QUEBEC HEAVY VEHICLE KNOWLEDGE TEST 01

Commercial drivers in Quebec, Canada are subject to a set of strict traffic rules to ensure the safety of themselves and other road users.

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Quebec Commercial Driver Test 01

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In Canada what is the most common cause of traffic incidents involving a heavy vehicle?

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Which sequence of steps describes the correct method for a responsible driver to anticipate and assess dangers on the road?

3 / 30

If you are transporting dangerous substances in the province of Quebec, you are prohibited from driving where?

4 / 30

What aspect of a large commercial vehicle is limited during the annual thaw to reduce the impact on the pavement?

5 / 30

The operator of what sort of vehicle is able to drive after consuming a small amount of alcohol?

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Who would legally be permitted to drive with a blood alcohol level of 0.07?

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During which season are roads the most vulnerable to damage from heavy loads?

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If another driver acts aggressively and jeopardizes your safety on the road, the best response is to:

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If another driver is signalling to move into the lane you occupy, what can you do to be courteous?

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What action should you take if you are driving long hours and feel a sense of 'highway hypnosis' setting in?

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What is a typical warning sign that you are fatigued and should consider stopping in a safe location to rest?

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Which of the following would be considered an 'environmental factor' that would contribute to a driver's level of fatigue?

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What is the minimum number of days for which accurate driving time logs must be kept in the vehicle?

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Which of the following would not be an appropriate action to take when trying to assist at the scene of an accident?

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What will help you to make an informed decision on the road when needing to act quickly to prevent an accident?

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What should you do if you notice that the driver's seat belt does not secure properly when conducting the pre-trip inspection?

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When scanning the road for potential dangers, where should your attention be focused?

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When should a driver ensure that a vehicle is equipped with a warning device?

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When do most fatigue related collisions occur?

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Which of the following is most true about the mental effects of fatigue?

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When might a driver be exempt from the Vehicle Load and Size Limits Regulation for vehicles operating on public roads?

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Why do authorized weight limits vary from zone to zone in Quebec during spring thaw?

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Which of the following statements is true about the laws regarding cell phones and driving?

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What is the main protection that the headrest provides?

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What are the components of a strong diet that will help to manage fatigue?

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Which of the following is not a pre-trip inspection requirement?

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What is the minimum gross vehicle weight rating at which a vehicle is required to stop at an inspection station with its lights flashing?

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What is sleep debt?

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What is the maximum permissible blood alcohol level for a heavy vehicle driver?

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On average, after how many waking hours does a driver's performance actually become worse that that of a driver with a blood alcohol level of 0.05%?

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Some of these rules include mandatory daily inspections of their vehicles and ensuring that they comply with vehicle weight restrictions. In addition, all commercial drivers must adhere to the speed limits and maintain a distance of at least 60 meters from other highway vehicles. It is also mandatory for commercial drivers to use seat belts at all times and to avoid using mobile devices while driving. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in hefty fines or even suspension of their Commercial Driver’s license. Furthermore, to keep their license valid, commercial drivers must ensure they have a clean driving record and attend regular training courses to keep their road safety knowledge up to date. Overall, these rules aim to make road travel safer for all and to minimize the risk of accidents and fatalities caused by commercial vehicles in Quebec, Canada.

To begin your career in commercial driving, you must obtain your Quebec Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, or Class 4 Heavy Vehicle Driver Licence.
These online practice tests were developed to help individuals study for their Heavy Vehicle driver’s licence. Our practice testing area is designed to help you learn the information on your actual written knowledge test and familiarize you with the testing format. All testing material is covered in official Quebec’s ‘Driving a Heavy Vehicle‘ manual.