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Heavy Rigid Vehicles

Operate a heavy rigid vehicle

TLILIC2016 Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle


  • Heavy Rigid (HR)  - bus or truck (including a prime mover or a mobile crane) over 8t GVM with more than 2 axles.

  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonne GVM.

  • Also includes trucks and buses in LR & HR licence categories.

  • An articulated bus (a bus that can bend in the middle).

  • ROADRANGER GEAR BOX – will give you an open licence which is required by many transport companies, also many mines require an open licence to gain access to their mines.

Requirements to obtain a HR Licence

  • Must have held a Car Licence for at least 24 months (2 Years) or MR for 12 months.

  • Complete a theory test at a Qld Transport center -10 questions – practice on line at

  • Become competent with the vehicle (6-10 hours average/competency based).

  • Pass a practical driving test at QLD Transport you will need to provide your own vehicle.

Hourly rate

Middle Content

$120.00 per hour


Corporate rates available

Vehicle hire rates may apply.

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