This chapter acts as a guide (many of the exemptions and concessions are not standard for these types of vehicles due to their variety of uses) on the general position of regulations for tractors. If further information is required, please contact the Member Advice Centre on 0370 605 0000.


Download the tractors chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law


  • General.
  • Construction and use.
  • Drivers’ hours, records and tachographs.
  • Taxation.
  • Driver’s licence.
  • Health and safety.
  • Minimum driving age.
  • Operator licensing.
  • Rebated fuel.
  • Safety cabs.
  • Speed limits.
  • Testing and plating.