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- A Rigid truck above 4.5 tonnes GVM but less than or equal to 8 tonnes GVM or
- A Rigid bus with less than or equal to 8 tonnes GVM or seats more than 12 adults, including the driver (refer “Use of Buses, Coaches and Motor Homes”).
- A Two axle rigid truck, not being a prime mover, above 8 tonnes GVM or
- A Two axle bus above 8 tonnes GVM (refer “Use of Buses, Coaches and Motor Homes”).
- A rigid vehicle, not being an unladen prime mover, with a minimum of three axles and a minimum 15 tonnes GVM or
- A modified 3 axle prime mover with a certified detachable tray (with the capacity to carry 75% of its specified GVM) with a minimum GVM of 15 tonnes and holds dual registration (HC & HR) or
- A Three axle articulated bus (refer “Use of Buses, Coaches and Motor Homes”) or
- A Three axle bus above 15 tonnes GVM (refer “Use of Buses, Coaches and Motor Homes”).
- A vehicle consisting of a prime mover and a semi-trailer. The prime mover must have a minimum of three axles and the semi-trailer a minimum of two axles. The vehicle must have a GCM rating of at least 24 tonnes or
- A Heavy Rigid vehicle which is towing a trailer. The trailer must have at least two axles and a GVM of 12 tonnes or more.
- A Heavy Combination vehicle with more than one trailer. The vehicle must be B-Double rated and have all the pertinent documentation, permits etc.The combination must be at least 22 metres in length, in B-double configuration.
- The minimum vehicle type for an MC is a 3 axle prime mover with an A and B trailer each with bogie axles.
Information Source: VicRoads – Heavy vehicle licence assessment