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Free Theory Test Vehicle Loading And Handling. Towing a caravan or trailer inflate tyres securely hitched questions.
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Question 1 of 25

Your vehicle has a puncture on a motorway. What should you do?

Drive slowly to the next service area to get assistance

Pull up on the hard shoulder. Change the wheel as quickly as possible

Pull up on the hard shoulder. Use the emergency phone to get assistance

Switch on your hazard warning lights. Stop in your lane

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Question 2 of 25

You see a car on the hard shoulder of a motorway with a 'help' pennant displayed. What does this mean?

The driver is likely to be a disabled person

The driver is first-aid trained

The driver is a foreign visitor

The driver is a rescue patrol officer

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Question 3 of 25

A person has been injured. They may be suffering from shock. What are the warning signs to look for?

Flushed complexion

Warm dry skin

Slow pulse

Pale grey skin

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Question 4 of 25

Your vehicle has broken down on an automatic railway level crossing. What should you do first?

Get everyone out of the vehicle and clear of the crossing

Telephone your vehicle recovery service to move it

Walk along the track to give warning to any approaching trains

Try to push the vehicle clear of the crossing as soon as possible

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Question 5 of 25

At an incident, someone is suffering from severe burns. What should you do to help them?

Apply lotions to the injury

Burst any blisters

Remove anything sticking to the burns

Douse the burns with clean, cool, non-toxic liquid

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Question 6 of 25

You've broken down on a two-way road. You have a warning triangle. At least how far from your vehicle should you place the warning triangle?

5 metres (16 feet)

25 metres (82 feet)

45 metres (147 feet)

100 metres (328 feet)

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Question 7 of 25

At an incident, someone is unconscious. What would your priority be?

Find out their name

Wake them up

Make them comfortable

Check their airway is clear

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Question 8 of 25

You're the first to arrive at the scene of a crash. What should you do?

Leave as soon as another motorist arrives

Flag down other motorists to help you

Drag all casualties away from the vehicles

Call the emergency services promptly

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Question 9 of 25

While you're driving, a warning light on your vehicle's instrument panel comes on. What should you do?

Continue if the engine sounds all right

Hope that it's just a temporary electrical fault

Deal with the problem when there's more time

Check out the problem quickly and safely

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Question 10 of 25

Your vehicle catches fire while driving through a tunnel. It's still driveable. What should you do?

Leave it where it is, with the engine running

Pull up, then walk to an emergency telephone

Park it away from the carriageway

Drive it out of the tunnel if you can do so

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Question 11 of 25

You have a collision while your car is moving. What's the first thing you must do?

Stop only if someone waves at you

Call the emergency services

Stop at the scene of the incident

Call your insurance company

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Question 12 of 25

A casualty has an injured arm. They can move it freely but it's bleeding. Why should you get them to keep it in a raised position?

It will ease the pain

It will help them to be seen more easily

To stop them touching other people

It will help to reduce the blood flow

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Question 13 of 25

There's been a collision. A motorcyclist is lying injured and unconscious. Unless it's essential, why should you not usually attempt to remove their helmet?

They might not want you to

This could result in more serious injury

They'll get too cold if you do this

You could scratch the helmet

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Question 14 of 25

Are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that's being towed?

Yes, if they're over 14

No, not at any time

Only if all the seats in the towing vehicle are full

Only if a stabiliser is fitted

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Question 15 of 25

A trailer must stay securely hitched to the towing vehicle. What additional safety device must be fitted to a trailer braking system?

Stabiliser

Jockey wheel

Corner steadies

Breakaway cable

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Question 16 of 25

On which occasion should you inflate your tyres to more than their normal pressure?

When the roads are slippery

When the vehicle is fitted with anti-lock brakes

When the tyre tread is worn below 2 mm

When carrying a heavy load

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Question 17 of 25

You're towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. What must you do if all the lanes are open?

Not exceed 50 mph

Not overtake

Have a stabiliser fitted

Use only the left-hand and centre lanes

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Question 18 of 25

How should a load be carried on your roof rack?

Securely fastened with suitable restraints

Loaded towards the rear of the vehicle

Visible in your exterior mirror

Covered with plastic sheeting

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Question 19 of 25

Who's responsible for making sure that a vehicle isn't overloaded?

The driver or rider of the vehicle

The owner of the items being carried

The person who loaded the vehicle

The licensing authority

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Question 20 of 25

What can be badly affected when you overload your vehicle?

The vehicle's gearbox

The vehicle's ventilation

The vehicle's handling

The vehicle's battery

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Question 21 of 25

You wish to tow a trailer. Where would you find the maximum noseweight allowed on your vehicle's tow hitch?

In the vehicle handbook

In The Highway Code

In your vehicle registration certificate

In your licence documents

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Question 22 of 25

What should you do if a trailer starts to swing from side to side while you're towing it?

Ease off the accelerator to reduce your speed

Let go of the steering wheel and let it correct itself

Brake hard and hold the pedal down

Accelerate until it stabilises

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Question 23 of 25

You're planning to tow a caravan. Which of these will be the biggest aid to the vehicle handling?

A jockey wheel fitted to the towbar

Power steering fitted to the towing vehicle

Anti-lock brakes fitted to the towing vehicle

A stabiliser fitted to the towbar

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Question 24 of 25

You're carrying a child in your car. They're under three years old. Which of these is a suitable restraint?

A child seat

An adult holding a child

An adult seat belt

An adult lap belt

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Question 25 of 25

How will a heavy load on your roof rack affect your vehicle's handling?

It will improve the road holding

It will reduce the stopping distance

It will make the steering lighter

It will reduce stability

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