If you are hoping to drive an ambulance or LGV, including some horse boxes, you might need to pass additional tests to gain the C1 category on your licence.
If you passed your car test after 1997 you are required to take these tests as currently you can only drive B class vehicle which are up to 3.5 tonne.
The C1 Driving Licence category allows drivers to legally drive a vehicle weighing between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes.
WE PROVIDE 2 OPTIONS
C1 Drive Up to 7.5 Tonnes
Order D2 &D4 Forms
Arrange And Pass A Medical With Your Own Gp
Book And Pass The Theory Test
Arrange Your Training With Us
Go Strait In For C1+E
As Above To Gain The Category
C1 +E And Tow A Large Trailer
Giving You The Train Weight Of 12 Tonns
What is involved?
Training depends on pervious experience and is normally 2- 3 or 4 days. Due to the 3a and 3b element needing to be passed separately training may be split over a number of days.
The 3b test you will need to be able to reverse like an ‘S’ shape into a restricted area (marked out with cones) If you take this test with a trailer you will also need to uncouple and re couple.
Its a fine line between a pass and a fail, so plenty of practice is the key. Its recommended that a full day is devoted to the trailer element (b+e)
The On Road exam will be 1 hour and the examiner will be looking at the following >>
- Move away and stop safely
- Use of mirrors and all round effective observations
- Move away at an angle up and down hill
- Good forward planning
- Good awareness and anticipation of all road users including pedestrians etc.
- Use of indicators
- Make good progress with appropriate speed
- Use all the controls correctly
- 10 minutes of independent driving
Call for helpful advise or take a 2hrs assessment
Call us on 0800 989 0150 or mobile 0785 453 3107
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After three previous unsuccessful attempts with a well-known driving school I had almost given up on driving, however, after a four day intensive course with Rob, after two years without any other professional instruction, I passed at the first time of trying. Rob was incredibly patient with myself who was incredibly anxious and I imagine was not the easiest person to teach! I passed today with only two minor faults and am absolutely over the moon! The entire booking process was smooth and easy and the car was impeccable, as was Rob’s professionalism. Many thanks to all involved, from the lady who took my booking to Rob and Paul themselves.
Having previously had some lessons with another driving school, I couldn’t believe the difference that was made in my driving with Rob from NWCC. Rob’s patience, knowledge, coaching skills, and friendly approach helped me considerably. I passed my driving test this morning with 1 minor. Thanks again Rob for all your support
Daniel Green (4-day course)