C1 LICENCE thingy again.....

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  1. mentaliss

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    looked at some of the posts relating to this, either I'm confused or some of the poster's are,
    if your vehicle weight exceeds 3500o and you are about to become 70 years of age you will need to get a Medical+ Eyesight test to be able to continual driving such a vehicle, forms required are a D4 filled in a Doctor BUT a D2 as well??
     
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    And get the test`s and forms filled in and sent off (Recorded Delivery) in plenty of time..

    at least 3 months before your license expires... (y)
     
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    Dr on wheels are a good price for the medical, it's the same medical for hgv drivers. They usually do it at truck stops at various dates.
     
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    I've sort of assumed that your GP can do it - have l got that right, or wrong ?
     
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    YES..... BUT.. It's not free, you will get stung big time with your own GP..
    Call him and find out... Go on, let us know, :)
     
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    Your doctor can do it although it might be more expensive .

    The medical to obtain your C1 is more stringent ,if you have any medical problems ie eye sight or heart conditions , you may be asked to do further medical tests

    Apply in plenty of time as has allready been mentioned
     
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    Hmmmm - just rang the surgery, who have explained that l will need to have an eye test done at local opticians ( not certain how much that will cost ), then have a medical with my doctor - cost of that bit £84.00
     
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    Oh really? My Doc did the eyesight test too. I had to take my guide dog to the vets though and that wasn't cheap. ;):LOL:
     
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    You need to haggle a friend just got his doctor to do it for £50 less than first quote.
     
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    What's the answer to the OP's question about D2 please - is that required?
     
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    Usually much more expensive,,my gp wanted £100,,paid £40 at private health centre and he filled all the forms in for me. BUSBY.
     
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    The D2 is for the eye test if my memory serves me right, I sent my completed pack recorded on the 23 June for my 70th on the 12th Sept, they never touched it til late Sept. eventually a stress test arranged for 12th Dec with a warning it would be several weeks before a decision would be made I think that would take up to Feb bearing in mind Christmas & New Year breaks. so I gave up and bought a new Caravan & 4x4 we are booked for Spain now in January. Pete

    Ps you can tell by the time lapse I am not 100% on the D2 but I think it was the eye test part.
     
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    I've been waiting since July for a decision to be made for the return of my LGV licence.
     
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    Just a thought Peter, as your paperwork was in with plenty of time to go have they actually told you you can't drive anything over 3500kg. You have done everything right, on time, it's their fault the paper works held up, as is mine, but have they stipulated you have lost your entitlement?
     
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    Hi No I could have carried on with the application. I got fed up with it all and not being able to plan for 2016 we go to Spain in Jan. so called it quits and phoned them up to forget C1 and return my licence the stupid part of this is I can now drive a combo of 4x4 & Caravan heavier than my 4.250 Mo Ho . Pete
     
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    Thats worse than me lol Pete
     
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    Makes you begin to wonder if a PVC is the easy way to go.
     
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    That was the laughable bit for me. Earlier this year they revoked my C1(8250 kg gtw) but like you still have B+E (11000 kg gtw)
    Absolutely nuts :Eeek:
     
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    Why did they revoke your licence Larry?
     
  20. mentaliss

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    yes, but £90! doesnt do eyesite
     
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