Driving Theory Test Questions

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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?
During periods of illness, your ability to drive may be impaired. What must you do?
During which manoeuvre may you remove your seat belt?
Following a collision, someone has suffered a burn. The burn needs to be cooled. What’s the shortest time it should be cooled for?
For how long is a Statutory Off-Road Notification (SORN) valid?
For how long is an MOT certificate normally valid?
Fuel consumption is at its highest when you’re doing what?
How can drivers help the environment?
How can driving in an ecosafe manner help protect the environment?
How can you avoid wasting fuel?
How can you help to prevent your car radio being stolen?
How can you identify traffic signs that give orders?
How can you lessen the risk of your vehicle being broken into at night?
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 use your vehicle’s engine as a brake?
How can you use your vehicle’s engine to control your speed?
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 give an arm signal to turn left?
How should you overtake a long, slow-moving vehicle on a busy road?
How should you overtake horse riders?
How should you signal when going straight ahead at a roundabout?
How should you use a satellite navigation system so that it doesn’t distract you when you’re driving?
How should you use the emergency telephone 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 normally get you to stop?
How will a roof rack affect your car’s performance?
How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop?
How will your vehicle be affected when you drive up steep hills?
How would age affect an elderly person’s driving ability?
How would you identify a section of road used by trams?
How would you react to drivers who appear to be inexperienced?
In daylight, an approaching motorcyclist is using dipped headlights. Why?
In good conditions, what’s the typical stopping distance at 70 mph?
In heavy motorway traffic, the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision?
In very hot weather the road surface can become soft. What will this affect?
In what way are provisional car licence holders restricted?
In which circumstances may you use hazard warning lights?
In which conditions are your anti-lock brakes most unlikely to prevent skidding?
In which conditions should you leave at least a two-second gap between your vehicle and the one in front?
In which conditions will your overall stopping distance increase?
In which of these circumstances must you show your insurance certificate?
In which of these situations should you avoid overtaking?
In windy conditions, which activity requires extra care?
It can be helpful to plan your route before starting a journey. Why should you also plan an alternative route?
It’s a very windy day and you’re about to overtake a cyclist. What should you do?
It’s essential that tyre pressures are checked regularly. When should this be done?
It’s important to wear suitable shoes when you’re driving. Why is this?
It’s very windy. You’re behind a motorcyclist who’s overtaking a high-sided vehicle. What should you do?
On a motorway, what’s an emergency refuge area used for?
On a motorway, when should the hard shoulder be used?
On a road where trams operate, which of these vehicles will be most at risk from the tram rails?
On a three-lane dual carriageway, what can the right-hand lane be used for?
On a three-lane motorway, what does this sign mean?
On a three-lane motorway, which lane should you normally use?
On a vehicle, where would you find a catalytic converter?
On what type of road surface may anti-lock brakes not work effectively?
On which occasion may you enter a box junction?
On which occasion should you inflate your tyres to more than their normal pressure?
On which part of a motorway are amber reflective studs found?
Other drivers may sometimes flash their headlights at you. In which situation are they allowed to do this?
Other than direction indicators, how can you give signals to other road users?
Over what distance are you allowed to reverse?
Overall stopping distance is made up of thinking distance and braking distance. You’re on a good, dry road surface, with good brakes and tyres. What’s the typical braking distance from 50 mph?
Powered vehicles used by disabled people are small and hard to see. How do they give early warning when on a dual carriageway?
Some junctions controlled by traffic lights have a marked area between two stop lines. What’s this for?
Some two-way roads are divided into three lanes. Why are these particularly dangerous?
The conditions are good and dry. When should you use the ‘two-second rule’?
The driver of the car in front is giving this arm signal. What does it mean?
The dual carriageway you’re turning right onto has a very narrow central reservation. What should you do?
The fluid level in your battery is low. What should you top it up with?
The left-hand pavement is closed due to street repairs. What should you do?
The Pass Plus scheme has been created for new drivers. What’s its main purpose?
The red lights are flashing. What should you do when approaching this level crossing?
The road is wet. Why might a motorcyclist steer round drain covers on a bend?
The road outside this school is marked with yellow zigzag lines. What do these lines mean?
There are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign. What action should you take?
There are no speed-limit signs on the road. How is a 30 mph limit indicated?
There’s a bus lane on your left. The signs show no times of operation. What does this mean?
There’s a tractor ahead. You want to overtake but you aren’t sure whether it’s safe. What should you do?
There’s been a collision. A driver is suffering from shock. What should you do?
There’s been a collision. A motorcyclist is lying injured and unconscious. Unless it’s essential, why should you not usually attempt to remove their helmet?
These flashing red lights mean that you must stop. Where would you find them?
To help keep your vehicle secure at night, where should you park?
Traffic officers operate on motorways and some primary routes in England. What are they authorised to do?
Traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?
Turning the steering wheel while stationary can cause damage to which part of your car?
Unless signs show otherwise, what’s the national speed limit for a car or motorcycle on a motorway?
Up to how much more fuel will you use by driving at 70 mph, compared with driving at 50 mph?
What action would you take when elderly people are crossing the road?
What advice should you give to a driver who has had a few alcoholic drinks at a party?
What are triangular signs for?
What basic rule applies when you’re using a motorway?
What can a loose filler cap on your diesel fuel tank cause?
What can be badly affected when you overload your vehicle?
What can cause excessive or uneven tyre wear?
What can cause excessive or uneven tyre wear?
What can driving smoothly achieve?
What can fitting chains to your wheels help to prevent?
What can people who live or work in towns and cities do to help reduce urban pollution levels?
What can rapid acceleration and heavy braking lead to?
What can result when you travel for long distances in neutral (known as coasting)?
What can seriously affect your ability to concentrate?
What causes the most damage to the environment?
What colour are the reflective studs between a motorway and its slip road?
What colour are the reflective studs between the lanes on a motorway?
What could you do to reduce the volume of traffic on the roads?
What do these motorway signs show?
What do these zigzag lines at pedestrian crossings mean?
What do traffic-calming measures do?
What does ’25’ mean on this motorway sign?
What does a circular traffic sign with a blue background do?
What does a flashing amber beacon mean when it’s on a moving vehicle?
What does a red traffic light mean?
What does a sign with a brown background show?
What does driving a vehicle with anti-lock brakes allow you to do?
What does ecosafe driving achieve?
What does it mean if this light comes on while you’re driving?
What does ‘tailgating’ mean?
What does the law require you to keep in good condition?
What does the Pass Plus scheme enable newly qualified drivers to do?
What does the solid white line at the side of the road indicate?
What does the term ‘blind spot’ mean for a driver?
What does the white line along the side of the road indicate?
What does this motorway sign mean?
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