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1

How will a heavy load on your roof rack affect your vehicle's handling?

It will reduce stability

2

Who's responsible for making sure that a vehicle isn't overloaded?


The driver of the vehicle

3

Are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that's being towed? 

No, not at any time

4

How should a load be carried on your roof rack?

Securely fastened with suitable restraints

5

What restrictions apply if you're towing a trailer on a three-lane motorway?

You mustn't use the right-hand lane

6

What should you do if you're towing a trailer and it starts to swing from side to side? 

Ease off the accelerator to reduce your speed

7

When would you increase the pressure in your tyres so that it's above the normal value? 

When carrying a heavy load

8

What would be affected if you carry a very heavy load on your vehicle?

The vehicle's handling

9

You're planning to tow a caravan. What will help the handling of the combination?

A stabiliser fitted to the tow bar

10

What safety device must be fitted to a trailer braking system?

Breakaway cable

11

You wish to tow a trailer. Where would you find the maximum noseweight for your vehicle’s tow hitch?

In the vehicle handbook

12

You're carrying a child under three years old in your car. Which restraint is suitable for a child of this age?

A child seat