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Test Type: Mock Large Vehicle Theory Test
Number of Questions: 50
Pass Mark: 43
The practice LGV and PCV tests are shortened versions. The actual tests contain 100 questions, and you'll need 85 correct answers to pass.

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1) Before you leave your vehicle you must always

2) You are driving a fully-laden vehicle.
You are approaching an uphill gradient as you are overtaking another vehicle.
Which of the following is NOT correct?

3) You are travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?

4) The repair of a speed limiter must be carried out at

5) Before leaving your vehicle cab you should make sure that
2 answers required

6) Your vehicle has collided with a railway bridge.
You must telephone the railway authority to inform them of the

3 answers required

7) The time is 10 am. You have been driving non-stop since 6 am.
Under EC rules what is the longest you may now drive without a break?

8) In England and Wales, what is the national speed limit on a single carriageway road for a rigid lorry with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes?

9) Which axle configuration is most effective at preventing petrol tankers from rolling over?

10) You have a digital tachograph driver smart card. It is valid for a maximum of

11) When lifting a heavy box or suitcase manually, what should you try to do?

12) At the end of your working week you have driven a total of 56 hours.
What is the maximum number of hours that you can
drive in the following week under EC rules?

13) You have stopped at a pelican crossing. A disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you.
The lights have now changed to green. You should

2 answers required

14) A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you.
What should you do?

15) When driving a laden vehicle downhill,
the effect of gravity will tend to

3 answers required

16) What should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?

17) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

18) You are on a motorway in a high-sided vehicle.
You should be ESPECIALLY aware of the effects of crosswinds

19) While driving at night you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light.
This means you are approaching

20) At a traffic incident a casualty is unconscious.
Which THREE of the following should you check urgently?

3 answers required

21) When planning your route which of the following should be taken into consideration?
3 answers required

22) You are driving a high-sided vehicle.
You are about to drive over a high suspension bridge.
What in particular do you need to be aware of?

23) Under EC rules an analogue tachograph must be checked at an approved calibration centre every

24) You are driving at the maximum speed limit for your vehicle on a clear motorway.
You should keep to

25) What does this sign mean?

26) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

27) Your bus breaks down on the motorway.
You have several passengers on board.
You should

2 answers required

28) Which of these components are generally found in an internal combustion engine?
3 answers required

29) Tachograph records must be available for inspection.
An enforcement officer keeps one of your charts.
Who should sign the back of the replacement chart?

30) You're driving a slow-moving vehicle on a narrow, winding road. What should you do?

31) What does this sign mean?

32) What does this road sign mean?

33) Some large vehicles with restricted vision to the rear may be fitted with an audible warning device for reversing.
In areas with a 30 mph restriction the device may be used

34) You are driving in a tunnel and your vehicle catches fire.
What should you try to do FIRST?

35) A lorry is overtaking you on a two-lane motorway.
It does not have the speed to get past. What should you do?

36) On which TWO occasions would passengers be most likely
to notice weight transfer?

2 answers required

37) Why have 'red routes' been introduced in major cities?

38) You are behind a large vehicle.
How can you improve your view ahead?

39) What does this traffic sign mean?

40) You are two and a half times over the legal alcohol limit.
You are disqualified from driving. Before regaining your licence who
will you have to satisfy that you do NOT have an alcohol problem?

41) What should you do when you're approaching a bus that's signalling to move away from a bus stop?

42) Before leaving the cab you should make sure that
3 answers required

43) You are driving a vehicle not fitted with antilock brakes.
How can 'wheel lock' be controlled during heavy braking?

44) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of

45) You are returning to the UK and about to board a ferry.
An immigration officer asks to see your documentation.
What must you produce immediately?

46) Why is it most important to avoid overfilling the engine oil level?

47) What does this sign mean?

48) You are following a lorry with a leaking fuel tank.
What should you be especially aware of?

49) You are turning right at a T-junction.
Your view to the right and left is blocked due to parked vehicles.
You should

50) You may be prevented from obtaining a lorry or bus licence if you have

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