LGV Test - 7

LGV Test - 7
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LGV Test - 7

Question 1 of 20

What should you do if you suddenly become tired while you're driving on a motorway?

Stop on the hard shoulder and rest

Leave by the next exit and find a place to stop

Stop on the next slip road and rest

Stop on the verge of the motorway and rest

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Question 2 of 20

What does controlling goods vehicle drivers’ hours help to improve?

fuel economy

road safety

traffic calming

journey planning

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Question 3 of 20

How many days does a drivers smart card normally cover?

7

14

21

28

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Question 4 of 20

What does this tachograph chart symbol mean?

Driver at rest

Chart not required

Other work

Driving

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Question 5 of 20

Under EU rules, a driver must take regular breaks from driving. What maximum period of continuous driving is allowed?

3 hours

4 hours

4.5 hours

5.5 hours

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Question 6 of 20

How can you reduce the risk of your lorry or trailer being stolen?

Fit an alarm and immobiliser

Park alongside another vehicle or a wall

Use the same route and stop in the same places for your rest periods

Park in quiet areas, away from other vehicles

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Question 7 of 20

You've been driving non-stop since 5.00 am. The time is now 9.30 am. Under EU rules, what length of break must you take?

At least 15 minutes

At least 30 minutes

At least 45 minutes

At least 60 minutes

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Question 8 of 20

Under EU rules, what's the maximum daily driving time allowed?

9 hours, extended to 11 hours on three days of the week

10 hours extended to 11 hours on two days of the week

9 hours extended to 10 hours on two days of the week

10 hours extended to 11 hours on three days of the week

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Question 9 of 20

Where can you stop if you feel tired while you're driving on a motorway?

On the hard shoulder

At a service station

On a slip road

In a deceleration lane

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Question 10 of 20

Under EU rules, your minimum daily rest is 11 hours. On three days of the week this may be reduced to what length of time?

7 hours

8 hours

9 hours

10 hours

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Question 11 of 20

You're driving a lorry. During the journey you begin to feel ill and are unable to concentrate. What should you do?

Stop in a safe place and seek help

Continue your journey and keep your windows open

Increase your speed to finish your work earlier

Keep stopping at regular intervals for rest

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Question 12 of 20

What should you do if your tachograph chart becomes dirty or damaged?

Continue with the same chart and enter the details in writing

Use a spare chart and destroy the damaged chart

Use a spare chart and attach it to the damaged one

Continue to use the chart

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Question 13 of 20

Why are goods vehicle drivers’ hours of work controlled?

To encourage vehicle sympathy

To help road safety

To ensure fair road use

To improve vehicle security

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Question 14 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with an anti-lock braking system. What's it designed to allow you to do?

drive at faster speeds

brake much later than normal

apply the brakes more quickly

stop safely in an emergency

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Question 15 of 20

Where would you see an escape lane?

outside a fire station

alongside a bus lane

before a motorway exit

down a steep hill

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Question 16 of 20

Where must extra care be taken when using an endurance brake (retarder)?

On uneven roads

On slippery roads

On downhill gradients

On uphill gradients

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Question 17 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with a ‘diff-lock’. When would you normally use it?

While driving on straight roads

While towing an empty trailer

While driving on muddy construction sites

While uncoupling a trailer

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Question 18 of 20

What can coasting downhill seriously affect?

The air brakes

The cooling system

The tachograph

The electrical systems

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Question 19 of 20

When does ‘brake fade’ occur?

When the brakes get too hot

When the brakes get too cold

When the brakes get too dry

When the brakes get too wet

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Question 20 of 20

Which coloured band on the rev counter makes the best use of engine braking?

Blue

Red

Amber

Green

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