Case Study 138
Greg is an owner-operator and currently drives an 18,000kg tipper which has a payload of 12,000kg. Greg has a contract moving earth from a large building project in the UK. He currently manages to move 36,000kg of earth during a 12 hour shift.
The maximum permitted weight for the rear axle is 6,000kg
The vehicle Greg drives is fitted with a digital tachograph but is now over ten years old. Its general condition is not great, and it is starting to experience regular mechanical issues.
Greg is seriously considering purchasing a new vehicle soon.
He is driving under EU rules
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Question 1 of 71. Question
How much spare digital tachograph paper should Greg carry in his vehicle?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 72. Question
Before leaving the building site Greg should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 73. Question
If Greg were to buy a new vehicle, what would be the benefits?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 74. Question
Greg has decided to purchase a new truck with a payload of 18,000kg.
How much more earth will he be able to move in a 12 hour shift?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 75. Question
As an owner operator Greg will requireCorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 76. Question
What is the minimum type of operators licence Greg requiresCorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 77. Question
There are four tyres on the rear axle.
How much should each tyre be rated to?CorrectIncorrect