Take the Emergency Situations And Speed Mock Theory Test
If you see a vehicle with a flashing Green light, what might it signify?
Slow moving or broken down vehicle
You are travelling at 40 m.p.h. on a good, dry road. What is the overall stopping distance?
120 ft (36 m)
175 ft (53 m)
190 ft (58 m)
315 ft (96 m)
You may only legally drive when NOT wearing a seatbelt if..
You are making a delivery
You are a policeman
You are a fireman
You have a medical exemption certificate
During an emergency stop your wheels lock and skid, would you
Turn the steering wheel to the left
Turn the steering wheel to the right
Release the brake and let the vehicle roll to a stop
Release the brake and then re-apply it
What is the shortest stopping distance at 70 mph?
73 metres or 240 feet
53 metres or 175 feet
60 metres or 200 feet
96 metres or 315 feet
You are driving on a wet road. You have to do an emergency stop. What should you do?
Select reverse gear
Give an arm signal
Keep both hands on the wheel
Apply the handbrake and footbrake together
Where you see street lights but no speed limit signs the speed limit is usually..
When waiting to emerge into a main road, if you cannot see because of parked cars what should you do?
Wait a few seconds before proceeding
Creep forwards until you can see and proceed when safe
Stop at the line and wait until you can see
Stop at the line and sound your horn
You are approaching a bend at speed. You should begin to brake...
on the bend
after the bend
after changing gears
before the bend
You are driving past parked cars. You notice a wheel of a bicycle sticking out between them. What should you do?
Accelerate past quickly and sound your horn
Brake sharply and flash your headlights
Slow down and wave the cyclist across
Slow down and be prepared to stop for a cyclist
There are no speed limit signs on the road. How is a 30mph limit indicated?
By hazard warning lines
By street lighting
By double yellow lines
By pedestrian islands
The national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a single carriageway road is?
In normal conditions the braking distance when travelling at 50 mph is ...
How should you correct a rear wheel skid?
Steer into it
Steer away from it
Brake hard and not steer at all
Remove your hand's from the steering wheel and let the vehicle steer itself
What is most likely to cause high fuel consumption?
Staying in high gears
Driving above 50 mph
Poor steering control
When you are overtaking a cyclist you should leave as much room as you would give to a car. What is the main reason for this?
The cyclist might change lanes
The cyclist might get off the bike
The cyclist might have to make a right turn
The cyclist might swerve
The coach is signalling to pull out. If you were driving up to the coach, what would you do ?
Flash your headlights.
Give two short toots on the horn.
Stay back and allow the coach to pull away.
Keep going as you must not stop alongside a bus stop.
In which of the following situations would you switch on your hazard warning lights?
When driving in thick fog.
Whilst being towed after a breakdown.
Whilst causing an unavoidable obstruction.
Whilst reversing into a side road.
You are waiting to turn right at the end of a road. Your view is obstructed by parked vehicles. What should you do?
Stop and then move forward slowly and carefully for a proper view
Wait for a pedestrian to let you know when it is safe for you to emerge
Move quickly to where you can see so you only block traffic from one direction
Turn your vehicle around immediately and find another junction to use
When being followed by an ambulance showing a flashing blue beacon you should
pull over as soon as safely possible to let it pass
maintain your speed and course
accelerate hard to get away from it
brake harshly and immediately stop in the road
You are waiting to emerge left from a minor road. A large vehicle is approaching from the right. You have time to turn, but you should wait. Why?
The large vehicle can easily hide an overtaking vehicle
The large vehicle is difficult to steer in a straight line
The large vehicle can turn suddenly
The large vehicle can easily hide vehicles from the left
You are approaching a mini-roundabout. The long vehicle in front is signalling left but positioned over to the right. You should
sound your horn
follow the same course as the lorry
overtake on the left
keep well back
You keep well back while waiting to overtake a large vehicle. A car fills the gap. You should
sound your horn
flash your headlights
drop back further
start to overtake
What is the national speed limit on motorways for cars and motorcycles?
When may you sound the horn?
