Towing a trailer in Spain

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  1. Spadger

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    Hi , having read numerous google searches re this and not getting a definitive answer hoping someone can advise me. We are travelling around the Pyrenees during April to June in the motorhome pulling a trailer with a couple of motorbikes , with regard to Spain can anybody tell me what markings I need on the trailer and or on MH , I read that a yellow triangle with blue background has to at front of vehicle ?? And on the bike trailer 2 rectangular reflective markers on the back in addition to my two red triangles , confused ?? Cheers John
     
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    Yes red triangles on anything your towing and if your over 12 meters long you need long vehicle marker, and your speed will be slower as anywhere else you travel. :LOL:
    I have read somewhere that the trailer should have a weight plate, but it would not stop me bringing our box trailer down here. :eek: (y) Bob.
     
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    What is the towing speed on French and Spanish motorways as I towed our small trailer at 60mph and we were regularly passed at a higher speed by others towing.

    John.
     
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    Thanks very much Bob.

    John.
     
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    That is how you get a Harley to 60 my lol
     
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    I don't own a bike any longer I sold up 3 years ago, will have to change my user name.

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    If you go to the N332 Spain Facebook page and ask you'll get a definitive answer, it's run by the Spanish traffic police for expats and they are very helpful
     
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    All new trailers must have EU Conformity, otherwise a manufacturers plate showing weights and axle capacities is required.
    Up to 750kg can be unbraked, above that overrun braking required.
     
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    And round a corner !
     
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    Hi Mark I've looked but can't find that one , do I need to stick anything else on the fb search , cheers J
     
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    France is 130kph same as not towing. 110kph if raining.
    Spain is 90kph.





    well who ever would have believed that ?:)
     
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    Cheers gus.

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    Thanks for replies , good to go seems its no different to home as I'm just over 8 mtrs , j ps n332 very helpful now if I get pulled Ill say " but N332 told me it was ok " your honour
     
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    Jumer yours man for info about espanol(y)
     
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