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Licence to Drive a Heavy Rigid Vehicle – HR Road Ranger


Course Details

A Heavy Rigid Road Ranger Licence is a licence that should be considered for all people who are looking to work in the construction or bulk haulage industries. Throughout this course you will be required to perform Double Clutching, Rev Matching and Gear Splitting as part of the Road Ranger Gearbox Operation. When completing your HR Licence in in a Road Ranger, you will become eligible to drive any HR Vehicle, including HR Automatic Vehicles. Other names for this Licence Class are: HR Unrestricted and HR Crashbox

Course Outline

  • Pre-operational check and cabin drill
  • Start, move off, shut down and secure
  • Management of: steering, gears, brakes and accelerator
  • Create, maintain and protect crash avoidance space
  • Application of road rules and directions
  • Reversing and parking
  • Hill stop and Hill start
  • Load securing
  • Final competency assessment
  • Trailer coupling and uncoupling

Heavy Rigid Truck Licence Requirements

To enrol in the Heavy Rigid Licence Course, all participants must:

  • Have held a Class C licence (not including a learner’s licence) for a period of a minimum of 24 months.
  • Successfully complete a Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) for the HR Licence Course at any RMS Branch

Course Duration

1 Day – $1,250

Up to 8 Hours 1-on-1 Training

A Final Competency Assessment (FCA)

2 Days – $1,850

A minimum of 10 Hours of 1-on-1 Training

A Final Competency Assessment (FCA)

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5 Easy Steps to enrol on our course and start your Heavy Rigid Licence training today.

Step 1. Pass the heavy rigid knowledge test at your local motor registry or service NSW (practice the test here) RMS fee $47.

Step 2. Pass the eyesight test and purchase your HVCBA learners logbook class hr. RMS fee $27.

Step 3. Phone FHV driver training school 97212646 to book a date for your HR licence course.

Step 4. Attend and successfully complete your training course.

Step 5. Return to the motor registry, and apply for your upgraded licence. You will be given an interim licence while your plastic card is processed. RMS fee $27.

Contact us for more info:

0414 013 014

Licence to Drive a Heavy Rigid Vehicle – HR Road Ranger


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