Driving Theory Test Questions (2018-2020)

Below is the previous database of official DVSA driving theory test revision questions. These questions are similar to the ones in the latest database, although some questions have since been removed and others reworded.

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A casualty has an injured arm. They can move it freely but it’s bleeding. Why should you get them to keep it in a raised position?
A casualty isn’t breathing normally. Chest compressions should be given. At what rate?
A collision has just happened. An injured person is lying in a busy road. What’s the first thing you should do to help?
A cycle lane, marked by a solid white line, is in operation. What does this mean for car drivers?
A driver pulls out of a side road in front of you, causing you to brake hard. What should you do?
A driver’s behaviour has upset you. What can you do to safely get over this incident?
A horse rider is in the left-hand lane approaching a roundabout. Where should you expect the rider to go?
A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you. What should you do?
A new car will need its first MOT test when it’s how old?
A person has been injured. They may be suffering from shock. What are the warning signs to look for?
A police car is following you. The police officer flashes the headlights and points to the left. What should you do?
A police officer asks to see your documents. You don’t have them with you. Within what time must you produce them at a police station?
A single carriageway road has this sign. What’s the maximum permitted speed for a car towing a trailer?
A slow-moving lorry showing this sign is travelling in the middle lane of a three-lane motorway. How should you pass it?
A tanker is involved in a collision. Which sign shows that it’s carrying dangerous goods?
A trailer must stay securely hitched to the towing vehicle. What additional safety device must be fitted to a trailer braking system?
A vehicle pulls out in front of you at a junction. What should you do?
After a collision, someone is unconscious in their vehicle. When should you call the emergency services?
After passing your driving test, you suffer from ill health. This affects your driving. What must you do?
After refuelling your vehicle, what should you do to avoid spillage?
After this hazard you should test your brakes. Why is this?
Ahead of you, traffic in the left-hand lane is slowing. What should you do?
An adult casualty isn’t breathing. To maintain circulation, compressions should be given. What’s the correct depth to press for each compression?
An injured motorcyclist is lying unconscious in the road. The traffic has stopped and there’s no further danger. What should you do to help?
An injured person has been placed in the recovery position. They’re unconscious but breathing normally. What else should be done?
Anti-lock brakes reduce the chances of skidding. When is this particularly important?
Are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that’s being towed?
As a driver, why should you be more careful where trams operate?
As you approach a pelican crossing, the lights change to green. What should you do if elderly people are halfway across?
At a junction, you see this sign partly covered by snow. What does it mean?
At a pelican crossing, what must you do when the amber light is flashing?
At a puffin crossing, which colour follows the green signal?
At a railway level crossing, the red lights continue to flash after a train has gone by. What should you do?
At an incident, a casualty is unconscious but breathing. When should you move them?
At an incident, a casualty is unconscious. You need to check whether they’re breathing. How long should you allow for this check?
At an incident, a casualty isn’t breathing. What should you do while helping them to start breathing again?
At an incident, a small child isn’t breathing. To restore normal breathing, how should you breathe into their mouth?
At an incident, it’s important to look after any casualties. What should you do with them when the area is safe?
At an incident, someone is suffering from severe burns. What should you do to help them?
At an incident someone is unconscious. What would your priority be?
At an incident, what should you do with a casualty who has stopped breathing?
At night, you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a bright red light. What does this mean?
At this junction, there’s a ‘stop’ sign and a solid white line on the road surface. Why is there a ‘stop’ sign here?
At traffic lights, what does it mean when the amber light shows on its own?
At which type of crossing are cyclists allowed to ride across with pedestrians?
Before driving through a tunnel, what should you do?
Before overtaking a large vehicle, you should keep well back. Why is this?
Before starting a journey, it’s wise to plan your route. How can you do this?
By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions?
Daytime visibility is poor but not seriously reduced. Which lights should you switch on?