Definition of a motor vehicle

The Motor Vehicle Traders Act 2011 (external link) specifies the types of vehicles sold by a motor vehicle trader, which are covered by the Act.

Types of vehicles covered by the ActTypes of vehicles NOT covered by the Act
  • cars
  • vans
  • four wheel drives
  • utilities
  • road registrable motorcycles
  • scooters
  • motor trikes
  • campervans
  • trailers
  • caravans
  • quad bikes
  • non-road registrable motor bikes
  • commercial vehicles
  • machinery such as tractors or backhoes
  • motor homes
Updated: 01 Jun 2020