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Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Part 3Category C

The specified matters are set out in paragraphs A and B. The person conducting the test shall examine candidates on all the items included in paragraphs A but need not examine them on every item mentioned in paragraph B provided that he asks at least one question about them at random.

Mandatory matters

A.—1. Rules on vehicle weights and dimensions.

2. Rules on driving hours, rest periods and the use of the tachograph.

3. Principles of braking systems and speed governors.

4. Checks on the condition of tyres, lights, reflectors, steering, brakes, direction indicators and audible warning devices.

5. Precautions when alighting from the vehicle.

6. Safety factors relating to vehicle loading.

Random questioning

B.—1. Obstruction of the field of view of the driver and other road users caused by characteristics of the vehicle.

2. The effect of wind on the course of the vehicle.

3. Precautions to be taken when cornering because of the danger of splashing spray or mud.

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