Driving Theory Test Questions

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When must you contact the vehicle licensing authority?
When must you notify the licensing authority?
When must you stop your vehicle?
When must you use dipped headlights during the day?
When mustn’t you sound your vehicle’s horn?
When mustn’t you stop on a clearway?
When should you especially check the engine oil level?
When should you flash your headlights at other road users?
When should you use hazard warning lights?
When should you use hazard warning lights?
When traffic lights are out of order, who has priority?
When will anti-lock brakes take effect?
When will you feel the effects of engine braking?
When will your vehicle use more fuel?
When you see a hazard ahead, you should use the mirrors. Why is this?
When you use the brakes, your vehicle pulls to one side. What should you do?
When you’re overtaking a cyclist, you should leave as much room as you would give to a car. What’s the main reason for this?
Where are you most likely to be affected by side winds?
Where can you find reflective amber studs on a motorway?
Where does this marking normally appear on a road?
Where may you overtake on a one-way street?
Where on a motorway would you find green reflective studs?
Where should you never overtake a cyclist?
Where should you take particular care to look for motorcyclists and cyclists?
Where shouldn’t you overtake?
Where shouldn’t you park?
Where will you see these red and white markers?
Where would parking your vehicle cause an obstruction?
Where would you expect to see these markers?
Where would you find these road markings?
Where would you see a contraflow bus and cycle lane?
Where would you see these road markings?
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 driving technique can help you save fuel?
Which instrument-panel warning light would show that headlights are on full beam?
Which is the most vulnerable road user at road junctions?
Which is the sign for a ring road?
Which of the following may help to deter a thief from stealing your car?
Which of the following should you do before stopping?
Which of the following shouldn’t be kept in your vehicle?
Which of the following types of glasses shouldn’t be worn when driving at night?
Which of these, if allowed to get low, could cause you to crash?
Which of these is a hazard warning line?
Which of these is least likely to be affected by side winds?
Which of these is needed before you can legally use a vehicle on the road?
Which of these isn’t allowed to travel in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?
Which of these makes your tyres illegal?
Which of these mustn’t use motorways?
Which of these plates normally appears with this road sign?
Which of these should you allow extra room when overtaking?
Which of these signs means that the national speed limit applies?
Which of these signs means the end of a dual carriageway?
Which of these signs means there’s a double bend ahead?
Which of these signs means turn left ahead?
Which of these signs shows that you’re entering a one-way system?
Which of these will help you to keep your car secure?
Which person’s signal to stop must you obey?
Which road user has caused a hazard?
Which shape is used for a ‘give way’ sign?
Which sign means ‘no entry’?
Which sign means no motor vehicles allowed?
Which sign means no motor vehicles are allowed?
Which sign means ‘no stopping’?
Which sign means that pedestrians may be walking along the road?
Which sign means that there may be people walking along the road?
Which type of sign tells you not to do something?
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 roundabouts?
Which vehicle will use a blue flashing beacon?
Which vehicles should use the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway?
While you’re driving, a warning light on your vehicle’s instrument panel comes on. What should you do?
While you’re driving in fog, it becomes necessary to use front fog lights. What should you remember?
Who can use a toucan crossing?
Who has priority at an unmarked crossroads?
Who may use toucan crossings?
Who should obey diamond-shaped traffic signs?
Who’s especially in danger of not being seen as you reverse your car?
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 excise duty (road tax)?
Why are mirrors often slightly curved (convex)?
Why are place names painted on the road surface?
Why are these yellow lines painted across the road?
Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights?
Why can it be an advantage for traffic speed to stay constant over a longer distance?
Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down, or select neutral, for long periods of time while you’re driving?
Why do MOT tests include a strict exhaust emission test?
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 driving downhill?
Why is it dangerous to leave rear fog lights on when they’re not needed?
Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car?
Why is it particularly important to carry out a check on your vehicle before making a long motorway journey?
Why is it unwise to follow this vehicle too closely?
Why is travelling in neutral for long distances (known as coasting) wrong?
Why must these road markings be kept clear?
Why must you take extra care when turning right at this junction?
Why should motorcyclists wear bright clothing?
Why should the junction on the left be kept clear?
Why should you allow extra room when overtaking a motorcyclist on a windy day?
Why should you always reduce your speed when travelling in fog?
Why should you be cautious when going past this stationary bus?
Why should you look particularly for motorcyclists and cyclists at junctions?
Why should you make sure that your indicators are cancelled after turning?
Why should you never wave people across at pedestrian crossings?
Why should you reduce your speed when driving along this road?
Why should you switch off your rear fog lights when the fog has cleared?
Why should you switch your lights on when it first starts to get dark?
Why will a motorcyclist look round over their right shoulder just before turning right?
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. What should you do?
