Topics: Vehicle handling

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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? Vehicle handling
When must you use dipped headlights during the day? Vehicle handling
Why is travelling in neutral for long distances (known as coasting) wrong? Vehicle handling
What should you do when dealing with this hazard? Vehicle handling
Why is it bad technique to coast when driving downhill? Vehicle handling
You’re driving down a steep hill. Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down or roll in neutral for too long? Vehicle handling
What will happen if you hold the clutch pedal down or roll in neutral for too long? Vehicle handling
Why is it dangerous to leave rear fog lights on when they’re not needed? Vehicle handling
You’ve just driven out of fog. What must you do now that visibility has improved? Vehicle handling
You have to make a journey in fog. What should you do before you set out? Vehicle handling
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? Vehicle handling
What should you do when there’s been a heavy fall of snow? Vehicle handling
While you’re driving in fog, it becomes necessary to use front fog lights. What should you remember? Vehicle handling
Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights? Vehicle handling
Daytime visibility is poor but not seriously reduced. Which lights should you switch on? Vehicle handling
When will you feel the effects of engine braking? Vehicle handling
You’re driving on a motorway at night. When may you switch off your headlights? Vehicle handling
What will affect your vehicle’s stopping distance? Vehicle handling
You’re on a motorway at night, with other vehicles just ahead of you. Which lights should you have on? Vehicle handling
You’re driving on a well-lit motorway on a clear night. What must you do? Vehicle handling
You’re driving on an icy road. What distance from the car in front should you drive? Vehicle handling
Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down, or select neutral, for long periods of time while you’re driving? Vehicle handling
How can you use your vehicle’s engine to control your speed? Vehicle handling
What can fitting chains to your wheels help to prevent? Vehicle handling
What will happen if you use rear fog lights in good conditions? Vehicle handling
Why should you switch off your rear fog lights when the fog has cleared? Vehicle handling
You’re driving with your front fog lights switched on. Earlier fog has now cleared. What should you do? Vehicle handling
When may front fog lights be used? Vehicle handling
You’re driving at night and are dazzled by vehicle headlights coming towards you. What should you do? Vehicle handling
What should you do if you park on the road when it’s foggy? Vehicle handling
You’re driving in fog. Why should you keep well back from the vehicle in front? Vehicle handling
What should you do to correct a rear-wheel skid? Vehicle handling
You’re driving on the motorway in windy conditions. What should you do as you pass a high-sided vehicle? Vehicle handling
How will your vehicle be affected when you drive up steep hills? Vehicle handling
Why should you always reduce your speed when travelling in fog? Vehicle handling
After this hazard you should test your brakes. Why is this? Vehicle handling
The road is wet. Why might a motorcyclist steer round drain covers on a bend? Vehicle handling
What should you do when you meet an oncoming vehicle on a single-track road? Vehicle handling
How would you identify a section of road used by trams? Vehicle handling
You see these markings on the road. Why are they there? Vehicle handling
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? Vehicle handling
What must you do when overtaking a car at night? Vehicle handling
What should you do when making a journey in foggy conditions? Vehicle handling
rumble device What’s a rumble device designed to do? Vehicle handling
You’re on a motorway in fog. The left-hand edge of the motorway can be identified by reflective studs. What colour are they? Vehicle handling
What do traffic-calming measures do? Vehicle handling
Which of these plates normally appears with this road sign? Vehicle handling
When may you wait in a box junction? Vehicle handling
What should you do when you’re overtaking at night? Vehicle handling
You’re travelling in very heavy rain. How is this likely to affect your overall stopping distance? Vehicle handling
When may you overtake another vehicle on the left? Vehicle handling