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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.

1) You are driving a school bus.
You MUST avoid all physical contact with school children other than

2) When a vehicle has two drivers each driver should

3) When roping down a load on your lorry what is the best knot to use?

4) Your mobile phone rings while you're travelling. What should you do?

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

6) 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?

7) In a diesel engine which of the following fuels would most improve vehicle emissions?

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

9) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

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

11) When should you use hazard warning lights?

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

13) Because of its size and design a large vehicle will have

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

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

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

17) What should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?

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

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

20) You are uncoupling a trailer.
Before disconnecting any of the airlines, you MUST

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

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

23) A toucan crossing is different from other crossings because

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

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

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

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

28) It is an offence to bring an illegal immigrant into the UK.
The current fine can be up to

29) Where would you see this sign?


30) Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?

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

32) What does this sign mean?

33) 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

34) What does 'tailgating' mean?

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

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

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

38) At a traffic incident a casualty is unconscious.
Which THREE of the following should you check urgently?

3 answers required

39) Before leaving your vehicle cab you should make sure that
2 answers required

40) What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

44) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

2 answers required

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

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