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Road Traffic Act 1988

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120Interpretation

In this Part of this Act—

  • “full licence” means a heavy goods vehicle driver’s licence other than a provisional licence,

  • “heavy goods vehicle” means—

    (a)

    an articulated goods vehicle, or

    (b)

    a large goods vehicle, that is to say, a motor vehicle (not being an articulated goods vehicle) which is constructed or adapted to carry or to haul goods and the permissible maximum weight of which exceeds 7.5 tonnes,

  • “heavy goods vehicle driver’s licence” has the meaning given by section 111 of this Act,

  • “licensing authority” has the meaning given by section 111 of this Act,

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations under section 117 of this Act,

and in this section “articulated goods vehicle” and “permissible maximum weight” have the same meaning as in Part III of this Act.

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