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High-sided vehicles can be affected by side wind. On which type of road is this most likely? The Road
How could you reduce the problems caused by a strong side wind when driving an empty curtain-sided vehicle on an exposed bridge? The Road
How is a strong wind likely to affect your bus? The Road
How much longer will your stopping distance be in snow than in dry weather? The Road
How should you drive through flood water? The Road
How should you slow down or stop when you’re driving on an icy road? The Road
How should you use the brakes in icy weather? The Road
How will gravity affect a laden vehicle going downhill? The Road
In fast traffic, when should you leave a two-second gap between your vehicle and the one in front? The Road
In strong winds, an overtaking lorry can cause additional air turbulence that can affect other road users. Which vehicle is most at risk from this turbulence? The Road
In which type of weather is spray-suppression equipment particularly useful? The Road
It’s raining heavily. What effect could this have when you overtake a cyclist? The Road
It’s raining. Why would a motorcyclist steer around drain covers on a bend? The Road
It’s very windy and you’re overtaking a motorcyclist on a motorway. What should you be aware of that may cause them problems? The Road
The entrances to roundabouts are often slippery when they’re wet. How should you deal with this hazard? The Road
The road is wet. Why should you slow down as you approach this pedestrian? The Road
This vehicle is fitted with spray-suppression equipment. In what weather conditions will it be most useful? The Road
What component fitted to your vehicle will help following drivers in wet weather? The Road
What do you need to be aware of when you drive over an exposed suspension bridge? The Road
What do you need to be careful of when you’re driving in high winds? The Road
What does it indicate if you see white lights on a vehicle at night? The Road
What does this motorway sign mean? The Road
What ground conditions are suitable for a tipper lorry to tip its load? The Road
What might happen if using the brakes continuously causes them to overheat? The Road
What must bus and coach drivers do when they park their vehicle on the road at night? The Road
What must you be certain of before you overtake at night? The Road
What problem may you have when driving at night? The Road
What should you be aware of when you’re overtaking on a motorway while it’s raining heavily? The Road
What should you do after overtaking on a dual carriageway? The Road
What should you do as you approach a zebra crossing? The Road
What should you do as you approach these roadworks? The Road
What should you do before changing lanes to overtake on a motorway? The Road
What should you do before driving your high-sided lorry in windy weather? The Road
What should you do before driving your lorry away from a wet construction site at the side of a motorway? The Road
What should you do before overtaking on a single carriageway road? The Road
What should you do before you start to overtake a lorry? The Road
What should you do if an overtaking vehicle pulls in too close in front of you? The Road
What should you do if you intend to overtake a lorry that’s throwing up spray? The Road
What should you do if you see a lorry too close behind when you’re driving in traffic on the motorway? The Road
What should you do when you drive in windy weather? The Road
What should you do when you overtake a cyclist on a two-way road? The Road
What should you do when you park your vehicle on a two-way road at night? The Road
What should you do when you want to join a motorway where traffic is flowing freely? The Road
What should you do when you’re overtaking a motorcyclist in very windy conditions? The Road
What time gap should you leave when you’re following a vehicle on a wet road? The Road
What will affect a double-deck bus more than a single-deck bus? The Road
What’s a buffer lane? The Road
What’s a crawler lane for? The Road
What’s the best way to control your vehicle when driving on snow? The Road
What’s the greatest risk to your safety when you’re overtaking on a motorway in very wet weather? The Road
What’s the minimum distance you should allow for braking when it’s raining heavily? The Road
When are air deflectors most effective? The Road
When do drivers of long vehicles need to straddle lanes? The Road
When do long vehicles sometimes need to straddle lanes? The Road
When is a buffer lane most likely to be in use? The Road
When is a high-sided vehicle most affected by side wind? The Road
When may vehicles over 7.5 tonnes maximum authorised mass (MAM) use the right-hand lane of a motorway to overtake? The Road
When may you use your vehicle’s hazard warning lights while it’s moving? The Road
When should you check your vehicle’s spray-suppression equipment? The Road
When should you use a crawler lane? The Road
When should you use the two-second rule? The Road
When shouldn’t you overtake? The Road
When will a box van be most affected by side wind? The Road
When would weight transference be most likely to occur? The Road
Where are these lights found? The Road
Where would you anticipate problems when you’re driving a high-sided vehicle on a windy day? The Road
Where would you expect to find buffer lanes? The Road
Which lane should you use when you’re driving on a clear motorway, at the speed limit for your vehicle? The Road
Which of these vehicles is most at risk from strong side wind? The Road
Which road users are most at danger from the turbulence from your vehicle? The Road
Which road users are most likely to be affected by the turbulence created by large vehicles travelling at speed? The Road
Which vehicle is least likely to be affected by high wind? The Road
Which vehicle is most at risk in windy conditions? The Road
Which vehicles are most likely to be affected by high winds? The Road
Why are brushes fitted to this vehicle’s wheel arch? The Road
Why can visibility be worse when driving at high speed in wet weather? The Road
Why do some buses have marker lights along their sides? The Road
Why is it dangerous to follow a large goods vehicle too closely? The Road
Why is tailgating dangerous? The Road
Why should you be aware of motorcyclists on a motorway when there are gusty winds? The Road
Why should you be especially aware of parked cars when you’re driving at night? The Road
Why should you take care before moving into the centre lane of a three-lane motorway? The Road
Why should you take extra care when overtaking at night? The Road
You’ll be driving a high-floor coach. You’ll be going over several high bridges. Why should you check the weather forecast before starting your journey? The Road
