Flashcards in Alert Driving Deck (10)
What lights should a driver use in dense fog?
Front and rear fog lights along with dipped headlights
What should a driver do if dazzled by the lights of an oncoming vehicle?
Look to the left-hand edge of the roadway and slow down if necessary
What danger should a driver allow for over the brow of a hill?
There may be a slow moving vehicle in your lane
A vehicle may be broken down
There may be oncoming pedestrians
There may be livestock on the road
There may be hedge-cutting taking place
When driving on a road with tram lines why should a driver take extra care?
Driving on the tracks can reduce tire grip
After a heavy downpour, why should a driver keep a greater distance from the vehicle in front?
Because wheel spray may impair visibility
What should the driver do when there is a sharp dip in the road ahead?
Reduce speed, keep to the left and be alert for hazards ahead
What should a driver do if they see a red warning triangle on the road?
Slow down and expect a hazard up ahead
What should a driver do if there is a large oil spill on the road?
Reduce speed by gently applying the breaks and switch on the hazard warning lights
What do flashing amber beacons on an oncoming vehicle alert a driver to?
That the oncoming vehicle may be slow moving or extra wide