Frequently asked questions.

Frequently asked questions.

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Minibus Category D explained

Category D1

You can drive vehicles with:

  • no more than 16 passenger seats
  • a maximum length of 8 metres
  • a trailer up to 750kg

Category D1E

  • You can drive D1 category vehicles with a trailer over 750kg maximum authorised mass (MAM).
  • The combined MAM of both cannot exceed 12,000kg.

Category D (Buses and Coaches)

  • You can drive any bus with more than 8 passenger seats with a trailer up to 750kg maximum authorised mass (MAM).

Category DE

You can drive D category vehicles with a trailer over 750kg.