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

It will reduce stability


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

The driver of the vehicle


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

No, not at any time


How should a load be carried on your roof rack?

Securely fastened with suitable restraints


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

You mustn't use the right-hand lane


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


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

When carrying a heavy load


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

The vehicle's handling


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

A stabiliser fitted to the tow bar


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

Breakaway cable


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

In the vehicle handbook


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