Heavy trucks «C»

Questions Bank section: Rules and Regulations

0135. What should a driver of an overtaken vehicle do?

  • He should continue driving without changing his speed and driving lane.
  • An overtaken vehicle should take no interest in the overtaking vehicle, and should continue driving normally.
  • Deviate as much as possible to the road’s edge, without changing his speed.
  • Stop at the side of the road and allow the traffic to pass him.
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0136. When is a driver required to drive on an asphalt paved hard shoulder?

  • When driving a commercial motor vehicle with an overall permissible weight of more than 10,000 Kg.
  • When driving a motor vehicle that is forced to drive at a slow speed due to the cargo it is carrying or to the slope of the road.
  • When driving a bus with an overall permissible weight of more than 10,000 Kg.
  • Never. The law prohibits driving on the road’s edges.
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0137. What gap should be maintained from the vehicle that is driving in front of us?

  • A gap of thirty meters, in order to allow safe stoppage.
  • A gap of forty meters, in order to prevent an accident.
  • A gap of at least three seconds.
  • A gap which always allows us to stop and prevent a collision..
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0138. What is the minimal gap that you should legally maintain from the vehicle in front of you?

  • The distance traveled in at least three second of driving (the 21…22…23 count system)
  • At least twenty two meters.
  • The distance traveled in two seconds of driving.
  • The distance traveled in one second of driving.

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0139. What is a reasonable vehicle speed?

  • On paved roads – 80KpH; on dirt roads – 40KpH.
  • The maximum speed the vehicle can reach under the existing circumstances.
  • A reasonable speed which, considering all the road conditions, and road signs allows the driver to control the vehicle
  • Any speed, as long as the driver fully controls the vehicle.

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0141. In which cases are you legally obliged to slow down?

  • When the road is obstructed, or having poor visibility or sharp bends.
  • Before and during overtaking, for increased safety.
  • In a place that is shaded by a boulevard of high trees.
  • When you approach a place in which delinquent activity might take place.
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0143. In which cases are you obliged to slow down?

  • You are only obliged to slow down in case of busy traffic.
  • When encountering or overtaking an animal.
  • There is no obligation to slow down. There is an obligation to drive carefully.
  • You are obliged to slow down in an urban road only.
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0146. Is it permitted to perform an emergency brake for any reason other than to prevent a road accident?

  • Yes, in a dirt road only, at a distance of 200 meters from buildings.
  • Yes, after signaling a distress sign to the vehicle behind you.
  • Yes, for brake-testing, provided that it does not disturb or endanger any other road user.
  • Yes, in a paved road only, at a distance of 200 meters from buildings.
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0147. Which vehicles are permitted to enter a freeway?

  • Only private motor vehicles.
  • Every motor and non-motor vehicle.
  • A motor vehicle which is permitted and capable of driving at the speed that is indicated on the road sign.
  • Every motor vehicle, except for heavy trucks which might disturb traffic due to their low speed.

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0149. When is it lawfully required to perform a vehicle license test?

  • Every two years, for all vehicle types.
  • Every two years for commercial vehicles and every year for motorcycles.
  • Every two years for all types of private passenger vehicles, without any restriction on the vehicle’s age.
  • Every year or any other lawfully defined period.
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