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Heavy vehicle driving tests

 

Try a random selection of questions for your truck licence which covers all the road code sections. The questions are multiple choice and will challenge your knowledge of the road rules. Note: selecting the class 2 button below means you won't be asked class 3-5 questions, and vice versa.

Class 2

Heavy vehicles class 2 and above including loads, dimensions, working hours, log books and other rules.

Class 3-5

Specific questions on weights, measurements and trailers for vehicles of class 3-5.

Behaviour

Rules around courteous driving, and dealing with unusual or difficult road conditions.

Core

Basic driving rules for passing, following, giving way, using your lights and more.

Parking

Where are you allowed to park, and for how long. Parking restrictions and rules.

Emergencies

Dealing with driving emergencies - skids, mechanical failure, accidents and obstacles.

Road position

Positioning your truck on the road when driving - intersections, unlaned roads, and more.

Intersection

Reading traffic signals, stop signs and give way signs at various intersections.

Theory

Warrant of fitness, registration, carrying passengers and police powers.

Signs

Miscellaneous signs including speed limits, road works, hazards and directions.

For a truck licence you will need to choose whether you are learning for class 2 or class 3-5.

If you want to learn to drive a medium rigid vehicle you will need a class 2 licence as it will allow you to drive any rigid vehicle with a gross laden weight of between 6000-18,000kg, a combination vehicle (but not a tractor/trailer combination) with a gross combined weight of 12,000kg or less, a combination vehicle consisting of a rigid vehicle (not a tractor) with a gross laden weight of not more than 18,000kg towing a light trailer, a rigid vehicle with a gross laden weight of more than 18,000kg that has no more than two axles, or a tractor with a gross laden weight of between 6000-18,000kg if driven at a speed exceeding 30kph.

Class 3 allows you to drive medium combination vehicles which is a combination vehicle with a gross combination weight of between 12,000-25,000kg

Class 4 is a heavy rigid vehicle with a gross laden weight of more than 18,000kg or a combination vehicle consisting of a rigid vehicle with a gross laden weight of more than 18,000kg towing a light trailer. You can drive vehicles in class 1 and 2, but not class 3.

Class 5 is a heavy combination vehicle with a gross combined weight of more than 25,000kg. You can also drive vehicles in class 1, 2, 3 and 4.

If you're learning the NZ road code in order to take the theory test to get your learner licence, this website works on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Bookmark it on your smartphone and you can take the quizzes just before you go in to take the actual driving theory test and the knowledge will be fresh in your short-term memory, too.