PART I PRELIMINARY
1.Citation and commencement
2.Revocation and saving
PART II LICENCES
Categories of entitlement
4.Classification of vehicles
5.Classes for which licences may be granted
6.Competence to drive classes of vehicle: general
7.Competence to drive classes of vehicle: special cases
8.Competence to drive classes of vehicle: dual purpose vehicles
Minimum ages for holding or obtaining licences
9.Minimum ages for holding or obtaining licences
Applications for licences
10.Applications for the grant of licences: general
11.Eligibility to apply for provisional licence
12.Restrictions on the grant of large goods and passenger-carrying vehicle driver’s licences
13.Restrictions on the grant of provisional licences to drive motor bicycles
14.Fees for licences
15.Duration of provisional licences authorising the driving of motor bicycles
16.Conditions attached to provisional licences
17.Meaning of “qualified driver”
18.Conditions attached to provisional licences: holders of driving permits other than licences granted under Part III of the Traffic Act
19.Full licences not carrying provisional entitlement
20.Signatures on licences
21.Lost or defaced licences
PART III TESTS OF COMPETENCE TO DRIVE
22.Interpretation of Part III
Appointment of persons to conduct tests
23.Persons by whom theory tests may be conducted
24.Persons by whom practical and unitary tests may be conducted
25.Revocation of authority to conduct tests
Applications for tests
26.Applications for theory tests: applicants in person
27.Applications for theory tests: motor bicycle instructors
28.Applications for theory tests: large vehicle instructors
29.Eligibility to reapply for theory test
30.Fees for theory tests
31.Applications for practical and unitary tests: applicants in person
32.Applications for practical tests: motor bicycle instructors
33.Applications for practical tests: large vehicle instructors
34.Eligibility to reapply for practical or unitary test
35.Fees in respect of practical or unitary tests
36.Cancellation of tests
Requirements at tests
38.Further requirements at tests
39.Examiner’s right to refuse to conduct test
Nature and conduct of tests
40.Nature of tests other than extended tests
41.Nature of extended driving tests
42.Exemption from theory test
Entitlements upon passing test
43.Entitlement upon passing a test other than an appropriate driving test
44.Entitlement upon passing a test other than an appropriate driving test: category A
45.Upgrading of entitlements by virtue of passing second test
46.Entitlement upon passing an appropriate driving test
47.Evidence of result of theory test
48.Evidence of the result of practical or unitary test
PART IV GOODS AND PASSENGER—CARRYING VEHICLES
49.Part III of the Traffic Act: Prescribed classes of goods and passenger-carrying vehicle
50.Part IV of the Traffic Act: prescribed classes of large goods and passenger—carrying vehicle
51.Exempted goods vehicles and military vehicles
53.Part IV of the Traffic Act: dual purpose vehicles
Persons under the age of 21
54.Large goods vehicles drivers' licences issued to persons under the age of 21: trainee drivers
55.Large goods vehicle drivers' licences and LGV Community licences: obligatory revocation or withdrawal and disqualification
56.Holders of licences who are disqualified by order of a court
57.Removal of disqualification
PART V APPROVED TRAINING COURSES FOR RIDERS OF MOTOR BICYCLES AND MOPEDS
Approved training courses
58.Provision of approved training courses
59.Nature and conduct of training courses
61.Persons authorised as assistant instructors
62.Withdrawal of approval to provide training courses or to act as instructor
63.Cessation of conduct of training
64.Approved training courses conducted on large motor bicycles
65.Certified direct access instructors
66.Eligibility to undertake approved training course
67.Ratio of trainees to instructors
68.Evidence of successful completion of course
69.Exemptions from Part V
PART VI DISABILITIES
71.Disabilities prescribed in respect of Group 1 and 2 licences
72.Disabilities prescribed in respect of Group 1 licences
73.Disabilities prescribed in respect of Group 2 licences
74.Disabilities requiring medical investigation: High Risk Offenders
75.Examination by an officer of the Secretary of State
PART VII SUPPLEMENTARY
76.Effect of change in classification of vehicles for licensing purposes
77.Saving in respect of entitlement to Group M
78.Saving in respect of entitlement to former category N
79.Saving in respect of entitlement to drive mobile project vehicles
80.Persons who become resident in Great Britain
82.Northern Ireland licences
83.Statement of date of birth
CATEGORIES AND SUB-CATEGORIES OF VEHICLE FOR LICENSING PURPOSES
PART 1 TABLE OF FEES
PART 2 INTERPRETATION
DISTINGUISHING MARKS TO BE DISPLAYED ON A MOTOR VEHICLE BEING DRIVEN UNDER A PROVISIONAL LICENCE
PART 1 Diagram of distinguishing mark to be displayed on a motor vehicle in England, Wales or Scotland.
PART 2 Diagram of optional distinguishing mark to be displayed on a motor vehicle in Wales if a mark in the form set out in Part 1 is not displayed.
FEES FOR PRACTICAL AND UNITARY TESTS
EVIDENCE OF IDENTITY OF TEST CANDIDATES
1.The documents referred to in regulation 38(3) and (5) are:—...
2.In this Schedule— “acceptable person” means a bank official, a...
