LGV Test - 4

LGV Test - 4
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Question 1 of 20

What's the speed limit on a dual carriageway when you're carrying a load that's 4.5 metres (14 feet 9 inches) wide?

15 mph

25 mph

35 mph

45 mph

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Question 2 of 20

You're driving a lorry at night. What can you do to help yourself stay alert?

Eat a heavy meal before setting off

Keep plenty of cool fresh air moving through the cab

Keep the cab warm and comfortable

Drive faster to get to your destination sooner

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Question 3 of 20

Which type of digital tachograph card is used by an approved calibration centre when they're re calibrating the tachograph?

Control card

Company card

Driver card

Workshop card

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Question 4 of 20

Under EU rules, what's the normal weekly rest period that must be taken?

40 hours

41 hours

42 hours

45 hours

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Question 5 of 20

What is the 'mode' switch on a tachograph used to record?

Who's driving


Weekly rest periods

other work

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Question 6 of 20

Under EU rules, your daily rest can be reduced to 9 hours. For how many days per week is this allowed?

One day

Two days

Three days

Four days

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Question 7 of 20

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?

One day

Two day

Three day

Four day

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Question 8 of 20

An enforcement officer keeps your analogue tachograph records. How should they endorse the replacement charts?

With their name

With their service number

With their home address

With their date of birth

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Question 9 of 20

When must an analogue tachograph be recalibrated?

Every 2 years

Every 4 years

Every 6 years

Every 8 years

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Question 10 of 20

When are you allowed to alter your tachograph record?

If there are two or more drivers

If your journey will exceed 50 miles

At no time

When you have no spare charts

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Question 11 of 20

During your break your vehicle will be moved by another person. What should you do with the tachograph chart?

Leave the chart in the vehicle and record the changes on the back

Put in a new chart on your return to the vehicle

Switch to rest mode to record the break

Remove the chart and make a manual record of the break period

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Question 12 of 20

What should you do to prevent your load from being stolen?

Give a lift to a stranger

Make sure all doors and windows are locked

Discuss your load with members of the public

Have wind deflectors fitted

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Question 13 of 20

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?

9.5 hours

10 hours

11 hours

11.5 hours

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Question 14 of 20

You're making a journey with a co-driver. When the other person is driving, how should you show this time?

As a daily rest period

As a weekly rest period

As a break in daily driving

As driving time

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Question 15 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with an analogue tachograph. What should you do if you need to exceed the normal drivers’ hours due to an emergency?

Continue using the same tachograph chart and write an explanation on the back

Remove the tachograph chart and make a manual record of the rest of the journey

Continue; there is no need to give an explanation

Remove the tachograph chart and inform your employer of the reason

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Question 16 of 20

Which one of the following symbols on your tachograph indicates your break/rest period?





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Question 17 of 20

During your working day, you change to another vehicle with the same type of tachograph. How should you keep your tachograph record up-to-date?

Use the chart that is already in the other vehicle

Take the chart with you and use it in the other vehicle

Record your driving hours in a record book

Install a new chart in the other vehicle

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Question 18 of 20

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?

One of 10 minutes plus one of 35

One of 15 minutes plus one of 30

One of 20 minutes plus one of 25

One of 40 minutes plus one of 5

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Question 19 of 20

Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?

As a defence against a speeding prosecution

To record when you have been in a traffic delay

For recording extra loading duties and overtime

To replace the original chart if it gets dirty

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Question 20 of 20

Under EU rules, how long should your normal daily rest period be?

8 hours

11 hours

13 hours

14 hours