Driver Knowledge Tests

How do you load a ute?

The two main types of ute are wellside and flat deck, and you load them differently. With both types of utes, it’s advised to block a load against the headboard to stop it moving under braking. It’s important to protect

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How is an electric truck different from a regular diesel-power truck?

The new era of electric trucks, both small and medium-sized rigid trucks and prime movers, promises to bring in a number of benefits for drivers and the general public, but there are some caveats. Their role in climate change mitigation

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What should you check inside your truck’s cab in a pre-start inspection?

Checking that the truck’s cab is in excellent working order is part of a professional truck driver’s responsibilities. This helps ensure that all safety features are working and that the driver doesn’t suffer fatigue. Seat belt The seat belt is

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Second-hand vehicles: How safe are you?

Second-hand cars are often the go-to for learner and newly licensed drivers. However, second-hand vehicles can mean second-hand problems. The condition of pre-owned vehicles can differ from case to case, but there are a few potential issues every driver should

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What are the pros and cons of owning and driving a ute?

The hard-working ute is the vehicle of choice for farmers, tradespeople, people who live in remote areas and those who need to get into the wilderness for their hobby or job. There are more choices than you’d ever need from

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What’s a mobile crane and how much do they lift?

There are several types of cranes – you’ll have seen tower cranes on construction sites, crawler cranes that run on tracks and truck loader cranes on the back of a flat deck. A mobile crane is a crane that can

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4 easy ways to prepare your car for summer

As summer approaches, it becomes time to prepare your four-wheeled member of the family for the upcoming heatwaves, hot traffic jams, and potential road trips. We’ve put together a list of four easy ways you can get your car in

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