You arrive at an incident. There’s no danger from fire or further collisions. What’s your first priority when attending to an unconscious motorcyclist?
You arrive at the scene of a crash. Someone is bleeding badly from an arm wound. Nothing is embedded in it. What should you do?
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 avoid busy times when travelling. How will this affect your journey?
You break down on a level crossing. The lights haven’t yet begun to flash. What’s the first thing you should do?
You break down on a motorway. You need to call for help. Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone rather than a mobile phone?
You can’t see clearly behind when reversing. What should you do?
You claim on your insurance to have your car repaired. Your policy has an excess of £100. What does this mean?
You enter a road where there are road humps. What should you do?
You find that you need glasses to read vehicle number plates at the required distance. When must you wear them?
You find that your eyesight has become very poor and your optician cannot help you. By law, who should you tell?
You have a collision while your car is moving. What’s the first thing you must do?
You have third-party insurance. What does this cover?
You have to leave valuables in your car. What would it be safest to do?
You have to make a journey in fog. What should you do before you set out?
You have too much oil in your engine. What could this cause?
You intend to turn left at the traffic lights. What should you do just before turning?
You intend to turn left from a main road into a minor road. What should you do as you approach it?
You intend to turn right into a side road. Why should you check for motorcyclists just before turning?
You keep well back while waiting to overtake a large vehicle. What should you do if a car moves into the gap?
You lose control of your car and damage a garden wall. No-one is around. What must you do?
You lose your way on a busy road. What’s the best action to take?
You need to top up your battery. What level should you fill it to?
You notice horse riders in front. What should you do first?
You park at night on a road with a 40 mph speed limit. What should you do?
You see a car on the hard shoulder of a motorway with a ‘help’ pennant displayed. What does this mean?
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 with a red band. What does this tell you?
You see a pedestrian waiting at a zebra crossing. What should you normally do?
You see a pedestrian with a dog wearing a yellow or burgundy coat. What does this indicate?
You see street lights but no speed-limit signs. What will the speed limit usually be?
You see these markings on the road. Why are they there?
You see this amber traffic light ahead. Which light, or lights, will come on next?
You see this line across the road at the entrance to a roundabout. What does it mean?
You see this sign ahead. What does it mean?
You see this sign ahead. What should you expect?
You see this signal overhead on the motorway. What does it mean?
You service your own vehicle. How should you get rid of the old engine oil?
You shouldn’t normally travel on the hard shoulder of a motorway. When can you use it?
You take some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What should you do before driving?
You take the wrong route and find you’re on a one-way street. What should you do?
You think the driver of the vehicle in front has forgotten to cancel their right indicator. What should you do?
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, which is protected by a frontal airbag. What must you do before setting off?
You want to reverse into a side road, but you aren’t sure that the area behind your car is clear. What should you do?
You want to turn left at this junction. Your view of the main road is restricted. What should you do?
You want to turn right at a box junction. There’s oncoming traffic. What should you do?
You want to turn right from a junction but your view is restricted by parked vehicles. What should you do?
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 allowed on your vehicle’s tow hitch?
You wish to turn right ahead. Why should you take up the correct position in good time?
Your car gets a puncture while you’re driving on the motorway. You get it onto the hard shoulder. What should you do?
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 doctor has given you a course of medicine. Why should you ask how it will affect you?
Your mobile phone rings while you’re travelling. What should you do?
Your motorway journey is boring and you feel drowsy. What should you do?
Your tyre bursts while you’re driving. What should you do?
Your vehicle breaks down in a tunnel. What should you do?
Your vehicle breaks down on the hard shoulder of a motorway. You need to use your mobile phone to call for help. What should you do?
Your vehicle catches fire while driving through a tunnel. It’s still driveable. What should you do?
Your vehicle has a puncture on a motorway. What should you do?
Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. You aren’t able to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do?
Your vehicle has broken down on an automatic railway level crossing. What should you do first?
Your vehicle is fitted with a hand-held telephone. What should you do to use the phone?
Your vehicle is insured third-party only. What does this cover?
Your vehicle is stationary. When may you use its horn?
You’re about to drive home from holiday when you become ill. A doctor prescribes drugs that are likely to affect your driving. What should you do?
You’re about to drive home. You can’t find the glasses you need to wear. What should you do?
You’re about to drive home. You feel very tired and have a severe headache. What should you do?
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 slow-moving motorcyclist. Which one of these signs 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. A pedestrian is waiting to cross behind you. What should you do?
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. The traffic lights have failed. What should you do?
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 when you see the long vehicle in front signalling left but positioned 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 red traffic light. What will the signal show next?
You’re approaching a roundabout. There are horses just ahead of you. What should you do?
You’re approaching a zebra crossing. Pedestrians are waiting to cross. What should you do?