Topics: Safety margins

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What should you do when driving in fog? Safety margins
What can result when you travel for long distances in neutral (known as coasting)? Safety margins
You’re driving on a wet motorway with surface spray. What lights should you use? Safety margins
When will anti-lock brakes take effect? Safety margins
 When are anti-lock brakes (ABS) most effective? When are anti-lock brakes (ABS) most effective? Safety margins
How can you use your vehicle’s engine as a brake? Safety margins
You’re driving on an open road in dry weather. What should the distance be between you and the vehicle in front? Safety margins
In which conditions will your overall stopping distance increase? Safety margins
You’re driving along a wet road. How can you tell if your vehicle’s tyres are losing their grip on the surface? Safety margins
What would suggest you’re driving on ice? Safety margins
You’re driving along a country road. You see this sign. What should you do after dealing safely with the hazard? Safety margins
abs light In which conditions are your anti-lock brakes most unlikely to prevent skidding? Safety margins
You’re driving a vehicle that has anti-lock brakes. How should you apply the footbrake when you need to stop in an emergency? Safety margins
What does driving a vehicle with anti-lock brakes allow you to do? Safety margins
When are anti-lock brakes of most use to you? Safety margins
On what type of road surface may anti-lock brakes not work effectively? Safety margins
Anti-lock brakes reduce the chances of skidding. When is this particularly important? Safety margins
You’re driving in a built-up area that has traffic-calming measures. What should you do when you approach a road hump? Safety margins
What should you do when parking your vehicle facing downhill? Safety margins
You’re about to go down a steep hill. What should you do to control the speed of your vehicle? Safety margins
What’s the main benefit of driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle? Safety margins
What should you do when you’re driving in snowy conditions? Safety margins
What will help when you’re trying to move off on snow? Safety margins
What should you clear of ice and snow before starting a journey in freezing weather? Safety margins
You’re turning left on a slippery road. What should you do if the back of your vehicle slides to the right? Safety margins
You’re driving in freezing conditions. What should you do when approaching a sharp bend? Safety margins
What’s the main cause of skidding? Safety margins
You’re driving on an icy road. How can you avoid wheelspin? Safety margins
You’re using a contraflow system. What should you do? Safety margins
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? Safety margins
In heavy motorway traffic, the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision? Safety margins
Overall stopping distance is made up of thinking distance and braking distance. You’re on a good, dry road surface, with good brakes and tyres. What’s the typical braking distance from 50 mph? Safety margins
What should you do when overtaking a motorcyclist in strong winds? Safety margins
You’re on a good, dry road surface. Your brakes and tyres are good. What’s the typical overall stopping distance at 40 mph? Safety margins
You’re travelling at 50 mph on a good, dry road. What’s your typical overall stopping distance? Safety margins
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? Safety margins
What’s the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 60 mph? Safety margins
In good conditions, what’s the typical stopping distance at 70 mph? Safety margins
Where are you most likely to be affected by side winds? Safety margins
In very hot weather the road surface can become soft. What will this affect? Safety margins
You’ve just gone through deep water. What should you do to make sure your brakes are working properly? Safety margins
When approaching a right-hand bend, you should keep well to the left. Why is this? Safety margins
In windy conditions, which activity requires extra care? Safety margins
By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions? Safety margins