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7.5 tonnes

7.5t / 7.5 tonne

The maximum laden (loaded) weight of the small lorries some rental companies offer. These require Category C1 on your driving license. If you passed your car test before 01/01/1997 you should have this on your licence, but if you have passed since then you will need to take an additional category C1 test to drive vehicles with a maximum laden weight over 3.5 tonnes.

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