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PRINTABLE TEST (answers on the bottom of the page)
Test Type: Large Vehicle - Vehicle loading
Number of Questions: 10
Pass Mark: 10

1) Why is it important to distribute the weight evenly over the axles when loading a lorry?

2) You are securing a very heavy load with a ratchet strap.
What type of anchorage point should NOT be used?

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

4) When roping down a load on your lorry what is the best knot to use?

5) You are driving a vehicle with an unladen trailer.
You change into a low gear while travelling at speed. What could happen?

6) Which type of load would most benefit from being carried
on a lorry fitted with roadfriendly suspension?

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

8) You are driving a lorry with an ISO container on a trailer.
You must make sure that

9) Your vehicle has a maximum authorised mass (MAM) of 40 tonnes.
The tare weight is 10 tonnes.
What would your maximum payload be?

10) Which of the following would reduce the 'wave effect' when driving tankers?

1. d
2. a
3. b
4. a
5. d
6. c
7. d
8. b
9. b
10. c

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