For all of you out there currently thinking about getting their heavy vehicle licence, here is a look at what is required to successfully complete your heavy vehicle reverse assessment in a rigid vehicle. There is also a couple of great tips in there worth remembering!
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This is what is meant by "double-clutching". Undertaking your heavy vehicle training using a non-synchro is not for the faint hearted! It takes a lot of concentration and co-ordination. Heavy vehicles with non-synchro gearbox are becoming less common these days, but if you are a competent manual car driver and are up for the challenge then this is the gearbox for you!
Heavy Rigid vehicles with a synchromesh gearbox are common place. For those of you who are able to drive a manual car then undertaking your heavy vehicle training using a synchromesh gearbox is a natural place start.
Thinking of getting your HR licence with an automatic gearbox? For those of you who have little or no manual driving experience in a car, then undertaking your heavy rigid training using an automatic gearbox is a great first step.
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