To obtain a Heavy Vehicle Licence, you must pass a practical driving test.
For your driving test, you must drive a vehicle that is representative of the class of vehicle authorised to be driven under the particular class of licence.
There are standard test vehicles for each class of licence.
The duration of practical driving tests for the different heavy vehicle licence
• LR - 25 to 35 minutes
• MR and HR - 60 to 70 minutes
• HC - 70 to 80 minutes.
Uncontrolled and unpredictable events such as road works and traffic crashes may affect the duration of the test.
A vehicle of more than 12 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) must be equipped with at least three portable warning triangles for the test.