Towing permit: issue
Vehicles which, by virtue of their design, are intended to operate as motor vehicles may not be operated as trailers. In individual cases, an exemption, the so-called towing permit, can be granted. Among other things, the following applies:
- The towing vehicle may carry only one vehicle at a time.
- Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of more than 4 t may only be carried with the help of a tow bar.
- The lighting equipment prescribed or declared permissible for use as a motor vehicle may be fitted to the towed vehicle. Where they are not required for trailers, they need not be ready for use.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the district, the district-free city and the municipality, joint municipality and city entrusted with this task.
Which documents are required?
Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.
What are the fees?
Fees may apply. Please contact the relevant authority.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
There are no deadlines to be observed.
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