What can you legally drive?

B Code Drivers Licence

A motor vehicle, excluding a motor cycle, motor tricycle, tractor, haulage tractor and a motor vehicle which is a type of mobile agricultural or industrial equipment or machinery not designed principally for the conveyance of persons or goods being-

(i) a motor vehicle, including a motor home, the tare of which does not exceed 3 500 kilograms or:

(ii) a minibus, a midi-bus, a bus or a goods vehicle, the gross vehicle mass of which does not exceed 3 500 kilograms, with or without a trailer, the gross vehicle mass of which does not exceed 750 kilograms, but does not include an articulated motor vehicle.

Includes authorisation to drive

(i) a tractor; and:

(ii) a motor vehicle which is a type of mobile agricultural or industrial equipment or machinery not designed principally for the conveyance of persons or goods, with or without a trailer.

 

EB Code Drivers Licence

A motor vehicle, excluding a motor cycle, motor tricycle, tractor, haulage tractor and a motor vehicle which is a type of mobile agricultural or industrial equipment or machinery not designed principally for the conveyance of persons or goods, being -

(i) an articulated motor vehicle, of which the gross combination mass of the truck-tractor does not exceed 3 500 kilograms;

(ii) a combination of – a. a motor vehicle the tare of which does not exceed 3 500 kg; or b. a minibus, midi-bus, bus or goods vehicle, the gross vehicle mass of which does not exceed 3 500 kilograms, with a trailer the gross vehicle mass of which exceeds 750 kilograms.

Includes authorisation to drive any motor vehicle for which a code B driving licence is required.

Note:

This includes a motor home, the tare of which does not exceed 3 500 kilograms Read the Road Traffic Act here.

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