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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trailer and Towing Safety has been formed to discuss and raise awareness of towing and trailer safety in the UK. The APPG holds regular meetings and events in Parliament and you can learn more about what the group has been getting up to below or on our twitter feed.

Baroness Vere of Norbiton letter

Letter to Karin Smyth MP from Baroness Vere of Norbiton regarding SAFE Towing Campaign and update to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Trailer Towing and Safety

Blog by DVSA Chief Driving Examiner

Towing safety campaign Blog by DVSA Chief Driving Examiner, Mark Winn 

First meeting of APPG on Trailer and Towing Safety in 2021

The first meeting of the APPG on Trailer and Towing Safety will take place via MS Teams on Wednesday 24 February 2021 and will include the election of officers, 

2020 PROJECT EDWARD SAFER TOWING

Info videos, live webinars, expert advice and towing tips – free for those who drive for work and those who manage them.

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Trailer and Towing Safety is urging all those who tow as part of their businesses to get involved with Project EDWARD.

EDWARD was launched in 2016 and stands for Every Day Without A Road Death. This year, the theme is driving for work ...

Improving road safety – roads policing consultation

The Department for Transport (DfT) published a Call for Evidence  as part of its review of roads policing. The deadline for responses is 5 October 2020.

Calling notice APPG virtual meeting 06/07/20

On behalf of the Chair, Karin Smyth MP, members are invited to the first virtual meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trailer and Towing Safety on Monday 6th July 2020 between 12.00 and 1.00pm.
The amendment to the rules for APPGs now provides for such meetings to take place via a digital communication platform and it is intended that the meeting will take place via MS Teams platform.

Latest statement from Karin Smyth MP, the Acting Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Trailer and Towing Safety

The next meeting of the APPG for Trailer and Towing Safety takes place in Westminster on Monday 3 February 2020. The inaugural meeting took place in April 2019 ahead of the publication of the government’s Trailer Safety Report in July 2019, with autumn meetings postponed due to changeovers in Parliament and General Election.

Meeting Agenda 03.02.20

The first meeting of the APPG on Trailer and Towing Safety in 2020 will be held in the Macmillan Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, SW1A 2BQ, between 15.30pm and 17.00pm.

New All-Party Parliamentary Group launched to raise awareness of trailer and towing safety

Today, at the House of Commons, a new All-Party Parliamentary Group has been launched to raise awareness of trailer and towing safety in the UK.

Meeting agenda 30.04.19

The inaugural meeting of the APPG on Trailer and Towing Safety will be held on 30 April 2019 from 12.00 noon – 2.00pm in Room A, 1 Parliament Street, Westminster, SW1A 2NE.