Driver Knowledge Tests

Why is car maintenance one of the keys to safety on the road?

Maintaining your car is one of the most important things you can do to improve your safety while driving. Not only does it keep your car running smoothly, but it also helps to prevent costly repairs and dangerous failures down

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How to get the best mileage out of your electric vehicle

Range anxiety is the worry that you won’t make it to the next charging point, and it’s a valid concern with EVs because charging stations are not as common as petrol stations. So, if your range estimate suddenly drops and

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What’s a critical/sensitive load?

A transport management plan (TMP) is required if an oversized or overmass load (OSOM) involves a critical/sensitive load. These are loads which either have health risks or hazardous and environmental risks. Health risks are those that can affect the immediate

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What permits do you need to carry oversized loads

We’re not talking about a few sheets of plywood on your roof rack, we’re talking about prime movers transporting massive infrastructure for mining and civil construction, earthmoving equipment, boats bridge components and turbine blades; agricultural machines such large tractors, harvesters

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What’s a General Access Vehicle vs a Restricted Access Vehicle?

The classifications of heavy vehicles are a confusing mess of specifications and restrictions. General Access Vehicle General access vehicles are rigid and combination vehicles that meet a set of standard design requirements, sit within mass and dimension limits, and generally

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What are auto warranties and how have they evolved?

When you get a new car, you get peace of mind from a manufacturer’s auto warranty that typically comes with it. This means your wallet won’t take a hit if mechanical or performance issues occur. An example of this is

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What are higher mass limits (HML)?

To make road freight as efficient as possible, higher mass limit laws were created. These increase the maximum weight limits for trucks to allow more freight to be moved on one vehicle. However, more weight means potentially more damage to

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