Driving Theory Test Questions

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You’re approaching a zebra crossing where pedestrians are waiting. Which arm signal might you give?
You’re approaching an unmarked crossroads. How should you deal with this type of junction?
You’re approaching roadworks on a motorway. What should you do?
You’re approaching this cyclist. What should you do?
You’re approaching this roundabout and see the cyclist signal right. Why is the cyclist keeping to the left?
You’re at a junction controlled by traffic lights. When shouldn’t you proceed at green?
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. Someone is suffering from shock. How should you treat them?
You’re behind this cyclist. When the traffic lights change, what should you do?
You’re being followed by an ambulance showing flashing blue lights. What should you do?
You’re braking on a wet road. Your vehicle begins to skid. It doesn’t have anti-lock brakes. What’s the first thing you should do?
You’re carrying a child in your car. They’re under three years old. Which of these is a suitable restraint?
You’re carrying a five-year-old child in the back seat of your car. They’re under 1.35 metres (4 feet 5 inches) tall. A correct child restraint isn’t available. How should you seat them?
You’re carrying an 11-year-old child in the back seat of your car. They’re under 1.35 metres (4 feet 5 inches) tall. What must you make sure of?
You’re carrying two 13-year-old children and their parents in your car. Who’s responsible for seeing that the children wear seat belts?
You’re checking your trailer tyres. What’s the legal minimum tread depth over the central three-quarters of its breadth?
You’re coming up to a roundabout. A cyclist is signalling to turn right. What should you do?
You’re dazzled at night by a vehicle behind you. What should you do?
You’re driving a friend’s children home from school. They’re both under 14 years old. Who’s responsible for making sure they wear a seat belt or approved child restraint where required?
You’re driving a slow-moving vehicle on a narrow, winding road. What should you do?
You’re driving a vehicle that has anti-lock brakes. How should you apply the footbrake when you need to stop in an emergency?
You’re driving along a country road. You see this sign. What should you do after dealing safely with the hazard?
You’re driving along a wet road. How can you tell if your vehicle’s tyres are losing their grip on the surface?
You’re driving along this motorway. It’s raining. What should you do when following this lorry?
You’re driving along this road. The driver on the left is reversing from a driveway. What should you do?
You’re driving along this road. The red van cuts in close in front of you. What should you do?
You’re driving along this road. What should you be prepared to do?
You’re driving at night and are dazzled by vehicle headlights coming towards you. What should you do?
You’re driving at night on an unlit road, following another vehicle. What should you do?
You’re driving at night with your headlights on full beam. A vehicle is overtaking you. When should you dip your lights?
You’re driving at the legal speed limit. A vehicle comes up quickly behind you, flashing its headlights. What should you do?
You’re driving behind a large goods vehicle. What should you do if it signals left but steers to the right?
You’re driving down a long, steep hill. You suddenly notice that your brakes aren’t working as well as normal. What’s the usual cause of this?
You’re driving down a steep hill. Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down or roll in neutral for too long?
You’re driving in a built-up area that has traffic-calming measures. What should you do when you approach a road hump?
You’re driving in a slow-moving queue of traffic. Just before changing lane, what should you do?
You’re driving in busy traffic. You want to pull up on the left just after a junction on the left. When should you signal?
You’re driving in fog. Why should you keep well back from the vehicle in front?
You’re driving in freezing conditions. What should you do when approaching a sharp bend?
You’re driving in heavy traffic on a wet road. Spray makes it difficult to be seen. What lights should you use?
You’re driving in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway. You see signs showing that the right-hand lane is closed 800 yards ahead. What should you do?
You’re driving in town. Ahead of you a bus is at a bus stop. Which of the following should you do?
You’re driving in town. There’s a bus at the bus stop on the other side of the road. Why should you be careful?
You’re driving in traffic at the speed limit for the road. What should you do if the driver behind is trying to overtake?
You’re driving on a clear night. There’s a steady stream of oncoming traffic. The national speed limit applies. Which lights should you use?
You’re driving on a long journey. What can you do to help prevent tiredness?
You’re driving on a motorway and have to slow down quickly due to a hazard ahead. How can you warn drivers behind of the hazard?
You’re driving on a motorway at night. When may you switch off your headlights?
You’re driving on a motorway. By mistake, you go past the exit that you wanted to take. What should you do?
You’re driving on a motorway. The car in front shows its hazard warning lights for a short time. What does this tell you?
You’re driving on a motorway. When can you use hazard warning lights?
You’re driving on a road that has a cycle lane. The lane is marked by a broken white line. What does this mean?
You’re driving on a road with several lanes. You see these signs above the lanes. What do they mean?
You’re driving on a well-lit motorway on a clear night. What must you do?
You’re driving on a wet motorway with surface spray. What lights should you use?
You’re driving on a wet road. You have to stop your vehicle in an emergency. What should you do?
You’re driving on an icy road. How can you avoid wheelspin?
You’re driving on an icy road. What distance from the car in front should you drive?
