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1

A single carriageway road has this sign. What's the maximum permitted speed for a car towing a trailer?

50 mph

2

You want to park and you see this sign. What should you do on the days and times shown?

Park in a bay and pay

3

What should you do when you're unsure whether it's safe to reverse your vehicle?

Get out and check

4

Where's the safest place to park your vehicle at night?

In a garage

5

Other than direction indicators, how can you give signals to other road users?

By using brake lights

6

What's the meaning of this sign? 

National speed limit applies

7

What's the national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a dual carriageway?

70 mph

8

What does this sign mean?

End of minimum speed

9

What's the meaning of this sign? 

Waiting restrictions

10

Where may you overtake on a one-way street?

On either the right or the left

11

You're turning right at a crossroads. An oncoming driver is also turning right. How should you normally deal with this?

Keep the other vehicle to your right and turn behind it (offside to offside)

12

Who has priority at an unmarked crossroads?

No-one has priority

13

 

What's the nearest you may park to a junction? 

10 metres (32 feet)

14

What's the national speed limit on a single carriageway road for cars and motorcycles?

60 mph

15

A cycle lane, marked by a solid white line, is in operation. What does this mean for car drivers? 

They mustn't drive along the lane

16

You're waiting at a level crossing. What should you do if the red warning lights continue to flash after a train has passed by?

Continue to wait

17

What should you do if the amber lights come on and a warning sounds while you're driving over a level crossing?

Keep going and clear the crossing

18

When may you drive a car in this bus lane?

Outside its hours of operation

19

You're driving in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway. What should you do if you see a sign showing that the right-hand lane is closed 800 yards ahead? 

Move to the left in good time

20

You're driving on a road that has a cycle lane. What does it mean if the lane is marked by a broken white line?

You shouldn't drive in the lane unless it's unavoidable

21

When may you drive over a pavement?

To gain access to a property

22

What's the speed limit for a car towing a caravan on a dual carriageway?

60 mph

23

You're going to turn left from a main road into a minor road. What should you do as you approach the junction?

Keep well to the left of the road

24

You're driving on a busy main road. What should you do if you find that you're driving in the wrong direction? 

Turn around in a side road

25

When may you drive without wearing your seat belt?

When you're carrying out a manoeuvre that includes reversing

26

How far are you allowed to reverse?

No further than is necessary

27

Why could it be dangerous to reverse from a side road into a main road?

Your view will be restricted

28

You want to turn right at a box junction. What should you do if there's oncoming traffic?

Wait in the box junction if your exit is clear

29

You're reversing into a side road. When would your vehicle be the greatest hazard to passing traffic? 

When the front of your vehicle swings out

30

When may you stop on an urban clearway?

To set down and pick up passengers