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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When may you wait in a box junction?
When must you contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)?
When must you stop your vehicle?
When must you use dipped headlights during the day?
When must your vehicle have valid insurance cover?
When should tyre pressures be checked?
When should you check the engine oil level?
When should you flash your headlights at other road users?
When should you leave a two-second gap between your vehicle and the one in front?
When should you update your vehicle registration certificate?
When should you use hazard warning lights?
When should you use the left-hand lane of a motorway?
When should you use the right-hand lane of a three-lane dual carriageway?
When should you use your vehicle’s horn?
When will a new car need its first MOT test?
When will you feel the effects of engine braking?
When will your vehicle use more fuel?
When would you increase the pressure in your tyres so that it’s above the normal value?
When would you use an emergency refuge area on a smart motorway?
When would you use the right-hand lane of a two-lane dual carriageway?
When would you use the right-hand lane on a three-lane motorway?
Where are amber reflective studs found on a motorway?
Where can you find reflective amber studs on a motorway?
Where is your vehicle most likely to be affected by side winds?
Where may you overtake on a one-way street?
Where should you avoid overtaking?
Where should you park your vehicle at night?
Where should you stop to rest if you feel tired while you’re travelling along a motorway?
Where should you take particular care to look for motorcyclists and cyclists?
Where will you see these red and white markers?
Where would it be unsafe to overtake?
Where would parking your vehicle cause an obstruction?
Where would you expect to see these markers?
Where would you find green reflective studs on a motorway?
Where would you find these flashing red light signals?
Where would you find these road markings?
Where would you see a contraflow bus lane?
Where would you see this road marking?
Where would you see this sign?
Where would you see this sign?
Where’s the safest place to park your vehicle at night?
Which arm signal tells you that the car you’re following is going to pull up?
Which colour follows the green signal at a puffin crossing?
Which diagram shows a hazard warning line?
Which document may the police ask you to produce after you’ve been involved in a collision?
Which driving technique can help you save fuel?
Which instrument-panel warning light would show that headlights are on main beam?
Which is the most vulnerable road user?
Which is the sign for a ring road?
Which lights must you use if you’re driving on a well-lit motorway at night?
Which lights should you switch on when daytime visibility is poor but not seriously reduced?
Which lights should you use when you’re driving in a tunnel?
Which of these signs warns you of a zebra crossing?
Which plate may appear with this road sign?
Which road user has caused a hazard?
Which road users are most difficult to see when you’re reversing your car?
Which road users benefit from toucan crossings?
Which shape is used for a ‘give way’ sign?
Which sign informs you that you’re coming to a ‘no through road’?
Which sign means ‘no entry’?
Which sign means no motor vehicles allowed?
Which sign means ‘no stopping’?
Which sign means that pedestrians may be walking along the road?
Which sign means that the national speed limit applies?
Which sign means that there may be people walking along the road?
Which sign means the end of a dual carriageway?
Which sign means there will be two-way traffic crossing your route ahead?
Which sign means there’s a double bend ahead?
Which sign means turn left ahead?
Which sign means you have priority over oncoming vehicles?
Which sign shows that a tanker is carrying dangerous goods?
Which sign shows that you’re entering a one-way system?
Which type of crossing allows cyclists to ride across while pedestrians are also crossing?
Which type of glasses would make driving at night more difficult?
Which type of sign tells you what you must not do?
Which type of vehicle does this sign apply to?
Which type of vehicle should you be ready to give way to as you approach this bridge?
Which vehicle is most likely to take an unusual course at a roundabout?
Which vehicle might have to take a different course from normal at a roundabout?
Which vehicle should you allow extra room as you overtake them?
Which vehicle will use a blue flashing beacon?
Which vehicles are least likely to be affected by side wind?
Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?
Which vehicles aren’t allowed to use the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?
Which vehicles should use the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway?
Who has priority at an unmarked crossroads?
Who has priority when traffic lights are out of order?
Who is authorised to signal you to stop?
Who may use toucan crossings?
