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Road Sense Driving School offers Heavy Vehicle training and licencing for all truck licence classes available in New South Wales.

All of our trainers and assessors are RMS Approved and Certified which will ensure you receive the highest standard of training to get you on the road driving trucks safely and professionally as soon as possible.

Road Sense also provides refresher courses for Companies who want to improve the standards of their employees truck driving road rules, regulations and defensive driving strategies. The truck licence refresher driver training courses can be conducted at a customer’s premises, companies premises or in-house with us.


LR – Light Rigid

LR vehicles include:

Small trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) up to 8 tonnes. Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM
Buses that seat more than 12 adults including the driver and a GVM up to 8 tonnes
To apply for an LR licence, you must:

Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an LR vehicle, or upgrade to an LR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
Pass the LR knowledge test
Pass an eyesight test
Successfully complete HVCBA, or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.


MR – Medium Rigid

MR vehicles include:

Trucks and buses with a GVM more than eight tonnes and two axles
Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM.
To apply for an MR licence, you must:

Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an MR vehicle, or upgrade to an MR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
Pass the MR knowledge test
Pass an eyesight test
Successfully complete HVCBA, or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 


HR- Heavy Rigid

HR vehicles include:

Trucks and buses with a GVM more than eight tonnes, and three or more axles
Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM
Bendy buses. Even though these vehicles are articulated, they’re treated as rigid vehicles.
To apply for an HR licence, you must:

Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for two years or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an HR vehicle, or upgrade to an HR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
Pass the HR knowledge test
Pass an eyesight test
Successfully complete HVCBA, or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 


 

HC – Heavy Combination

HC vehicles include:

Articulated vehicles with three or more axles
Heavy rigid vehicle trailer combinations including unladen dolly, with three or more axles
Any towed trailer with a GVM more than nine tonnes.
To apply for an HC licence, you must:

Have held a class MR or HR licence or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P2 MR or HR licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an HC vehicle, or upgrade to an HC licence until you hold a full class MR or HR licence
Pass the HC knowledge test
Pass an eyesight test
Successfully complete HVCBA, or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 

 


 

MC – Multi Combination

MC vehicles include:

B-doubles
Prime mover, low loader dolly and low loader trailer combinations
Road trains.

To apply for an MC licence, you must:

Have held a Class HR or HC licence or equivalent for at least one year. Any time you’ve spent on a P2 HR licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an MC vehicle, or upgrade to an MC licence until you hold a full class HR or HC licence
Pass an MC knowledge test
Pass an eyesight test
Successfully complete HVCBA. If you hold an HR licence, you’ll need to pass an HC assessment before you can start MC training
Pass a medical examination.