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Lectures for Heavy Motor Vehicle

All students who register for HMV Training Course must attend 8 mandatory lectures. These lectures are conducted 7 days a week. We offer these lectures in English/Urdu and Arabic at different locations across Dubai such as Al Barsha, Jebel Ali and Aweer. 

Download lecture timetable for each location:

Please note that all students must bring their Registration Card, RTA Training Book and Learning Permit to each lecture. 

Contents

Lecture 1 : Attitude and Responsibilities of the Driver

Lecture 2 : Knowledge of Traffic Rules and Regulations (Specific to HMV)

Lecture 3 : Characteristics of Road Users (Additional Information for HMV drivers)

Lecture 4 : Driver Condition

Lecture 5 : The Driving Environment

Lecture 6 : Driving on Freeways, Traffic Violations & Route Planning

Lecture 7 : Hazard perception training

Lecture 8: Traffic Accidents, Case Studies & What to do in an Accident

Rules of Attendance

 

  • Please ensure all compulsory lectures are attended before appearing for the Road Test.
  • Please ensure you have attended the Lecture 1 & 2 before your practical training and Signal Test.
  • Please ensure you have attended all the 8 lectures before your final Assessment Test.
  • If you will be absent from a lecture, please give 48 hours notice
  • Ensure payments for training and tests are made in good time to avoid unnecessary issues
     

  

Lecture Timetable 

Saturday – Thursday Class timings Barsha Branch

  

CATEGORY

 

LANGUAGES

CLASS ENTRY TIME

CLASS TIMINGS

Heavy Vehicle

 

Urdu

7:45am

8:00am – 10:00am

Heavy Vehicle

 

English

10:00am

10:15am – 12:15pm

Heavy Vehicle

 

Arabic

3:15pm

3:30pm – 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Class timings Barsha Branch

 

CATEGORY

 

LANGUAGES

CLASS ENTRY TIME

CLASS TIMINGS

Heavy Vehicle

 

Urdu

1:45pm

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Heavy Vehicle

 

English

4:00pm

4:00pm – 6:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday – Thursday Class timings Jebel Ali Branch

 

CATEGORY

 

LANGUAGES

CLASS ENTRY TIME

CLASS TIMINGS

Heavy Vehicle

 

Urdu

8:15am

8:30am – 10:30am

Heavy Vehicle

 

English

11:15am

11:30am – 1:30pm

Heavy Vehicle

 

Arabic

2:45pm

3:00pm – 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday – Thursday Class timings Aweer Branch

  

CATEGORY

 

LANGUAGES

CLASS ENTRY TIME

CLASS TIMINGS

Heavy Vehicle

 

Urdu

8:15am

8:30am – 10:30am

Heavy Vehicle

 

Arabic

10:45am

11:00am – 1:00pm

Heavy Vehicle

 

English

2:45pm

3:00pm – 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NOTE:

  1. Students are only allowed to enter the lecture hall between the entry time and start time of the class. Students will not be allowed to enter the lecture hall after the class start time.
  2. All students must bring their theory & practical training Record Booklet when attending classes.

  

HMVB Curriculum

 

The Heavy Motor Vehicle (HMV) curriculum has five stages which are summarized below

 

Stage 1 Subjects: - off road

  • Vehicle checks
  • Estimation of height
  • Vehicle controls
  • Cockpit drill
  • Passenger safety and load security
  • Moving off and stopping safely and accurately
  • Steering and other basic control skills
  • Moving off on a slope
  • Wheel track difference

 

Stage 2 Subjects: - 40-60kmh roads/light to medium traffic

  • Rules of priority
  • Rules for systematic driving (MSPSL)
  • Effective observation
  • Hazard perception
  • Correct use of speed
  • Approaching and emerging from junctions
  • Meeting and crossing the path of other vehicles, judging vehicle dimensions
  • Dealing with roundabouts
  • Changing lanes
  • Dealing with gradients on public roads
  • Dealing with obstructions
  • Use of gears/making progress
  • Dealing with vulnerable road users
  • Dealing with pedestrian crossings

 

Stage 3 Subjects: - 60-80kmh roads/medium to heavy traffic

  • Planning and anticipation
  • Courtesy & consideration
  • Emerging (Two way streets)
  • Correct use of slip lanes
  • Dealing with traffic light controlled junctions
  • Appropriate speed and safety margins
  • Effective judgment of speed and distance
  • Changing lanes and overtaking slower vehicles
  • Making U turns
  • Dealing with complex roundabouts
  • Night driving

Stage 4 Subjects: - off road

  • Confirming
  • Dealing with gradients
  • Offset reversing to left and right
  • Securing loads
  • Estimation of height

Stage 5 Subjects:

  • Yard Assessment
  • RTA Yard Test
  • On Road Assessment
  • RTA Road Test

Stage 1 (1.07 – 1.12) is carried out off road in a LMV if the student has no license before commencing training. Stage 4 is initially taught off road to build basic skills (dealing with gradients on-road is then taught in stage 2). Stage 4 can be taught either following completion of stage 1. 

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