Who should obey diamond-shaped traffic signs?
Who’s legally responsible for ensuring that a vehicle registration certificate (V5C) is updated?
Who’s responsible for making sure that a vehicle isn’t overloaded?
Who’s responsible for paying the vehicle tax?
Why are place names painted on the road surface?
Why are these yellow lines painted across the road?
Why are vehicle mirrors often slightly curved (convex)?
Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights?
Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down, or select neutral, for long periods of time while you’re driving?
Why could it be dangerous to reverse from a side road into a main road?
Why do MOT tests include an exhaust emission test?
Why do motorcyclists often look round over their right shoulder just before turning right?
Why do motorcyclists use dipped headlights in daylight?
Why do motorcyclists wear bright clothing?
Why does this junction have a ‘stop’ sign and a stop line on the road?
Why have ‘red routes’ been introduced in major cities?
Why is a toucan crossing different from other crossings?
Why is it a good idea to plan your journey to avoid busy times?
Why is it bad technique to coast when you’re driving downhill?
Why is it dangerous to drive too close to the vehicle ahead?
Why is it dangerous to leave rear fog lights switched on after the fog has cleared?
Why is it important to make full use of the slip road as you join a motorway?
Why is it important to wear suitable shoes when you’re driving?
Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car?
Why is it particularly important to check your vehicle before making a long motorway journey?
Why is travelling in neutral for long distances (known as coasting) bad driving technique?
Why must you take great care when emerging from this junction?
Why should drivers be more careful on roads where trams also operate?
Why should the junction on the left be kept clear?
Why should these road markings be kept clear?
Why should you allow extra room while overtaking a motorcyclist on a windy day?
Why should you be cautious when going past this bus waiting at a bus stop?
Why should you check for motorcyclists just before turning right into a side road?
Why should you check the information leaflet before taking any medicine?
Why should you keep well to the left as you approach a right-hand bend?
Why should you look carefully for motorcyclists and cyclists at junctions?
Why should you make sure that your indicators are cancelled after turning at a junction?
Why should you never wave people across at pedestrian crossings?
Why should you reduce your speed here?
Why should you reduce your speed when you’re driving or riding in fog?
Why should you slow down as you approach this hazard?
Why should you switch off your rear fog lights when the fog has cleared?
Why should you switch your headlights on when it first starts to get dark?
Why should you test your brakes after this hazard?
Why should you try and park in a secure car park?
Why should you use your mirrors when you see a hazard ahead?
Why would you fit chains to your wheels?
You arrive at an incident. A pedestrian is bleeding heavily from a leg wound. The leg isn’t broken and there’s nothing in the wound. How could you help?
You arrive at an incident. There’s no danger from fire or further collisions and the emergency services have been called. What’s your first priority when attending to an unconscious motorcyclist?
You arrive at the scene of a crash where someone is bleeding heavily from a wound in their arm. Nothing is embedded in the wound. What could you do to help?
You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle crash. No other vehicle is involved. The rider is unconscious and lying in the middle of the road. What’s the first thing you should do at the scene?
You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle crash. The rider is injured. When should their helmet be removed?
You have to arrive on time for an appointment. How should you plan for the journey?
You have to make an unexpected journey. You’re carrying a five-year-old child on the back seat of your car. They’re under 1.35 metres (4 feet 5 inches) tall. How should you seat them if a correct child restraint isn’t available?
You intend to turn left at the traffic lights. What should you do just before turning?
You lose control of your car and damage a garden wall. What must you do if the property owner isn’t available?
You need glasses to read a vehicle number plate at the required distance. When must you wear them?
You need to top up your battery with distilled water. What level should you fill it to?
You plan your route before starting a journey. Why should you also plan an alternative route?
You see a horse rider as you approach a roundabout. What should you do if they’re signalling right but keeping well to the left?
You see a pedestrian carrying a white stick that also has a red band. What does this mean?
You see these double white lines along the centre of the road. When may you park on the left?
