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Traffic rules

The traffic regulations describe how a road user must behave on public roads, so that traffic flows safely and smoothly. It is expected that all road users know and apply the traffic regulations. Sometimes traffic regulations will appear a bit unclear. However, all rules in the regulations have been well thought through, so it is also important to know the underlying line of thought.


Driving license

A driving license is a document with which a driver of a motor vehicle can demonstrate that he / she has sufficient knowledge, insight and skills to be able to drive a motor vehicle of a certain category.

  • Introduction
  • Traffic rules
  • Theory exam
  • Practical exam
  • Provisional license
  • Driving license category


Introduction

On this website you will find a comprehensive overview of the traffic rules. We help novice drivers of mopeds, motorcycles and cars with obtaining their license. Other road users such as pedestrians and cyclists can also acquire new insights here. Learn the traffic rules, traffic signs and make some trial exams and you have a good chance of success for the theory exam.


Traffic rules

The traffic regulations describe how a road user must behave on public roads, so that traffic flows safely and smoothly. It is expected that all road users know and apply the traffic regulations. Sometimes traffic regulations will appear a bit unclear. However, all rules in the regulations have been well thought through, so it is also important to know the underlying line of thought.


Theory exam

The theory exam tests your knowledge of the traffic rules. If you have passed the theory exam you can start practicing for the practical exam.

  • 50 multiple choice questions that you have to answer with a computer
  • A question with 3 choices appears, 1 of which is correct
  • To pass the exam you have to get at least 41 out of 50
  • After the exam, you must take a reading test to check that your eyes are in order.
  • If you failed 2 times, you must take 12 hours of lectures in an official driving school
  • List of exam centers in Belgium

Practical exam

Your driving skills will be tested at the practical exam. If you are successful in the practical exam you will receive a full driving license.


Provisional license

The provisional driving license is a driving license that drivers receive after they have passed the theory test. It is intended for novice drivers who are learning to drive.

With a provisional drivers license you can not drive:

  • Friday evening 22h00 to Saturday morning 06h00
  • Saturday evening 22h00 to Sunday morning 06h00
  • Sunday evening 22h00 to Monday morning 06h00
  • The evening before a statutory public holiday from 10pm until the morning of the statutory public holiday 6am
  • The evening of a legal holiday day 22h00 until the morning of the next day 06h00



Driving license category

Here you will find an overview of the categories of the driving license.

License Vehicle Age Information
/ Moped class A Theory: 16 year
Practical: 16 year
Engine displacement < 50 cm³
speed < 25 km/h
AM Moped class B Theory: 15 year 9 months
Practical: 16 year
Engine displacement < 125 cm³
speed < 45 km/h
A1 Motorcycle Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
Engine displacement < 125 cm³
Power < 11 Kw
A2 Motorcycle Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 20 year
Power < 35 Kw
A Motorcycle Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 24 year
Power > 35 Kw
B Car Theory: 17 year
Practical: 18 year
MTM < 3500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer < 750 kg
BE Car
+ Trailer
Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 20 year
MTM < 3500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer < 3500 kg
C1 Small truck Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
MTM < 7500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer < 750 kg
C1E Small truck
+ Trailer
Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
MTM < 7500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer > 750 kg
C Truck Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
MTM > 7500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer < 750 kg
CE Truck
+ Trailer
Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 21 year
MTM > 7500 kg
Passengers 8 + 1
Trailer > 750 kg
D1 Small bus Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
Passengers 16 + 1
Trailer < 750 kg
D1E Small bus Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 21 year
Passengers 16 + 1
Trailer > 750 kg
D Bus Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 18 year
Passengers > 16 + 1
Trailer < 750 kg
DE Bus
+ Trailer
Theory: 17 year 9 months
Practical: 24 year
Passengers > 16 + 1
Trailer > 750 kg
G Tractor Theory: 15 year 9 months
Practical: 16 year
16 year: 20 ton
18 year: 44 ton

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