What Can I Drive With A Mr Licence?

What can I drive with an MR Licence?

Medium Rigid (MR class) heavy vehicle licence

MR (Medium Rigid class) heavy vehicle licences allow you to drive vehicles with 2 axles and a gross vehicle mass (GVM) greater than 8,000 kg.

You will also be allowed to tow a trailer with a maximum GVM of 9,000 kg.

Can you drive a bus on a car Licence?

driving licence you can drive any of the following vehicles (known as exempted passenger carrying vehicles). A bus made more than 30 years before the date it is being driven, and not used for business purposes or for carrying more than eight passengers.

What weight can you drive on a car Licence?

You’re usually allowed to drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8,250kg Maximum authorised mass – or MAM for short. The MAM is basically the weight of a vehicle, or trailer, including the maximum load it can carry safely. You can also drive a minibus and trailer over 750kg MAM.

Can I drive a prime mover on a HR Licence?

Yes you can drive the prime mover bob tail – and even tow a trailer up to 9 tonnes if you wish. This is how articulated buses can be driven by people with HR (like me).

Can I drive MR with HR Licence?

Heavy Rigid (HR class) heavy vehicle vehicle licences allow you to drive heavy vehicles with 3 or more axles and a gross vehicle mass greater than 8,000 kg. You will also be allowed to tow a trailer with a maximum GVM of 9,000 kg. An Medium Rigid (MR class) heavy vehicle licence for at least 1 year.

Can I drive a 7.5 tonne lorry on a car Licence?

Drivers who passed their category B (car) driving test before 1997 have grandfather rights and are able to drive a 7.5-tonne truck without taking another test. They will have the C1 entitlement on their licence, which covers vehicles from 3.5- 7.5-tonnes GVW.

What is the largest truck you can drive on a car Licence?

The good news is that the biggest truck that can be driven on a car licence is quite big, the slightly concerning news is that that means a lot of people you see struggling to park, or manoeuvre, a Toyota Yaris are legally allowed to hit the road in something massive.

What type of license do you need to drive a bus?

Pass a written school bus endorsement test Pass the bus skills test. A special license is not required to operate a shuttle bus. Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with P (passenger) and S (school bus) endorsements (air brake endorsement is also needed if you plan to drive a bus equipped with air brakes.)

Can I drive an LGV on a car Licence?

This leaflet explains that you can drive large vehicles or buses using your lorry (LGV) or car driving licence. If you hold a full category B driving licence you can drive any of the following large vehicles, known as ‘exempted’ goods vehicles.

What does a HR Licence allow you to drive?

What can I drive with a HR driving licence? A HR Vehicle is defined as a bus or truck (including a prime mover or mobile crane) with over 8 tonne Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) with 3 or more axles. If you are driving dump trucks (all automatic gearboxes), a HR Condition A or B Licence will cover you.

What vehicles can I drive with a HC Licence?

Heavy Combination (HC class) heavy vehicle licences allow you to drive:

  • Prime movers with attached single semi-trailer.
  • Heavy Rigid (HR class) vehicles with attached trailer that has a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) greater than 9,000 kg.

What is a bobtail prime mover?

BOBTAIL. A prime mover without a semi-trailer attached. BONNETED VEHICLE. A vehicle where the driver sits behind the engine that is covered by a bonnet.