Heavy Rigid - HR licence

HR Heavy Rigid Driving Lesson and Driving Test Costs:

  • $120 per hour for lessons and training

  • $320 for a 3hr lesson (Super Special)

  • $360 for TEST and 1hr lesson prior to test and use of our truck for your driving test

  • $680 for TEST and 4hr lesson prior to test and use of our truck for your driving test (Package Deal / HR Licence in a Day / HR Course)

  • $1,000 for TEST and 7hr lesson prior to test and use of our truck for your driving test (Road Ranger Package Deal / HR Course)

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HR Heavy Rigid Training Videos

Luke Watson explains how the splitter works and how to split gears on a truck with a roadranger gearbox. Road Rangers make 13-speed, 10-speed, 9-speed, 15-speed and 18-speed transmissions and these types of gear boxes have splitters - this is how to use them correctly.
Luke Watson explains how to double the clutch and how to change gears in a truck with a roadranger gearbox. Eaton Fuller make 9-speed, 10-speed, 13-speed, 15-speed and 18-speed road-ranger transmissions and these crash box gear boxes are found in Mack, Kenworth, Isuzu, UD, Fuso, Freightliner, Peterbuilt, Western Star, Sterling, Hino and many other types of trucks and buses.
Luke Watson explains how to engage a gear, when your truck is stationary, without any grinding noises. The Eaton Fuller Road Ranger is the most common truck gearbox and finding a gear without grinding can be a challenge - but in this video Luke explain the clutchbrake and how to use it - so you can find a gear easily and swiftly.
How to do a hillstart in a truck that has an Eaton Fuller Road Ranger gearbox - explained by Luke Watson from https://www.ianwatsonstruck.com/ . Also Luke explains how to select the right gear in a truck with a 10-speed, 13-speed, 18-speed and synchromesh transmission when taking off.
Double The Clutch - Luke Watson explains how to change gears in a truck that has an Eaton Fuller Road Ranger transmission. The technique to double-the-clutch (up shifting) is: press clutch in - shift gear stick to Neutral - release clutch pedal - press clutch in - move gear stick to gear - ease your foot off the clutch.

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