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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You’re being overtaken by a long, heavily laden lorry. What should you do if it’s taking a long time for it to overtake?
You’re carrying a child under three years old in your car. Which restraint is suitable for a child of this age?
You’re carrying an 11-year-old child on the front seat of your car. They’re under 1.35 metres (4 feet 5 inches) tall. What seat belt security must be in place?
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 driving a car fitted with automatic transmission. When would you use ‘kick down’?
You’re driving a car that has a diesel engine. What can a loose filler cap on your fuel tank cause?
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 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 road. What should you do if the red car cuts in close in front of you?
You’re driving at night and looking for somewhere to park. When may you park on the right-hand side of the road?
You’re driving at night on an unlit road. What should you do if you’re following another vehicle?
You’re driving at night. What should you do if you’re dazzled by a vehicle behind you?
You’re driving at night. What should you do if you’re dazzled by headlights coming towards you?
You’re driving at night with your headlights on main beam. A vehicle is overtaking you. When should you dip your headlights?
You’re driving at the legal speed limit. What should you do if the vehicle behind approaches quickly, flashing its headlights?
You’re driving behind a large goods vehicle. What should you do if it signals left but steers to the right?
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. What should you do just before changing lane?
You’re driving in busy traffic. You want to pull up 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 as you approach a sharp bend?
You’re driving in heavy traffic on a wet road. Which lights should you use if there’s a lot of surface spray?
You’re driving in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway. What should you do if you see a sign showing that the right-hand lane is closed 800 yards ahead?
You’re driving in town. Why should you be careful if there’s a bus at a bus stop on the other side of the road?
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 busy main road. What should you do if you find that you’re driving in the wrong direction?
You’re driving on a clear night. Which lights should you use if the national speed limit applies and there’s a steady stream of oncoming traffic?
You’re driving on a country road that has no pavement. What should you anticipate finding on your side of the road?
You’re driving on a motorway and have to slow down suddenly due to a hazard ahead. How can you warn drivers behind of the hazard?
You’re driving on a motorway at night. Which lights should you have on if there are other vehicles just ahead of you?
You’re driving on a motorway. What does it mean if the car in front shows its hazard warning lights for a short time?
You’re driving on a one-way street. What should you do if you realise you’ve taken the wrong route?
You’re driving on a road that has a cycle lane. What does it mean if the lane is marked by a broken white line?
You’re driving on a road with several lanes. What do these signs above the lanes mean?
You’re driving on a single carriageway road. Why should you keep well back while you’re following a large vehicle?
You’re driving on a three-lane motorway. How should you overtake a slow-moving lorry in the middle lane if it’s showing this sign?
You’re driving on a wet road. What should you do if you have to stop your vehicle in an emergency?
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 distance should you keep from the vehicle in front?
You’re driving on the motorway. How can you lower the risk of a collision when the vehicle behind is following too closely?
You’re driving on the motorway in windy conditions. What should you do as you overtake a high-sided vehicle?
You’re driving on the motorway. What should you do if luggage falls from your vehicle?
You’re driving on the motorway. Which lane should you get into well before you reach your exit?
You’re driving on this dual carriageway. Why may you need to slow down?
You’re driving past a line of parked cars. What should you do if a ball bounces out into the road ahead?
You’re driving past parked cars. What should you do if you see a bicycle wheel sticking out between the cars?
You’re driving towards a zebra crossing. What should you do if a person in a wheelchair is waiting to cross?
You’re driving towards this left-hand bend. What danger should you be anticipating?
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. What should you do if the fog has cleared?
You’re driving your car. When may you use a hand-held mobile phone?
You’re following a cyclist. What should you do when you wish to turn left a short distance ahead?
You’re following a large vehicle as it approaches a crossroads. What should you do if the driver signals to turn left?
You’re following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it?
You’re following a long vehicle approaching a crossroads. What should you do if the driver signals right but moves close to the left-hand kerb?
You’re following a long vehicle as it approaches a crossroads. What should you do if it signals left but moves out to the right?
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. What should you do if there’s a junction just ahead on the right?
You’re following a vehicle on a wet road. You stay a safe distance behind it. What should you do if a driver overtakes you and pulls into the gap you’ve left?
You’re following other vehicles in fog. You have your headlights on dipped beam. What else can you do to reduce the chances of being in a collision?
