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1

what should you do when passing a horse on a road?

- slow speed
- plenty of room

2

what should you do if there are animals on the road?

- be more cautious
- slow down
- stop and switch off engine if need to or asked to

3

what should you do if there is lots of drivers behind you if you are in a slow-moving vehicle

- pull over at a safe place
- let the traffic pass you

4

if you want to turn right, what lane should you get in?

get into the right hand lane

5

what distance should you keep from the vehicle in front in good, dry conditions?

2 second gap

6

what distance should you keep from the vehicle in front in wet weather?

4 second gap

7

what is tailgating?

driving too close to the vehicle in front

8

why is tailgating bad?

- very dangerous
- intimidating for the driver in front

9

why should you keep well back?

- esp if there is a large vehicle in front
- can see further down the road
- can see more = more prepared for hazards

10

what should you do if the car behind is following too closely?

slowly slow down to ensure if the car in front stops you have a larger safety margin to slow or stop

11

what should you do if someone else cuts in front of you?

slow down until reached safety margin

12

when should you sound your horn?

if theres danger, don't do it out of impatience or annoyance

13

what should you do with your lights at night?

dip them

14

when should you dip your lights at night?

- following a vehicle
- meeting a vehicle

15

what should you do if you're queuing in traffic at night to ensure you don't dazzle drivers behind you with your lights

- use parking brake and release footbrake

16

what should you do if theres an emergency vehicle?

- give them priority
- pull over as soon as you legally/safely

17

what services use a blue flashing light?

- fire
- police
- ambulance
- coastguard
- bomb disposal
- mountain rescue
- blood transfusion

18

who may use a green flashing light?

- doctors when answering a emergency call

19

when should you give priority to buses?

when they are pulling out of bus lanes

20

why should you be careful of noticing bus lanes?

so you don't drive in them

21

what should you be prepared to do when you see pedestrians approaching or at a zebra crossing?

- be ready to slow and stop
- be patient if they cross slowly
- don't encourage them to cross by waving or flashing lights, they may be another vehicle coming

22

what is a pelican crossing?

a crossing with stop buttons for the pedestrians to use

23

what should you do if your coming up to a pelican crossing with a flashing amber light?

- give way to pedestrians on the crossing
- don't start driving until the crossing is empty

24

what is a puffin crossing?

electronically controlled crossing. sensors ensure the light stays red until the person has reached the other side. no flashing amber light.

25

what is a toucan crossing?

allow cyclists to cross at the same time as the pedestrians

26

when should be the only time you flash your headlights?

to show other road users you are there

27

what should you do if a large vehicle is overtaking you?

slow down as will take them longer to overtake

28

why is diesel fuel dangerous when spilt?

its very slippery so be careful when refuelling. also be careful not to get any on your shoes as you could slip on the foot pedals. make sure your fuel cap is fastened

29

on a road where trams operate, which vehicles are most at risk?

cycles

30

which warning light shows highlights are on main beam?

looks like a d with horizontal lines on the left hand side