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We started building lightweight artic trailers many years ago when they were relatively unknown.

They fit into two categories, the first is where the tractor unit or prime mover and the trailer can be driven on a car licence if they weigh a total of 8,250 kg or less as a combination. The second is where the plated train weight of the tractor unit is more than 8,250 kg and it has to be driven on a LGV licence.

Most of the lightweight vehicles and trailers we have built fall into the first category as it tends to be the requirement of customers.

With the advent of type approval it is becoming more difficult to design and build these within the IVA regulations but we have now done several trailers which have been type approved.

Thanks for all the hard work, it is much appreciated, even though I had to put you under pressure to finish to meet the deadline. The stand went down so well at the office, everyone loved it and were totally blown away by the quality

— Royal Canin