PCV Test - 12

PCV Test - 12
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PCV Test - 12

Question 1 of 20

Where do most sleep-related vehicle incidents occur?

On motorways

In one-way streets

On rural roads

On tourist routes

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Question 2 of 20

You've been convicted of driving while unfit through drink or drugs. What will increase in cost when you start driving again?

Vehicle tax

Insurance premiums

Vehicle test certificate

Driving licence

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Question 3 of 20

What should you do if you're upset by another driver's behaviour?

Stop and take a break

Shout abusive language

Gesture to them with your hand

Follow them, flashing your headlights

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Question 4 of 20

You're turning right onto a dual carriageway from a side road. What should you do if your vehicle is too long for the gap in the central reservation?

Move forward and wait in the middle

Wait until it is clear from both directions

Move out blocking traffic from the right

Edge out slowly so other traffic will see you

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Question 5 of 20

When are you most likely to lose concentration while you're driving?

When you use a mobile phone

When you switch on the windscreen wipers

When you switch on the heated rear window

When you look at the door mirrors

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Question 6 of 20

When will your reactions be slower?

When driving while you're tired

When driving in fog

When driving too quickly

When driving in rain

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Question 7 of 20

What should you do if you're driving along a motorway and become tired?

Stop on the hard shoulder at a safe place to rest

Leave the motorway at the next exit and take a rest

Close your windows and turn up the radio volume

Close all your windows and set heating to warm

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Question 8 of 20

You've been taking medicine for a few days, and it has made you feel drowsy. Today you feel better, but you still need to take the medicine. When should you drive?

Only if your journey is necessary

Only at night on quiet roads

Only if someone goes with you

Only after checking with your doctor

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Question 9 of 20

Your vehicle breaks down on a motorway and you need to call for help. Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone rather than a mobile phone?

It connects you to a local garage

Using a mobile phone will distract other drivers

It allows easy location by the emergency services

Mobile phones do not work on motorways

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Question 10 of 20

What do you need to be aware of when driving a vehicle fitted with power-assisted steering?

It causes less tyre wear

It prevents you from oversteering

It makes it easier for you to steer

It only works at high speed

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Question 11 of 20

As a driver, what should you do when you attend a social event?

Drink plenty of coffee after drinking alcohol

Avoid busy roads after drinking alcohol

Avoid drinking alcohol completely

Avoid drinking alcohol on an empty stomach

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Question 12 of 20

What should you do when a vehicle pulls out in front of you at a junction?

Swerve past it and sound your horn

Flash your headlights and drive up close behind

Slow down and be ready to stop

Accelerate past it immediately

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Question 13 of 20

A bus has stopped at a bus stop ahead of you. What should you do if its right-hand indicator is flashing?

Flash your headlights and slow down

Slow down and give way if it is safe to do so

Sound your horn and keep going

Slow down and then sound your horn

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Question 14 of 20

What can seriously affect your concentration while driving?

Contact lenses

Fresh air

Tinted windows


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Question 15 of 20

You're following a car being driven slowly by a learner driver. What should you do if it isn't safe to overtake it?

Flash your lights so the driver sees you

Be patient and stay well behind

Switch your hazard lights on and stay well behind

Drive along the centre line of the road

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Question 16 of 20

What type of emergency vehicle is fitted with a green flashing beacon?

Fire engine

Road gritter


Doctor's car

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Question 17 of 20

What can you do to help maintain concentration while you're driving?

Eat sugary snacks when on duty

Have regular meals and rest breaks

Don't eat at all when on duty

Avoid meals containing bread

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Question 18 of 20

When can you drive without wearing a seat belt?

When you hold a medical exemption certificate

When the seat belt is too large for your use

When you are driving on a motorway

When the speed limit is 30 mph or less

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Question 19 of 20

You're approaching a green traffic light and are going straight ahead. What should you do when the traffic ahead, beyond the junction, has stopped and is queuing?

Go forward if your vehicle will clear the junction

Drive slowly across the junction

Maintain your speed and sound your horn

Stop in the junction until the traffic clears

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Question 20 of 20

What should you do if another driver does something that upsets you?

Stay calm and don't retaliate

Let them know how you feel

Flash your headlights several times

Sound your horn