Category D (PCV)


1. You are two and a half times over the legal alcohol limit and you are disqualified from driving. Before regaining your licence which body will you have to satisfy that you do NOT have an alcohol problem?
A) The local hospital
B) Drivers\\\' Medical Branch,DVLA
C) Alcoholics Anonymous
D) Vechicle and Operator Services Agency
2. 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.
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. When towing a trailer the maximum speed allowed on a motorway is?
A) 40mph
B) 60mph
C) 50mph
D) 70mph
5. The national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway is?
A) 55mph
B) 65mph
C) 60mph
D) 70mph
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least.
A) 8hrs.
B) 11hrs.
C) 13hrs.
D) 14hrs.
10. While driving at night you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light. This means you are approaching?
A) Men at work
B) An accident blackspot
C) An organised walk
D) Slow moving vehicles
11. 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
12. The tachograph will start recording as soon as the?
A) Engine is started.
B) Vehicle starts moving.
C) Ignition is switched on.
D) Chart is inserted.
13. 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.
14. 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
15. Which category licence do you need to drive a tri-axle double-deck coach?
A) D1
B) D1+E
C) D
D) C
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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
19. 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.
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.