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LR & MR

Car

Car include

  • Small trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) up to 8 tonnes.
  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM
  • Buses that seat more than 12 adults including the driver and a GVM up to 8 tonnes

To apply for an LR licence, you must

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a Learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more.
  • Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an LR vehicle, or upgrade to an LR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
  • Pass the LR knowledge test
  • Pass an eyesight test

LR – Light Rigid

Light Rigid vehicles include

  • Small trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) up to 8 tonnes.
  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM
  • Buses that seat more than 12 adults including the driver and a GVM up to 8 tonnes

To apply for an LR licence, you must

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a Learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more.
  • Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an LR vehicle, or upgrade to an LR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
  • Pass the LR knowledge test
  • Pass an eyesight test

MR – Medium Rigid

Medium Rigid vehicles include

  • Trucks and buses with a GVM more than 8 tonnes and 2 axles.
  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM.

To apply for an mR licence,you must

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a Learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice to drive an MR vehicle, or upgrade to an MR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence
  • Pass the MR knowledge test
  • Pass an eyesight test