Works Trucks

This chapter covers the definition and regulations for vehicles designed for use in private premises.

Updates for 2024:

  • Inserted picture of shunter vehicle.
  • Added information to driving licence requirements.
  • Added information regarding Driver CPC.


Download the work trucks chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law


  • Definition.

  • Drivers’ hours, records and tachographs.

  • Construction and use.

  • Lighting.

  • Registration.

  • Excise duty.

  • Rebated fuel.

  • Health and safety.