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.
Start, move off , shut down and secure vehicle
Create and Maintain Crass Avoidance Space
Protect Crash Avoidance Space
Road Rules and Directions
Hill Stop/ Start
Final Competency Based Assessment
HR course includes:
HR automatic/ synchromesh gear box is $1000
HR manual gear box (road ranger) is $1,500.00 for 1 day course; or $2,000.00 for 2 days course.