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SCHEDULE 2E+W+S CATEGORIES AND SUB-CATEGORIES OF VEHICLE FOR LICENSING PURPOSES

PART 1E+W+S

(1) Category or sub-category(2) Classes of vehicle included(3) Additional categories and sub-categories
AMotor bicycles.B1, K and P
A1A sub-category of category A comprising learner motor bicycles.P
B

Motor vehicles, other than vehicles included in category A, F, K or P, having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes and not more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat, including:

(i)a combination of any such vehicle and a trailer where the trailer has a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilogrammes, and

(ii)a combination of any such vehicle and a trailer where the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 3.5 tonnes and the maximum authorised mass of the trailer does not exceed the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle.

F, K and P
B1A sub-category of category B comprising motor vehicles having three or four wheels and an unladen weight not exceeding 550 kilograms.K and P
B+ECombinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category B but the combination does not fall within that category.None
CMotor vehicles having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes, other than vehicles falling within category D, F, G or H, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.None
C1A sub-category of category C comprising motor vehicles having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes but not exceeding 7.5 tonnes, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.None
DMotor vehicles constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers having more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.None
D1A sub-category of category D comprising motor vehicles having more than eight but not more than 16 seats in addition to the driver’s seat and including any such vehicle drawing a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.None
C+ECombinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category C but the combination does not fall within that category.B+E
C1+E

A sub-category of category C+E comprising combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where:

(a)the tractor vehicle is in sub-category C1,

(b)the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle, and

(c)the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes.

B+E
D+ECombinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category D but the combination does not fall within that category.B+E
D1+E

A sub-category of category D+E comprising combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where:

(a)the tractor vehicle is in sub-category D1,

(b)the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle,

(c)the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes, and

(d)the trailer is not used for the carriage of passengers.

B+E
FAgricultural or forestry tractors, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer but excluding any motor vehicle included in category H.K
GRoad rollers.None
HTrack-laying vehicles steered by their tracks.None
KMowing machines which do not fall within category A and vehicles controlled by a pedestrian.None
PMopeds.None

PART 2E+W+S

(1) Sub-category(2) Classes of vehicle included(3) Additional categories and sub-categories
C1+E (8.25 tonnes)
  • [F1A sub-category of category C+E comprising combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer in sub-category C1+E where:

    (a)

    the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms and may exceed the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle, and

    (b)

    the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 8.25 tonnes.]

None
D1 (not for hire or reward)A sub-category of category D comprising motor vehicles in sub-category D1 driven otherwise than for hire or reward.None
D1+E (not for hire or reward)
  • [F2A sub-category of category D+E comprising motor vehicles in sub-category D1+E where:

    (a)

    the motor vehicles are driven otherwise than for hire or reward, and

    (b)

    the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms and may exceed the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle.]

None
LMotor vehicles propelled by electrical power.None

PART 3E+W+S

(1) Sub-category(2) Classes of vehicle included(3) Additional categories and sub-categories
B1 (invalid carriages)A sub-category of category B comprising motor vehicles which are invalid carriages.None

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