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PRINTABLE TEST (answers on the bottom of the page)
Test Type: Mock Large Vehicle Theory Test
Number of Questions: 50
Pass Mark: 43

1) An emergency situation has arisen. For safety reasons you will
need to exceed the normal drivers' hours under EC rules. You should

2) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

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

4) You are driving a bus in hot weather.
May the passenger door be left open to let fresh air in?

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

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

7) What does 'tailgating' mean?

8) Where should you take particular care to look out for motorcyclists and cyclists?

9) What's the purpose of road humps, chicanes and narrowings?

10) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

13) To prevent 'brake fade' you should
2 answers required

14) You are approaching this sign. Who has priority?

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

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

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

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

19) You notice that two wheel nuts are missing from one of the wheels.
What should you do?

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

21) Before you leave your vehicle you must always

22) What does this temporary sign mean for drivers of vehicles over 7.5 tonnes maximum authorised mass?

23) Your vehicle is more than 3 metres (9 feet 10 inches) high.
Where is this information usually displayed?

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

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

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

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

2 answers required

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

2 answers required

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

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

3 answers required

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

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

33) 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

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

3 answers required

35) At a junction you see this sign partly covered by snow.
What does it mean?

36) In windy conditions, which activity requires extra care?

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

38) 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

39) You are about to overtake a motorcyclist. They look over their right shoulder.
It is most likely that

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

41) 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

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

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

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

45) 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

46) What does this sign mean?

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

48) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

1. a 11. a 21. b 31. b 41. a
2. c 12. b 22. b 32. d 42. b
3. d 13. a,c 23. c 33. c 43. c
4. d 14. b 24. d 34. b,c,e 44. b
5. d 15. c 25. a,c 35. c 45. b
6. c 16. a,c,d 26. b 36. d 46. d
7. c 17. b 27. c,d 37. a 47. b
8. b 18. d 28. a,b 38. c 48. b
9. d 19. d 29. c 39. a 49. b
10. a 20. c 30. a,b,c 40. a 50. a,c,d

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