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1

You're carrying two 13-year-old children and their parents in your car. Who's responsible for seeing that the children wear seat belts?

You, the driver

2

How can you avoid wasting fuel?

By having your vehicle serviced regularly

3

What could you do to reduce the volume of traffic on the roads? 

Walk or cycle on short journeys

4

What’s most likely to waste fuel?

Under-inflated tyres

5

What will happen if your car's wheels are unbalanced? 

The steering will vibrate

6

What should you do when leaving your vehicle parked and unattended?

Lock it and remove the key

7

How can you reduce the damage your vehicle causes to the environment?

Anticipate well ahead

8

On a vehicle, where would you find a catalytic converter?

On the exhaust system

9

Which driving technique can help you save fuel?

Missing out some gears

10

 

What's the purpose of road humps, chicanes and narrowings?

To reduce traffic speed

11

Why is it a good idea to plan your journey to avoid busy times?

You'll have an easier journey

12

What should you do if your anti-lock brakes (ABS) warning light stays on?

Have the brakes checked immediately

13

Why is it important to wear suitable shoes when you're driving?

To maintain control of the pedals

14

If you're involved in a collision, what will reduce the risk of neck injury?

A properly adjusted head restraint

15

What does it mean if your vehicle keeps bouncing after you sharply press down and release on the bodywork over a wheel?

The shock absorbers are worn

16

What makes your tyres illegal?

If they have any large, deep cuts in the side wall

17

What should you do if your vehicle pulls to one side when you use the brakes?

Have the brakes checked as soon as possible

18

What can be damaged if you turn the steering wheel when the car isn't moving?

The tyres

19

What may help to deter a thief from stealing your car? 

Etching the registration number on the windows

20

What should you remove from your car before leaving it unattended?

The vehicle registration document

21

What will reduce fuel consumption?

Driving more slowly

22

You service your own vehicle. How should you dispose of the old engine oil? 

Take it to a local-authority site

23

How will you benefit from following the manufacturer's service schedule for your vehicle?

Your vehicle will remain reliable

24

When should you check the engine oil level?

Before a long journey

25

You're having difficulty finding a parking space in a busy town. Can you park on the zigzag lines of a zebra crossing?

No, not under any circumstances

26

What can you do to reduce environmental damage caused by your vehicle?

Avoid making a lot of short journeys

27

What will help you to keep your car secure?

Registering with a Vehicle Watch scheme

28

What does ecosafe driving achieve?

Improved road safety

29

What's the legal minimum tread depth for tyres on your trailer or caravan?

1.6 mm

30

When is fuel consumption at its highest?

When you're accelerating