Heavy Rigid (HR)

TLILIC2016B Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION

On completion of your training and assessment you will be able to drive any rigid vehicle including truck or bus:

  • Rigid vehicle not being an unladen prime mover with a minimum of 3 axles and a minimum of 15 tonnes GVM
  • Modified three axle prime mover with a certified detachable tray (with capacity to carry 75% of its specified GVM) with a GVM of 15 tonnes
  • Three axle articulated bus above 15 tonnes GVM

 ELIGIBILITY

  • You must be at least 20  years old
  • You must have held an Australian photo drivers licence for at least 2 years
  • If you have a car licence or have held a LR and/or MR licence for less than 12 months then you must obtain a HR Learner License

TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This licence will allow you to drive a heavy rigid vehicle in a safe and professional manner. You will learn:

  • Road Law
  • Cabin checks and obstacles
  • Pre-departure safety inspections
  • Starting and stopping sequence
  • Kerbside stop
  • Parking and positioning
  • Restraining your load
  • Prescribed routes
  • Long reversing and manoeuvring
  • Gearboxes and their uses
  • Defensive Driving
  • Monitoring vehicle performance

Assessment is a one-on-one road test with an approved RTA Assessor.

EQUIPMENT

We provide registered heavy rigid vehicles for your training, loaded to at least 75% of legal weight (except for passenger vehicles).

The load must be restrained in accordance with load restraint guide.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Current NSW photo licence or truck licence
  • Log Book
  • Wear closed-in shoes

WE TRAIN 7 DAYS A WEEK

We are open and training 7 days a week for your convenience. It’s essential to book ahead so complete the booking form or email us at info@lensdrivingschool.com.au

TRAINING TIMES

Start Time 6.30am

Finish Time 4.00pm (dependent on experience)

Follow this link to download the Heavy Rigid (HR) Driver Knowledge Test

Download a brochure.