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A drivers guide to driving in the UK
Bus DriversCar DriversCrane DriversHGV DriversBike RidersQuad BikesTaxi DriversTractor Drivers

Driving Licence Information

Driving Licences

Having a Driving licence in the UK for any motor vehicle is a privilege and not a right, to acquire a driving licence in the UK you have to meet certain standards of knowledge based on the highway code and an ability to put that knowledge to use when driving a car competently, this is a privilege and not a right and can be revoked or conditioned if the laws governing the use of the vehicle are broken

Passing Your Driving Test

Information about Practical & Theory Tests!

The theory test is a touchscreen based test, and consists of two parts.
The first part is a series of multiple choice questions and the second part is a test of your hazard perception skills. It is the multiple choice part that you can practise on this site.

Bus Drivers

Driver CPC for bus, coach and lorry drivers

A new qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers - the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is coming. In future, just holding a vocational driving licence will not be sufficient for someone who wishes to drive these vehicles for a living.

Hgv Drivers

Applying for larger vehicle licence

If you want to learn to drive larger vehicles, minibuses or buses, you will need to apply for provisional entitlement for these vehicles to be added to your driving licence.
How to achieve a HGV or larger driving licence, requirements and age limits

Crane Drivers

How to gain your Crane Licence

To drive any kind of crane on the road you need a drivers licence. The type of mobile crane you can drive on the road is governed by its weight
• Between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes - Category C1 Driving Licence • 7.5 tonnes or over - Category C Licence

Taxi Drivers

Driving a Taxi or Hackney Carriage

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) first introduced a non-statutory practical driving test for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire in 1999 and now DSA conduct tests on behalf of many Licensing Authorities on a national basis.

Quad Bikes

Definitions of Quad Bikes

Traditionally "Quad bikes" have always been considered to be agricultural vehicles (although there are many that are used for leisure on land to which the public does not have general access) and should only have been able to be registered as agricultural vehicles used for the purposes of agriculture........

Tractor Drivers

How do drive a Tractor Safely

Whether you are a student, a regular tractor driver, or an employer, you need to learn about tractor safety before it is too late.
This step-by-step guide to tractor safety is for everyone who uses tractor-operated machinery
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