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The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1987

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Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 1REGULATIONS REVOKED

TitleYear and Number
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1981S.I. 1981/952
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1982S.I. 1982/99
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1982S.I. 1982/230
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 1982S.I. 1982/423
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 1982S.I. 1982/937
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1983S.I. 1983/1662
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1984S.I. 1984/274
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1984S.I. 1984/737
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1985S.I. 1985/1161
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1986S.I. 1986/748
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1986S.I. 1986/1369
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1987S.I. 1987/560

Regulation 9(1)

SCHEDULE 2

Regulations 20 and 29

SCHEDULE 3GROUPS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR DRIVING TEST PURPOSES

GroupClass of vehicle included in the groupAdditional requirementsAdditional groups covered
AA vehicle without automatic transmission, of any class not included in any other group.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10B, C, E, F, K, L and N
BA vehicle with automatic transmission, of any class not included in any other group.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10E, F, K, L and N
CMotor tricycle weighing not more than 450 kg. unladen, but excluding any vehicle included in group E, J, K or L.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10 and, if fitted with a means for reversing, 7 and 8.E, K and L
DMotor bicycle (with or without side-car) but excluding any vehicle included in group E or K.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10C and E
EMoped.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10
FAgricultural tractor, but excluding any vehicle included in group H.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10K
GRoad Roller.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10
HTrack-laying vehicle steered by its tracks.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 11
JInvalid carriage.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10
KMowing machine or pedestrian con-trolled vehicle.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
LVehicle propelled by electrical power but excluding any vehicle included in group D, E, J or K.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10 and, if fitted with a means for reversing, 7 and 8K
NVehicle exempted from duty under section 7(1) of the Vehicles (Excise) Act 1971.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Regulation 20(1)(c)

SCHEDULE 4ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVING TESTS

The additional requirements as to certain of which a candidate for a test must satisfy the person conducting the test in accordance with regulation 20 and the preceding Schedule are his ability to do the following:—

1.  Read in good daylight (with the aid of glasses or contact lenses if worn) a registration mark fixed to a motor vehicle and containing letters and figures 79.4 millimetres high at a distance of—

(a)20.5 metres, in any case except that mentioned below; and

(b)12.3 metres, in the case of a driving test carried out on a vehicle of a class included in group K only.

2.  Start the engine of the vehicle;

3.  Move away straight ahead or at an angle;

4.  Overtake, meet or cross the path of other vehicles and take an appropriate course;

5.  Turn right-hand and left-hand corners correctly;

6.  Stop the vehicle in an emergency and normally, and in the latter case bring it to rest at an appropriate part of the road;

7.  Drive the vehicle backwards and whilst so doing enter a limited opening either to the right or to the left;

8.  Cause the vehicle to face in the opposite direction by the use of forward and reverse gears;

9.  Indicate his intended actions at appropriate times by giving appropriate signals in a clear and unmistakeable manner:

Provided that, in the case of a vehicle with a left-hand drive or of a disabled driver for whom it is impracticable or undesirable to give signals by arm, there shall be no requirement to give signals which cannot be given by mechanical means;

10.  Act correctly and promptly on all signals given by traffic signs and traffic controllers and take appropriate action on signs given by other road users;

11.  Drive the vehicle backwards and cause it to face in the opposite direction by means of its tracks.

Regulation 20(1)(d)

SCHEDULE 5MANOEUVRES FOR PART I OF THE TEST FOR MOTOR BICYCLES

1.  Drive the vehicle round a predetermined left-hand circuit bringing it to rest when signalled to do so.

2.  Drive the vehicle round a predetermined right-hand circuit bringing it to rest when signalled to do so.

3.  Drive the vehicle round a predetermined right-hand circuit bringing it to rest at a predetermined point.

4.  Drive the vehicle straight ahead to reach a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour, bringing it to rest at a predetermined point.

5.  Drive the vehicle in and out of a line of markers on a predetermined course, bringing it to rest when signalled to do so.

6.  Drive the vehicle round a figure-of-eight circuit bringing it to rest when signalled to do so.

7.  Drive the vehicle slowly, while keeping alongside the person conducting the test as he walks at a varying pace, until signalled to stop.

Regulation 22(1) and (2)

SCHEDULE 6

FORM OF CERTIFICATE AND STATEMENT OF DRIVING TEST RESULT

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