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





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




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





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





5) 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





6) A driver is applying for a LGV or PCV licence for the first time.
They need UNCORRECTED visual acuity in each eye of at least





7) You are driving through the night.
You notice that your steering feels lighter than normal.
What could this mean?





8) A toucan crossing is different from other crossings because




9) When a vehicle has two drivers each driver should




10) You arrive at an accident. A motorcyclist is unconscious. Your first priority is the casualtys




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




12) What's the minimum time gap you should leave when following a vehicle on a wet road?




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





14) While you're driving in fog, it becomes necessary to use front fog lights. What should you remember?




15) 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?





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





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





18) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign





19) When should you use hazard warning lights?




20) 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?





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






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





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





24) Hazard warning lights may be used in which TWO of these situations?
2 answers required





25) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign





26) Before leaving the cab you should make sure that
3 answers required






27) You are driving a long vehicle.
Before turning left onto a main road you should be ESPECIALLY careful of

2 answers required




28) What does this sign mean?
signs





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

2 answers required




30) 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





31) For the comfort of your passengers harsh braking should be avoided.
You should





32) When planning your route which of the following should be taken into consideration?
3 answers required





33) What does 'tailgating' mean?




34) Many sleep-related vehicle incidents (SRVIs) occur at work.
Men are more likely than women to be involved.
Between what ages are men most at risk?





35) You arrive at the scene of an accident.
It has just happened, and someone is unconscious.
Which of the following should be given urgent priority to help them?

3 answers required






36) Where would you see this sign?

sign





37) A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you.
What should you do?





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





39) You find that you need glasses to read vehicle number plates at the required distance. When must you wear them?




40) You break down on a motorway. You need to call for help.
Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone
rather than a mobile phone?





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





42) While driving at night you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light.
This means you are approaching





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




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




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




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





47) At the scene of an accident you see a plain orange rectangle displayed on one of the vehicles.
This tells you that the vehicle





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





49) You are giving mouth to mouth to a casualty.
They are still not breathing on their own. You should





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






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