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Trucks and Buses
get your HEAVY VEHICLE Licence
A bus or truck (including
a prime mover or a
mobile crane)
not more than 8t GVM
bus or truck more than 8 t GVM
with not more than two axles
You can drive an MR vehicle,
a bus or truck over 8t GVM
with more than 2 axles
With an HC licence
you can drive
an LR, MR and HR vehicle,
semi trailer or mobile crane)
over 8t GVM
with a trailer of more than 9t GVM.


Ian Watson’s Truck Driving School, based at 632 Gympie Road, Lawnton, has helped thousands of people get their truck licences.

Ian Watson’s offers goal-oriented and student-centred training to increase your skills. And we give you the knowledge and confidence to help you upgrade your licence.

Trucks and Buses – get your HEAVY VEHICLE Licence

We can help you get your LR, MR, HR, HC &/or MC licence.

Ian Watson’s can help you learn how to drive a truck and pass the Department of TMR’s QSAFE driving test.

We have a wide variety of user friendly and modern vehicles to meet your needs.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Dan Sheahan
Dan Sheahan
January 11, 2023.
I would like to thank Ian’s team for their professional approach in training me to gain my HR licence. I had 3 instructors throughout my training and found each of them offered something uniquely different. Remember, you are there to learn. Leave your ego at the door and accept the advice that comes your way. I would particularly like to acknowledge Simon for his passion and patience in working with me in those last couple of training sessions and in calling me out when needed and encouraging me to a successful end. For anyone looking for a challenge, the HR Roadranger will give you all that you need. If you are new to the game, like me, and are considering the training package be prepared to book an extra lesson to hone your skills before the test.
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#barrarister Coffee
November 10, 2022.
I would just like to say I had a fantastic experience today with Jeremy on the driving test for a light rigid he was very informative and very easy to talk to and took me through all the things I needed to know to go for the test, he help me to pass the test on a few small things I didn’t know and I really appreciate it thank you to Ian Watsons DrivingSchool and to Jeremy From Jimmy Founder of ChilliCoffee Australia
Wayne Fischer
Wayne Fischer
October 19, 2022.
I have used these guys to get my MR a few years ago and just last week I did my HR Auto. I was very happy with my experience with all the crew. Scott was my instructor for the license, very knowledgeable and consistent with the training he delivered.
Caylee Rogers
Caylee Rogers
October 12, 2022.
Scott was great!! He is an amazing instructor and helped me pass my LR! Thank you!
October 11, 2022.
Be patient, they do call back. Simon and Scott are both good blokes. The professionalism they conduct their job with is impressive. It is a thing they try to also teach their drivers , drivers should be professional in their job. Very patient and pro active in teaching me how to be a better driver. Thankyou everyone at Ian Watsons. Recommended.
Pete Mclennan
Pete Mclennan
August 3, 2022.
Very happy with my experience with Ian watson driving school. In particular with my trainer Jeremy, A very kind man with a life time of experience and wisdom. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Greg Russell
Greg Russell
July 28, 2022.
Nice friendly informative staff unfortunately I did not pass
Bryce Abrahams
Bryce Abrahams
July 12, 2022.
Jeremy was an absolute pleasure to deal with. I would definitely recommend Ian Watson's Truck Driving School.

Our Location

632 Gympie Rd Lawnton QLD 4501

0412 981 528

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