Heavy trucks «C»

Questions Bank section: Safety

  • Drive as similarly as possible to the drivers in the adjacent right and left lanes,.
  • The “two-second count” method.
  • Vehicle length and engine volume method.
  • Estimating a reasonable distance between yourself and the vehicle driving in front.
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0821. When are we required to keep a more-than-customary distance from the vehicle driving in front of us?

  • When driving in low speed on an urban road.
  • When trucks or other heavy vehicles are in front of us.
  • Never: A distance of two seconds is always sufficient.
  • When visibility is poor, when driving on a slippery road or when we are tired.
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0822. When is it permitted to pass more than one vehicle during one overtaking maneuver?

  • It is permitted in a straight and level roadway only, and prohibited in any other type of road.
  • Never: You are lawfully obliged to overtake only one vehicle during an overtaking maneuver, and to return to the right lane.
  • When overtaking is not restricted, and there is enough space in the overtaking lane for safe completion of the overtaking maneuver.
  • It is permitted when you overtake small vehicles only, and prohibited when you overtake big vehicles.
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0823. It is prohibited to start overtaking without verifying

  • Is it permitted? Will I manage to complete it safely, without any doubt?.
  • Does the road have a “hard shoulder”.
  • Does the insurance cover the damages in case of an accident?
  • What is the penalty for prohibited overtaking?
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0824. One of the conditions justifying an overtaking of a driving vehicle is:

  • That the overtaking vehicle is delayed as a result of the slow driving of the vehicle in front.
  • There are no conditions that justify an overtaking.
  • That the difference in speed between the overtaking and the overtaken vehicles is sufficient to complete the manouver.
  • That the overtaken vehicle drives slower than the maximum statutory speed.
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0825. Select the correct sentence:

  • Keeping distance is only required to keep distance while driving in high speeds, and when a heavy vehicle or a bus drives in front.
  • Keeping distance is only required when the driver is very tired and his responses are not quick enough.
  • Keeping distance prevents traffic congestion which damages road infrastructures.
  • By keeping proper distance, an overtaking vehicle can enter the space in front.
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0826. When you are overtaking another vehicle on a two-lane two-way roadway:

  • Don’t worry: The overtaken vehicle should deviate to the right and allow you to overtake it easily.
  • You are commiting a traffic violation! This type of overtaking is illegal.
  • You take a risk of another vehicle appearing in the opposite lane.
  • This type of overtaking usually last 30 seconds.

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0827. How would you get the attention of the overtaken vehicle’s driver while overtaking on a freeway (motorway)?

  • Use the horn for as long as you are passing him. It is important that he doesn't ignore you.
  • You are permitted, if it is necessary, to use the horn briefly before passing, .
  • During day light, turn on the vehicle’s parking lights.
  • If required, signal to him with the vehicle’s four direction indicators.
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0828. You are driving in a two-lane one-way street and try to overtake the vehicle driving in front of you. The main risk in deviating to the left is:

  • The crossing of an unbroken separation line.
  • An incoming vehicle driving in your opposite direction might appear on the lane to your left.
  • Disturbing a vehicle driving in the left lane.
  • Disturbing a vehicle driving behind you on your lane.
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0831. What are the actions you are required to take, before intentionally pulling onto the “hard shoulder” of a non-urban road?

  • Apart from giving a right signal on time, nothing else is required.
  • Slowing down and turning on the four winkers.
  • Good observations mainly to the rear, signaling appropriately and slowing down.
  • Slowig down and turning the steering wheel towards the “hard shoulder” as quickly as possible.
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