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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) Why is it important to distribute the weight evenly over the axles when loading a lorry?

2) You are driving on a motorway.
There has been an accident on the other side of the carriageway.
You should take extra care as traffic in your lane may

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

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

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

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

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

8) What does this sign mean?

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

10) Which of the following would be most affected by a vehicle with faulty suspension?
2 answers required

11) Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least

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

13) What does this sign mean?

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

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

16) Your vehicle is fitted with spray suppression equipment.
What effect will this have on other drivers if it is NOT in good working order?

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

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

2 answers required

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

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

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

22) You have a digital tachograph driver smart card. It is valid for a maximum of

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

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

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

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

27) A bus driver MUST not drive while
3 answers required

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

29) What does this sign mean?

30) When should you use hazard warning lights?

31) You are driving a lorry with an ISO container on a trailer.
You must make sure that

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

3 answers required

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

34) What does this sign mean?

35) Operators should operate an 'effective system' to prevent the carriage of illegal immigrants.
What are the three main elements of this?

3 answers required

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

37) You are driving a fully-laden vehicle.
You are approaching an uphill gradient as you are overtaking another vehicle.
Which of the following is NOT correct?

38) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of

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

40) You are driving a vehicle higher than 3.0 metres (10 feet).
Extra care must be taken when driving

3 answers required

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

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

43) 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

44) A toucan crossing is different from other crossings because

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

46) 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?

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

48) 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

49) How could you save fuel when driving?
3 answers required

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

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