You’re about to pass this car. What’s the main hazard you should be aware of? The Road
You’re driving a bus at night on a road without street lighting. Why could it be dangerous to overtake? The Road
You’re driving a bus on a windy day. What should you do when you’re overtaking a motorcyclist? The Road
You’re driving a bus. Where should you be aware of the risk of grounding? The Road
You’re driving a fully laden vehicle approaching an uphill gradient. What will happen if you start to overtake? The Road
You’re driving a high-sided vehicle in very windy conditions. Where should you avoid travelling? The Road
You’re driving a high-sided vehicle on a motorway. Where should you be especially aware of the effects of side wind? The Road
You’re driving a high-sided vehicle on a motorway. You should anticipate the effects of side wind. When is this most likely to happen? The Road
You’re driving a large vehicle in gusty conditions. Which vehicle is most likely to be affected by buffeting when you overtake it? The Road
You’re driving a large vehicle in heavy rain on a motorway. You slow down to reduce the risk of aquaplaning. For what other reason should you slow down? The Road
You’re driving a long bus. When would you need to straddle lanes? The Road
You’re driving a long vehicle and want to turn right at a roundabout ahead. How should you signal if you need to occupy the left-hand lane? The Road
You’re driving a lorry from a wet construction site onto a motorway. Why must you take extra precautions before leaving the site? The Road
You’re driving a lorry of more than 7.5 tonnes maximum authorised mass along a motorway. When can you use the right-hand lane to overtake? The Road
You’re driving a lorry towards a high bridge on a windy day. What should you expect? The Road
You’re driving along a motorway and see this sign. What does it mean? The Road
You’re driving along a motorway in thick fog at night. The reflective studs are red on your left and white on your right. Which lane are you in? The Road
You’re driving an articulated lorry on a three-lane motorway. When can you drive in the right-hand lane? The Road
You’re driving an empty curtain-sided vehicle. Why might you consider tying the curtains open? The Road
You’re driving at 50 mph (80 km/h) on a dry, level road. What gap should you leave between your vehicle and the one in front? The Road
You’re driving at a speed of 50 mph (80 km/h) in good, dry conditions. What distance should you stay behind the vehicle in front? The Road
You’re driving at night. Why should you ensure that all your lights are clean and working correctly? The Road
You’re driving at the speed limit in the left-hand lane of a motorway. What should you do if you see lorries merging from a slip road ahead? The Road
You’re driving behind two cyclists. They’re approaching a roundabout in the left-hand lane. What should you expect them to do? The Road
You’re driving downhill. How will this affect your vehicle? The Road
You’re driving in fog that’s starting to clear. When should you switch off your high-intensity rear fog lights? The Road
You’re driving in fog. When should high-intensity rear fog lights be used? The Road
You’re driving in heavy rain. What should you do if your steering suddenly feels very light? The Road
You’re driving in heavy rain. Why do you need to increase your distance from the vehicle in front? The Road
You’re driving in the left-hand lane of a motorway. What should you do when you see a large vehicle merging from a slip road ahead? The Road
You’re driving in the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. What should you check for before moving into the middle lane to overtake a slower vehicle? The Road
You’re driving in town and see these lights flashing. What would you expect to see ahead? The Road
You’re driving in wet conditions. What should you try to do before braking? The Road
You’re driving in wet weather. What effect will faulty spray-suppression equipment have on other drivers? The Road
You’re driving on a dual carriageway and intend to overtake the vehicle ahead. What should you do if there’s a car approaching quickly behind you in the right-hand lane? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway after it’s been raining heavily. What should you do if spray is being thrown up, causing poor visibility? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway and it’s raining heavily. What should you do when spray is causing poor visibility? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway in heavy rain. What could cause your steering to become unresponsive? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway in heavy rain. When are you allowed to use high-intensity rear fog lights? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway. What should you do if your view ahead is restricted by heavy spray? The Road
You’re driving on a motorway. You look in your mirrors and see smoke coming from your rear tyres. What should you do? The Road
You’re driving through the night. What could it mean if your steering feels lighter than normal? The Road
You’re driving your lorry on the motorway. What should you do when visibility is reduced by heavy rain and spray? The Road
You’re following a large vehicle. How can you improve your view ahead? The Road
You’re in the centre lane of a motorway, overtaking another vehicle. What should you do before returning to the left-hand lane? The Road
You’re in the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. Why should you check for any vehicles in the right-hand lane before you overtake? The Road
You’re on a motorway and the surface is still wet after rain. Why should you take care when you’re overtaking? The Road
You’re on a motorway and there’s a strong side wind. Which vehicle is particularly at risk? The Road
You’re on a motorway, approaching a working snow plough. Why should you stay behind it? The Road
You’re on a wet, level road, driving at 50 mph. What’s the minimum time gap you should leave between your vehicle and the one in front? The Road
You’re overtaking a motorcycle in windy conditions. Why should you check your nearside mirror? The Road
You’re overtaking another lorry. What should you do if you start to lose speed due to an uphill gradient? The Road
You’re waiting at a T-junction. What should you do if you see a vehicle is coming from the right, with its left indicator flashing? The Road
You’ve just overtaken another large vehicle. How do you know when it’s safe to move back to the nearside lane? The Road
You’ve just overtaken another vehicle on a motorway. What should you avoid when moving back to the left? The Road
Your lorry has a curtain-sided body. Your route will take you over several high-level bridges. Why should you check the weather forecast before starting your journey? The Road