PCV Test - 2

PCV Test - 2
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Question 1 of 20

When should you allow for the effects of a speed limiter?

When you're cornering

When you're braking

When you're overtaking

When you're changing gear

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Question 2 of 20

A speed limiter is fitted to a bus. Where must the speed-limiter setting be displayed?

In the driver's cab

On the nearside of the vehicle

On the rear of the vehicle

On the driver's side at the front of the vehicle

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Question 3 of 20

Where can a driver find their vehicle's unladen weight recorded?

On the dashboard of the vehicle

On the driver's duty roster

On the side of the vehicle

On the depot noticeboard

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Question 4 of 20

What should you consider when planning a route for your journey?

Weight restrictions

Speed cameras

Speed limit changes

One-way streets

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Question 5 of 20

In which of these places might there be a restriction on vehicles over a certain length?

On motorways

At freight terminals

In road tunnels

On dual carriageways

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Question 6 of 20

What does this motorway sign mean?

11 tonnes weight limit

Stop: all lanes ahead closed

Leave the motorway at the next exit

Lane ahead closed

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Question 7 of 20

Where must the repair of a speed limiter be carried out?

At an authorised speed-limiter centre

At any DVSA site

At any dealer centre

At the depot by a mechanic

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Question 8 of 20

What does this sign mean?

Hump bridge

Risk of grounding

Uneven road

Road liable to subsidence

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Question 9 of 20

You're driving a large vehicle on a narrow road with passing places. What will you need to be most aware of?

Its length

Its roof height

Its ground clearance

Its weight

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Question 10 of 20

By approximately how much would 15 passengers increase the weight of your vehicle?

0.5 tonnes

1 tonne

2.5 tonnes

3 tonnes

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Question 11 of 20

What does this sign mean?

The length of a tunnel

The length of a low bridge

The distance to a tunnel

The distance to a low bridge

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Question 12 of 20

By how much can your stopping distance increase in icy weather?

2 times

4 times

10 times

20 times

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Question 13 of 20

The height of your vehicle is 4.2 metres (14 feet). What should you do as you approach this bridge?

Keep to the centre of the arch and give way to oncoming traffic

Drive through slowly, keeping to the left of the marked limits

Keep to the centre of the arch and take priority over oncoming traffic

Drive through quickly, keeping to the left of the marked limits

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Question 14 of 20

What category of licence is required to drive an articulated bus?

D

D+E

D1

D1+E

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Question 15 of 20

What's the national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway?

55 mph

60 mph

65 mph

70 mph

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Question 16 of 20

As a guide, how many passengers equal about one tonne?

15

20

25

30

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Question 17 of 20

Who must you tell when your vehicle collides with a bridge?

The police

The local authority

Your local garage

The fire brigade

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Question 18 of 20

Your vehicle is more than 3 metres (9 feet 10 inches) high. Where is this information displayed?

On the windscreen

On the weight plate

In the driver's cab

In the engine bay

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Question 19 of 20

This sign means

No vehicles over 14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m) wide

No vehicles over 14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m) high

Road humps 14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m) apart

No vehicles over 14 feet 6 inches (4.4 m) long

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Question 20 of 20

How would you know that a weight-limit sign doesn't apply to the bus you're driving?

By a plate fitted beneath the weight limit sign

By the colour of the weight limit sign

By a plate attached to the vehicle

By a certificate carried by the driver

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