Category D (PCV)


1. 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
2. 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
3. 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.
4. 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
5. When should you use hazard warning lights.
A) To warn other drivers that you are towing.
B) when parked illegally on a busy road.
C) Approaching queuing traffic on a motorway.
D) To thank a driver for giving way to you.
6. 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.
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. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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.
12. Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least.
A) 8hrs.
B) 11hrs.
C) 13hrs.
D) 14hrs.
13. 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
14. A bus driver who is not using a tachograph on a regular service of over 50km must carry which two of these? Select two answers...
A) A drivers hours record book
B) A copy of the service timetable
C) A detailed route map
D) An extract from the duty roster
15. The purpose of a kneeling bus is to?
A) Improve passenger comfort on bumpy roads.
B) Allow the step height to be raised and lowered
C) Help with access under low bridges.
D) Give more clearance over speed ramps.
16. 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.
17. You are parking your vehicle it is fitted with a turbo engine you should.
A) Rev the engine up then switch it off.
B) Allow the engine to idle then switch it off.
C) Switch the engine of immediately.
D) Switch the engine off and on reapeatedly.
18. 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
19. What category of licence is required to drive an articulated bus?
A) D
B) D1
C) D+E
D) D1+ E
20. When driving your half-cab bus you hear the three-bell signal from the conductor this means
A) Stop when safe.
B) The Bus is FULL
C) Bus empty.
D) Move of wen safe.