Harry Monk wrote: In a word, yes, you can drive a tractor unit with a Class C licence. Thanks again guys, will look into getting a class C. Very helpful. Not after a bus or coach, but take your point I could drive a 12m coach on a car licence (with some people on board), which is a lot bigger than a tractor unit.
A tractor unit can be driven on a C licence and on a car licence if the fifth wheel is removed as its classed as an incomplete vehicle, (depending on when you passed your car test of course) pre 1997 and your ok, post 1997 you must have taken a C1 test.
Driving an HGV (Tractor Unit) on car licence, possible??
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And most tractor units are rated at 7.5T (with the 5th wheel plated) so they are drivable on a car license. Although I tried one out of our yard when I …
Exemptions. You do not need a licence to drive or operate: a tractor or specialist vehicle off the public road (there are age limits) pedestrian-controlled mowing …
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What licence do I need to drive a tractor?
For all other categories you need the correct full licence to drive the tractor or special vehicle on the road. To get this you first need to get the right provisional driving licence entitlement and then pass a tractor or specialist vehicle driving test.
Can I drive a tractor or special vehicle on the road?
If you pass a regular car driving test (category B) you’ll get entitlement to drive: For all other categories you need the correct full licence to drive the tractor or special vehicle on the road.
Do you need a licence to drive a mower?
You don’t need a licence to drive or operate: a tractor or specialist vehicle off the public road (there are age limits) pedestrian-controlled mowing machines (you must be at least 16) electric bikes. mobility scooters or powered wheelchairs.
Do 2 axle day cabs require a cat C license?
2 axle day cabs can come in under 6.5 tons…. 2 axle day cabs can come in under 6.5 tons…. They may well do, but they’re still likely to be plated at 18 tonnes gross, which requires a cat c licence. He has a cat c, I remember reading about it years ago, before the rules changed, so he had the 5th wheel removed.