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Medium Rigid (MR) Licence

Medium Rigid

A Medium Rigid (MR) Truck Licence enables you to operate vehicles with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) exceeding 8 tonnes and has two axles. You can also tow a trailer that does not exceed 9 tonnes GVM.

Eligibility Requirements


You are eligible to upgrade to a Medium Rigid licence if you have a had a car licence for 1 year, not including your learner licence. This means that you could apply for this licence if you have had your red provisional licence for more than 12 months or you are on your first year of your green provisional licence.

What will be Covered in the Training

At Truckability Truck Training, our MR licence training program covers a variety of essential topics and practical skills to prepare you for success. Here's what you can expect to learn during your training:

  1. Vehicle Familiarisation: You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of MR trucks, including their components, systems, and operational features. From engine mechanics to braking systems, you'll learn how to operate these vehicles safely and efficiently.

  2. Pre-Operational Checks: We'll teach you how to conduct thorough pre-operational checks to ensure the MR truck is in a roadworthy condition before each journey. This includes inspecting tyres, lights, brakes, fluid levels, and overall vehicle condition.

  3. Safe Driving Practices: Defensive driving techniques, hazard perception, and risk management strategies specific to MR truck operation will be emphasised. You'll learn how to anticipate and respond to potential hazards on the road, ensuring the safety of yourself and others.

  4. Manoeuvring and Handling: Practice makes perfect when it comes to manoeuvring MR trucks. You'll develop your skills in turning, reversing, parking, and navigating tight spaces under the guidance of experienced instructors.

  5. Road Rules and Regulations: Understanding and adhering to relevant road rules, traffic regulations, and legal requirements are essential aspects of MR licence training. You'll study traffic laws applicable to MR truck drivers, ensuring lawful and responsible operation on the roads.


Types of Vehicles You Can Drive with an MR Licence


Upon successfully obtaining your MR licence, you'll have the authority to operate a variety of vehicles within the specified weight range. Examples include:

  1. Trucks: MR licence holders can drive small trucks commonly used for deliveries, transportation of goods, and commercial purposes. Generally 10 - 12 pallet sized trucks.

  2. Buses: Operate larger buses, those commonly used by public bus companies.

  3. You can also driving any vehicles in the LR class.


Book Your MR Licence Course with Truckability Truck Training

Ready to embark on your MR licence journey? Enrol in Truckability Truck Training's comprehensive MR licence training program today based in Penrith, Sydney, NSW. Our experienced instructors and commitment to excellence will ensure you receive top-notch instruction tailored to your needs.


Head to our Book Online page to secure your spot now! We offer our one day MR Course in Sydney for $990.

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