Take the Pre Driving Requirements Mock Theory Test
Any load that is carried on a roof rack MUST be
Securely fastened when driving
Carried only when strictly necessary
As light as possible
Covered with plastic sheeting
You are about to drive but you feel unwell. You should?
Take suitable medicine before driving
Shorten the journey if you can
Promise yourself an early night
What criteria must you meet if you want to teach someone else how to drive?
You must be over 25 and to have held a full licence for at least five years
You must be over 21 and have held a full licence for at least three years.
You must have passed a written theory test approved by the DVLA
You must have the patience of a Saint
Your medical condition means you have to take drugs. Who should you consult to see if you are fit to drive?
Driving Standards Agency
DVLA in Swansea
Children can remain inside a caravan whilst it is being towed when?
Seat belts are fitted to the seats in the caravan
Professionally fitted baby carriers are fitted inside the caravan
There are no restrictions. Common sense and driver skill are the deciding factors
It is illegal to drive with tyres that ..
have been bought second hand
have a large deep cut in the side wall
are of different makes
are of different tread patterns
When you first pass your driving test how long is the probation period, where you go back to learner status, if you obtain six or more penalty points.
Which of these vehicles is NOT required to have an MOT certificate?
A police car
Any vehicle built before 1970
Driving with under-inflated tyres can effect...
An infant under 3 years should only be carried in the front seat of a car if...
They are in a carrycot
They are in an appropriate child restraint
They are on an adult's lap
They are on an approved booster cushion
While driving a vehicle, at what distance MUST you be able to read a number plate
10 metres (33 feet)
15 metres (49 feet)
20.5 metres (67 feet)
30 metres (98 feet)
Once you have passed your Theory and Practical Driving Tests, your licence is usually valid until you reach...
70 years of age
65 years of age
60 years of age
How old must a car be before applying for the FIRST MOT certificate?
1 year old
2 year old
3 year old
4 year old
What is the minimum tyre tread required on a car?
A car driver must ensure that seat belts are worn by?
Children under 14
All front-seat passengers
All rear-seat passengers
When should you NOT use your horn in a built up area?
Between 11.30pm and 7.00am
Between 11.00pm and 8.00am
Between 10.00pm and 7.30pm
Between 9.00pm and 7.00pm
A policeman orders your car to stop. He finds you have a faulty tyre. Who is responsible?
You, the driver
Whoever services the car
The previous owner
Whoever issued the current MOT
Overloading your vehicle can seriously affect the...
When towing a caravan, what is the safest type of rear view mirror to use?
Ordinary door mirrors
Ordinary interior mirror
Extended-arm side mirrors
Interior wide-angle-view mirror
As a car driver, which lane are you NOT allowed to use?
You have just bought a secondhand vehicle. When should you tell the licensing authority of change of ownership?
When an MOT is due
After 28 days
Only when you insure it
A cover note is a document issued before you receive your...
An MOT certificate is normally valid for?
three years after the date it was issued
one year after the date it was issued
You are carrying two 9-year-olds and their parents in your car. Who is responsible for seeing that the children wear seat belts?
The front-seat passenger
The children's parents
You, the driver
How can you, as a driver, help the environment?
By reducing your speed
By using leaded fuel
By driving faster
By harsh acceleration
Your car needs an MOT certificate. If you drive without one this could invalidate your...
road tax disc
vehicle registration document
vehicle service record
You should contact the licensing authority when...
your job status is changed
you go abroad on holiday
you change your name
your job involves travelling abroad
What's the minimum tread depth for car tyres?
Where would a catalytic converter be on a car?
The exhaust system
The air conditioning
The front headlights
Which organisation needs to be informed of any health issues you may have?
What's the minimum age to supervise a learner?
17 years old
18 years old
21 years old
25 years old
As a driver, how can you help the environment?
By using leaded fuel
By driving faster
By driving with your windows down
By reducing your speed
It is essential that tyre pressures are checked regularly. When should this be done?
When the tyres are cold
After a long journey
When the tyres are hot
After filling the vehicle with fuel
A provisional licence holder must not drive a motor car
On a dual carriageway
With passengers in the back
If you get six penalty points within two years of passing your practical test what will you have to do?
Retake your theory and practical tests
Reapply for your provisional licence
Retake the theory test only
Retake the pratical test only
The purpose of a catalytic converter is to...
Reduce oil consumption
Reduce fuel consumption
Reduce toxic exhaust gases
When the fluid level in your battery is low you should top it up with
Water that has been boiled
After buying a secondhand vehicle you should tell the licensing authority ...
After 14 days
When you sell the vehicle
Before an MOT
You are about to return home from holiday when you become ill. A doctor prescribes drugs which are likely to affect your driving. You should...
avoid driving on motorways
drive only if someone is with you
never drive at more than 30 mph
not drive yourself
A police officer asks to see your documents. You do not have them with you. You may produce them at a police station within
Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) will last
for the life of the vehicle
for 12 months only
for as long as you own the vehicle
until the vehicle warranty expires
To drive on the road learners MUST
have NO penalty points on their licence
have a signed, valid provisional licence
have taken professional instruction
apply for a driving test within 12 months
Who is legally responsible for ensuring that a Vehicle Registration Certificate (V5C) is updated?
The registered vehicle keeper
The vehicle manufacturer
Your insurance company
The licensing authority
When should you update your Vehicle Registration Certificate?
When you pass your driving test
When you move house
When your vehicle needs an MOT
When you have an accident
It is important to wear suitable shoes when you are driving. Why?
To prevent wear on the pedals
To enable you to adjust your seat
To maintain control of the pedals
To enable you to walk for assistance if you break down
You are parking on a two-way road at night. The speed limit is 40 mph. You should park on the
left with parking lights on
left with no lights on
right with parking lights on
right with dipped headlights on
You are planning a long journey. Do you need to plan rest stops?
Yes, you should plan to stop every half an hour
Yes, regular stops help concentration
No, you will be less tired if you get there as soon as possible
No, only fuel stops will be needed
A heavy load on your roof rack will
improve the road holding
reduce the stopping distance
make the steering lighter
A trailer must stay securely hitched up to the towing vehicle. What additional safety device can be fitted to the trailer braking system?
You are planning to tow a caravan. Which of these will mostly help to aid the vehicle handling?
A jockey wheel fitted to the towbar
Power steering fitted to the towing vehicle
Anti-lock brakes fitted to the towing vehicle
A stabiliser fitted to the towbar