Driver Assesment Test

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Driver Assessment

Section 1 – Drivers’ hours and tachograph regulations
Q1  What is the minimum break requirement after 4 hours 30 minutes of either continuous or cumulative driving under EC rules?
Q2  Which of the following would meet the requirements of a split break from driving?

  1. 1  15 minutes + 30 minutes

  2. 2  20 minutes + 25 minutes

  3. 3  30 minutes + 15 minutes

  4. 4  17 minutes + 35 minutes

Q3 A ‘regular’ daily rest is defined as a period of at least how many consecutive hours?
Q4 Driving time can be extended to 10 hours, on how many occasions in a fixed week?
Q5 At the end of your working week you have driven under EC Rules for 50 hours. What is the maximum number of hours that you can drive in the following week under EC Rules?
Q6 A drivers’ digital tachograph card is valid for a period of:
Q7 A daily rest can be reduced to 9 hours on how many occasions between a drivers’ weekly rest periods?
Q8 You have reported your driver card lost, stolen, damaged or malfunctioning. Providing you follow the rules you can continue to drive for a maximum of :
Q9 Under the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations you are not permitted to work more than how many hours without taking a break?
Q10 A regular weekly rest is defined as a period of at least 45 hours. This can be reduced to 24 hours within the regulations – what are the rules on compensation?
Section 2 - General
Q1 A driver must complete how many hours of periodic training to be awarded the driver qualification card?
Q2 The fixed penalty for failing to carry the DCPC qualification card, after it has been issued, whilst at work is:
Q3 What is the meaning of this road sign?
Q4 This sign means:
Q5 This sign means:
Q6 What do yellow lines painted at right angles to the kerb (as shown below) indicate?
Q7 What is the speed limit for a goods vehicle exceeding 7.5t on a dual carriageway, where national speed limit applies, in England and Wales?
Q8  What is the legal minimum tyre tread depth on a goods vehicle in excess of 3,500kgs gross vehicle weight?
Q9 Under current road traffic legislation, which of the following details must a driver give at the scene of an incident or collision?
Q10 A driver is required to produce their driving licence on demand, if it is not available a police officer can request the licence is produced at a nominated police station within:
Q11 When should a driver walk around check be carried out?
Q12 Who is responsible for the roadworthiness of a goods vehicle on the public highway?
Q13 What is the correct procedure if you find a fault on the vehicle during the walk around check?
Q14 What is the maximum working time permitted in any one week under the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations?
Q15 Which of the following is a defence to a charge of overloading?
Q16 Why is ensuring the load is secured to the vehicle so important?

1 All planned deliveries are made so customer is satisfied
2 Vehicle stability is not compromised
3 According to the regulations nothing must fall or be blown from the vehicle
4 Safety of the driver and other road users
5 Can travel on all classes of road not just motorways and trunk roads
Q17 A lorry is overtaking you on two-lane motorway/dual carriageway. It does not have the speed to get past. What should you d0?
Q18 To use a hand held mobile phone is an offence. The penalty through the fixed penalty system is:
Q19 What is the speed limit on an unrestricted single carriageway for a goods vehicle in England and Wales?
Q20 When should you use hazard warning lights?