Flashcards in Hazards & Situations Deck (20)
Your tyre bursts while you are driving. What should you do?
Hold up the steering wheel firmly to keep control
Take foot off the accelerator
Pull up slowly at the side of the road in a suitable, safe place
When to use hazard warning lights
Only used to warn other road users of a hazard ahead.
When you slow dow quickly on a motorway because of a hazard ahead
When you have broken down
A couple of elderly people are crossing the road. You should
Be patient and allow them to cross in their own time.
A bus has stopped at a bus stop ahead of you. It's right hand indicator is flashing. You should
Slow down and give way if it's safe to do so
What should you be aware when a bus has stopped at a bus stop ahead of you?
Look for passengers that may cross the road in front
The bus to pull away in front of you
What's the speed limit for vehicles towing caravans and trailers in a dual carriageway?
What should you be aware of when towing caravans and trailers?
The speed limit (60mph dual carriage)
Plan well ahead due to size and weight
Be extra careful in windy weather to avoid snaking from side to side
You are in a busy unmarked crossroad. Who has priority and how should you drive?
No one has priority.
Look for cyclists and motorcyclist
And if possible, give way to large vehicles
You have a loose filler cap on your diesel fuel tank. This will
Waste fuel and money
Make roads slippery for other road users.
At the end of a dry spell weather you should be aware
Of road surfaces may have high level if diesel spillage that hasn't been washed away by rain. It might be slippery
You are braking in a wet road. Your vehicle begins to skid. It does not have anti lock breaks you should
Release the foot brake
Reapply and release the foot brake a few times if necessary to allow the wheels to turn and limit skid
What to do to avoid skidding in wet conditions
Stay alert to the road and weather conditions
Keep a safe stopping distance and to have good visibility
Keep both hands on the wheels
Press brake gently when using it
If a trailer swerves or snakes when you are towing it you should
Ease off the accelerator and reduce speed
How can you stop a caravan snaking from side to side ?
Ease off the accelerator so to slow down gradually. P
There are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign. You should
Reduce speed until you are clear of the area
Be prepared to stop as children may be crossing
You are following 2 cyclists. They approach a roundabout in the left hand lane. In which direction should you expect the cyclists to go?
Any direction. They may feel safer keeping to the left all the way. Give then plenty of room.
You see a horse rider as you approach a roundabout. They are signalling right but keeping well to the left . You should
Stay well back.allow them to enter and exit roundabout in their own time. Don't get up close or alongside as it may upset the horse.
Powered vehicles used by disable ppl are small and hard to see. How do they give early warning when in a dual carriageway?
They will have flash amber light
Ahead of you there's a moving vehicle with a flashing amber beacon. It means
Slow moving. Be aware and judge whether it's safe to overtake