SPECIFIED MATTERS FOR THEORY TEST
PART I CATEGORIES A AND P
A. Road traffic regulation
1.B. The driver
2.Perception, judgement and decision-making, including especially reaction time and changes...
1.C. The road
2.Driving risk factors related to various road conditions, in particular...
3.Characteristics of various types of road and the related statutory...
1.D. Other road users
2.Risks involved in the movement and driving of various types...
1.E. General rules and regulations and other matters
2.General rules specifying how the driver must behave in the...
3.Safety factors relating to persons carried, including balancing with a...
1.F. Road and Vehicle safety
2.Vehicle safety equipment including, in particular, the use of crash...
G. Environmental matters
PART 2 CATEGORY B
A. Road traffic regultion
3.Safety factors relating to persons carried.
2.Vehicle safety equipment including, in particular, the use of seat-belts...
PART 3 CATEGORY C
2.Driving risk factors related to various road conditions as they...
4.Precautions to be taken when overtaking because of the danger...
3.Obstruction of the field of view of the driver and...
3.Rules on vehicle weights and dimensions.
4.Rules on driving hours, rest periods and the use of...
1.F. Road and vehicle safety
2.Vehicle safety equipment.
3.Principles of braking systems and speed governors.
4.Precautions when alighting from the vehicle.
5.Safety factors relating to vehicle loading.
PART 4 CATEGORY D
3.Rules or vehicle weights and dimensions.
5.Rules concerning persons carried.
5.Safety factors relating to vehicle loading and persons carried.
SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS FOR PRACTICAL OR UNITARY TEST
PART I PRACTICAL TEST: CATEGORIES A AND P
1.B. Preparation to drive
2.Adjust crash helmet.
1.C. Technical control of the vehicle
2.Accelerate to a suitable speed while maintaining a straight course,...
3.Adjust speed to negotiate left or right turns at junctions,...
4.Lean over to turn.
5.Keep balance at various speeds.
6.Brake accurately to stop where directed, if need be by...
7.Park the vehicle on its stand.
8.Remove motor bicycle from its stand and move it, without...
9.Cause the vehicle to face in the opposite direction by...
1.D. Behaviour in traffic
2.Communicate with other road users using the authorised means.
3.React appropriately in actual risk situations.
4.Comply with road traffic regulations and the instructions of the...
5.Move off from the kerb or a parking space.
6.Drive with the vehicle correctly positioned on the road, adjusting...
7.Keep the right distance between vehicles.
9.Pass parked or stationary vehicles and obstacles.
10.Approach and cross junctions.
11.Turn right and left at junctions or to leave the...
12.Where the opportunity arises— (a) Pass oncoming vehicles, including in...
E. Alighting from vehicle
PART 2 PRACTICAL TEST: CATEGORIES B AND B+E
1.Each test candidate must, subject to paragraphs (2) and (3),...
2.Any requirement contained in those paragraphs shall, in the case...
3.A test candidate undertaking a test for a licence authorising...
2.Adjust rear view mirrors and seat belt.
3.Check that the doors are closed.
4.Brake accurately to stop where directed, if need be by...
5.Either— (a) perform any two of the following manoeuvres—
PART 3 PRACTICAL TEST: CATEGORIES C AND C+E
1.Each test candidate must satisfy the person conducting the test...
2.In the case of candidates taking a test for a...
3.In the case of candidates taking a test for a...
4.In the case of candidates taking a test for a...
1.A. Preparation to drive
1.B. Technical control of the vehicle
1.C. Behaviour in traffic
1.D. Larger vehicles: speed reduction and steering
2.Use the various braking systems.
3.Use the speed reduction systems other than the brakes.
4.Adjust course to allow for the length of the vehicle...
F. Vehicle safety
PART 4 PRACTICAL TEST: CATEGORIES D AND D+E
PART 5 UNITARY TEST: CATEGORIES F, G, H AND K
1.Read in good daylight (with the aid of corrective lenses...
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...
5.Turn right-hand and left-hand corners correctly.
6.Stop the vehicle in an emergency and normally and, in...
PART 6 UNITARY TEST: CATEGORIES F AND G
1.Carry out manoeuvres involving the use of reverse gear (except...
2.Indicate intended actions at appropriate times by giving appropriate signals...
3.Act correctly and promptly on all signals given by traffic...
PART 7 UNITARY TEST: CATEGORY H
1.Indicate intended actions at appropriate times by giving appropriate signals...
2.Act correctly and promptly on all signals given by traffic...
3.Drive the vehicle backwards and cause it to face in...
UPGRADED ENTITLEMENTS ON PASSING SECOND TEST
FORMS OF CERTIFICATE AND STATEMENT OF THEORY TEST RESULT
FORMS OF CERTIFICATE AND STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL AND UNITARY TEST RESULT
ELEMENTS OF AN APPROVED TRAINING COURSE
2.Trainees' eyesight must be tested. Trainees must be able to...
(B) Practical on site training
(C) Practical on site riding
1.(D) Practical on road training
2.Trainees must understand the following:— the need to be clearly...
3.Trainees must be aware of:— the effect on a vehicle...
1.(E) Practical on road riding
2.Upon application being made by an approved training body for...
3.Trainees must also repeat the following exercises in normal road...
APPROVED MOTOR BICYCLE TRAINING COURSES: FORMS OF CERTIFICATE