The government has given the go ahead for category B licence holders to operate heavier vans, so long as the vehicles run on alternative fuel. Under the new legislation, which came into force this week, category B drivers [car] will be eligible to drive vans weighing between 3.5 and 4.25 tonnes that are powered by either electricity, natural gas, LPG or hydrogen. The driver must also have completed at least five hours of additional training, which can only be provided […]
The government is pushing ahead with plans to allow category B (car) licence holders to operate heavier vans if they are fitted with alternative fuel systems.
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