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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) A bus driver MUST not drive while
3 answers required

2) You are driving on a motorway. A moving lorry just ahead of you switches on its hazard warning lights.
What does this mean?

3) The repair of a speed limiter must be carried out at

4) What does this sign mean?

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

6) 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

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

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

9) You are driving in a tunnel and your vehicle catches fire.
What should you try to do FIRST?

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

11) A toucan crossing is different from other crossings because

12) When a vehicle has two drivers each driver should

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

14) Large vehicles have many blind spots.
What does 'blind spot' mean?

15) Your vehicle has broken down at night on a two-way road.
You should try to park your vehicle

16) The vehicle ahead is being driven by a learner. You should

17) You are driving on a motorway.
Your stopping distance can increase by up to ten times if the road surface is

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

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

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

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

3 answers required

22) You wish to turn right ahead. Why should you take up the correct position in good time?

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

24) As a bus driver, which of the following should you not do?
3 answers required

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

26) Overloading your vehicle can seriously affect the
2 answers required

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

28) Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. You aren't able to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do?

29) 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?

30) How would age affect an elderly person's driving ability?

31) As a bus driver your main responsibility is

32) Which of these can help to maximise fuel economy?

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

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

35) What does this sign mean?

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

37) 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?

38) Your vehicle has collided with a railway bridge.
You must telephone the railway authority to inform them of the

3 answers required

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

3 answers required

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

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

42) What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

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

47) Which of the following can prevent you from obtaining a bus or lorry licence?

48) You are driving a long vehicle. You want to turn right.
There is a painted miniroundabout.
What should you do?

49) The audible warning device is operating as you reverse.
You should be

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

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