Category D (PCV)


1. Certain weight limit signs do not apply to buses, how would the driver know?
A) By a plate fitted beneath the weight limit sign.
B) By a plate attached to the vehicle.
C) By the colour of the weight limit sign.
D) By a certificate carried by the driver.
2. You intend to drive in Europe. What must you carry?
A) A Valid certfifcate of road worthiness.
B) Your vehicle workshop manual.
C) Your national driving licence.
D) A valid breakdown cover certificate.
3. You have been convicted of a drink-drive offence while driving your car and have been banned from driving this ban will affect
A) Only your car entitlement
B) All your driving entitlements
C) Only your lorry entitlement
D) Only your bus entitlement
4. You may remove your seat belt when carrying out a manoeuvre that involves?
A) Reversing
B) A hill start
C) An emergency stop
D) Driving slowly
5. Under EC rules you may drive for up to nine hours daily on two days of the week this may be increased to a maximum of
A) 9.5 hours
B) 11 hrs
C) 10 hrs
D) 11.5 hrs
6. A police car is following you the police would like you to stop. They will do this by flashing their headlights
A) Signalling with the right indicator
B) Switching their hazard flashers on
C) Signalling with the left indicator
D) Switching their rear fog lights on.
7. You start your journey on a foggy night you are delayed because of the fog and exceed your permitted hours this means.
A) You will not be committing an offence as the delay was due to the weather .
B) Your excess hours can be transfered to another day.
C) You could be committing an offence as the delay could be foreseen.
D) Your excess hours will not apply because of the weather.
8. You are the driver of a 1996 bus which must be fitted with a speed limiter at what speed is the limiter set?
A) 60mph.
B) 70mph
C) 62mph
D) 75mph
9. The national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway is?
A) 55mph
B) 65mph
C) 60mph
D) 70mph
10. The location of which of the following must be clearly labelled on a bus? Select 2 answers...
A) Fuel cut-off switch
B) First aid /fire extinguisher
C) air vents/ash trays
D) Vehicle length
11. You are stationary the air brake pressure warning light comes on. Why should you NOT release the parking brake?
A) Because the vehicle will suddenly roll backwards
B) Because it will cause the air pressure to rise
C) Because the service brake may not stop you
D) Because the warning light will go out
12. The tachograph on your vehicle becomes fault, it can be repaired on return to base if this is within
A) One day
B) One week
C) Three days
D) Two days.
13. A passenger is boarding your busand they are carrying a white stick with a red ring painted on it: What does this mean?
A) They have a learning difficulty
B) They have a physical disability
C) They have poor Vision and hearing
D) They have a speech problem
14. Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?
A) As a defence against a speeding prosecution.
B) For recording extra loading duties and overtime.
C) To record when you have been in a traffic delay
D) to replace the original chart if it gets dirty
15. Your bus has a speed limiter fitted what other related item must it have?
A) An audible warning device for the driver
B) A warning sign on the back of the bus
C) A plate in the cab showing the limited speed
D) A manual over ride switch for emergencies
16. Your vehicle is more than 3 meters high where is this information usually displayed?
A) On the tax disc.
B) In the drivers cab.
C) On the weight plate.
D) In the engine bay.
17. When towing a trailer the maximum speed allowed on a motorway is.
A) 45mph.
B) 70mph.
C) 60mph.
D) 40mph.
18. You are driving on a motorway your stopping distance can increase by up to ten times if the road surface is?
A) Bumpy.
B) Worn
C) Icy
D) Wet
19. The driver of a bus with 18 seats on an excursion journey from London to Scotland should abide by which drivers hours rules?
A) AETR only.
B) Domestic.
C) EC only.
D) EC and AETR.
20. Which category licence do you need to drive a tri-axle double-deck coach?
A) D1
B) D1+E
C) D
D) C