A forklift is special motor vehicle type designed principally to lift, carry or stack goods using one or more tines, platens, clamps or other similar attachments.
To drive a forklift on a road, you must have a driver licence for the appropriate class and an F (forklift) driver licence endorsement. Your forklift must also be registered and have a warrant of fitness – and it may need an alternative fuel certificate.
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To operate a forklift in a workplace that may include a road, you must complete the training to the standard required by Approved Code of Practice for Training Operators and Instructors of Powered Industrial Lift Trucks (Forklifts).