A question of licences

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A question of licences

Post #1 by hair bear » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:02 pm

I have a Ransomes MG2 crawler that I have owned for years but I believe I can no longer take to shows or ploughing matches etc.
I have been told that any private land that the public have access to, or been invited to, or have paid an entrance fee to, now falls under the road traffic act, and although I do hold an 'F' license in it's own right, I do not have an 'H' license for track layers I can't drive it on show sites. Also as it's not registered it does not display a reg no., again against the road traffic act. Anyone else come across this one? How do I get an 'H' license if the only crawler I have isn't road registered?
What does this mean for a field with a footpath across it? Surely under 'right to roam' that means just about anywhere.
The back story is that police are now issuing tickets for mobile phone use while driving to people paying by phone app at McDonalds drive throughs. ie, private land that the public have access to.
Suggestions anyone?
Thanks, if somewhat confused and way off target!

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Re: A question of licences

Post #2 by jcb4cx » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:12 pm

take no notice of that
every village has one , is yours missing you


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Re: A question of licences

Post #3 by Jeremy Rowland » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:22 pm

jcb4cx wrote:take no notice of that



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Re: A question of licences

Post #4 by Whitlock 505 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:34 pm

I can't see them enforcing that myself, they've got a job to keep up with the vehicles on the asphalt highway!


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Re: A question of licences

Post #5 by hair bear » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:09 pm

Thanks for the replies, I don't do that many shows now but if I do suddenly decide to go it's nice to know where I stand.


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Re: A question of licences

Post #6 by essexpete » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:32 pm

Yes I don't think they can enforce that unless the organisers stipulated something. Have you got some kind of 3rd party insurance to cover the machine?


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Re: A question of licences

Post #7 by hair bear » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:40 pm

The last couple of shows I did I couldn't unload without showing the insurance cert. so is this the next step? Someone makes a claim, you don't have the correct license for the machine, insurance invalid?


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