Drive heavy rigid vehicle

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

Course Code: TLIC3004A
RTO Number: #40791 (Watto Training Pty Ltd)

A rigid motor vehicle or an articulated motor omnibus which has 3 or more axles and a GVM greater than 8 tonnes.

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to drive a heavy rigid vehicle safely including systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions, monitoring of traffic and road conditions, management of vehicle condition and performance, and effective management of hazardous situations. Assessment of this unit may be undertaken within a licensing examination conducted by, or under the authority of, the relevant state/territory Road Traffic Authority. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

Before an application for a class “HR” may be considered, the applicant must:

Please note that holders of a class “MR” driver licence will have already passed the theory test.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Drivers with “HR” licenses may only tow a pig trailer that must weigh less than 9 tonnes GVM and comply with the manufacturer’s Gross Combination Mass (GCM) limit for the towing vehicle. For practical test purposes, the vehicle you provide for your test must be at least 15 tonnes GVM, and have a minimum of 3 axles.