New Zealand Transport Class 2 specialist licence Questions Jan 2012
Between which two points is the forward distance of a two-axle truck measured?
The distance from the rear axis to the front of the vehicle or its load
What is the maximum distance a vehicle or its load may extend forward from the front edge of the driver's seat (in its rearmost position)?
What is the maximum height from the ground permitted for a vehicle including its load?___________ metre/s
What is the maximum width allowed for a vehicle (other than an agricultural vehicle) including its load?___________ metres or _____________________________________________________________________________
What is the additional width allowable for fasteners used in securing loads?___________ mm on each side
What is the maximum width permitted for a vehicle and its load either side of the longitudinal centre line?___________ metre/s
On a two-axle truck, what is the forward distance?
A vehicle has two load-sharing axles spaced 1.5 metres apart. What kind of axle set is this?__________________________________________ set
Apart from the maximum allowable body or load height of 4.25 metres for a heavy motor vehicle, what additional height is allowed for tarpaulins and lashings used to secure a load?___________ mm
What is the maximum forward distance for a heavy rigid vehicle without a tow coupling?___________ metre/s
For a heavy rigid vehicle whose rear-most axle is a non-steering axle, the maximum rear overhang permitted including its load is the lesser of:___________ metres or ___________ percent of the wheel base
What is the maximum overall length for a heavy rigid vehicle including its load when not towing a trailer??___________ metre/s
What should you do after driving on an uneven surface?
What is the combined rated strength of lashings placed over rigid loads on heavy motor vehicles where loaded against a headboard?______________ x ______________
When you are checking your load, what is the most important thing to look for?
How much weight (sideways) must load restraint systems be able to withstand?
Uncovered, loose bulk loads are liable to fall from the vehicle if they are higher than:______________ mm below the side of the vehicle body
When should you check your load?
Why must a driver do a pre-trip safety inspection?
Who is responsible to see that a load is correctly loaded and secure?
A load of 10 tonne carried on a rigid truck with no headboard is secured by two tie downs. What must the combined strength of the tie downs be?___________ tonne/s
A load of 15 tonne carried on a rigid truck with a headboard is secured by two tie downs. What must the combined strength of the tie downs be equal to or stronger than?
Anchor points to which the lashings are secured must have a strength of at least:______________ x ______________
If a driver (other than a taxi driver) is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum continuous period of work time allowed before a minimum ½ hour break is required?___________ hour/s
If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum period of work time permitted in any cumulative work day?___________ hour/s
If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum period of work time permitted in any cumulative work period?___________ hour/s
If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the minimum continuous rest time to be taken before a new cumulative work period commences?___________ hour/s
Failure by a driver to produce an approved logbook when requested by an enforcement officer is an offence. If you are convicted of this offence, you may be disqualified or fined. What is the maximum you can be fined?
Every driver of a vehicle for which a logbook is required must retain the logbook. For what period of time after the last entry must the logbook be retained?___________ month/s
If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the minimum continuous period of rest time that must be taken before commencing a new cumulative work day?___________ hour/s
After 5½ hours of continuous work time, what is the minimum rest time required?___________ hour/s
You are employed as a driver. Within what period of time must you deliver a copy of each completed logbook record to your employer?___________ day/s
You are a driver (other than a taxi driver) and your work time starts at 7am. What is the latest time that you must take a rest break?___________ hour/s
For how long after the date of the last entry must a driver retain their logbook?___________ month/s
How many logbooks must a driver maintain?
What information about the vehicle must be included in the driver's logbook?
Providing the manufacturer's tyre and axle ratings are not exceeded, what is the maximum weight permitted on a twin-tyred axle?___________ kg
What does gross weight mean?
Providing a manufacturer's tyre and axle ratings permit, what is the maximum weight allowed on a single standard-tyred axle?___________ kg
What is the tare weight of the vehicle?
A heavy motor vehicle has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) exceeding:___________ kg
What is the maximum speed limit for a heavy motor vehicle, other than a school bus?___________ km/h
On a heavy motor vehicle fitted with a windscreen, where should the road user licence be displayed?
How often do you have to renew your endorsement to carry dangerous goods?___________ year/s
Whose responsibility is it to ensure a permit is carried for overweight or overdimensional loads?
Where must a road user licence be displayed when a heavy trailer is being towed?
What weight limits must be included on a loading certificate for a heavy motor vehicle?
What is the lowest class of licence required to drive a rigid vehicle that has a gross combined wieght of 12,000kg?Class ___________
From what distance must the rear red light of a heavy goods service vehicle be visible?___________ metre/s