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This page has specialist questions for heavy vehicle drivers regarding Class 2 heavy vehicle weight.

You can use these questions to test yourself, or have a friend or family member test you.
If you don’t know the answer, click on the link underneath the question to find out.


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38 What does gross weight mean?

Gross weight


39 Providing a manufacturer’s tyre and axle ratings permit, what is the maximum weight allowed on a single standard-tyred axle? _____ kg

Maximum allowable mass (weight) on axle sets


40 What is the tare weight of the vehicle?

Certificate of loading


41 A heavy motor vehicle has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) exceeding: _____ kg

Heavy motor vehicle