LGV Test - 17

LGV Test - 17
You need 17 out of 20 to pass this test
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Question 1 of 20

What should you do when you park your vehicle on a two-way road at night?

Use the parking lights

Switch off all lights

Put a traffic cone behind your vehicle

Park underneath a street lamp

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Question 2 of 20

What should you do before overtaking on a single carriageway road?

Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic

Look ahead for road junctions

Drive very close to the vehicle in front

Make a final check in your left-hand mirror

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Question 3 of 20

You're following a large vehicle. How can you improve your view ahead?

Drop further back

Move over to the right

Move over to the left

Overtake as soon as you can

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Question 4 of 20

You're driving on a motorway in heavy rain. What could cause your steering to become unresponsive?

Water reducing the tyre grip on the road

Tyres becoming hotter in the bad weather

Braking gently and in good time

Water entering the braking system

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Question 5 of 20

Your lorry has a curtain-sided body. Your route will take you over several high-level bridges. Why should you check the weather forecast before starting your journey?

Rain can make crossing bridges very difficult for large vehicles

In hot weather the bridges might be closed to heavy traffic

You won't be able to climb the bridges if it's frosty

High-level bridges may be closed to certain vehicles in windy weather

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Question 6 of 20

What problem may you have when driving at night?

It's more difficult to keep to speed limits

There'll be an increase in traffic

You'll have reduced visibility

It takes longer to stop

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Question 7 of 20

What should you do when you want to join a motorway where traffic is flowing freely?

Keep to a low speed until you see a gap on the motorway

Build up your speed on the slip road before joining the motorway

Stop at the start of the slip road and move off when there is a gap

Use the hard shoulder if necessary, to build up speed

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Question 8 of 20

You're driving on a motorway and it's raining heavily. What should you do when spray is causing poor visibility?

Use dipped headlights

Use sidelights only

Remove spray suppression equipment

Use the two-second rule

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Question 9 of 20

It's raining. Why would a motorcyclist steer around drain covers on a bend?

To reduce the risk of skidding

To avoid puncturing the tyres

To improve their view around the bend

To avoid splashing pedestrians

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Question 10 of 20

In strong winds, an overtaking lorry can cause additional air turbulence that can affect other road users. Which vehicle is most at risk from this turbulence?

A car

A delivery van

A motorcycle

A coach

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Question 11 of 20

You're driving on a motorway. You look in your mirrors and see smoke coming from your rear tyres. What should you do?

Reduce speed for the rest of your journey

Drive on the hard shoulder until the smoke stops

Stop as soon as it's safe to do so

Ignore it, this is normal when driving at speed

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Question 12 of 20

You've just overtaken another vehicle on a motorway. What should you avoid when moving back to the left?

Cutting in

Increasing your speed

Changing gear


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Question 13 of 20

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?

The right-hand lane

The hard shoulder

The left-hand lane

The middle lane

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Question 14 of 20

You're driving downhill. How will this affect your vehicle?

It will need more engine power

It will take longer to stop

It will increase fuel consumption

It will be easier to change direction

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Question 15 of 20

What's a buffer lane?

A safety lane for vehicles blown off course

A lane for overtaking safely

A lane to park in until the wind drops

The only lane to be used in high winds

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Question 16 of 20

When may you use your vehicle's hazard warning lights while it's moving?

When you have just overtaken another vehicle

When you need to reverse for some distance

When you're on a motorway and traffic ahead slows suddenly

When one of your lights has failed

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Question 17 of 20

You're in the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. Why should you check for any vehicles in the right-hand lane before you overtake?

They may be moving faster than you

They may move back to the middle lane as you move out

They may cut in sharply behind you

They may accelerate briskly in front of you

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Question 18 of 20

You're driving through the night. What could it mean if your steering feels lighter than normal?

That your tyres are losing pressure

There is a leak in the power steering pump

That there is ice or frost on the road

There is not enough tread on your tyres

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Question 19 of 20

You're driving on a motorway in heavy rain. When are you allowed to use high-intensity rear fog lights?

When visibility is more than 100 metres (328 feet)

Only when the national speed limit applies

Only when you are being followed closely by other traffic

When visibility is reduced to 100 metres (328 feet) or less

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Question 20 of 20

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?

Traffic behind in the right-hand lane, returning to the middle lane

Traffic that's intending to leave at the next exit

Traffic ahead moving into the right-hand lane

Traffic behind that's trying to pass on your left