You’re driving on an open road in dry weather. What should the distance be between you and the vehicle in front?
You’re driving on the motorway in windy conditions. What should you do as you pass a high-sided vehicle?
You’re driving on the motorway. Well before you reach your intended exit, where should you position your vehicle?
You’re driving on this dual carriageway. Why may you need to slow down?
You’re driving over a level crossing. The warning lights come on and a bell rings. What should you do?
You’re driving past a line of parked cars. You notice a ball bouncing out into the road ahead. What should you do?
You’re driving past parked cars. You notice a bicycle wheel sticking out between them. What should you do?
You’re driving through a tunnel and the traffic is flowing normally. What should you do?
You’re driving towards a zebra crossing. A person in a wheelchair is waiting to cross. What should you do?
You’re driving towards this left-hand bend. What dangers should you be aware of?
You’re driving towards this level crossing. What would be the first warning of an approaching train?
You’re driving with your front fog lights switched on. Earlier fog has now cleared. What should you do?
You’re following a cyclist. What should you do when you wish to turn left just ahead?
You’re following a large vehicle approaching a crossroads. The driver signals to turn left. What should you do?
You’re following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it?
You’re following a long vehicle approaching a crossroads. The driver signals right but moves close to the left-hand kerb. What should you do?
You’re following a long vehicle. As it approaches a crossroads, it signals left but moves out to the right. What should you do?
You’re following a lorry on a wet road. What should you do when spray makes it difficult to see the road ahead?
You’re following a slower-moving vehicle on a narrow country road. There’s a junction just ahead on the right. What should you do?
You’re following a vehicle at a safe distance on a wet road. Another driver overtakes you and pulls into the gap you’ve left. What should you do?
You’re following other vehicles in fog. You have your lights on. What else can you do to reduce the chances of being in a collision?
You’re following two cyclists. They approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane. In which direction should you expect the cyclists to go?
You’re going straight ahead at a roundabout. How should you signal?
You’re going through a congested tunnel and have to stop. What should you do?
You’re going through a long tunnel. What will warn you of congestion or an incident ahead?
You’re having difficulty finding a parking space in a busy town. You can see there’s space on the zigzag lines of a zebra crossing. Can you park there?
You’re in a line of traffic. The driver behind you is following very closely. What action should you take?
You’re in a one-way street and want to turn right. There are two lanes. Where should you position your vehicle?
You’re in a tunnel and you see this sign. What does it mean?
You’re in a tunnel. Your vehicle is on fire and you can’t drive it. What should you do?
You’re in collision with another moving vehicle. Someone is injured and your vehicle is damaged. What information should you find out?
You’re in the left-hand lane at traffic lights, waiting to turn left. At which of these traffic lights mustn’t you move on?
You’re in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway. What do these overhead signs mean?
You’re invited to a pub lunch. You know that you’ll have to drive in the evening. What’s your best course of action?
You’re involved in a collision. Afterwards, which document may the police ask you to produce?
You’re joining a motorway. Why is it important to make full use of the slip road?
You’re leaving your vehicle parked on a road and unattended. When may you leave the engine running?
You’re looking for somewhere to park your vehicle. The area is full except for spaces marked ‘disabled use’. What can you do?
You’re making an appointment and will have to travel a long distance. How should you plan for the journey?
You’re on a busy main road and find that you’re travelling in the wrong direction. What should you do?
You’re on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on your side of the road?
You’re on a dual carriageway. Ahead, you see a vehicle with an amber flashing light. What could this be?
You’re on a good, dry road surface. Your brakes and tyres are good. What’s the typical overall stopping distance at 40 mph?
You’re on a long motorway journey. What should you do if you start to feel sleepy?
You’re on a motorway. A lorry has stopped in the right-hand lane. What should you do when you see this sign on the lorry?
You’re on a motorway. A red cross is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?
You’re on a motorway and there are red flashing lights above every lane. What must you do?
You’re on a motorway at night, with other vehicles just ahead of you. Which lights should you have on?
You’re on a motorway in fog. The left-hand edge of the motorway can be identified by reflective studs. What colour are they?
You’re on a motorway. Red flashing lights appear above your lane only. What should you do?
You’re on a motorway. There’s a contraflow system ahead. What would you expect to find?
You’re on a motorway. What colour are the reflective studs on the left of the carriageway?
You’re on a road that’s only wide enough for one vehicle. A car is coming towards you. What should you do?
You’re on a smart motorway. A mandatory speed limit is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?
You’re on a three-lane motorway. A red cross is showing above the hard shoulder and mandatory speed limits above all other lanes. What does this mean?
You’re on a three-lane motorway. There are red reflective studs on your left and white ones to your right. Which lane are you in?
You’re on a two-lane dual carriageway. Why would you use the right-hand lane?
You’re on a well-lit road at night, in a built-up area. How will using dipped headlights help?
You’re on the motorway. Luggage falls from your vehicle. What should you do?
