LGV Theory Test Questions

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In which part of the United Kingdom do traffic officers operate?
It’s been eight hours since you last had an alcoholic drink. What effect could the alcohol have on your driving?
It’s raining. Why would a motorcyclist steer around drain covers on a bend?
It’s very windy and you’re overtaking a motorcyclist on a motorway. What should you be aware of that may cause them problems?
Many modern vehicles are fitted with an additional nearside mirror. What does this help the driver to see?
On motorways, you’re usually driving at higher speeds for long distances. What effect can this have on your tyres?
Planning your route before starting a journey is a good idea. Why should you also plan an alternative route?
Poor eating habits can increase your risk of long-term health problems. What may result from a poor diet?
Should you give way to a car showing a flashing green beacon?
Some lorries have an extra mirror angled down towards the nearside front wheel. What’s this mirror especially useful for?
Spilled diesel makes the road very slippery. Which vehicles will be most at risk from this hazard?
Tankers carrying liquids can experience the ‘wave effect’. What helps to reduce this problem?
The analogue tachograph on your vehicle becomes faulty. How long do you have before you must have it repaired?
The area around an incident is safe. What’s the best way to help an injured person?
The double white line along the centre of the road is unbroken on your side. When may you cross the line?
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the police carry out spot checks for faulty vehicles. What will happen to the vehicle if serious defects are found?
The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) requires you to take training every five years. How many hours of training must you take?
The emergency line is common to both two-line and three-line brake systems. What colour is it?
The entrances to roundabouts are often slippery when they’re wet. How should you deal with this hazard?
The height of your vehicle is 4.2 metres (14 feet). What should you do as you approach this bridge?
The lorry you’re driving is heavily laden. How will the load affect the vehicle if you approach a left-hand bend too fast?
The MSM routine should be used when you negotiate a hazard. What do the initials MSM stand for?
The road is wet. Why should you slow down as you approach this pedestrian?
The time is 10.00 am. You’ve been driving non-stop since 6.00 am. Under EU rules, what’s the longest you may now drive without a break?
There’s a slow-moving motorcyclist ahead of you. What should you do if you’re unsure what the rider is going to do?
There’s been an incident. What can you do to help a driver who’s suffering from shock?
This lorry is turning right from the side road. What should the driver be especially aware of?
This vehicle is fitted with spray-suppression equipment. In what weather conditions will it be most useful?
Triangular projection markers are required when your load is wider than 2.9 metres (9 feet 5 inches). What colour are these markers?
Under EU drivers’ hours regulations, a 45-minute break must be taken after 4.5 hours of driving. What shorter breaks can this be split into?
Under EU rules, a driver must take regular breaks from driving. What maximum period of continuous driving is allowed?
Under EU rules, how long should your normal daily rest period be?
Under EU rules, what’s the maximum daily driving time allowed?
Under EU rules, what’s the maximum driving time allowed in any two consecutive weeks?
Under EU rules, what’s the normal weekly rest period that must be taken?
Under EU rules, you can drive for a maximum of nine hours a day. On how many days each week can this be extended to 10 hours?
Under EU rules, you may drive for up to nine hours a day. What maximum may this be increased to on two days of the week?
Under EU rules, your daily rest can be reduced to 9 hours. For how many days per week is this allowed?
Under EU rules, your minimum daily rest is 11 hours. On three days of the week this may be reduced to what length of time?
Unless otherwise shown, what’s the minimum headroom under bridges in the UK?
Usually, a rev counter is divided into coloured bands. Which band should you stay in for maximum fuel economy?
What action should you take if there are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign?
What action would you take when elderly people are crossing the road?
What additional training do you need before transporting frozen foods?
What are the consequences of driving your vehicle when it’s emitting excessive exhaust smoke?
What are these advanced stop lines for?
What are traffic officers authorised to do?
What benefit is expected to come from having a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) qualification?
What can be expected after drivers complete a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC)?
What can cab-mounted wind deflectors reduce?