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1

You're towing a caravan. Which is the safest type of rear-view mirror to use?


Extended-arm side mirrors

2

What should you do as you approach this lorry?

Slow down and be prepared to wait

3

What should you be prepared to do in this situation? 

Slow down and give way

4

You're about to overtake a slow-moving motorcyclist. Which sign would make you take special care?

5

You're waiting to turn right out of a minor road. It's clear to the left but a lorry is coming from the right. Why should you wait, even if you have enough time to turn?

Anything overtaking the lorry will be hidden from view

6

You're following a long vehicle as it approaches a crossroads. What should you do if it signals left but moves out to the right? 

Stay well back and give it room

7

You're following a long vehicle approaching a crossroads. What should you do if the driver signals right but moves close to the left-hand kerb?

Wait behind the long vehicle

8

You’re approaching a mini-roundabout. What should you do if a long vehicle in front signals left but positions over to the right?

Keep Well Back

9

You're driving on a single carriageway road. Why should you keep well back while you're following a large vehicle?

To get the best view of the road ahead

10

It's very windy. What should you do if you're behind a motorcyclist who's overtaking a high-sided vehicle?

Keep well back

11

What should you do if there's a bus at a bus stop ahead of you?

Watch carefully for the sudden appearance of pedestrians

12

Why should drivers be more careful on roads where trams also operate?

Because trams can't steer to avoid obstructions

13

You're driving in heavy traffic on a wet road. Which lights should you use if there's a lot of surface spray?

Dipped headlights

14

What should you do if you overtake a cyclist when it's very windy? 

Allow extra room

15

You're travelling behind a bus. What should you do if it pulls up at a bus stop?

Look for pedestrians

16

You're following a lorry on a wet road. What should you do when spray makes it difficult to see the road ahead? 

Drop back until you can see better

17

You're leaving a safe gap as you follow a large vehicle. What should you do if a car moves into this gap? 

Drop back further

18

What should you do when you're approaching a bus that's signalling to move away from a bus stop? 

Allow it to pull away, if it's safe to do so

19

What should you do if you want to overtake a long, slow-moving vehicle on a busy road? 

Keep well back so that you get a good view of the road ahead

20

Which vehicles are least likely to be affected by side wind?

Cars

21

You're following a large vehicle as it approaches a crossroads. What should you do if the driver signals to turn left? 

Wait for the vehicle to finish turning

22

Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car?

It will take longer to overtake a large vehicle