What is category be on a UK driving licence?
Category BE You can drive a vehicle with a MAM of 3,500kg with a trailer. The size of the trailer depends on the BE ‘valid from’ date shown on your licence. If the date is: before 19 January 2013, you can tow any size trailer.
What is category B on a driving licence?
The category B licence lets you drive a motor vehicle with a maximum weight of up to 3,500kg, it can’t have more than eight passenger seats. If you want to use a trailer the most it can weigh without additional hassle is 750kg.
What is a Category 1 driver?
Class 1. Also known as category C + E, a class 1 licence allows you to drive a vehicle that is 7.5 tonnes or more and has a trailer that detaches. These type of vehicles are generally larger in size and often used for long haul routes.
What is a Class C license UK?
A category C license allows drivers to drive vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, but must not exceed 32 tonnes. Category C (or Class 2 as they are otherwise known) licenses typically cover a vehicle with a cab and trailer fixed permanently together. While you have this license your vehicle weight must not exceed 750kg.
What is the difference between Class 1 and Class 2?
The difference is very simple – a Class 1 licence allows you to drive a category C+E vehicle, which is basically an articulated lorry, or artic. A Class 2 licence allows you to drive a category C vehicle, or what is frequently referred to as a rigid.
How do I get a category C Licence UK?
Steps to obtain a Cat C+E licence
- Step 1: Obtain a car driving licence.
- Step 2: Apply for a provisional lorry licence.
- Step 3: Take the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) test.
- Step 4: Take the Category E practical test.
Where do I find the categories on my driving licence?
Here’s an explanation of some of the most common. Driving licence categories and codes will usually explain what vehicles you can drive, and what conditions you must meet to drive your vehicle. They can usually be found on the back of your driving licence.
How many racing licences are there in the UK?
Across the 11 motorsport disciplines listed on the MSA website there are six different licences, some corresponding to more than one discipline. Of the six, (in the table below) three require examinations.
When did the categories change on a driving licence?
The ‘groups’ or ‘categories’ on your full driving licence may have changed if the licence was issued before 2013. Driving licence categories changed in January 2013 and also several times before that. Before June 1990, the types of vehicles you could drive were known as ‘groups’. These are now known as ‘categories’.
How does one get a driving licence in the UK?
An application for a practical driving test constitutes an application for a driving licence. Issued once the two parts of the test have been successfully completed. The following are the categories of vehicles for which a driving licence may be obtained: