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Question 1 of 20

What's the minimum height of an unmarked bridge?

4.5 metres (15 feet)

4.7 metres (15 feet 6 inches)

4.8 metres (16 feet)

5.0 metres (16 feet 6 inches)

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Question 2 of 20

What does this sign warn of?

low bridge ahead

accident ahead

tunnel ahead

accident blackspot ahead

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Question 3 of 20

What does this sign mean?

Warning of lorry crossing a one-way road

No entry for vehicles over 32 feet 6 inches (9.9 metres) long

No entry for vehicles over 32.6 tonnes

Warning of lorry straight ahead

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Question 4 of 20

What's a vehicle's turning circle?

the number of turns of the steering wheel between locks

the amount of space needed for the vehicle to turn

the amount by which the vehicle overhangs kerbs

the distance by which a vehicle cuts corners

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Question 5 of 20

You're driving a long vehicle. What should you do when you want to turn right at a painted mini-roundabout?

Make sure none of your wheels touch the roundabout

Avoid going over the roundabout if possible

Go ahead, and turn right at the next junction

Carefully mount the left-hand kerb to make more room

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Question 6 of 20

What does a D1 category licence allow you to drive?

Buses with a maximum of 16 passenger seats

Buses with a maximum of 24 passenger seats

Buses with a maximum of 32 passenger seats

Buses with a maximum of 48 passenger seats

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Question 7 of 20

What do bells hanging across the road warn drivers of?

Weight restriction ahead

Trams crossing ahead

Overhead electric cables ahead

Railway level crossing ahead

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Question 8 of 20

How do speed limiters normally work?

by applying the service brake

by applying the secondary brake

by reducing fuel supplied to the engine

by changing to a lower or higher gear

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Question 9 of 20

Your bus has a speed limiter fitted. What other related item must it have?

An audible warning device for the driver

A plate in the cab showing the limited speed

A warning sign on the back of the bus

A manual over-ride switch for emergencies

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Question 10 of 20

When must you take extra care if you’re driving a vehicle more than 3.0 metres (10 feet) high?

When driving over narrow bridges

When driving up steep hills

When driving near airports

When driving under overhead cables

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Question 11 of 20

At this roundabout, you want to take the fourth exit. What limit is in force on this road?

height

weight

width

length

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Question 12 of 20

The front of your bus overhangs well past the front wheels. Why should you allow for this when cornering?

The steering will become much heavier

Your speed will become more difficult to control

You might hit something close to the road

You'll need to brake earlier than normal

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Question 13 of 20

What does the term 'maximum authorised mass' (MAM) mean?

The weight of your vehicle, with passengers but no luggage

The weight of your vehicle, without passengers or luggage

The weight of your vehicle, with luggage but no passengers

The weight of your vehicle, with both luggage and passengers

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Question 14 of 20

Where can the axle weight limits be found?

On the vehicle plate

On the operator's licence

On the wheel rims

On the weighbridge printout

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Question 15 of 20

What type of road surface will increase your stopping distance by up to ten times?

Bumpy

Icy

Worn

Wet

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Question 16 of 20

What's the minimum height of an unmarked bridge?

4.5 metres (15 feet)

4.7 metres (15 feet 6 inches)

4.8 metres (16 feet)

5.0 metres (16 feet 6 inches)

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Question 17 of 20

What does this sign mean?

Slippery road

Double bend

Overhead electrified cable

Cable laying ahead

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Question 18 of 20

You're driving a large vehicle in a straight line. When is it most stable?

During harsh acceleration

During gentle braking

During gentle acceleration

During harsh braking

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Question 19 of 20

When should you consider the effect a speed limiter will have on your vehicle?

When brake

When changing gear

When overtaking

When reversing

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Question 20 of 20

What's the maximum speed allowed for a vehicle towing a trailer on a motorway?

40 mph

50 mph

60 mph

70 mph

50%

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