Alternatively fuelled vehicles

This chapter, new for 2020, covers the definition, constructions and use, roadworthiness testing, licensing and training requirements for vehicles not powered by petrol or diesel fuels, with a specific section on electric vehicles.

Updates for 2020:

  • Concession to drive an alternatively fuelled vehicle on a category B licence.
  • Training requirements for alternatively fuelled vehicles.
  • New definitions.

Download the alternatively fuelled vehicles chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law

Contents:

  • Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFVs).
    • Definition.
    • Construction and use.
    • Roadworthiness testing.
    • Tyre tread depths.
    • Operator’s Licence.
    • Speed limiters.
    • Driving licensing.
    • Five hours driver training requirement.
    • Five hours of training on the driving of an AFV.
    • Driver CPC.
    • Drivers’ hours.
  • Electric vehicles.
    • Definition.
    • Construction, use and lighting.
    • Driver’s licence.
    • Excise duty.
    • Testing and plating.

Download the alternatively fuelled vehicles chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law

Need More Information?

If you are a Logistics UK member and have a query regarding this topic, or need more information, contact our Member Advice Centre

Member Advice Centre