Below is an example of a CPC module 2 case studies question, to prepare for CPC module 2 you read and understand the "DVSA guide to driving heavy goods vehicles"
Trevor and John are multi-manning a vehicle from the UK to France. They work for TSD Haulage who have been contracted to deliver car exhausts to a manufacturing plant. They are driving a curtain-sided lorry with a gross vehicle weight of 18 tonnes and carrying a 10 tonne load.
This is John’s first trip abroad and he will take the opportunity to learn the ropes from Trevor who has been driving on the continent for over 20 years. Trevor will prepare the vehicle and complete the CMR consignment note before collecting John from his home which is on the way to the ferry port.
Both drivers have just returned from a four-day rest and are keen to get the job done as quickly as possible.
Today is Monday and Trevor will drive the first part of the journey to the ferry port. They will stop for their daily rest at 21:00 in France.
To qualify for multi-manning, John must be collected within:
Trevor has completed 4 hours and 30 minutes of driving and must now take a minimum break of 45 minutes.
John will take over as the driver
(mark two answers)
The daily individual driving limit today for John and Trevor is
What is the total maximum duty time for John & Trevor?
When multi-manning, the maximum period within which all duty time and daily rest must be completed is:
To carry out this delivery, which type of operators licence should TSD Haulage hold?
The wheelbase of the vehicle is 5 metres and the centre of the load is 2 metres from the rear axle.
What is the load on the front axle?
What colour copy of the CMR consignment note must travel with the vehicle?
There are no official questions and answers released by the DVSA regarding this test & they say that candidates must read and understand the DVSA guide to driving large goods vehicle's, We suggest that you spend time reading this as it will play an important role in passing your theory test and understanding the job once you have passed you HGV driving test.
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