You’re following two cyclists as they approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane. Where would you expect the cyclists to go?
You’re going through a long tunnel. What will warn you of congestion or an incident ahead?
You’re going to turn left from a main road into a minor road. What should you do as you approach the junction?
You’re having difficulty finding a parking space in a busy town. Can you park on the zigzag lines of a zebra crossing?
You’re in a built-up area at night and the road is well lit. Why should you use dipped headlights?
You’re in a line of traffic. What action should you take if the driver behind is following very closely?
You’re in a one-way street and want to turn right. Where should you position your vehicle when there are two lanes?
You’re in a tunnel and you see this sign. What does it mean?
You’re in the left-hand lane at traffic lights, waiting to turn left. Which signal means you must wait?
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. What should you do if you know that you’ll have to drive in the evening?
You’re joining a motorway from a slip road. How should you deal with traffic already on the motorway?
You’re leaving a safe gap as you follow a large vehicle. What should you do if a car moves into this gap?
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. What should you do if the only free spaces are marked for disabled drivers?
You’re looking for somewhere to safely park your vehicle. Where would you choose to park?
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 that isn’t subject to smart motorway regulations. When should you use the hard shoulder?
You’re on a motorway. What must you do if there’s a red cross showing above every lane?
You’re on a motorway. What should you do if there’s a red cross showing on the signs above your lane only?
You’re on a motorway. When can you use hazard warning lights?
You’re on a road that’s only wide enough for one vehicle. What should you do if a car is coming towards you?
You’re on a smart motorway. What does it mean if a red cross is showing above the hard shoulder and mandatory speed limits above all other lanes?
You’re on a smart motorway. What does it mean when a mandatory speed limit is displayed above the hard shoulder?
You’re on a smart motorway. What does it mean when a red cross is displayed above the hard shoulder?
You’re on a three-lane motorway. Which lane are you in if there are red reflective studs on your left and white ones to your right?
You’re parked in a busy high street. What’s the safest way to turn your vehicle around so you can drive in the opposite direction?
You’re parked on the road at night. When must you use parking lights?
You’re planning to tow a caravan. What will help the handling of the combination?
You’re reversing into a side road. When would your vehicle be the greatest hazard to passing traffic?
You’re stopped at the side of the road. What must you do if you’ll be waiting there for some time?
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 towing a caravan. Which is the safest type of rear-view mirror to use?
You’re towing a trailer along a three-lane motorway. When may you use the right-hand lane?
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 residential street. There are parked vehicles on the left-hand side. Why should you keep your speed down?
You’re travelling along this road. How should you pass the cyclist?
You’re travelling behind a bus. What should you do if it pulls up at a bus stop?
You’re travelling behind a moped. What should you do if you want to turn left a short distance 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. When must you stop your vehicle?
You’re travelling on a road that has road humps. What should you do when the driver in front is travelling more slowly than you?
You’re turning right at a crossroads. An oncoming driver is also turning right. What’s the advantage of turning behind the oncoming vehicle?
You’re turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?
You’re turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do if the central reservation is too narrow to contain your vehicle?
You’re waiting at a level crossing. What must you do if a train passes but the lights keep flashing?
You’re waiting at a level crossing. What should you do if the red warning lights continue to flash after a train has passed by?
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. What should you do if a vehicle is coming from the right, with its left indicator flashing?
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 turn right at the end of a road. What should you do if your view is obstructed by parked vehicles?
You’re waiting to turn right out of a minor road. It’s clear to the left but a lorry is coming from the right. Why should you wait, even if you have enough time to turn?
You’ve been driving in fog. What must you do when the visibility improves?
You’ve been involved in an argument that’s made you feel angry. What should you do before starting your journey?
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 driven up to a pelican crossing. What must you do while the amber light is flashing?
You’ve just been overtaken by this motorcyclist. What should you do if the rider cuts in sharply?
You’ve just gone through flood water. What should you do to make sure your brakes are working properly?
You’ve just passed your driving test. How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision?
You’ve just passed your first practical driving test. What will you have to do if you get six penalty points on your licence in the next two years?
You’ve stopped at a pelican crossing. What should you do if a disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you and the lights change to green?
You’ve stopped at a railway level crossing. What should you do if the red lights continue to flash after a train has gone by?