LR (Light Rigid)

The Light Rigid (LR) Licence training course is Ideal for people who want to drive school minibus, community bus or light courier trucks.
LR vehicles are available at Arndell Park (Western Sydney) $750 and Tuggerah (Central Coast).

The LR Licence also meets the minimum requirement for entry into NSW Ambulance Service.

The Light Rigid (LR) Licence allows the holder to drive:

* Any rigid motor vehicle with a GVM of more than 4.5 tonnes but not more than 8 tonnes.
* Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM.
* Any vehicle of less than 8 tonnes GVM which has more than 12 seats (including the driver) eg Toyota Commuter, Toyota Coaster, Mitsubishi Rosa.

What you need to get your LR (Light Rigid) Licence

  • You need to have held a class C Licence (not including Learners) for one year or more. First year of green P plates is acceptable.
  • Pass an RMS LR Knowledge Test
  • Pass an RMS Eyesight test AND purchase your CBA Logbook and Guidebook
  • Contact ABC Driving School Western Sydney or Central Coast to book your 1 day LR course. Please have your Logbook with you when you call, as there are details within the Logbook which we require for processing your booking.
  • A deposit is required to secure and confirm your booking. This deposit will be deducted from your total course cost. This is non-refundable if you cancel without 72 hours notice.
  • Attend training and assessment and successfully complete a Final Competency Assessment. You will be issued with a certificate of competence.
  • Return to your local RMS and exchange your certificate of competence for your upgraded Licence. (No RMS truck driving test required).
  • NOTE: Red P Plate holders are not eligible to apply for an LR Licence.

 If you are providing your own vehicle (eg school or community bus drivers) then LR courses can also be provided at Kogarah and Wollongong.

Book a Lesson At

Arndell Park - 02 9676 1113

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.00pm, Sat 8.30 - 12.00

Tuggerah - 02 4351 6477

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.00pm, Sat 8.30 - 12.00

Newcastle - 02 4351 6477

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.00pm, Sat 8.30 - 12.00

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