Government Consultation on Driving and raising standards in HGV instruction

Below is a link to a consultation by the Government on driving heavy vehicles. These include whether to grant drivers who have category B car licence entitlement additional entitlement to category C1 (7.5 tonnes) goods vehicle entitlement and whether to grant drivers who have a category B licence entitlement to a minibus category D1 licence.

In addition to other ideas on licence categories, there are proposals to raise the standards of HGV instruction and improve pass rates and to permit a person who has held an HGV category C licence for 2 years to drive PCVs for maintenance and repair purposes.

If you wish to comment on this, please click on link below:

Mims Davies MP encourages constituents to submit their views in a call for evidence on driving licensing opportunities | Mims Davies

Author: Lisa Thompson
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