Answer 10 questions from the following questionnaire (8 out of 10 correct for a pass):

Question: What is the maximum mass that may be carried on a single axle with dual tyres other that an omnibus?


Answer: 9000kg

Question: What is the maximum speed limit in the built -up area unless otherwise indicated, for a vehicle that weighs more than 4.5 tonnes?


Answer: 50km/h

Question: What is the maximum permissible height of a vehicle and its load, other that a livestock trailer?


Answer: 4.3 metres

Question: A heavy vehicle of which the mass, together with any attached trailer and the total load carried (if any), exceeds 12 tonnes is compelled to carry certain emergency equipment, if outside a built up area. What is this equipment?


Answer: 3 portable warning signs complying with the relevant Australian Standards.

Question: What is the permissible width, including the load, of any vehicle?


Answer: 2.5 metres

Question: What are the requirements in regard to any extra mass or oversize permit which may be issued?


Answer: The permit must be carried in the vehicle and be produced on demand when requested by any police officer or other authorised person.

Question: When must a trailer be equipped with break away brakes?


Answer: Where the gross mass exceeds two tonnes or it is a semi-trailer or pole type trailer.

Question: What is the maximum speed limit for a vehicle, the gross vehicle mass of which taking into account any trailer attached and including the total load carried, is more than 12 tonnes?


Answer: 100 km/h.

Question: Is it permissible to tow a trailer behind an articulated vehicle?


Answer: Not without the written permission of the Commissioner of Main Roads.

Question: What are the provisions with regard to condition of mudguards?


Answer: They shall be in good condition, free from cracks and sharp or jagged edges.

Question: What is the maximum permitted length of an articulated vehicle and its load?


Answer: 19.0 meters

Question: What is the permissible overall length, including the load, of any rigid vehicle, other than an omnibus?


Answer: 12.5 metres

Question: What is the maximum mass that may be carried on a single axle with single tyres, other than an omnibus?


Answer: 6000kg

Question: What must you do when you desire to carry an overwidth, overheight, or overlength load or a load exceeding that for which the vehicle is licensed?


Answer: Obtain a permit from the Commissioner of Main Roads, or appointed agent.

Question: If you are hauling a load greater than your licence permits, what may you be compelled to do in relation to the overload, either where you are stopped or at a specific place?


Answer: Off load the excess.

Question: Regarding vehicle weight, what information is printed on the registration sticker for a vehicle licensed as a goods vehicle?


Answer: Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM), Gross Combination Mass (GCM) and Manufacturers Gross Combination Mass (Man-GCM).

Question: In the event of a disabled heavy vehicle being left on a carriageway outside a built-up area during the hours of darkness, in what position must the portable warning signs be placed


Answer: One sign must be placed beside the vehicle, and one each to the front and rear at a distance of not less than fifty metres or more than one hundred and fifty metres. Wherever practicable, at least one sign must be visible to an approaching driver at a distance of not less than two hundred metres.