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Information leaflet on the types of vehicle you can drive with a car or lorry licence.


Details

 

This information leaflet covers:

  • goods vehicles that can be driven with a full car licence
  • buses that can be driven with a full car licence
  • minimum ages
  • descriptions of vehicle categories before 19 January 2013
  • descriptions of vehicle categories on or after 19 January 2013

 

You can view your driving licence information online.


Contents

 

  • Information leaflets - Pg 2
  • Goods vehicles you can drive with a full car (category B) licence - Pg 3
  • Buses you can drive with a full car (category B) licence - Pg 4
  • Minimum ages - Pg 5
  • Descriptions of vehicle categories before 19 January 2013 - Pg 6
  • Descriptions of vehicle categories on or after 19 January 2013 - Pg 8
  • How vehicles are classed - Pg 10

 

Please read this leaflet carefully.

It explains that you can drive large vehicles or buses using your lorry or car driving licence.

 

All professional bus, coach and lorry drivers must hold a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) as well as a vocational driving licence. For more advice contact Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) on 0300 200 1122 or email [email protected]


Documents

 

INF52: Large vehicles you can drive using your car or lorry licence

Ref: INF52PDF, 720KB, 12 pages


Source: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency


 Published 19 August 2015
Last updated 6 July 2020

 

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