Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. The near side of a vehicle is
A) The side close to the kerb
B) The side close to the centre line
C) The Passenger side of the vehicle
D) The driver side of the vehicle
2. You are driving in heavy fog on a motorway and you look down to your left and see green studs !!! What colour should you be looking at if your going straight on?
A) Red
B) Yellow
C) Amber
D) JP advice You should have went to spec savers
3. Under EC rules what is the maximum daily driving time allowed?
A) 9 hours extended to ten hours on two days of the week.
B) 8 hours on three days a week.
C) 6 hours extended to 9 hours two days a week.
D) 10 hours extended to 9 hours.
4. In a diesel engine which of the following fuels would most improve vehicle emissions.
A) High sulphur diesels.
B) Red diesel.
C) Low sulphur diesel.
D) Blue diesel.
5. If using a tachograph which of the following apply? select two answers..
A) You must carry enough approved charts.
B) Damaged charts can be used if they are clean.
C) Dirty charts can be used if they are undamaged.
D) All charts must be cleaned and undamaged.
6. You are driving a lorry with a high load. Telephone companies on the route must be told if the height is more than?
A) 4 meters.
B) 4.30 meters
C) 5 meters
D) 5.25 meters
7. You are driving a tractor unit fitted with two air lines. You want to couple up to a trailer with three air-lines.How should this be done.
A) The trailer auxiliary line should be left unconnected.
B) Only the auxiliary line should be connected.
C) Only the service line should be connected.
D) The trailer service line should be left unconnected.
8. How far can a load overhang at the rear before you must use triangular projection markers?
A) 1m
B) 2.9 m
C) 3m
D) 2m
9. A large vehicle is most stable when driven in a straight line under.
A) Harsh braking.
B) Gentle braking.
C) Gentle acceleration.
D) Harsh acceleration.
10. Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag
If using Low Rolling Resistance Tyres You will
A) Save Fuel
B) Use more Fuel
C) freewheel doen hills better
D) Roll down hils much faster when coasting
11. You are uncoupling a lorry and trailer. After disconnecting the electric line you should?
A) Stow it away safely.
B) Drive forward slowly.
C) Lower the landing gear.
D) Apply the trailer brake.
12. You are driving a lorry carrying a load which is 4.5m (14feet 9inches) wide. What is your max speed allowed on a motorway?
A) 30mph.
B) 40mph.
C) 50mph.
D) 60mph.
13. The emergency line is common to both two and three-line brake systems.What is its colour?
A) Red
B) Blue
C) Black
D) Yellow
14. Your tachograph chart becomes dirty or damaged. What should you do?
A) Continue with the same chart and enter the details in writing.
B) Use a spare chart and destroy the damaged chart.
C) Use a spare chart and attach it to the damaged one.
D) Continue to use the chart.
15. Jack-Knifing of an articulated lorry is more likely to occur when the trailer is?
A) Loaded at the front.
B) Loaded at the rear.
C) Unloaded.
D) Fully loaded.
16. An engine management system on your vehicle.
A) will cause you to use less fuel if you press the Accelerator when starting.
B) works only at night.
C) will cause you to use more fuel if you press the Accelerator when starting
D) Can save you fuel on short Journeys.
17. You are driving a 14 tonnes lorry on a single carriageway road with a national speed limit applies sign what is the max speed limit?
A) Max 30mph.
B) Max 40mph.
C) Max 50mph.
D) Max 60 mph.
18. What colours do you need to remember when thinking about over hang of 2 meters or more
A) Red /yellow
B) Red/White
C) yellow /Red
D) Green /Blue
19. When you drive a lorry in high winds after a cafe stop the vehicle can be subjected to.
A) Flatulence
B) Buffeting
C) Skidding
D) Buffet
20. At the end of your working week you have driven a total of 56hours. What is the max number of hours that you can drive in the following week under EC rules?
A) 24.
B) 34.
C) 44.
D) 54.