You see this amber traffic light ahead. Which light, or lights, will come on next?
You service your own vehicle. How should you dispose of the old engine oil?
You stop on the hard shoulder of a motorway and use the emergency telephone. Where’s the best place to wait for help to arrive?
You take some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What should you do before driving your car?
You want to park and you see this sign. What should you do on the days and times shown?
You want to put a rear-facing baby seat on the front passenger seat. What must you do if the passenger seat is protected by a frontal airbag?
You want to reverse into a side road. What should you do if you aren’t sure that the area behind your car is clear?
You want to turn left at this junction. What should you do if your view of the main road is restricted?
You want to turn right at a box junction. What should you do if there’s oncoming traffic?
You want to turn right from a junction. What should you do if your view is restricted by parked vehicles?
You want to turn right from a main road into a side road. What should you do just before turning?
You wish to tow a trailer. Where would you find the maximum noseweight for your vehicle’s tow hitch?
You wish to turn right ahead. Why should you take up the correct position in good time?
Your car breaks down on a level crossing. What’s the first thing you should do?
Your car gets a puncture while you’re driving on the motorway. What should you do when you’ve stopped on the hard shoulder?
Your car needs to pass an MOT test. What may be invalidated if you drive the car without a current MOT certificate?
Your car requires an MOT certificate. When is it legal to drive it without an MOT certificate?
Your insurer will issue you with an insurance certificate. When must you produce this document for inspection?
Your vehicle breaks down on a motorway and you manage to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do if you use your mobile phone to call for help?
Your vehicle breaks down on a motorway and you need to call for help. Why might it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone rather than a mobile phone?
Your vehicle broke down on the hard shoulder of a motorway, but has now been repaired. How should you rejoin the main carriageway?
Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. In which direction should you walk to find the nearest emergency telephone?
Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. What should you do if you aren’t able to get onto the hard shoulder?
Your vehicle has stalled in the middle of a level crossing. What should you do if the warning bells start to ring while you’re trying to restart the engine?
Your vehicle is stationary. When may you use its horn?
You’re about to drive home. What should you do if you feel very tired and have a severe headache?
You’re about to drive your car. What should you do if you can’t find the glasses you need to wear?
You’re about to go down a steep hill. What should you do to control the speed of your vehicle?
You’re about to overtake a cyclist. Why should you leave them as much room as you would give to a car?
You’re about to overtake a slow-moving motorcyclist. Which sign would make you take special care?
You’re about to overtake. What should you do when you see this sign?
You’re about to reverse into a side road. What should you do if a pedestrian is waiting to cross behind your car?
You’re about to start a journey in freezing weather. What part of your vehicle should you clear of ice and snow?
You’re approaching a busy junction. What should you do when, at the last moment, you realise you’re in the wrong lane?
You’re approaching a crossroads. What should you do if the traffic lights have failed?
You’re approaching a junction where the traffic lights aren’t working. What should you do when a police officer gives this signal?
You’re approaching a mini-roundabout. What should you do if a long vehicle in front signals left but positions over to the right?
You’re approaching a red light at a puffin crossing. Pedestrians are on the crossing. When will the red light change?
You’re approaching a roundabout. What should you do if a cyclist ahead is signalling to turn right?
You’re approaching a roundabout. What should you do if there are horses being ridden in front of you?
You’re approaching a zebra crossing. What should you do if pedestrians are waiting to cross?
You’re approaching an unmarked crossroads. How should you deal with the junction?
You’re approaching this roundabout. What should you do when a cyclist is keeping to the left while signalling to turn right?
You’re approaching traffic lights and the red light is showing. What signal will show next?
You’re at a junction controlled by traffic lights. When should you wait at a green light?
You’re at an incident. What could you do to help an unconscious casualty?
You’re at the front of a queue of traffic waiting to turn right into a side road. Why is it important to check your right mirror just before turning?
You’re at the scene of an incident. How could you help someone who’s suffering from shock?
You’re behind this cyclist. When the traffic lights change, what should you do?