What can I drive with B1 on my licence?

What can I drive with B1 on my licence?

A B1 driving licence category would be motor vehicles not exceeding 550kg and a C1 category driving licence (large goods vehicle) allows you to drive vehicles weighing between 3,500 and 7,500kg. See below a list of the latest driving licence category codes and descriptions issued by the DVLA.

Can I drive a 3.5 tonne van on a B1 licence?

One crucial thing you need to be aware of is a van’s Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM). This is the maximum weight of any vehicle you can drive if you have a ‘B’ licence, and it must be no more than 3,500kg (3.5 tonnes).

Can I drive a minibus with a B1 licence?

You can legally drive drive a van so you can also drive a minibus on a normal car licence. The Driving Standards Agency has determined that your driving licence entitles you to drive a minibus with a maximum number of seats, not passengers. You are not entitled to drive certain vehicles.

What is B1 in driving?

B1. Light Vehicle. Enables one to drive a light vehicle (passenger car) with a maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 3500 kg with one light trailer (not exceeding 750 kg)

Can I drive a 3.5 tonne van on a normal licence?

Driving most vans is pretty simple, so if you have a full, B category car license, you’re permitted to drive any van weighing up to 3.5 tonnes. The GVW is the kerb weight of the van plus the maximum permitted payload, giving you a total, or gross, figure of what the vehicle would weigh if it were full.

Can I drive a 3.5 tonne van on a standard full UK driving Licence?

Yes, you can. A full UK driving licence (category B) entitles you to drive conventional, rigid-axle vans or pick-ups that weigh up to 3.5 tonnes and have up to eight passenger seats. In short, that means you can drive most normal, light vans with a car licence.

Can I drive a Luton van on B1?

Can You Drive A Luton Van On Category B1? No, category B1 only entitles you to drive light vehicles and quad bikes. These are vehicles with 4 wheels with an unladen weight of up to 400kg or if they’re designed for carrying goods, 550kg fully loaded.

What vehicle is B1?

What do the categories on your driving licence mean?

Catergory Type Restrictions
B auto Automatic cars N/A
B+E Cat B + trailer Up to 3,500kg
B1 Light vehicles Up to 550kg with goods
C Large lorries Max trailer 750kg

What is licence Type B?

A Class B commercial driver’s license is required to operate a single vehicle with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds, or tow a vehicle not heavier than 10,000 pounds. With a Class B CDL and the appropriate endorsements, you may drive the following types of vehicles: Straight trucks. Box trucks.

Can you drive a 3.5 ton on a normal license?

What size van can I hire on a normal licence? You can hire any van up to 3.5 tonnes on a standard driving licence. That includes large vans such as the full size Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter.

What is B1 on UK driving Licence?

Category B1 You can drive motor vehicles with 4 wheels up to 400kg unladen or 550kg if they’re designed for carrying goods.

What does class B mean on driver’s license in Kenya?

Category B. Category B1 ( motorcycle taxi , couriers and three wheelers ) Enable one to drive a light vehicle ( passenger car) with a maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 3500 kg with one light trailer ( not exceeding 750 kg)