Flashcards in Taking Corrective or Emergency Action Deck (11)
What can cause a vehicle to skid?
Excessive heavy braking
What should a driver do if a front tyre bursts while driving?
Grip the steering wheel firmly
What should a driver do if their vehicle gets a puncture on a motorway?
Pull in safe on the hard shoulder and call for assistance
What precautions could a driver take against the risk of fire in their vehicle?
Carry a fire extinguisher
When should a driver use hazard warning lights on a motorway?
When the vehicle has broken down
What should a driver do if their vehicle is broken down on a motorway and they are awaiting assistance?
Switch on the vehicle hazard warning lights, get out of the vehicle and stand safely to the side
What should a driver do when they see road works machinery with amber flashing lights up ahead?
Slow down and prepare to stop if necessary
Which vehicles are exempt from speed limits when being used in an emergency?
What should a driver never do when an emergency service vehicle approaches with flashing blue lights?
Brake suddenly or block the road
Can a driver break a red light or break the speed limit to allow an emergency service vehicle to pass?