Category D (PCV)


1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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
4. 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
5. Under EC rules a driver must take a break after a continuous driving period of.
A) 3 hrs.
B) 4.5hrs.
C) 4 hours.
D) 5.5hrs.
6. When a speed limiter is fitted to a bus where must the setting be displayed clearly?
A) In the driver's cab.
B) On the rear of the vehicle
C) On the Nearside of the vehicle
D) On the driver\'s side at the front of the vehicle
7. Which category licence do you need to drive a tri-axle double-deck coach?
A) D1
B) D1+E
C) D
D) C
8. Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least.
A) 8hrs.
B) 11hrs.
C) 13hrs.
D) 14hrs.
9. 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
10. Your vehicle is fitted with a warning device which sounds when reversing when should you not use it in a built-up area.
A) Between 10.30pm and 6.30am
B) Between 11.30pm and 7am
C) Between 11pm and 6.30am
D) Between 12.30am and 8am
11. 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.
12. A large vehicle is most stable when driven in a straight line under.
A) Harsh acceleration
B) Gentle acceleration
C) Gentle braking
D) Harsh braking
13. You have been convicted of a drink driving offence while driving your car and banned from driving. This ban will affect.
A) All your driving entitlements.
B) Only your lorry entitlement
C) Only your car entitlement
D) Only your bus entitlement.
14. You are following a lorry and notice it has a leaking fuel tank what should you be especially aware of?
A) The road may be very slippery
B) The fuel may splash your vehicle
C) Your brake linings will become slippery
D) Your spray reducers will not be effective
15. Vechicle are fitted with air suspension to
A) reduce wear to roads
B) reduce tyre wear
C) improve fuel consumption
D) help the driver stay awake
16. The national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway is?
A) 55mph
B) 65mph
C) 60mph
D) 70mph
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. Speed limiters are fitted to most modern buses and coaches they normally work by
A) Applying the service brake.
B) Reducing fuel supplied to the engine.
C) Applying the secondary brake.
D) Changing to a lower or higher gear.
20. 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