Category D (PCV)


1. You are driving on a motorway and suddenly become tired what should you do?
A) Stop on the hard shoulder and rest
B) Stop on the next slip road and rest
C) Leave by the next exit and find a place to stop
D) Stop on the verge of the motorway and rest.
2. Maximum authorised mass refers to the weight of
A) Your vehicle with passengers but no luggage.
B) Your vehicle with luggage but no passengers.
C) Your vehicle without passengers or luggage.
D) your vehicle with both luggage and passengers
3. When driving your vehicle in Europe which of these documents MUST you carry?
A) The vehicle service record
B) Your medical examination form
C) Your national driving licence
D) The vehicle workshop manual
4. What category of licence is required to drive an articulated bus?
A) D
B) D1
C) D+E
D) D1+ E
5. 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.
6. When driving in Europe you must carry
A) A valid certificate of roadworthiness
B) The vehicle registration document
C) The vehicle workshop manual
D) A valid breakdown cover certificate
7. You are taking a weekly rest period away from your normal base. Under EC rules this rest period must last a minimum number of consecutive hours.This must be.
A) 18 hours.
B) 36 hours.
C) 24 hrs.
D) 45 hrs.
8. 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
9. You are driving a long vehicle and you want to turn right. There is a painted mini-roundabout.What should you do?
A) Make sure none of your wheels touch the roundabout.
B) Go ahead,and turn right at the next junction.
C) Avoid going over the roundabout if possible
D) Carefully mount the left-hand kerb to make more room.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. The national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway is?
A) 55mph
B) 65mph
C) 60mph
D) 70mph
13. You are driving a 1996 bus which must be fitted with a speed limiter. At what speed is the limiter set?
A) 60 mph
B) 70 mph
C) 62 mph
D) 72mph
14. 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
15. When towing a trailer the maximum speed allowed on a motorway is?
A) 40mph
B) 60mph
C) 50mph
D) 70mph
16. 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
17. You are about to drive a new vehicle it has an air brake system which may have moisture in the reservoir what should you do?
A) Rely on the automatic drain valve to clear the system.
B) Nothing it is the Vehicles owners responsibility.
C) Find out wether you need to drain the system manually.
D) Leave the engine running for a while before driving.
18. You are driving a high-sided vehicle in very windy conditions. Which of the following should you avoid if possible?
A) Suspension Bridges
B) Steep Hills
C) Country Lanes
D) Road Tunnels
19. Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least.
A) 8hrs.
B) 11hrs.
C) 13hrs.
D) 14hrs.
20. You are driving a long vehicle and you want to turn right there is a painted mini-roundabout.What should you do?
A) Make sure none of your wheels touch the roundabout.
B) Go ahead ,and turn right at the next junction.
C) Avoid going over the roundabout if possible
D) Carefully mount the left-hand kerb to make more room.