There are a number of exemptions from Driver CPC requirements. Take a look at the full list below.
You do not need Driver CPC if you’re using the vehicle for:
- non-commercial carriage of passengers or goods
- carrying material or equipment you use for your job, as long as driving is less than 30% of your rolling monthly work
driving for someone you work for, or your own agriculture, horticulture, forestry, farming or fisheries business, as long as driving is less than 30% of your rolling monthly work
- driving within 62 miles (100 kilometres) of your base – but the vehicle cannot be carrying passengers or goods, and driving a lorry, bus or coach cannot be your main job
- driving to or from pre-booked appointments at official vehicle testing centres
- driving lessons for anyone who wants to get a driving licence or a Driver CPC
- maintaining public order – and the vehicle is being used or controlled by a local authority
rescue missions or in states of emergency
You also do not need Driver CPC if the vehicle is:
- is being road tested for repair, maintenance or technical development purposes
- either new or rebuilt and has not yet been taxed
- being used or controlled by the armed forces, police, fire and rescue service, emergency ambulance service, prison service or people running a prison or young offender institution
- limited to a top speed of 28mph
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