To give you right of way
To warn others of your presence
To attract a friend's attention
To make slower drivers move over
are not allowed on public roads
approach very quietly
may overtake you without signalling
are only allowed to be driven during daylight hours
You should never attempt to overtake a cyclist
On a one-way street
On a dual carriageway
Just before a left turn
Just before a right turn
What is the safest way to brake....
Brake lightly, then harder as you begin to stop, then ease off just before stopping
Put your gear lever into neutral, brake hard then ease off just before stopping
Brake lightly, push your clutch pedal down and pull your handbrake on just before stopping
Brake hard, out the gear lever into neutral and pull your handbrake on just before stopping
A pedestrian carrying a white stick with red reflective bands is
deaf and blind
deaf and dumb
blind and dumb
You are joining a motorway. Why is it important to make full use of the slip road. ?
To build up speed similar to those already on the motorway
To allow you full access to an overtaking lane
To allow you to use the hard shoulder if required
Because there is room to slow down if required
A roof rack fitted to a car will?
Make the car go faster
Reduce fuel consumption
Increase fuel consumption
Improve road handling
After travelling at high speed for a long period on a motorway which one of the following should you check first when you exit. ?
the distance travelled
When driving why would your reactions be slower?
You are driving in snow
You are driving in the rain
You are driving when tired
You are driving in fog
Ice and snow covers your car, before you leave what should you clear?
The radio aerial
Which things should you do when a front tyre bursts. ?
Change down and brake hard to stop the vehicle quickly
Brake firmly and quickly
Let the vehicle roll to a stop
You are overtaking high-sided vehicle, it's very windy. What should you do?
Expect normal conditions
Increase your speed and go faster
Drive closely along side of other vehicle
Watch for sudden gusts of wind as you pass
While driving in town you see a bus at a bus stop. What should you do?
Pass the bus as quickly as possible
Be prepared to give way if the bus moves off suddenly
Sound your horn and continue carefully
Stop behind the bus
What is the most common factor in causing road accidents. ?
You want to move off from a parked position. The road is busy with traffic passing from behind. You should:-
Signal while waiting for a gap in the traffic.
Edge your way into the traffic until someone gives way to you.
Wait without signalling for a safe gap in the traffic.
Give a signal and move away as soon as someone flashes you.
Which of the following will make your car unroadworthy?
Broken wing mirror
Unreliable brake light
Dent in the car
What should you check your tyres for?
Tread and pressure
Quality of the brand
If it is wet
How many drinks can you get away with if you're driving on an empty stomach?
Two - before you feel it
It depends on how long your journey is
None at all
If you vomit it back out
How should you deal with driver fatigue on the motorway?
Pull onto the hard shoulder, switch on your hazards, and do some stretches in your seat
Do math sums in your head to improve your mental alertness
Stop at the next service stop or parking bay, and park up for a 15-minute snooze
Keep driving as normal
The driver in front is driving very slowly. How do you deal with them?
Drive close to their bumper until they get the message and speed up
Use your horn to make them move over so you can overtake
Stay back and wait for an opportunity to pass
Overtake them quickly
What's the best way to overtake on a busy road?
Use the bus lane and do it from the inside left lane
Look to see if the road is clear, indicate, and get up to speed before pulling out to the right and overtaking
You should never overtake on a busy road
Overtake only if you have a fast car
When is it safe to coast (travel in neutral or with the clutch pressed down)?
Down a hill in an area you know well
When you're running low on petrol and need to save fuel
It's never safe to coast
When you are going to park
What should you do if you have an accident?
Never admit you are responsible
Stop and exchange details
Stop and make sure your car is roadworthy before driving on
Which of the following should you do before stopping?
Sound your horn
Use your mirrors
Brake then look at mirrors
On a long journey you start to feel tired what do you do?
Pull over instantly for a rest
Find a safe place to stop and have a rest
Turn the radio up and buy a coffee
Carry on driving
Which of these is most likely to make you lose concentration while driving?
Talking to a passenger
Singing along to the radio
Using a mobile phone
Looking at mirrors