september 01 was a big change in driving licences .
if you had been driving coaches /buses for non paying folk you could have payed 20 quid and had the correct medical then kept your bus licence as grandfather rights . .
there was loads of demos and runs to london about is an rv a coach bus...
just keep hugging the coast and enjoy the drive . try and keep as close to the sea as you can. i,m sure you will find some amazing places to have a night. then along the spanish coast its really great.
have loads of fun and wave at the locals they are friendly along that coastal area .
roche rock ,on the roche to bugle road .was lived on by a hermit years ago.
plus you could have a look around the clay country hills etc . incredible views on a bright day. .
plus blackpool pit as was now a big water storage lake ,was the deepest open mine in uk a few years ago.
one of my...
the eu wasnt till much later in the 90,s . it was eec .
uk had no say in it we werent allowed in . we were voted no entry by the rest of the european countries .
it was uk that declared war , not the germans . they just walked into european countries .
shame uk hadnt monitored what was...
yes heath was pm. but all previous gvt had tried .
there was really no such thing as the common market . we joined the european economic community that was started in 1957 with the treaty of rome. we couldnt join in the begining because we had the empire . uk govts got rid of it so we could...
does seem like all the govt wanted to join the eec but couldnt untill uk had dispersed its empire /commonwealth. only then could we join .
anyway heath didnt take us in to the eu. it was the eec .
mind shame we didnt stop them setting it up in 1957 or even stopped germany and france getting...
i drive mine now on a c1+e , used to use my c licence . but some mini artics are 6.5 tonners or 7.5tonners voluntarily lowered to 3500kg then so long as the trailer isnt a real artic trailer (to be artic at least 20%of the loaded trailer weight as to be imposed onto the towing vehicle )wheels on...
look hard and you may find a lynton trailer thats been converted .they are out there .
i say get a nice 6.5 ton or 7.5 ton small truck to pull the trailer . no bigger but very often narrower and shorter than many pickups . mine is a seven seater . has a trainweight of 9.8 ton but these days i...
i do carry a dax monkey bike in the back of mine for runaround transport. getting my bigger bikes in would be such hard work.
also remember if you carry a m,bike in the back the trailer becomes a living van .
might help you decide what weight vehicle to pull the 5er with.
i,m glad i chose a mini artic . only ten meters long and shorter than the starting price on most ferries as a car and caravan.
dont have slide outs and dont need them.
got lots payload and love it. only had the trailer 18yrs .
started life with a vw lt 50 but changed to a mitsubishi canter 11...