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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) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of

2) When should you use hazard warning lights?

3) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11) What does this traffic sign mean?

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

13) What should you first check before moving to the LEFT?

14) Before you leave your vehicle you must always

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

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

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

18) There are four types of Digital Tachograph Cards.
What is the card known as that is only available to enforcement authorities ?

19) What does 'tailgating' mean?

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

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

3 answers required

22) What does this sign mean?

23) What does this sign mean?

24) Where would you see this sign?


25) 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

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

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

28) What happens to diesel fuel when it gets hot?

29) You are approaching a red light at a puffin crossing.
Pedestrians are on the crossing. The red light will stay on until:-

30) Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?

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

32) 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

33) 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

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

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

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

37) You are driving on a main road. You intend to turn right into a side road.
Just before turning you should

38) What does this sign mean?

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

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

41) Which THREE of the following are hazards motorcyclists may present in queues of traffic?
3 answers required

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

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

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

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

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

47) 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?

48) You're driving a lorry carrying a load that's 4.5 metres (14 feet 9 inches) wide. What's the maximum speed you're allowed to drive on a motorway?

49) 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

50) 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?

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

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