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New Brunswick requires you to hold one of the following licences in order to operate a motor vehicle:

  • Class 9 (Motor Driven Cycle) Licence to drive a motor-driven cycle and a farm tractor.
  • Class 8 (Farm Tractor) Licence to drive a farm tractor only.
  • Class 7 Level 1 (Learners Licence) - authorizes a person who is receiving instructions in the operation of a motor vehicle to drive a motor vehicle.
  • Class 7 Level 2 Licence to drive vehicles described in Class 5 with the exception of Class 9 (motor driven cycles).
  • Class 6 Licence to drive a motorcycle or any of the vehicles described in Class 9.
  • Class 5 Licence to drive any motor vehicle including:
    • any vehicle from Class 9;
    • any two-axle motor vehicle except an ambulance, a taxicab or a bus;
    • any three-axle motor vehicle, other than a truck, of a type designed for use in the construction, maintenance and repair of highways, whether or not the vehicle is to be so used; and
    • to tow a towed vehicle which is registered up to and including 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass behind a motor vehicle or motor home referred to herein but not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 4 Licence to drive:
    • any vehicle from Class 5;
    • an ambulance;
    • a taxicab; and
    • a bus with a capacity of less than 25 passengers.
  • Class 3 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 5 licence may operate;
    • a two-axle motor vehicle towing a towed vehicle, the towed vehicle being registered for over 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass but not equipped with air brakes,
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, and
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, towing a towed vehicle not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 2 Licence to drive any:
    • motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate; and
    • bus with a capacity of more than 24 passengers
  • Class 1 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 2, 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate;
    • a truck tractor;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer and a trailer;
    • any truck towing a trailer equipped with air brakes, and
    • a truck tractor towing a trailer equipped with air brakes.

All applicants for Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 must have completed the Graduated Licensing Program and have a completed medical.

New Brunswick requires you to hold one of the following licences in order to operate a motor vehicle:

  • Class 9 (Motor Driven Cycle) Licence to drive a motor-driven cycle and a farm tractor.
  • Class 8 (Farm Tractor) Licence to drive a farm tractor only.
  • Class 7 Level 1 (Learners Licence) - authorizes a person who is receiving instructions in the operation of a motor vehicle to drive a motor vehicle.
  • Class 7 Level 2 Licence to drive vehicles described in Class 5 with the exception of Class 9 (motor driven cycles).
  • Class 6 Licence to drive a motorcycle or any of the vehicles described in Class 9.
  • Class 5 Licence to drive any motor vehicle including:
    • any vehicle from Class 9;
    • any two-axle motor vehicle except an ambulance, a taxicab or a bus;
    • any three-axle motor vehicle, other than a truck, of a type designed for use in the construction, maintenance and repair of highways, whether or not the vehicle is to be so used; and
    • to tow a towed vehicle which is registered up to and including 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass behind a motor vehicle or motor home referred to herein but not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 4 Licence to drive:
    • any vehicle from Class 5;
    • an ambulance;
    • a taxicab; and
    • a bus with a capacity of less than 25 passengers.
  • Class 3 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 5 licence may operate;
    • a two-axle motor vehicle towing a towed vehicle, the towed vehicle being registered for over 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass but not equipped with air brakes,
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, and
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, towing a towed vehicle not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 2 Licence to drive any:
    • motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate; and
    • bus with a capacity of more than 24 passengers
  • Class 1 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 2, 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate;
    • a truck tractor;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer and a trailer;
    • any truck towing a trailer equipped with air brakes, and
    • a truck tractor towing a trailer equipped with air brakes.

All applicants for Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 must have completed the Graduated Licensing Program and have a completed medical.

New Brunswick requires you to hold one of the following licences in order to operate a motor vehicle:

  • Class 9 (Motor Driven Cycle) Licence to drive a motor-driven cycle and a farm tractor.
  • Class 8 (Farm Tractor) Licence to drive a farm tractor only.
  • Class 7 Level 1 (Learners Licence) - authorizes a person who is receiving instructions in the operation of a motor vehicle to drive a motor vehicle.
  • Class 7 Level 2 Licence to drive vehicles described in Class 5 with the exception of Class 9 (motor driven cycles).
  • Class 6 Licence to drive a motorcycle or any of the vehicles described in Class 9.
  • Class 5 Licence to drive any motor vehicle including:
    • any vehicle from Class 9;
    • any two-axle motor vehicle except an ambulance, a taxicab or a bus;
    • any three-axle motor vehicle, other than a truck, of a type designed for use in the construction, maintenance and repair of highways, whether or not the vehicle is to be so used; and
    • to tow a towed vehicle which is registered up to and including 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass behind a motor vehicle or motor home referred to herein but not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 4 Licence to drive:
    • any vehicle from Class 5;
    • an ambulance;
    • a taxicab; and
    • a bus with a capacity of less than 25 passengers.
  • Class 3 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 5 licence may operate;
    • a two-axle motor vehicle towing a towed vehicle, the towed vehicle being registered for over 4,500 kg gross vehicle mass but not equipped with air brakes,
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, and
    • a motor vehicle with three or more axles, towing a towed vehicle not equipped with air brakes.
  • Class 2 Licence to drive any:
    • motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate; and
    • bus with a capacity of more than 24 passengers
  • Class 1 Licence to drive:
    • a motor vehicle which the holder of a Class 2, 3, 4 or 5 licence may operate;
    • a truck tractor;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer;
    • a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer and a trailer;
    • any truck towing a trailer equipped with air brakes, and
    • a truck tractor towing a trailer equipped with air brakes.

All applicants for Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 must have completed the Graduated Licensing Program and have a completed medical.

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