LGV Theory Test Questions

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You’re driving a lorry with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes along a three-lane motorway. When may you use the right-hand lane?
You’re driving a lorry with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes. What’s the national speed limit for your vehicle on a dual carriageway in England and Wales?
You’re driving a lorry with a sleeper cab. When would a quick sideways glance be helpful?
You’re driving a low loader and you see this sign. What’s your main concern at this hazard?
You’re driving a new articulated lorry that’s fully laden. You notice that the steering feels heavy. What’s the most likely reason?
You’re driving a slow-moving vehicle on a narrow, winding road. What should you do to let other vehicles overtake you?
You’re driving a tanker that’s half full. The inside of the tank isn’t divided into compartments. How should you use the footbrake when you’re stopping?
You’re driving a tractor unit fitted with two air lines. You want to couple to a trailer that has three air-line couplings. How should the air lines be connected?
You’re driving a vehicle fitted with anti-lock brakes. What should you do when braking in an emergency?
You’re driving a vehicle that’s over 17 metres (55 feet) long. What should you do at a level crossing?
You’re driving a vehicle with an unladen trailer. What could happen if you change down to a low gear while travelling at speed?
You’re driving along a motorway and see this sign. What does it mean?
You’re driving along a motorway in thick fog at night. The reflective studs are red on your left and white on your right. Which lane are you in?
You’re driving along a motorway. What should you do if the air-pressure warning device starts to operate?
You’re driving along this road. What should you do if the red van cuts in close in front of you?
You’re driving an articulated lorry on a narrow road. There’s a left-hand bend ahead. Why may you need to move out before driving around the bend?
You’re driving an articulated lorry on a three-lane motorway. When can you drive in the right-hand lane?
You’re driving an articulated lorry that has three air lines connected to the trailer. What’s the purpose of the red line?
You’re driving an articulated lorry. What could happen if you change to a lower gear while you’re going too fast?
You’re driving an articulated lorry. What should you do when you see this sign?
You’re driving an articulated tanker on a straight road. How will the liquid load affect the vehicle as you brake to a stop?
You’re driving an empty curtain-sided vehicle. Why might you consider tying the curtains open?
You’re driving an open tipper lorry carrying loose dry sand. Why should you sheet this load?
You’re driving at 50 mph (80 km/h) on a dry, level road. What gap should you leave between your vehicle and the one in front?
You’re driving at a speed of 50 mph (80 km/h) in good, dry conditions. What distance should you stay behind the vehicle in front?
You’re driving at night. What does it mean if you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light?
You’re driving at night. Why should you ensure that all your lights are clean and working correctly?
You’re driving at the legal speed limit. What should you do if a vehicle comes up quickly behind, flashing its headlights?
You’re driving at the speed limit in the left-hand lane of a motorway. What should you do if you see lorries merging from a slip road ahead?
You’re driving behind two cyclists. They’re approaching a roundabout in the left-hand lane. What should you expect them to do?
You’re driving between the hours of 11.30 pm and 7.00 am. When must you switch off your vehicle’s reverse warning bleeper?
You’re driving down a long hill. What should you use to prevent the brakes from overheating?
You’re driving down a snow-covered hill. Why should you take care when using an independent endurance brake (retarder)?
You’re driving downhill. How will this affect your vehicle?
You’re driving in a built-up area between 11.30 pm and 7.00 am. For what reason can you sound the vehicle’s horn?
You’re driving in a built-up area. Your vehicle is fitted with an audible warning device that sounds when it’s reversing. When must you turn off this alarm?
You’re driving in a town. What should you do when you see this sign on a stationary bus ahead?
You’re driving in fast-moving traffic along a motorway. What should you do if there’s a stationary queue of traffic ahead?
You’re driving in fog on a three-lane motorway. Which lane are you in when you can see red reflective studs on your left and white reflective studs on your right?
You’re driving in fog that’s starting to clear. When should you switch off your high-intensity rear fog lights?
You’re driving in fog. When should high-intensity rear fog lights be used?
You’re driving in heavy rain. What should you do if your steering suddenly feels very light?
You’re driving in heavy rain. Why do you need to increase your distance from the vehicle in front?
You’re driving in the left-hand lane of a motorway. What should you do when you see a large vehicle merging from a slip road ahead?
You’re driving in the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. What should you check for before moving into the middle lane to overtake a slower vehicle?
You’re driving in town and see these lights flashing. What would you expect to see ahead?
You’re driving in wet conditions. What should you try to do before braking?
You’re driving in wet weather. What effect will faulty spray-suppression equipment have on other drivers?
You’re driving near a school in heavy traffic. What should you do when there are children walking close to the kerb on your side of the road?
You’re driving on a dual carriageway and intend to overtake the vehicle ahead. What should you do if there’s a car approaching quickly behind you in the right-hand lane?