PCV Test - 4

PCV Test - 4
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Question 1 of 20

Which type of digital tachograph card is used by an approved calibration centre when they're recalibrating the tachograph?

Control card

Company card

Driver card

Workshop card

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Question 2 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 3 of 20

What should you do if you have to leave your vehicle unattended for a very short time?

Leave a note in the window explaining you'll be back soon

Leave the keys available in case of obstruction

Keep the engine running but lock the doors

Secure the vehicle and lock the doors

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Question 4 of 20

Which authority must you contact if your tachograph card is lost or stolen?

The police

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

A tachograph centre

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

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Question 5 of 20

After driving continuously for the maximum period under EU rules, a bus driver must take a break. What's the minimum duration of this break?

15 minutes

30 minutes

45 minutes

60 minutes

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Question 6 of 20

You're driving under EU drivers' hours. How is a week defined under these rules?

Between 00.00 hours on Monday and 24.00 hours the following Sunday

Any seven-day period

Between 00.00 hours and 24.00 hours six days later

A working period of 56 hours

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Question 7 of 20

What should you do if you're asked to leave your bus by an official who isn't in uniform?

Comply with the request

Ask to see a warrant card

Refuse to leave the vehicle

Invite the official aboard

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Question 8 of 20

A driver is convicted of obstructing an enforcement officer in the course of their duties. Under EU drivers' hours regulations, what's the maximum fine they can receive?

Unlimited

3000 Pounds

4000 Pounds

5000 Pounds

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Question 9 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 10 of 20

Under EU rules, how long should your normal daily rest period be?

8 hours

11 hours

13 hours

14 hours

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Question 11 of 20

When are bus operators required to use tachographs for regular journeys?

When the journey is more than 10 km

When the journey is more than 20 km

When the journey is more than 50 km

When the journey is more than 80 km

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Question 12 of 20

How often must an analogue tachograph be checked at an approved calibration centre?

Every 1 year

Every 2 years

Every 5 years

Every 6 years

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Question 13 of 20

The time is 10.00 am. You've been driving non-stop since 6.00 am. Under EU rules, what's the longest you may now drive without a break?

15 minutes

30 minutes

40 minutes

45 minutes

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Question 14 of 20

How long is a digital tachograph driver smart card valid?

One year

Three years

Five years

Ten years

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Question 15 of 20

Who's responsible for the issue of tachograph charts to a bus or lorry driver?

The driver's employer

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

The authorised calibration centre

The local MOT testing centre

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Question 16 of 20

Under EU rules, you can drive for a maximum of nine hours a day. On how many days each week can this be extended to 10 hours?

One day

Two day

Three day

Four day

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Question 17 of 20

What should you do if you feel tired after driving for two-and-a-half hours?

Slow down to a safer speed

Reduce your planned driving time to three and a half hours

Stop as soon as it is safe to do so

Take a less busy route

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Question 18 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 19 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with an analogue tachograph. What should you do if you need to exceed the normal drivers’ hours due to an emergency?

Continue using the same tachograph chart and write an explanation on the back

Remove the tachograph chart and make a manual record of the rest of the journey

Continue; there is no need to give an explanation

Remove the tachograph chart and inform your employer of the reason

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Question 20 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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