Truck Training and Assessment for LR MR HR HC Truck licence in Sydney, Newcastle, Central Coast, Penrith, Campbelltown and Wollongong area. Our Truck Training School provides a high quality Heavy Vehicle Training and Assessment.
- WAYS TO GET A HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVER LICENCE
1st. You must pass the driver knowledge test (DKT) with the RMS.
2nd. You must undertake heavy vehicle driver training.
3rd. You must undertake a heavy vehicle final competency based assessment (FCA) with a accredited heavy vehicle truck training school.
Once you have completed these 3 steps, you would receive a certificate of competency (COC). You would need to take the certificate into the RMS in order to upgrade your licence.
- Heavy Vehicle Tips – Chain of Responsibility
Under the regulation a general duty requires all parties in the supply chain to take all reasonable steps to prevent fatigue of heavy vehicle drivers, for example… a driver must stop the vehicle if feeling tired or fatigued. Operators and schedulers must plan when drivers can take a rest or loading managers must take steps to ensure queuing is managed properly to prevent unnecessary lost time. Contracts must not be prepared that require drivers to break the law.
Parties in the supply chain include:
Employer of the driver of the vehicle, prime contractor of the driver and operators of the vehicle, scheduler of goods or passengers for transport by the vehicle, and the scheduler of its driver. Consignor of goods for transport by the vehicle, consignee of goods for transport by the vehicle, loading manager, loading of goods and unloading of goods have also responsibility.Your vehicle is your workplace, any vehicle used by employees in the course of their employment is defined as their workplace, including heavy trucks or buses.
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