Medium Rigid (MR)

With this licence you may drive any two axle rigid vehicle, including bus and truck, greater than 8 tonnes GVM. You may tow a single trailer (other than a semi trailer) up to 9 tonne GVM or to the manufactures specifications (whichever is less).

Who can get this licence?
To apply for this category you must have held an Australian car driver licence for at least 12 months.

Training
Drivers complete a practical training component, followed by a multiple choice knowledge test and practical test to assess driving and load restraint.  All drivers need to read The Victorian Bus & Truck Drivers’ Handbook (February 2013 edition), available from VicRoads or JADS Driver Training.

Allow a full day to complete this course. 

Cost
Total cost, including all training and licence test:     $900.00