LGV Test - 20

LGV Test - 20
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Question 1 of 20

What should you do before driving your high-sided lorry in windy weather?

Check your wind deflector

Check your spray suppression equipment

Plan your routein advance

Only half load your lorry

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Question 2 of 20

What's the best way to control your vehicle when driving on snow?

Keep the engine revs high and spin the wheels

Drive in your vehicle's lowest gear

Keep the engine revs high and slip the clutch

Drive slowly, in a higher gear than normal

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Question 3 of 20

Where would you anticipate problems when you're driving a high-sided vehicle on a windy day?

In road tunnels

On high-level roads

In dead ground

On ring roads

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Question 4 of 20

You're driving a high-sided vehicle on a motorway. You should anticipate the effects of side wind. When is this most likely to happen?

When passing signs

On exposed sections

In contraflow systems

In service areas

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Question 5 of 20

What's the greatest risk to your safety when you're overtaking on a motorway in very wet weather?

Your engine may get flooded

Your braking distance may be reduced

Your steering may become heavy

Your tyres may lose grip

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Question 6 of 20

What should you be aware of when you're overtaking on a motorway while it's raining heavily?

Manhole covers will be slippery

Visibility will be reduced by spray from traffic

Your braking distances will be reduced

There'll be distracting bright reflections

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Question 7 of 20

What component fitted to your vehicle will help following drivers in wet weather?

Spray reducers

Side-panel skirts

Wind deflectors

Catalytic converter

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Question 8 of 20

How will gravity affect a laden vehicle going downhill?

The vehicle will use more fuel

Stopping distances will be decreased

More braking effort will be required

The load will be more stable

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Question 9 of 20

You're driving in heavy rain. Why do you need to increase your distance from the vehicle in front?

To prevent rain entering the vehicle's braking system

To let other motorists move into the gap

To allow for an increased stopping distance

To reduce the risk of water spraying into the filters

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Question 10 of 20

You're waiting at a T-junction. What should you do if you see a vehicle is coming from the right, with its left indicator flashing?

Move out and accelerate hard

Wait until the vehicle starts to turn in

Pull out before the vehicle reaches the junction

Move out slowly

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Question 11 of 20

What does this motorway sign mean?

You're approaching a long downhill slope

You're approaching a long uphill slope

You're approaching a ‘lorries only’ lane

You're approaching a service area

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Question 12 of 20

Why should you be aware of motorcyclists on a motorway when there are gusty winds?

They may be blown into your path

They may leave at the next exit

They may suddenly stop on the hard shoulder

They may position to turn right

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Question 13 of 20

What should you do when you drive in windy weather?

Maintain a constant speed in exposed areas

Anticipate how the weather may affect other road users

Always keep to your intended route

Stay close to smaller or vulnerable vehicles as you overtake them

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Question 14 of 20

You're driving your lorry on the motorway. What should you do when visibility is reduced by heavy rain and spray?

Maintain a constant speed

Use main beam headlights

Double your dry weather separation distance

Stay in the left-hand lane

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Question 15 of 20

High-sided vehicles can be affected by side wind. On which type of road is this most likely?

Narrow country lanes

Open roads

Slip roads

Motorway underpasses

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Question 16 of 20

Which of these vehicles is most at risk from strong side wind?

A laden lorry with box body

An unladen lorry with box body

An unladen lorry with platform body

A laden lorry with platform body

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Question 17 of 20

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?

One vehicle length

Two vehicle lengths

At least a one-second gap

At least a two-second gap

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Question 18 of 20

When is a high-sided vehicle most affected by side wind?

When it's stationary

When it's travelling loaded

When it's reversing

When it's travelling empty

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Question 19 of 20

You're driving a lorry from a wet construction site onto a motorway. Why must you take extra precautions before leaving the site?

Your view from the cab will be obscured by plant machinery

It's an offence to emerge from a works site onto a motorway

Your lorry’s spray-suppression equipment will be inoperative

It's an offence to deposit mud on a road

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Question 20 of 20

You've just overtaken another large vehicle. How do you know when it's safe to move back to the nearside lane?

By waiting for the driver you have just overtaken to flash the headlights

By checking your nearside mirror

By using your hazard warning lights as a signal

By moving over to the nearside in the hope that the other vehicle will slow down

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