Road Truck Street Sweeper Hire in Colac, VIC 3250

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9th August 2019

Do you need a license to operate a street sweeper?

If you are looking to hire a street sweeper but not sure if you need a license to operate one, the answer is yes, you need at least a class C driver's license. While there are no specific street sweeper licenses you need to hold, you can undertake formal training to ensure you are competent to operate. A class C driver’s license is generally the accepted license for operating a street sweeper. But if the street sweeper has a gross vehicle mass of over 4.5 tonnes you will need to obtain a light or medium rigid license. These rules apply to anyone that wants to operate a heavy vehicle on public roads.When hiring a street sweeper they generally come with an operator - wet hire - as construction sites rarely have a spare worker to put in the truck. Street sweeping work is also a demand driven area, when they are needed they’re hired, and when they’re not they finish the hire. This is another reason why street sweepers generally come with operators.

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26th July 2019

What is a Street Sweeper?

The waste from construction work contributes to 40 per cent of Australia’s total waste, creating a risk to the environment. You may ask then, what machine can be used to help reduce this waste? - A street sweeper! Now…

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1st August 2019

Top 5 Best Street Sweeper Brands

Street sweeper manufacturing is a niche market with a few brands specialising in the design and build of street sweepers from small walk behind sweepers up to road truck street sweepers. Here are five street sweeper brands manufacturing for Australian conditions and needs.

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