The tractor driving licence

Anyone who has never sat on a tractor before will not know what it is like to let the air blow around his nose on such a vehicle. This vehicle is mainly used in the agricultural sector. The tractor driving licence can usually be obtained at the age of 16, in exceptional cases even at the age of 15. A basic distinction is made between the driving licence categories L and T

This vehicle is mainly used in the agricultural sector.

Category L

Small tractor licence

This is the driving licence category L. Already at the age of 16 you are allowed to carry out agricultural or forestry work. However, the maximum speed of this tractor, due to its design, must not exceed 40 km/h. The maximum speed of this tractor must not exceed 40 km/h. If you have a category B driving licence, you will automatically be entered in category L driving licence. You can find more information about the training for the category L driving licence here.

If you have a class B driver's license, the L driver's license is automatically entered into your system.

Category T

Large tractor licence

Often the small tractors are not sufficient to do justice to special agricultural work. For this reason, larger vehicles are often used for which you need a T-driver's license. The minimum age here is also 16 years. In exceptional cases, you may even do it at the age of 15. On this page you will find all answers to your questions about the necessary prerequisites and how the training is structured.

Often the small tractors are not sufficient to do justice to special agricultural work.

Examination

Differences in categories L and T

The subject of examinations is handled differently in the L and T driving licence categories. In order to officially drive category L vehicles, you only have to take a theoretical test. 

In category T you have to pass a practical test in addition to the theoretical driving test. This usually takes 60 minutes and makes you fit for road traffic with tractors and Co. 

This vehicle is mainly used in the agricultural sector.

Find your tractor driving school

You prefer bigger vehicles besides cars? Or are you simply employed in the agricultural sector? Then use our search function to find out about tractor driving schools in your area and get your L or T driving licence!