PCV Test - 15

PCV Test - 15
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PCV Test - 15

Question 1 of 20

A passenger using a wheelchair wants to get on your bus. When may you need to deny them access?

When the wheelchair will not fit in the luggage rack

When the boarding device has failed to work

When the passenger must remain in a wheelchair

When the heater on the vehicle is not working

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Question 2 of 20

Which of the following is a legal requirement for every bus?

A fire extinguisher

A current timetable

A mobile phone or radio

A working tachograph

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Question 3 of 20

Why may you be unable to allow a person in a wheelchair to enter your bus?

Passengers are standing in a wheelchair space and can't move elsewhere

You'll take time to load the wheelchair and fall behind schedule

The wheelchair passenger will have to stand up

You cannot collapse the wheelchair

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Question 4 of 20

What should you do if there's a fire on the upper deck of your bus?

Move all the passengers to the lower deck

Get all the passengers off the bus

Make sure passengers have their belongings

Open all the windows on the upper deck

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Question 5 of 20

You're driving a bus in hot weather. Can the passenger door be left open to let in fresh air?

Yes, this is normal practice

No, unless all passengers are seated

Yes, unless carrying school children

No, this isn't allowed

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Question 6 of 20

Your bus is accessible to wheelchair users. In what situation can you refuse to allow them access?

When the designated space is occupied

When you're running behind schedule

When traffic behind you will be held up

When you are shortly due to take a break

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Question 7 of 20

Where may passengers be thrown when a bus takes a bend too fast?

Towards the outside of the bend

Towards the inside of the bend

Towards the front of the bus

Towards the rear of the bus

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Question 8 of 20

When can you refuse access to a wheelchair user?

When the lift has stopped working

When the wheelchair will not fold up

When the heater has stopped working

When the wheelchair is too heavy to lift manually

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Question 9 of 20

When would passengers be most likely to notice weight transfer?

When the vehicle is parking

When the vehicle is cornering

When the vehicle is reversing

When the vehicle is overtaking

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Question 10 of 20

A disabled person is getting on your bus. What should you do if they're having problems, but say they can manage?

Be prepared to move off

Smile and offer to help them

Ask them politely to hurry up

Do nothing, you can't leave your seat

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Question 11 of 20

What should you do when you're driving a coach at night and you have passengers on board?

Stop more often

Switch off the radio

Keep the interior lit

Close the curtains

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Question 12 of 20

How can you avoid harsh braking?

Pump the brakes when approaching a bus stop

Use only the gears to slow down

Use the parking brake just before stopping

Plan ahead and take early action on all stops

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Question 13 of 20

What must be fitted to new buses, to benefit people with disabilities?

Internal mirror

Radio telephone

Automatic transmission

Priority seating

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Question 14 of 20

Your bus is fitted with lifts or ramps for less mobile passengers. Who should operate this equipment?

Wheelchair attendants

Fully-trained people

Bus company employees

Accompanying nurses

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Question 15 of 20

Well ahead of you are traffic lights on green. What should you do in case the lights change to red?

Accelerate to make sure you can cross before they change

Slow down to avoid the need to stop suddenly

Accelerate, but warn your passengers you may have to stop

Carry on at a constant speed, but be ready to sound your horn

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Question 16 of 20

Who should benefit from priority seating?

Those with heavy luggage

Those with a weekly pass

Those who got on first

Those with disabilities

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Question 17 of 20

What's your main responsibility as a bus driver?

The safety and comfort of your passengers

Keeping to a strict timetable

The collecting of fares

The issuing of tickets

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Question 18 of 20

You're driving a one-person-operated bus. What should you do while issuing tickets at a bus stop?

Signal right, so you're ready to move off

Turn on your hazard warning lights

Make sure you've cancelled any signal

Signal left, to let others know you're not ready to move off

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Question 19 of 20

Why should a bus driver avoid stopping harshly?

To preserve the tyres

To avoid wear on the brakes

To keep the passengers safe

To stop the suspension bouncing

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Question 20 of 20

What must be clearly labelled on a bus?

The location of the air vents

The location of the first-aid equipment

The location of the security cameras

The location of the bus station