Driving Theory Test Questions (2022)

This is the latest database of official DVSA driving theory test revision questions. These questions are up-to-date for 2022. You need to have a good understanding of these questions if you are taking your test this year.

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A casualty isn’t breathing normally and needs CPR. At what rate should you press down and release on the centre of their chest?
A collision has just happened. An injured person is lying in a busy road. What’s the first thing you should do?
A cycle lane, marked by a solid white line, is in operation. What does this mean for car drivers?
A driver’s behaviour has upset you. How can you get over this incident safely?
A horse rider is in the left-hand lane approaching a roundabout. Where should you expect the rider to go?
A police car is following you. What should you do if the police officer flashes the headlights and points to the left?
A police officer asks to see your documents. You don’t have them with you. How many days do you have to 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?
After a collision, someone is unconscious in their vehicle. When should you call the emergency services?
An adult casualty isn’t breathing. To maintain circulation, CPR should be given. What’s the correct depth to press down on their chest?
An injured motorcyclist is lying unconscious in the road. The traffic has stopped and there’s no further danger. What could 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?
Are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that’s being towed?
As you approach a pelican crossing, the lights change to green. What should you do if older people are still crossing?
At an incident, a casualty is unconscious but breathing. When should you move them?
At an incident, a casualty isn’t breathing. What should you do while helping them to start breathing again?
At an incident, how could you help a casualty who has stopped breathing?
At an incident, how could you help a small child who isn’t breathing?
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. How could you help them?
At an incident, someone is unconscious and you want to help. What would be the first thing to check?
At night, what does it mean if you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a bright red light?
At traffic lights, what does it mean when the amber light shows on its own?
Do you need to plan rest stops when you’re planning a long journey?
Following a collision, a person has been injured. What would be a warning sign for shock?
For how long is a Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN) valid?
For how long is an MOT certificate normally valid?
How can drinking alcohol affect your ability to drive?
How can drivers help the environment?
How can driving in a fuel-efficient manner help protect the environment?
How can you avoid wasting fuel?
How can you avoid wheelspin when you’re driving on an icy road?
How can you help to prevent your car radio being stolen?
How can you identify traffic signs that give orders?
How can you make sure that a satellite navigation (satnav) system doesn’t distract you when you’re driving?
How can you plan your route before starting a long journey?
How can you reduce the chances of your car being broken into when leaving it unattended?
How can you reduce the damage your vehicle causes to the environment?
How can you reduce the environmental harm caused by your motor vehicle?
How can you reduce the risk of your vehicle being broken into at night?
How can you use your vehicle’s engine as a brake?
How can you use your vehicle’s engine to control your speed?
How do smart motorways prevent traffic bunching?
How does drinking alcohol affect your driving behaviour?
How far are you allowed to reverse?
How much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions?
How much more fuel will you use by driving at 70 mph, compared with driving at 50 mph?
How should a load be carried on your roof rack?
How should the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway be used?
How should you dispose of a used vehicle battery?
How should you drive in areas with traffic-calming measures?
How should you drive when you’re driving along a road that has road humps?
How should you give an arm signal to turn left?
How should you overtake horse riders?
How should you position yourself when you use the emergency telephone on a motorway?
How should you react to inexperienced drivers?
How should you signal if you’re going straight ahead at a roundabout?
How should you use anti-lock brakes when you need to stop in an emergency?
How should you use the lanes on a motorway?
How will a heavy load on your roof rack affect your vehicle’s handling?
How will a police officer in a patrol vehicle signal for you to stop?
How will a roof rack affect your car?
How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop?
How will you benefit from following the manufacturer’s service schedule for your vehicle?
How will your journey be affected by travelling outside the busy times of day?
How would age affect an older person’s driving ability?
How would under-inflated tyres affect your vehicle?
If you’re involved in a collision, what will reduce the risk of neck injury?
In order to supervise a learner driver you need to have held a full driving licence for the same category of vehicle, for at least three years. What other requirement must you meet?
