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Trailer Rear Lamp & Reflector Positions

Making sure your trailer has the correct lighting is a legal requirement under The Road Vehicles
Lighting Regulations 1989
. All lamps fitted must be in clean and working order at all times.
All trailers must have:
- Two red side lights.
- Two red stop lights.
- Two red reflective triangles.
- An illuminated number plate.
- Amber indicators that flash at 60 - 120 times per minute.
- A buzzer or light letting the driver know the indicators are working correctly.
Trailers built after September 30th 1990 also require:
- White front reflectors.
Trailers more than 1.3m wide also require:
- At least one red fog lamp, mounted centre or right of centre.
Larger trailers 1.6m wide and over also require:
- White front markers/lights.
Trailers manufactured from October 2012 must be type approved:
- Reversing light required
Longer trailers 5m and over, excluding drawbar (but not boat trailers) require:
- Amber side reflectors (non triangular), at least two on each side, more maybe required
depending on actual length.
Longer trailers 6m and over, excluding drawbar (but not boat trailers) require:
- Amber side lights, at least two on each side, more maybe required depending on actual length.

 

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