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1

What colour is the reflective studs on the right hand edge of the motorway?

Amber

2

What colour is the reflective studs between lanes on a motorway?

White

3

What colour is the reflective studs between the carriageway and slip roads?

Green

4

Which situation may you overtake another vehicle on the left?

In a one way street

The vehicle in front is signalling to turn right

In slow moving traffic queues when traffic in the right hand lane is moving more slowly

5

What colour is the reflective studs on the left hand edge of the motorway?

Red

6

Where should you not park?

Near school entrances
At a bus stop

7

A rumble devices is designed to

Alert you to a hazard
Encourage you to reduce speed

8

What should you do when there's a rumble device on the road?

Slow down
Be ready to deal with the hazard

9

What is a rumble device?

Raised markings or strips across the road that gives an audible, visual and tactile warning if a hazard.

10

Where are rumble devices found?

Places where traffic has constantly ignored warning or restriction signs: roundabouts, heavy junctions, etc

11

New petrol engined cars must be fitted with catalytic converters to...

Reduce harmful exhaust emissions. They act like a filter, removing some toxic waste from exhaust gases

12

What us traffic calming measures?

Measures used to make roads safer for vulnerable road users (Cyclists, Pedestrians, Children). It can be designated chicanes, road humps or other obstacles that encourage drivers to slow down.

13

What is an emergency refuge area on a motorway for?

Area to be used in case if emergency or breakdown safer than the hard shoulder as it gives you greater distance from the carriageway.

14

Car passengers must wear seat belt if one is available unless

They are exempt for medical reasons

15

You may wait in a yellow box junction when

Oncoming traffic is preventing you from turning right

16

What's the purpose of a yellow box junction? When can you use it?

It keeps the junction clear of queuing traffic.
You may only wait in the marked area when turning right and your exist lane is clear but you can't complete the turn because of incoming traffic.

17

In areas if traffic calming measures you should

Travel at a reduced speed until you reached the end of these features.( bumps, humps, chicanes, narrowings...)

18

What is the national speed limit on a single carriageway for cars and motorcycles?

60mph

19

You are towing a small trailer on a busy three lane motorway. All the lanes are open. You must

Not exceed 60mph
Use only the left and centre lane

20

You may wait in a yellow box junction when

Oncoming traffic is preventing you from turning right

21

What's the purpose of a yellow box junction? When can you use it?

It keeps the junction clear of queuing traffic.
You may only wait in the marked area when turning right and your exist lane is clear but you can't complete the turn because of incoming traffic.

22

In areas if traffic calming measures you should

Travel at a reduced speed until you reached the end of these features.( bumps, humps, chicanes, narrowings...)

23

There are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign. You should

Reduce speed until you are clear of the area. They warn you that children may be crossing near school.

24

Yellow road markings near school must be kept clear to allow

Clear view of the crossing area so approaching drivers and riders can see children wanting to cross the road.

25

Some junctions controlled by traffic lights have a marked area between two stop lines. What is it for?

Advanced stop lines. To allow cyclists to position in front of other traffics

26

You approach a junction controlled by traffic lights with a marked area between two stop lines (advanced stop lines) . You should

Stop at the first white line .

If you crossed the first line as the lights change to red, you must stop at the second line even if it means you are in the area reserved for cyclists.