Q: What Vehicles can an ‘N’ Drive? Can an ‘N’ tow a trailer?
According to ICBC’s website, an Class 7 ‘N’ driver can tow a vehicle or trailer not exceeding 4,600 KG while driving a (no more than) 2-axle vehicle.
With class 5 and 7 licenses, you can:
- Drive cars
- Construction & utility vehicles (2 axles maximum)
- Tow trailers or vehicles up to 4,600kg
- Ride 3-wheeled vehicles but does not include 3-wheeled motorcycles (trikes) or motorcycle/sidecar combinations
- Ride a limited speed motorcycle or an all-terrain vehicle (ATV)
- A limited-speed motorcycle has:
- A motor with a piston displacement of 50 cc or less, or a power source that produces a maximum of 1.5 kW
- A power drive system that does not require clutching or shifting after the drive system is engaged
- A maximum speed of 70 km/h on level ground
- A maximum weight of 95 kg
- Wheels with a diameter of at least 254 mm
Mopeds and Scooters: Cannot be operated on a class 5 or 7 learner’s licence.
(c) Class 7 licence, subject to the applicable conditions and restrictions under sections 30.072, 30.10 (4) and 30.11
(1), permits operation of
(i) a 2 axle motor vehicle other than a motorcycle, but does not include a bus, school bus, special activity bus, special vehicle, taxi or ambulance, when used for its purpose as intended by design,
(ii) a 2 axle motor vehicle or 2 axle tow car with towed vehicles if the towed vehicles in that combination do not exceed 4 600 kg,
(iii) a motor home or motor home with towed vehicles if the towed vehicles in that combination do not exceed 4 600 kg,
(iv) a limited speed motorcycle, all terrain vehicle, all terrain cycle or utility vehicle,
(v) a construction vehicle, or
vi) despite subparagraph
(i), a school bus that
(A) is a passenger vehicle as defined in section 11.01 (1), and
(B) has a seating capacity of not more than 10 passengers including the driver;
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