Commercial Vehicle Operators’ Registration Practise Test

Questions for Practice Test

Question 1

1. All operators travelling outside Ontario with vehicles having a gross vehicle weight (GVW) greater than 11,793 kilograms (kg) should register for the International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)?

a. True
b. False

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Question 2

2. The National Safety Code (NSC) was developed to establish a comprehensive code of:

a. Regulations that do not apply in Ontario
b. Regulations that each province must follow precisely
c. Minimum performance standards for the safe operation of larger commercial vehicles
d. Regulations for the military and other federal government commercial vehicles

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Question 3

3. It is the provincial legislation that regulates operators within each province, not the National Safety Code (NSC) standards.

a. True
b. False

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Question 4

4. Ontario-plated commercial motor vehicles operating in other provinces or in the United States must comply with the applicable legislation in each jurisdiction in which they operate.

a. True
b. False

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Question 5

5. Trucks that have a gross weight or registered gross weight over _______kg or tow trucks, regardless of weight, require a Commercial Vehicle Operators’ Registration (CVOR) certificate.

a. 4,500
b. 4,000
c. 10,000
d. 11,793

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Question 6

6. Buses that have a seating capacity of ______ or more passengers require a Commercial Vehicle Operators’ Registration (CVOR) certificate.

a) 12
b) 10
c) 24
d) 11

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Question 7

7. Commercial Motor Vehicles plated in what jurisdiction(s) require Commercial Vehicle Operators’ Registration (CVOR) certificate?

a. Ontario
b. United States
c. Mexico
d. All of the above

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Question 8

8. The truck and bus operator is the person responsible for the operation of a commercial motor vehicle. The operator is responsible for:

a. Conduct of the driver, mechanical safety condition of the vehicle
b. Mechanical safety condition of the vehicle only
c. Conduct of the driver, mechanical safety condition of the vehicle and the shipping of goods and passengers in the vehicle.
d. Mechanical safety of the vehicle, shipping of goods and passengers in the vehicle

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Question 9

9. Commercial Vehicle Operators’ Registration (CVOR) system monitors:

a. Operator information and Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspections
b. Convictions and reportable collisions
c. Ministry interventions
d. All of the above

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Question 10

10. A Carrier Safety Rating is based on an operator’s safety record, which includes:

a. Collisions and convictions
b. Inspections
c. Facility audits
d. All of the above

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Question 11

11. The Commercial Vehicle Impoundment Program (CVIP) applies to the following vehicles:

a. Trucks, trailers and buses with a gross weight or registered gross weight greater than 4,500 kg including motor homes.
b. Trucks and trailers with a gross weight or registered gross weight greater than 4,500 kg, does not include buses.
c. Trucks, trailers and buses with a gross weight or registered gross weight greater than 4,500 kg.
d. All vehicles operating on Ontario’s highways.

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Question 12

12. The Commercial Vehicle Impound Program (CVIP) criteria is the same as Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Out-Of-Service Criteria:

a. True
b. False

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Question 13

13. Who is responsible for the cost of impoundment including transfer of load, towing, storage, etc.

a. Ministry of Transportation
b. Individual currently driving the commercial vehicle
c. Registered owner of the vehicle
d. Towing company

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Question 14

14. Vehicles required to have mandatory Truck Speed Limiters must ensure the device is set at:

a. 90 km/h
b. 100 km/h
c. 105 km/h
d. 110km/h

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Question 15

15. What is the impound period for the second time a vehicle is found with critical defects within the previous 2 years?

a. 30 Days
b. 10 days
c. 15 days
d. 60 days

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Question 16

16. A 2001 truck with a Manufacturer’s Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (MGVWR) of 24,000 kg that is equipped with an electronic control module must have a working speed limiter.

a. True
b. False

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Question 17

17. Facility Audit results become a part of determining an operator’s Carrier Safety Rating

a. True
b. False

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Question 18

18. The three main elements of a Facility Audit are:

a. Vehicle maintenance, carrier safety rating, and driver records / qualifications
b. Vehicle maintenance, hours of service and driver records / qualifications
c. Preventative maintenance, vehicle records and driver qualifications
d. Vehicle maintenance, hours of service and carrier safety rating

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Question 19

19. What is the legal requirement for an operator of commercial motor vehicles to have a safety program?

a. Every operator must have a safety program
b. Only large operators require a safety program
c. A safety program is recommended and good practice however it is not required
d. A safety program is recommended for operators with a poor safety record only

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Question 20

20. Communication is key to the success of a safety program. What elements will help operators ensure good communication?

a. Reporting system to management and trained staff
b. Document training, incidents, collision, convictions, etc
c. Set-up a tracking system to find records and schedule maintenance and training
d. All of the above

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Question 21

21. A driver of a commercial motor vehicle must carry the following documents to comply with Regulation 199/07 in relation to commercial motor vehicle daily inspection requirements:

a. The appropriate schedule and inspection report(s) for each vehicle
b. The inspection report for that day
c. The inspection reports for the previous 7 days and associated schedules
d. No documentation required to be carried in the vehicle.

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Question 22

22. Buses not used for personal use are required to have semi-annual inspections by a licensed Motor Vehicle Inspection Station (MVIS) and trucks are required to have annual inspections.

a. True
b. False

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Question 23

23. In the Hours of Service requirements, drivers must follow a 7 or 14 day cycle. Who designates the cycle that the driver will follow?

a. The driver
b. The operator
c. Both the operator and the driver must agree
d. Depends on the vehicle you are driving

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Question 24

24. In Ontario what is the maximum driving time allowed during a day?

a. 8 hours
b. 10 hours
c. 12 hours
d. 13 hours

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Question 25

25. If a driver is on a 7 day cycle under the Hours of Service legislation, after accumulating ____ on duty hours a driver must no longer drive a commercial motor vehicle to which the regulation applies?

a. 70 b. 60 c. 0 - There are only limits on the number of hours driven per day

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Question 26

26. Under the Hours of Service regulation, which of the following documents would be considered a supporting document and therefore would be required to be kept for 6 months?

a. hotel receipt
b. fax receipt
c. movie ticket
d. all of the above

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Question 27

27. A driver’s dangerous goods training certificate can be issued and signed by a college that provided training?

a. True
b. False

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Question 28

28. The shipping document for the dangerous goods being transported should be attached to the packaging for the dangerous good.

a. True
b. False

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Question 29

29. When can you remove the placards from a vehicle carrying dangerous goods?

a. When conditions change such that placards are no longer required.
b. When you leave the vehicle
c. When you stop driving
d. Once you have reached your destination

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Question 30

30. What class of licence is required to drive a straight truck with commercial plates and a registered gross weight (RGW) of 12,000 kg?

a. Class G or above
b. Class M or above
c. Class D or above
d. Class B or above

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Question 31

31. When does the validation sticker of a commercial motor vehicle plate expire?

a. At the beginning of the month of validation
b. At the end of the month of validation.
c. The birthday of the registered owner
d. Does not expire

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Question 32

32. The validation sticker for the licence plate on a commercial motor vehicle must be located on the front plate in the upper right hand corner.

a. True
b. False

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Question 33

33. There are limits to the length, width, height and weight of vehicles that can travel on Ontario highways.

a. True
b. False

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Question 34

34. The ministry issues four different types of oversized / overweight permits; annual, project, single trip and special vehicle configuration.

a. True
b. False

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Question 35

35. The cargo securement standards do not allow the use of a tiedown unless:

a. it is marked with its working load limit
b. the standard does not require specific tiedowns
c. it is marked by the manufacturer with respect to its working load limit
d. The driver must carry a certificate identifying the correct tiedowns have been used

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