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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) 'Brake fade' is a loss of effectiveness of the brakes, caused by their continuous use.
When would this be most likely to happen?

2) Some ancillary equipment can increase fuel consumption.
Which will cause the greatest increase?

3) What will help you to achieve eco-safe driving?

4) You are lifting a heavy object.
Which THREE things should you do?

3 answers required

5) What does this sign mean?

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

7) Which of these can help to maximise fuel economy?

8) You are driving a vehicle fitted with a speed limiter.
You should allow for its effects when

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

10) The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) requires you to take training every five years.
What is the MINIMUM number of hours training required?

11) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

12) What does this sign mean?

13) The vehicle ahead is being driven by a learner. You should

14) You find that you need glasses to read vehicle number plates at the required distance. When must you wear them?

15) What's the speed limit on a dual carriageway when you're carrying a load that's 4.5 metres (14 feet 9 inches) wide?

16) You are driving through a tunnel. Your vehicle breaks down.
What should you do?

17) Before leaving your vehicle cab you should make sure that
3 answers required

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

3 answers required

19) Many modern vehicles are fitted with an additional near-side mirror.
This is positioned so that the driver can see

20) What does this sign mean?

21) You are driving on a motorway in heavy rain.
When would you be allowed to use highintensity rear fog lights?

22) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of

23) What does this sign mean?

24) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

25) While you're driving in fog, it becomes necessary to use front fog lights. What should you remember?

26) 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?

27) What does this road sign mean?

28) 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

29) The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and the police carry out spot checks
of vehicle condition. If serious defects are found the vehicle is

30) As a bus driver your main responsibility is

31) 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?

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

33) You're in a one-way street and want to turn right. There are two lanes. Where should you position your vehicle?

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

35) Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?

36) What's the minimum time gap you should leave when following a vehicle on a wet road?

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

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

39) You are driving on a motorway in a vehicle fitted with a speed limiter. You should be aware of

40) What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?

41) What does this traffic sign mean?

42) 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

43) Which TWO should you allow extra room when overtaking?
2 answers required

44) You arrive at the scene of an accident.
It has just happened, and someone is unconscious.
Which of the following should be given urgent priority to help them?

3 answers required

45) The holder of a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is required to take 35 hours of training every five years.
This training must be taken in blocks of at least

46) Many sleep-related vehicle incidents (SRVIs) occur at work.
Men are more likely than women to be involved.
Between what ages are men most at risk?

47) A number of sleep related vehicle incidents (SRVIs) are probably work related.
What percentage involve commercial vehicles?

48) A pelican crossing that crosses the road in a STRAIGHT line
and has a central island must be treated as

49) You are following two cyclists.
They approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane.
In which direction should you expect the cyclists to go?

50) You are stationary. The air brake pressure warning light comes on.
Why should you NOT release the parking brake?

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