B+E allows you to tow a trailer weighing over 3,500kg,
for example a single horsebox behind a car.
You can tow a trailer over 750kg as long as the combined weight of the trailer and vehcle is no more than 3.5 tonnes.
Anything heavier and you will need to take you B+E test.
Passed your driving test before January 1997?
If you passed your driving test before January 1st 1997 you will already have category BE on your licence. Meaning you can drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8.25 tonnes.
Passed before January 1st 1997 = BE entitlement.
Passed your driving test after January 1997?
If you passed your driving test after January 1st 1997 you will just have the B entitlement on your licence. However you can still dirve a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes and tow a trailer up to 750kg.
Passed after January 1st 1997 = no BE entitlement.