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.


Updates for 2024:

Levy rate for non agricultural vehicles.


Download the tractors chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law


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