Multi Combination Licence

Truck Driver Training | Multi Combination

Course Overview

  • A B-double (prime mover towing 2 semitrailers, with 1 semitrailer supported at the front and connected to the other semitrailer)
  • A road train (motor vehicle, other than a B-double, towing 2 or more trailers)

Eligibility

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 or higher class more then two years than you don’t need to wait two years to upgrade your licence from Car to Heavy Rigid.

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MC licences information and types of Multi-combination Vehicles

Road Trains B-doubles B-triples AB-triples BAB-quads ABB-quads

“Multi-combination vehicle” means a vehicle combination permitted to operate under guidelines.

1. B-double

B-double means a combination consisting of a prime mover towing 2 semitrailers, with 1 semitrailer supported at the front by, and connected to, the other semitrailer.

2. Road train

Road train means a combination (other than a B-double) either using a rigid truck hauling unit towing at least one trailer of which the combination length is greater than 19m or a prime mover hauling unit towing at least two trailers and includes a vehicle categorised as a B- triple, AB-triple, BAB-quad, or ABB-quad. (a converter dolly supporting a semitrailer is counted as one trailer).

Type 1

Road train means a road train using either a rigid truck hauling unit towing one trailer when the combination length is not longer than 31.5m or for a road train using a prime mover hauling unit towing two trailers when the combination length is not longer than 36.5m. B-triple and AB-triple combinations up to 36.5m are categorised as a Type 1 road train.

Type 2

Road train” means a road train using either a rigid truck hauling unit towing two trailers when the combination length is not longer than 47.5m or a road train using a prime mover hauling unit towing three or four trailers when the combination length is not longer than 53.5m. AB-triple combinations longer than 36.5m and up to a length of 44.0m are categorised as a Type 2 road train. Maximum lengths of road train.
Vehicle combinations
Max length (metres)
Vehicle category

A rigid truck towing one trailer (total length exceeding 19 m) 31.5
Type 1
A prime mover towing two semitrailers connected by a drawbar 36.5
Type 1
B-triple: A prime mover towing 3 semitrailers connected by turntable couplings 36.5
Type 1
AB-triple: A prime mover towing a single semitrailer and a set of B-double trailers, connected by a converter dolly 36.5
Type 1 Longer AB-triple: 44.0
Type 2

A rigid truck towing two semitrailers connected by a drawbar 47.5
Type 2
BAB-quad: A prime mover towing two sets of B-double trailers, connected by a converter dolly 53.5
Type 2
ABB-quad: A prime mover towing a single semitrailer and a set of B- triple trailers, connected by a converter dolly 53.5
Type 2
A prime mover towing three semitrailers connected by drawbars 53.5
Type 2

Resources

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