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Test Type: Large Vehicle - Braking systems
Number of Questions: 10
Pass Mark: 10
Large Vehicle Theory Test Section 3 - Braking systems

Revise LGV PCV module 2

1) What could prevent air pressure building up in an air brake system
in cold frosty weather?

2) A system for controlling the vehicle's speed without using the footbrake is

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

4) You are driving a vehicle not fitted with antilock brakes.
How can 'wheel lock' be controlled during heavy braking?

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

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

7) The brake air pressure warning light comes on whilst driving.
You should

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

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

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

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