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

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

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

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

5) 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?

6) What does this sign mean?

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

8) 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

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

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

11) Why have 'red routes' been introduced in major cities?

12) You are delivering a load of building materials on pallets.
Before unloading what should you ensure FIRST?

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

14) What does this road sign mean?

15) What does this sign mean?

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

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

18) At a junction you see this sign partly covered by snow.
What does it mean?

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

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

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

22) When a vehicle has two drivers each driver should

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

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

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

26) What does this sign mean?
traffic sign

27) You are driving a high-sided vehicle.
You are about to drive over a high suspension bridge.
What in particular do you need to be aware of?

28) Your mobile phone rings while you are driving. You should

29) You are travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?

30) Under EC rules an analogue tachograph must be checked at an approved calibration centre every

31) You have stopped at the scene of an incident where there are casualties. What should you do to help while waiting for the emergency services to arrive?

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

33) In England and Wales, what is the national speed limit on a single carriageway road for a rigid lorry with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes?

34) What is the meaning of this traffic sign?

35) The purpose of a 'kneeling bus' is to

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

37) You are approaching this sign. Who has priority?

38) 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?

39) What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?

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

41) You are securing a very heavy load with a ratchet strap.
What type of anchorage point should NOT be used?

42) You are about to overtake a motorcyclist. They look over their right shoulder.
It is most likely that

43) A number of sleep related vehicle incidents (SRVIs) are probably work related.
What percentage involve commercial vehicles?

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

45) You have been convicted of a drink-drive offence while driving your car, and banned from driving.
This ban will affect

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

47) At junctions it is difficult to see motorcyclists because they

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

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

50) An attendant must accompany you when your load is wider than

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