The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

Regulation 3(11)(i)

SCHEDULE 1

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Table 1

Column (1)Column (2)
CategorySpecification
AMAny two-wheeled moped.
A1An A1 motorcycle without sidecar, with a cubic capacity of 120 cubic centimetres and capable of an unassisted speed of 90 kilometres per hour.
A2An A2 motorcycle without sidecar, with a cylinder capacity of 400 cubic centimetres and a power of 25 kilowatts.
AA category A motorcycle without sidecar, with a cylinder capacity of 600 cubic centimetres and a power of 40 kilowatts.
BAny four-wheeled vehicle in category B capable of a speed of 100 kilometres per hour on the level.
B+EA combination of a minimum test vehicle for category B and a trailer having a maximum authorised mass of 1,000 kilograms, capable of speed of at least 100 kilometres per hour on the level, which does not fall within category B; the cargo compartment of the trailer shall consist of a closed box body which is at least as wide and as high as the corresponding dimensions of the tractor vehicle; the closed box body may also be slightly less wide than the tractor vehicle provided that the view to the rear is only possible by use of the external rear-view mirrors of the tractor vehicle.
C1Any vehicle in sub-category C1 having a maximum authorised mass of 4,000 kilograms, with a length of at least 5 metres and capable of speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; fitted with anti-lock brakes and equipped with recording equipment as defined in Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3821/85(1); the cargo compartment shall consist of a closed box body which is at least as wide and (when in position) as high as the cab.
C1+EA combination of a minimum test vehicle for sub-category C1 and a trailer having a maximum authorised mass of 2,000 kilograms; this combination shall be at least 8 metres in length and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; the cargo compartment of the trailer shall consist of a closed box body which is at least as wide and at least as high as the corresponding dimensions of the tractor vehicle; the closed box body may also be slightly less wide than the tractor vehicle provided that the view to the rear is only possible by use of the external rear-view mirrors of the tractor vehicle.
D1Any vehicle in sub-category D1 having a maximum authorised mass of 4,000 kilograms, with a minimum length of 5 metres and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; fitted with anti-lock brakes and equipped with recording equipment as defined by Council Regulation (EEC) No.3821/85.
D1+EA combination of a minimum test vehicle for sub-category D1 and a trailer having a maximum authorised mass of 1,250 kilograms and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; the cargo compartment of the trailer shall consist of a closed box body which is at least 2 metres wide and at least 2 metres high.
CAny vehicle in category C other than an articulated goods vehicle having a maximum authorised mass of 12,000 kilograms, a length of at least 8 metres, a width of at least 2.40 metres and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; fitted with anti-lock brakes, equipped with a gearbox having at least 8 forward gears and recording equipment as defined by Council Regulation (EEC) No.3821/85; the cargo compartment shall consist of a closed box body which is at least as wide and at least as high as the corresponding dimensions of the cab.
C+E

Either—

(a)

an articulated goods vehicle combination having a maximum authorised mass of 20,000 kilograms, a length of at least 14 metres and a width of at least 2.4 metres, and which is capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; or

(b)

a combination of a minimum test vehicle for category C and a trailer having a length of at least 7.5 metres (each having a width of at least 2.4 metres), a maximum authorised mass of 4,000 kilograms, and which has, in aggregate, a maximum authorised mass of 20,000 kilograms and an overall length of 14 metres and which is capable of a speed of 80 kilometres per hour on the level.

The relevant cargo compartment of the articulated goods vehicle combination or the trailer shall consist of a closed body box which is at least as wide and as high as the corresponding dimensions of the cab or tractor vehicle.

DAny vehicle in category D having a length of at least 10 metres, a width of at least 2.40 metres and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; fitted with anti-lock brakes and equipped with recording equipment as defined by Council Regulation (EEC) 3821/85.
D+EA combination of a minimum test vehicle for category D and a trailer having a maximum authorised mass of 1,250 kilograms, a width of at least 2.40 metres and capable of a speed of at least 80 kilometres per hour on the level; the cargo compartment of the trailer shall consist of a closed body box which is at least 2 metres wide and 2 metres high.
FAny vehicle in category F.
GAny vehicle in category G.
HAny vehicle in category H.
KAny vehicle in category K.

Table 2

Column (1)Column (2)
Category or sub-category of vehicleWeight of load required to be carried on the vehicle or trailer
B+EA minimum of 600 kilograms and a maximum of 1,000 kilograms loaded on the trailer, consisting of sandbags or one IBC.
C5,000 kilograms loaded on the vehicle, consisting of 5 IBCs.
C+E (category C lorry + trailer)5,000 kilograms loaded on the vehicle and 3,000 kilograms loaded on the trailer, consisting of 5 IBCs loaded on the vehicle and 3 IBCs loaded on the trailer.
C+E (articulated lorry)8,000 kilograms loaded on the combination, consisting of 8 IBCs.
C1+EA minimum of 600 kilograms and a maximum of 1,000 kilograms loaded on the trailer, consisting of sandbags or one IBC.
D+EA minimum of 600 kilograms and a maximum of 1,000 kilograms loaded on the trailer
D1+EA minimum of 600 kilograms and a maximum of 1,000 kilograms loaded on the trailer, consisting of sandbags or one IBC.
(1)

O.J. No. L370, 31.12.1985, p.8