My dad and all his brothers are in the building trades, and I always knew I wanted to have a job like them. I can't imagine staying inside all day and slaving away in front of a computer screen. As soon as I could I started on my apprenticeship so I could get qualified and start earning the big bucks. I am going to be a roofer like dad, and maybe I'll take over his business one day. It's a slog getting through your apprenticeship, but I can see how dad has turned out, and it makes all seem worthwhile. I want to follow in his footsteps.
14 September 2016
When you want to drive any type of vehicle that is larger than a standard car or pickup truck, you're of course going to need a special license that you only get after a certain training class. There are various forms of licenses available for Australian drivers who want to drive heavy-duty trucks and buses, and one is a heavy rigid or HR license. Note a few questions you might want to ask about this training and the class itself so you know it's the right one for you and are sure to schedule it as needed without overlooking any details.
23 February 2016
There are numerous elements of heavy vehicle legislation that you must learn when going through truck license training. One of these important aspects is traffic offences and the potential penalties. As a professional driver, you will be exposed to more scrutiny because heavy vehicles can cause more damage during an accident compared to simple passenger cars. When you are accused of a traffic offence and are found guilty, there are different penalties that can be imposed.