Consultation seeking views on improvements to driving licensing regime

There is a consultation seeking views on possible ways to improve the driving licensing regime, such as:

  • Whether to grant drivers who have category B car licence entitlement additional entitlement to category C1 (7.5 tonnes) goods vehicle entitlement.
  • Whether to grant drivers who have a category B licence entitlement to a minibus category D1 licence.
  • Proposals to increase the standards of HGV instruction, 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.

Click here to read more about the consultation.