LGV Test - 18

LGV Test - 18
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Question 1 of 20

What should you do as you approach a zebra crossing?

Stop before the zigzag lines

Wave pedestrians across the road

Sound the horn and flash headlights

Be prepared to stop in good time

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Question 2 of 20

What should you do if you intend to overtake a lorry that's throwing up spray?

Get much closer before moving out

Wait until the other driver gives a left signal

Move out earlier than normal

Wait for the other vehicle to slow down on a hill

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Question 3 of 20

You're driving an empty curtain-sided vehicle. Why might you consider tying the curtains open?

To use less fuel

It is a legal requirement

To prevent the curtains from tearing

To reduce the effect of side wind

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Question 4 of 20

When do long vehicles sometimes need to straddle lanes?

When turning at tight junctions

When travelling empty

When driving on motorways

When coming to contraflow systems

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Question 5 of 20

Why should you take extra care when overtaking at night?

Every driver will normally be tired

Large vehicles are subject to a 10% speed reduction

Speed and distance are harder to judge

Most towns are not adequately lit

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Question 6 of 20

You're on a motorway, approaching a working snow plough. Why should you stay behind it?

It is illegal to overtake snow ploughs

Snow ploughs are left-hand drive only

Your speed could cause snow to drift behind

There may be deep snow ahead

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Question 7 of 20

You're driving a high-sided vehicle in very windy conditions. Where should you avoid travelling?

Accross suspension bridges

Up steep hills

Along country lanes

Through road tunnels

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Question 8 of 20

You're driving in wet conditions. What should you try to do before braking?

Make sure that the gear lever is in neutral

Make sure that all spray-suppression equipment is working

Make sure that there's no mist on your rear-view mirrors

Make sure that your vehicle is travelling in a straight line

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Question 9 of 20

What time gap should you leave when you're following a vehicle on a wet road?

At least one second

At least two seconds

At least three seconds

At least four seconds

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Question 10 of 20

When do drivers of long vehicles need to straddle lanes?

When they need to avoid braking sharply

When driving on motorways

When they need to avoid mounting the kerb

When coming to contraflow systems

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Question 11 of 20

When would weight transference be most likely to occur?

When you're reversing

When you're braking

When you're overtaking

When you're cornering

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Question 12 of 20

What's the minimum distance you should allow for braking when it's raining heavily?

The normal distance

Twice the normal distance

Three times the normal distance

Five times the normal distance

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Question 13 of 20

You're driving an articulated lorry on a three-lane motorway. When can you drive in the right-hand lane?

When overtaking a slow-moving car in the middle lane

When the escort vehicle of an oversized load signals you to pass

If no speed limiter is fitted to your lorry

If your lorry is unladen

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Question 14 of 20

Why can visibility be worse when driving at high speed in wet weather?

Drivers bunch together when it's raining

Headlights will dazzle you more easily

Windscreen wipers obstruct your view

More spray is thrown up

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Question 15 of 20

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?

Stay behind the slower vehicle

Signal right and move out

Move up closer to the slower vehicle

Signal left while waiting for the car to pass

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Question 16 of 20

Where would you expect to find buffer lanes?

In built-up areas

On high-level bridges

On country roads

In roadworks

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Question 17 of 20

You're driving a large vehicle in heavy rain on a motorway. You slow down to reduce the risk of aquaplaning. For what other reason should you slow down?

To force other drivers to act properly and slow down

To reduce the amount of spray thrown up

To prevent water entering the braking system

To stop the electrics getting wet

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Question 18 of 20

Why are brushes fitted to this vehicle's wheel arch?

To clear mud from the tyres on building sites

To remove objects from the tyre tread

To stop snow building up behind the wheel

To reduce spray on wet roads

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Question 19 of 20

Which lane should you use when you're driving on a clear motorway, at the speed limit for your vehicle?

Any lane

The middle lane

The right-hand lane

The left-hand lane

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Question 20 of 20

You're driving a large vehicle in gusty conditions. Which vehicle is most likely to be affected by buffeting when you overtake it?

A motorcycle

A flat-bed lorry

A car

A loaded tanker