You’re parked at the side of the road. You’ll be waiting some time for a passenger. What should you do?
You’re parked in a busy high street. What’s the safest way to turn your vehicle around so you can go the opposite way?
You’re parked on the road at night. Where must you use parking lights?
You’re planning a long journey. Do you need to plan rest stops?
You’re planning to tow a caravan. Which of these will be the biggest aid to the vehicle handling?
You’re reversing your vehicle into a side road. When would the greatest hazard to passing traffic occur?
You’re signalling to turn right in busy traffic. How would you confirm your intention safely?
You’re testing your suspension. You notice that your vehicle keeps bouncing when you press down on the front wing. What does this mean?
You’re the first person to arrive at an incident where people are badly injured. You’ve switched on your hazard warning lights and checked all engines are stopped. What else should you do?
You’re the first to arrive at the scene of a crash. What should you do?
You’re towing a caravan. Which is the safest type of rear-view mirror to use?
You’re towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. What must you do if all the lanes are open?
You’re towing a trailer along a three-lane motorway. When may you use the right-hand lane?
You’re towing a trailer on a motorway. What’s the speed limit for a car towing a trailer on this road?
You’re travelling along a motorway and feel tired. Where should you stop to rest?
You’re travelling along a motorway. When are you allowed to overtake on the left?
You’re travelling along a motorway. Where would you find a crawler or climbing lane?
You’re travelling along a street with parked vehicles on the left-hand side. Why should you keep your speed down?
You’re travelling along this narrow country road. How should you pass the cyclist?
You’re travelling at 50 mph on a good, dry road. What’s your typical overall stopping distance?
You’re travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?
You’re travelling behind a moped. What should you do when you want to turn left just ahead?
You’re travelling in the left-hand lane of a three-lane motorway. How should you react to traffic joining from a slip road?
You’re travelling in very heavy rain. How is this likely to affect your overall stopping distance?
You’re travelling on a motorway in England. You must stop when signalled to do so by which of these?
You’re travelling on a road that has speed humps. What should you do when the driver in front is travelling more slowly than you?
You’re turning left at a junction where pedestrians have started to cross. What should you do?
You’re turning left into a side road. What hazard should you be especially aware of?
You’re turning left on a slippery road. What should you do if the back of your vehicle slides to the right?
You’re turning right at a crossroads. An oncoming driver is also turning right. How should you normally deal with this?
You’re turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?
You’re unsure what a slow-moving motorcyclist ahead of you is going to do. What should you do?
You’re using a contraflow system. What should you do?
You’re using a smart motorway. What happens when it’s operating?
You’re waiting at a level crossing. A train passes but the lights keep flashing. What must you do?
You’re waiting at a level crossing. The red warning lights continue to flash after a train has passed by. What should you do?
You’re waiting at a pelican crossing. What does it mean when the red light changes to flashing amber?
You’re waiting at a T-junction. A vehicle is coming from the right, with its left indicator flashing. What should you do?
You’re waiting in a traffic queue at night. How can you avoid dazzling drivers behind you?
You’re waiting to come out of a side road. Why should you look carefully for motorcycles?
You’re waiting to emerge at a junction. Your view is restricted by parked vehicles. What can help you to see traffic on the road you’re joining?
You’re waiting to emerge from a junction. The windscreen pillar is restricting your view. What should you be particularly aware of?
You’re waiting to emerge left from a minor road. A large vehicle is approaching from the right. You have time to turn, but you should wait. Why?
You’re waiting to turn right at the end of a road. Your view is obstructed by parked vehicles. What should you do?
You’ve been convicted of driving while unfit through drink or drugs. You’ll find this is likely to cause the cost of one of the following to rise considerably. Which one?
You’ve been involved in an argument that has made you feel angry. What should you do before starting your journey?
You’ve been taking medicine that causes drowsiness. You begin to feel better, but you still need to take the medicine. What should you do about driving?
You’ve broken down on a motorway. In which direction should you walk to find the nearest emergency telephone?
You’ve broken down on a motorway. When you use the emergency telephone, what will you be asked for?
You’ve broken down on a two-way road. You have a warning triangle. At least how far from your vehicle should you place the warning triangle?
You’ve had a breakdown on the hard shoulder of a motorway. When the problem has been fixed, how should you rejoin the main carriageway?
You’ve just been overtaken by this motorcyclist, who has cut in sharply. What should you do?
You’ve just driven out of fog. What must you do now that visibility has improved?
You’ve just gone through deep water. What should you do to make sure your brakes are working properly?
You’ve just passed these warning lights. What hazard would you expect to see next?
You’ve just passed your practical test. You don’t hold a full licence in another category. Within two years you get six penalty points on your licence. What will you have to do?
You’ve just passed your test. How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision?
You’ve stalled in the middle of a level crossing and can’t restart the engine. The warning bells start to ring. What should you do?
You’ve stopped at a pelican crossing. A disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you when the lights change to green. What should you do?
You’ve stopped at an incident to give help. What should you do?