Course Defensive Driving Advantages

photo credit: Sirensongs There are many advantages of taking a course defensive driving for new drivers and experienced drivers who want to brush up on their safe driving skills. Defensive driving courses are focused on enhancing your driving skills so they tend to put a lot of focus on the proper driving attitude and behaviors.…

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HR Licence Specifications

photo credit: Rennett Stowe In order to get an HR licence in Australia, a driver must meet certain specifications. These licensed are issued to truck drivers by each state in Australia, but they all must adhere to a single national standard. The HR license is one of 5 different license classes issued to drivers of…

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Driving Education School for Manual Transmission

photo credit: TheMuuj Attending driving education school is a great way to learn how to drive vehicles with manual transmissions. Some drivers may think it’s not necessary to learn how to drive stick shift vehicles, but there are many reasons why it is a good skill to learn. For example, in an emergency it may…

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Medium Rigid License Specifications

photo credit: kevin dooley Getting a medium rigid (MR) license in Australia allows a driver to operate certain types of trucks and other commercial vehicles. Truck driving has become a major category of employment in Australia, which 2006 estimates revealing that over 100,000 Australians were working as truck drivers full time. These drivers help transport…

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MR Licence Pay

photo credit: Terinea IT Support The rate of pay for truck drivers with an MR licence can vary quite a bit depending on the specific jobs they are employed in and the company they are working for. According to some people who are familiar with the industry, there continues to be a shortage of qualified…

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MR Licence Vehicles

photo credit: elvissa Getting an MR licence in Australia allows a driver to operate a number of vehicles which fall under the medium rigid category. This class of license covers vehicles which are rigid with 2 axles and which weigh more than 8 tonnes GVM. Any trailers towed by one of these vehicles must not…

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1 More Month for Special HR Truck Driving Offer

photo credit: Tumbleweed:-) Star Driving School has been offering the special HR special for HR truck driving lessons. But it’s only available for a limited time in January and February 2012. The deal is as follows: HR (Roadranger) special in Jan & Feb, 2012 for $1000.00 in 10hrs and after that is $100.00 per hrs.…

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Online RTA Practice Driving Test

photo credit: cathyse97 Taking an online practice driving test from the RTA can be a great way to prepare for your real driving test. Practice driving tests are available online for different license classes, the first being the car class which is the first stage in the Australian licensing scheme. Driver must pass a basic…

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Driving Truck School for Mining Jobs

photo credit: Allshots Imaging Driving truck school is highly recommended for new truck drivers who want to get their foot in the door in the mining industry in Australia. Attending truck driving school and obtaining a heavy vehicle license can help you gain employment as a dump truck driver at one of the many mine…

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Forklift Classes for Driving

photo credit: MSVG Drivers who want to learn how to operate a forklift are advised to take special classes for driving this type of heavy equipment. In Australia, student who successfully complete this training will receive a nationally recognized license to drive a forklift truck which is called an LF Class Forklift License. Forklift drivers…

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