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The classic

Whoever says A as in auto, must do B: after all, that is the letter for the licence to drive cars. With class B, you can drive passenger cars or lorries with a gross weight of up to 3.5 t. Whoever wants to haul trailers with more than 750 kg, must complete the BE driving licence. However, this also requires additional driving lessons and a special examination.

Class B

This driving licence applies to vehicles whose total weight does not exceed 3,500 kg and have a maximum of 8 seats in addition to the driver's seat.

Minimum age:

18 years old (17 years old with accompanied driving at 17)

Prerequisites:

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Limitation

Class B is valid indefinitely

Includes:

Class L and M

Notes:

Trailers may only be driven under the following requirements: Trailers with a permissible gross weight not exceeding 750 kg, Trailers with a permissible total weight up to the empty weight of the towing vehicle, if the permissible total weight of the combination does not exceed 3,500 kg

Zugfahrzeug der Klasse B in Kombination mit einem Anhänger oder einem Sattelanhänger mit

The class for drivers hauling a heavy trailer: With a driving licence class B, you can tow trailers with a total weight of more than 750 kg.

Minimum age:

18 years old (17 years old with accompanied driving at 17)

Prerequisites:

Prior possession of class B

Limitation:

Class B is valid indefinitely

Includes:

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Notes:

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