At All Abilities Driving Education, we help you maintain control and safety in your heavy vehicle with our accredited driver training and courses on the Sunshine Coast. Whether you’re upgrading your licence and need lessons to prepare you for your test or want to evaluate drivers within your company, we can help you.

We’re proud that we are the only qualified female instructor in Queensland that instructs for both car and heavy vehicle drivers. Liza Burgess has been instructing drivers for over 20 years and is ranked in Queensland’s Top 5 Driving Instructors.

Learn more about our heavy vehicle driving lessons and evaluations below.

Heavy vehicle driving lessons

Our heavy vehicle driving lessons cater for all driver experience levels and take place in your own MR or HR vehicle. Our accredited instructor, Liza Burgess is patient and constructive – our goal is to help you learn to drive your vehicle, not just pass the test.

Whether you operate a bus, truck or private motorhome, our experienced instructor will help you train for your heavy vehicle license and understand safe road practices at all times. Our comprehensive knowledge of the Australian road rules and regulations means you’ll feel fully equipped leading up to your drivers’ test.

Book your driving lesson today and get on the road sooner. Book now

Heavy vehicle driver evaluations

Improve your business standards and increase staff safety with our heavy vehicle driver evaluations. Let us evaluate your staff to ensure their safety, the safety of other road users and to ensure the longevity of your vehicles.

Evaluation reports will be provided confidentially to your company and if necessary, we can offer further training. We provide our clients with a high quality evaluation of their drivers’ performance, including:

  • driver safety
  • understanding of road rules
  • Correct use of driving controls
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Driver mobility

Enquire about our individual or group booking driver evaluations today for your business.

Heavy vehicle class types

We train and evaluate drivers of MR and HR vehicles including trucks, buses and private use motorhomes. Below explains the difference between the two classes.

Medium rigid vehicles

  • A Medium Rigid (MR) vehicle is any motor vehicle with no more than two axles and a GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass) of more than 8 tonne.
  • Includes a bus or truck (including a prime mover or a mobile crane)
  • Over 8t GVM with maximum 2 axles
  • You may tow a trailer with a maximum weight of 9 tonne GVM

Heavy rigid vehicles

  • A Heavy Rigid (HR) vehicle is any motor vehicle with more than two axles and a GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass) of more than 8 tonne.
  • Includes a bus or truck (including a prime mover or a mobile crane)
  • An articulated bus (a bus that can bend in the middle)
  • Over 8t GVM with more than 2 axle
  • You may tow a trailer with a maximum weight of 9t GVM

Theory test

In order to receive your MR/HR Queensland drivers’ licence you will need to pass a theory test, in addition to our training for your practical test.

The theory test is set by the Department of Transport & Main Roads (TMR) and consists of 10 multiple choice questions. You can practice your theory test on the TMR website and take the actual test in person at any time prior to receiving your licence.

More information

Covering all areas of the Sunshine Coast (including Kawana, Maroochydore, Nambour, Kuluin, Mudjimba, Coolum and Noosa) we’re sure to be near you.

For more information about our heavy vehicle driver lessons and evaluations, contact us today to speak with a member of our team.

Heavy Vehicle Driver Training Prices

Driver Evaluation Price on Application
All lessons, courses and evaluations take place in the drivers vehicle. Our lessons are priced at $80 per hour. For group evaluation bookings for your business, contact us.

We're Here To Help!

Call Us

0431 289 237

Service Areas

Mooloolaba ,Alexandra, Headlands, Maroochydore, Coolum Beach, Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Tewantin, Other areas by request


M-F: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Call Now!