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Do I need a certificate to drive a telehandler?

Yes you need a certificate to drive a telehandler. Under PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, 1998), operators of large machinery and equipment such as telehandlers require necessary training to ensure that their equipment can be used safely.

Can I drive a JCB telehandler on the road?

Your telehandler must be registered and licensed. The appropriate category is as an agricultural vehicle, so you can obtain a tax disc at no cost. However this will limit your use on the road to agricultural activity.

Is a telehandler the same as a teleporter?

A telescopic handler, which is also known as a telehandler can be referred to as a teleporter, telescopic handler or a reach forklift. It is a machine that is widely used in agriculture and construction industries.

Are telehandlers and forklifts the same?

A telehandler, also known as a telescopic handler or a forklift is a very versatile piece of lifting equipment that is most often used in the construction industry.

What qualifications do I need to drive a telehandler?

You must have a valid health, safety and environment test for operatives (at a minimum) passed within 2 years.

Check out our dedicated training site to learn more https://telehandler-training.uk/.

Can you put a bucket on a telehandler?

Buckets are one of the most commonly used attachments for telehandlers. They come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on the make of your telehandler, you make an initial selection of buckets that suit it.

What industries use telehandlers?

Telescopic handlers are used in many different industries but are most commonly used in the construction, agricultural and industrial sectors. In the construction sector, telehandlers are used for a wide variety of jobs.

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