In which conditions will your overall stopping distance increase?
In winter, road signs can become covered by snow. What does this sign mean?
It’s very windy. What should you do if you’re behind a motorcyclist who’s overtaking a high-sided vehicle?
On a road where trams operate, which vehicles will be most at risk from the tram rails?
On a smart motorway, what does this sign mean?
On a three-lane motorway, which lane should you use if there’s no traffic ahead?
On a vehicle, where would you find a catalytic converter?
On what type of road surface may anti-lock brakes be ineffective?
Other drivers may sometimes flash their headlights at you. What’s the official meaning of this signal?
Other than direction indicators, how can you give signals to other road users?
Powered vehicles used by disabled people are small and can be hard to see. What must they display if they’re travelling on a dual carriageway?
Some two-way roads are divided into three lanes. Why are they particularly dangerous?
The conditions are good and dry. When should you use the ‘two-second rule’?
The fluid level in your battery is low. What fluid should you use to top it up?
The road is wet. Why would a motorcyclist steer around drain covers while they were cornering?
The road outside this school is marked with yellow zigzag lines. What do these lines mean?
There are no speed-limit signs on the road. How is a 30 mph limit generally indicated?
There are objects hanging from your interior mirror. Why could this be a hazard?
There’s been a collision. A motorcyclist is lying injured and unconscious. Why should you only remove their helmet if it’s essential?
There’s been a collision. How can you help a driver who’s suffering from shock?
There’s been a heavy fall of snow. What should you consider before driving in these conditions?
This junction, controlled by traffic lights, has a marked area between two stop lines. What’s this for?
Traffic officers operate on motorways and some primary routes in England and Wales. What are they authorised to do?
What action should you take when you see flashing amber lights under a school warning sign?
What advice should you give to a driver who has had a few alcoholic drinks at a party?
What can be damaged if you turn the steering wheel when the car isn’t moving?
What can cause excessive or uneven tyre wear?
What can people who live or work in towns and cities do to help reduce urban pollution levels?
What can result when you travel for long distances in neutral (known as coasting)?
What can seriously reduce your ability to concentrate?
What can you achieve if you drive smoothly?
What can you do to help prevent tiredness on a long journey?
What can you do to reduce environmental damage caused by your vehicle?
What can you expect if you drive using rapid acceleration and heavy braking?
What circumstances require you to notify the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)?
What colour are the reflective studs along the left-hand edge of the motorway?
What colour are the reflective studs between a motorway and a slip road?
What colour are the reflective studs between the hard shoulder and the left-hand lane of a motorway?
What colour are the reflective studs between the lanes on a motorway?
What could cause you to crash if the level is allowed to get too low?
What could you do to help injured people at an incident?
What could you do to reduce the volume of traffic on the roads?
What do the long white lines along the centre of the road mean?
What do these motorway signs mean?
What do these zigzag white lines mean?
What do you need before you can legally use a motor vehicle on the road?
What does ’25’ mean on this motorway sign?
What does a red traffic light mean?
What does a sign with a brown background show?
What does fuel-efficient driving achieve?
What does it mean if the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) indicator lamp lights up while you’re driving?
What does it mean if the signs at a bus lane show no times of operation?
What does it mean if this light comes on while you’re driving?
What does it mean if you see a pedestrian with a dog that has a yellow or burgundy coat?
What does it mean if you see this signal on the motorway?
What does it mean if your insurance policy has an excess of £500?
What does it mean if your vehicle keeps bouncing after you sharply press down and release on the bodywork over a wheel?
What does it mean when a moving vehicle is showing a flashing amber beacon?
What does the solid white line at the side of the road indicate?
What does the term ‘blind spot’ mean?
What does the white line along the side of the road indicate?
What does third-party insurance cover?
What does this arm signal mean?
What does this curved arrow road marking mean?
What does this line across the road at the entrance to a roundabout mean?
What does this motorway sign mean?
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What does this road marking mean?
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What hazard should you be aware of when travelling along this street?