Heavy Rigid (HR) Truck Licence Brisbane

HR Licence allows you to drive a bus or truck with 3 or more axles, greater than 8 tonnes GVM.

Heavy Rigid Licence

Heavy Rigid Truck Licence Course Overview

  • A bus or truck (including a prime mover or a mobile crane) over 8t GVM with more than 2 axles.
  • An articulated bus (a bus that can bend in the middle).
    Note: You may also tow a trailer with maximum weight of 9t GVM.

Eligibility for your Heavy Rigid Truck Licence

Current Licence

  • Car
  • Car
  • Light Rigid or Medium Rigid
  • Medium Rigid or Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination

Minimum Time

  • 1 Year
  • 2 Year
  • 1 Year
  • 1 Year
  • 1 Year

Next Higher Licence

  • Light Rigid to Medium Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Combination
  • Multi Combination

*These conditions may vary.

Example: If you hold valid overseas licences for heavy rigid licences or higher class for more than two years, then you don’t need to wait for two years to upgrade your licence from Car to HR Licence.

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Heavy Rigid Licence Price or HR Truck Licence Cost

  • The price of HR Licence in Brisbane is $130 per hour.
  • The complete package of HR Licence starts from $660* (Terms & Conditions apply), which includes lessons and a driving test.
  • We can provide a truck just for the test for $450.


You can also take an online practice test. There are different tests for different licence classes.