Driver Knowledge Tests

Guidelines for using GPS remote immobilisation for company vehicles

Being able to immobilise a vehicle remotely is useful if it’s been stolen. It can prevent the total loss of the vehicle and (potentially) and expensive equipment or goods it is carrying and prevents it from being used in any other

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Heavy vehicle following distances

There are some legal minimum following distances for heavy vehicles as well as some recommended minimum following distances. The following distance contributes to the crash avoidance space that gives a driver plenty of time to stop or take other action

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What’s the safest way to get into and out of a heavy vehicle?

It’s easy to get hurt when getting into and out of, or onto and off of trucks, trailers and other heavy vehicles. A 110kg driver jumping down half a metre creates around 200kg of force! In an uncontrolled environment like

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Driver work time rules

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Work time rules are enforced to help drivers manage fatigue. Driving is a tiring occupation and falling asleep at the wheel can be catastrophic. The work time rules state maximum times you can work and minimum rest periods in ideal

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How do you get a heavy vehicle driver licence?

There are two ways in New South Wales: Contact a Roads and Maritime-Registered Training Organisation and do a Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) Where HVCBA isn’t available, go to a Roads and Maritime registry and do a heavy vehicle

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What is traction control?

Traction control is a method used in vehicles to stop the drive wheels from spinning. The drive wheels are the wheels that are powered by the motor. Traction control serves two main purposes: Stop the driver losing control Reduce unnecessary tyre

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What are the risks of driving for work?

If you drive for work, you are more at risk of having a traffic accident. More time on the road means more risk, plus there are other factors that influence how likely you are to have an accident in a

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