a new service has been launched to offer advice on makes of car suitable for towing various types of caravan.

Towsafe has been developed by vehicle data specialists HPI and although the service itself is not new – the firm has been around for ten years – it is now launching to car dealerships across the UK for the first time.

This will enable dealers to advise customers with caravans which of their models is suitable for towing their leisure vehicle. The service is also open to private customers, with prices per match starting at just £2.

Even with the correct tow car, it’s important to protect your caravan by taking out a dedicated touring caravan insurance policy. Coast can offer you a competitive deal on your caravan insurance; to find out more call Freephone 0800 614 849 or click here for an instant quotation.