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1

What does this curved arrow road marking mean?

 

 

Overtaking traffic should move back to the left

2

Why are these yellow lines painted across the road?

To make you aware of your speed

3

You're travelling along this road. How should you pass the cyclist?

Leave them plenty of room as you pass

4

You're turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?

Check that the central reservation is wide enough for your vehicle

5

What should you do before making a U-turn? 

Look over your shoulder for a final check

6

Where should you avoid overtaking?

Approaching a dip in the road

7

What should you do if your mobile phone rings while you're driving or riding?

Leave it until you have stopped in a safe place

8

What should you do when you're approaching traffic lights that have been green for some time?

Be ready to stop

9

What should you do before slowing down or stopping your vehicle? 

Use the mirrors

10

You're following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it?

You'll give the driver a chance to see you in their mirrors

11

Why should you use your mirrors when you see a hazard ahead? 

To assess how your actions will affect the traffic behind

12

You're waiting to turn right at the end of a road. What should you do if your view is obstructed by parked vehicles? 

Stop and then move forward slowly and carefully for a clear view

13

There are objects hanging from your interior mirror. Why could this be a hazard

Your view could be obstructed

14

Why should you switch your headlights on when it first starts to get dark?

So others can see you more easily

15

What’s most likely to distract you while you’re driving?

Using a mobile phone

16

You're driving your car. When may you use a hand-held mobile phone?

When you've parked safely

17

You're driving on a wet road. What should you do if you have to stop your vehicle in an emergency?

Keep both hands on the steering wheel

18

What should you do when you move off from behind a parked car?

Look around before moving off

19

When do windscreen pillars cause a serious obstruction to your view? 

When you're approaching bends and junctions

20

What should you do if you can't see clearly behind when you're reversing?

Ask someone to guide you

21

What does the term ‘blind spot’ mean?

An area not visible to the driver

22

What's likely to happen if you use a hands-free phone while you're driving?

It will divert your attention

23

How can you make sure that a satellite navigation (satnav) system doesn't distract you when you're driving?

Set it before starting your journey

24

You're on a long motorway journey. What should you do if you start to feel sleepy?

Leave the motorway and stop in a safe place

25

You're waiting to emerge from a junction. The windscreen pillar is restricting your view. What should you be particularly aware of?

Motorcyclists

26

What should you do as you approach this bridge?

Slow down