Truck Lessons in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast
Affordable Driving School doesn’t just help those looking to learn to drive a car for the first time. We also have expert accredited instructors offering truck driver training in Brisbane and other parts of south east Queensland. We make it easier and more affordable than ever before to learn the unique new skill set (and important safety knowledge) you need to pass your test/s and get your truck licence on the Gold Coast or in Brisbane. No matter what background you’re coming from – whether you’re new to trucks or have worked in the logistics industry before – we will help you learn at your own pace.
At Affordable Driving School we provide training and assessment for
- MR Medium Rigid
- HR Heavy Rigid
- HC Heavy Combination
- MC Multi Combination and B Double Licences (See Affordable Industry Training website)
All of our instructors have an excellent first time pass rates.
At Affordable we have tailor made truck driving lessons, and also provide handouts to speed up and to assist in your need to obtain your medium rigid, heavy rigid, heavy combination or multi-combination licence in QLD.
We have been a leader amongst truck driving schools in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast since 1992, and so have the experience in heavy vehicle driver training.
GET YOUR TRUCK LICENCE IN 1 DAY!
- Medium Rigid Truck Licence (MR) ½ day course
- Medium Rigid Truck Licence (MR) full day course
- Heavy Rigid Truck Licence (HR – synchromesh) full day course
IMPORTANT TRUCK INFORMATION:
- Please go to Department of Transport to obtain a Truck Learners if you don’t already have one. This needs to be done prior to your test day. You can still do lessons without a learners permit, but it must be obtained before your practical test day.
- Please ensure you have a valid QLD Licence and bring it with you on the day.
- https://www.service.transport.qld.gov.au/practiceroadrulestest/public/Welcome.xhtml?dswid=-1479 log onto Dept of Transport website and do some practice TRUCK TEST questions before going into their Centre to do 10 question/multiple choice theory
- Did you know that you must be 0.00 alcohol content when driving trucks?
All licence holders when driving, or in charge of a:
- truck (any motor vehicle with a GVM greater than 4.5t)
- a bus (built or fitted to carry more than 12 adults, including the driver)
- an articulated motor vehicle (e.g. B-double, or road train)
- a vehicle carrying a placard load of dangerous goods
- a taxi, limousine or other vehicle that is available to be used, about to be used or being used to provide a public passenger service (for example, a driver of a ride-booking vehicle that is on duty to accept bookings)
- a tow truck, pilot vehicle or escort vehicle escorting an oversize vehicle
- a vehicle being used by a driver trainer to give driver training
- a specially constructed vehicle, including a tractor.
(‘no alcohol’ limit)
- Not be under the influence of illegal or prescription drugs
Medical fitness to drive
If you apply or renew your Queensland driver licence, you must notify TMR about any medical condition that is likely to adversely affect your ability to drive safely.
You must notify us if after you get or renew your Queensland driver licence you develop a permanent or long-term medical condition, or if you have a permanent or long-term increase in, or other aggravation of a medical condition that is likely to affect your ability to drive safely.
If your condition is temporary you don’t need to notify us unless the medical condition becomes long-term or permanent and is likely to adversely affect your ability to drive safely.
If you do not notify us about your medical condition, you may receive a maximum court-imposed fine of more than $7,800 and your driver licence may be cancelled.
Your health professional is legally permitted to notify us about your medical condition.
Some of the more common medical conditions that are likely to affect your ability to drive safely include:
- eye or vision problems
- heart disease
- neurological – dementia, stroke, seizures or epilepsy
- psychiatric disorders
- sleep disorders
- alcohol or drug dependency.
Please visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/transport/licensing/update/medical/fitness for further information.