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II. Licence classes and combinations
 
Driver's Licence Classification Chart
 

Class A

Allowed to drive any tractor-trailer combination
May also drive vehicle in class D and G
a tractor-trailer

Class B

Allowed to drive any school purposes bus
May also drive vehicle in class C, D, E, F and G


a school bus

Class C

Allowed to drive any regular bus
May also drive vehicles in class D, F and G.


a regular bus

Class D

Allowed to drive a motor vehicle exceeding 11,000 kilograms gross weight or registered gross weight or any truck or combination provided the towed vehicle is not over 4,600 kilograms.
May also drive vehicle in class G.

 

a truck

Class E

Allowed to drive any school purposes bus - maximum of 24-passenger capacity
May also drive vehicle in class F and G


a school bus, maximum 24 passengers

Class F

Allowed to drive any regular bus - maximum of 24-passenger capacity - and ambulances
May also drive vehicle in class G


a regular bus, maximum 24 passengers

Class G

Allowed to drive any car, van or small truck or combination of vehicle and towed vehicle up to 11,000 kilograms, provided the towed vehicle is not over 4,600 kilograms. A pickup truck towing a house trailer exceeds 4,600 kilograms but the total combined weight of the truck and trailer does not exceed 11,000 kilograms is deemed a Class G.


a car

Class G1

Level One of graduated licensing. Holders may drive Class G vehicles with an accompanying fully licensed driver with at least four years’ driving experience. Subject to certain conditions.


Class G2

Level Two of graduated licensing. Holders may drive Class G vehicles without accompanying driver but are subject to certain conditions.

 

Class M

Allowed to drive any motorcycles, including motor tricycles, limited-speed motorcycles (motor scooters) and motor-assisted bicycles (mopeds). Holders may also drive a Class G vehicle under the conditions that apply to a Class G1 licence holder.


a motorcycle

Class M1

Level One of graduated licensing for motorcycles, including motor tricycles, limited-speed motorcycles (motor scooters) and motor-assisted bicycles (mopeds). Holders may drive a motorcycle under certain conditions.

Class M2

Level Two of graduated licensing for motorcycles, including motor tricycles, limited-speed motorcycles (motor scooters) and motor-assisted bicycles (mopeds). Holders may drive a motorcycle but only with a zero blood-alcohol level. Holders may also drive a Class G vehicle under the conditions that apply to a Class G1 licence holder.


Class M with L condition

Holders may operate a limited-speed motorcycle or moped only.

Class M2 with L condition

Holders may operate a limited-speed motorcycle or moped only.


a limited speed motorcycle

Class M with M condition

Holders may operate a motor tricycle only.

Class M2 with M condition

Holders may operate a motor tricycle only.

a motor tricycle
Note: A "Z" air brake endorsement is required on a driver's licence to operate any air brake equipped motor vehicle.