You will always need some sort of electrics with your towbar, whether you are towing a trailer, horse box, caravan, or even just a cycle carrier.
It is vital to consider how your towbar electrics are installed, especially because cars are becoming a lot more complex. 10 years ago towing electrics were simply connected to the rear lights of the car, but nowadays cars are now more modern and computer controlled, with advanced safety features, and complicated wiring systems. Towing electrics are no longer this ‘simple’ and need to be installed by trained technicians.
The 3 types of towing electrics are: