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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 along a motorway in thick fog at night.
The reflective studs are red on your left and white on your right.
You are driving

3) You break down on a motorway. You need to call for help.
Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone
rather than a mobile phone?

4) Usually, on a motorway, how far from the exit is the first sign showing the junction number?

5) You are delivering a load of building materials on pallets.
Before unloading what should you ensure FIRST?

6) The purpose of a 'kneeling bus' is to

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

8) 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?

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

10) You are driving on a motorway.
There has been an accident on the other side of the carriageway.
You should take extra care as traffic in your lane may

11) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

12) When you are driving between 2 am and 7 am there is a particular risk,
in relation to your 'body clock'. You are more likely to

13) You are driving along a motorway.
The brake low-pressure warning device starts to operate.
What should you do?

14) You have been convicted of a drink-drive offence while driving your car, and banned from driving.
This ban will affect

15) Fuel consumption could be made worse by continuous use of

16) In which of these situations should you avoid overtaking?

17) By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions?

18) When using an independent endurance brake (retarder) on slippery roads,
you should take care to avoid

19) Operators should operate an 'effective system' to prevent the carriage of illegal immigrants.
What are the three main elements of this?

3 answers required

20) Coasting downhill could seriously affect the correct working of the

21) An attendant must accompany you when your load is wider than

22) In a diesel engine which of the following fuels would most improve vehicle emissions?

23) Which three of the following could cause unnecessary pollution to the environment?
3 answers required

24) Your mobile phone rings while you are driving. You should

25) At a pelican crossing, what must you do when the amber light is flashing?

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

27) 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?

28) You are at the front of a queue of traffic waiting to turn right into a side road.
Why is it important to check your right mirror just before turning?

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

30) You are unable to allow a person in a wheelchair to enter your bus.
What would be the reason for this?

31) What does this sign mean?

32) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

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

2 answers required

34) A bus driver MUST not drive while
3 answers required

35) When a vehicle has two drivers each driver should

36) You need to stop and get out of your vehicle.
The parking brake should be used

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

3 answers required

38) As a driver you should use your mirrors
2 answers required

39) How could you save fuel when driving?
3 answers required

40) Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least

41) Where would you see this sign?


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

43) You will be driving your vehicle in Europe.
Which of these documents MUST you carry?

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

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

46) What is the meaning of this traffic sign?

47) What should you do before making a U-turn?

48) You want to turn right at a roundabout marked with two right-turn lanes.
There is ample room for your vehicle in either lane.
You should

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

50) Codes are shown on the side walls of bus and lorry tyres.
What do these refer to?

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