Take the random mock theory test
The national speed limit on a dual carriageway is
As a driver what does the term Blind Spot mean ?
An area not covered by your headlamps
An area not seen in your mirrors
An area covered by your right hand mirror
An area covered by your left hand mirror
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
Which type of crossing detects the movements of pedestrians?
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
You should take extra care when overtaking at night because
All drivers are tired
Large vehicles have to drive slower
Speed and distance are harder to judge
Most street lights do not work
You notice horse riders in front. What should you do first?
Accelerate around them
Be prepared to slow down and check your mirror
Pull into the middle of the road
At which of these places are you sometimes allowed to park?
On the near side lane of a motorway
On a clearway
Where there is a single broken yellow line
On a zig-zag line on a zebra crossing
You are driving along a single track road with passing places only on the right. A vehicle behind wishes to overtake. Should you?
Wait opposite the passing place on the right
Drive into the passing place on the right
You are joining the motorway. Why is it important to use the slip road?
Because you can slow down if you need to
To build up speed similar to traffic on the motorway
To get into the fast lane
To continue on the hard shoulder
If your steering suddenly feels light it is a sign that...
Your power steering system has failed
You are steering whilst the car is stationary
The tyres are losing their grip on the road
Your tyre pressures are low
When snow is falling heavily you should...
use your rear foglights
not drive unless you have a mobile phone
drive only when your journey is short
not drive unless it is essential
Areas reserved for trams may have...
metal studs around them
white line markings
yellow hatch markings
At puffin crossings which light will not show to a driver?
Objects hanging from your interior mirror may...
restrict your view
help your concentration
improve your driving
You are on a narrow road at night. A slow moving vehicle ahead has been signalling right for some time. What should you do?
Flash your headlights before overtaking
Signal right and sound your horn
Wait for the signal to be cancelled before overtaking
Overtake on the left
What type of crossing is it when cyclists and pedestrians can cross?
You would flash your headlights to:
To let somebody out at junction
To tell a bus driver that you're letting him out
To warn people of your presence
To tell people of a speed camera ahead
You're driving on a quiet motorway at night which lane should you drive in?
Which age group of drivers is most likely to be involved in an accident?
17 to 25 year olds
34 to 45 year olds
46 ro 55 year olds
65 to 75 year olds
At which pedestrian crossings are cyclists permitted to cross?
When the fluid level in your battery is low you should top it up with
Water that has been boiled
What is most likely to cause high fuel consumption?
Staying in high gears
Driving above 50 mph
Poor steering control
You are travelling in heavy rain. Your overall stopping distance is likely to be
Up to 15 times greater
When driving on a narrow road only wide enough for one vehicle......
You may park in the passing places.
You should consider sounding your horn at sharp bends.
You should ONLY stop and give way to farm vehicles.
You should not give way at all
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 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
Which of these IS NOT allowed to travel in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?
A small delivery van
A vehicle towing a trailer
A motorcycle and side-car
Following a large vehicle too closely is unwise because
your brakes will overheat
your engine will overheat
your view ahead is increased
your view ahead is reduced
You are following a vehicle at a safe distance on a wet road. Another driver overtakes you and pulls into the gap you have left. What should you do?
Flash your headlights as a warning
Drop back to regain a safe distance
Try to overtake safely as soon as you can
Stay close to the other vehicle until it moves on
What is the national speed limit on motorways for cars and motorcycles?
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
What is the national speed limit for cars and motorcycles in the centre lane of a three-lane motorway?
What is the speed limit on motorways for cars and motorcycles?
The right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway is
for lorries only
the right-turn lane
an overtaking lane
an acceleration lane
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
What do these zigzag lines at pedestrian crossings mean?
No parking at any time
Slow down to 20 mph
Parking allowed only for a short time
Sounding horns is not allowed
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
You are driving at night on an unlit road in moderate traffic. You should...
Have your lights on full beam so you can see where you're going
Switch off your headlights so you can see the road
Use dipped-beam headlights
Use fog lights
When is it safe to read a map when you're driving?
If you've stopped in traffic
If you need a power nap
When you've parked
Traffic congestion causes noise and air pollution. Which of the following would NOT reduce congestion?
Cycling to work
Planting more trees
Going on bus
Reducing your speed from 85mph to 70mph improves fuel efficiency by how much?
For the average family car the most economical speed to drive at is...
What does this sign mean?
Traffic signals not in use
Which type of vehicle does this sign apply to?
What is the meaning of this sign?
Level crossing without a barrier or gate ahead
Level crossing with barrier or gate ahead
Trams crossing ahead
Dip in the road
You see a temporary maximum speed limit sign while approaching roadwork's. You must?
Comply with the sign during the working day
Comply with the sign during the hours of darkness
Comply with the sign at all times
Comply with the sign when the lanes are narrow
Puffin crossings are for use by?
Pedestrians and cyclists
On long journeys you should stop frequently and?
Have a rest
Fill up with fuel
Eat a meal
Take a shower
Where would you find it most difficult to see horses and riders ahead of you on a narrow country road?
On left-hand bends
When travelling downhill
When travelling uphill
On right-hand bends