Free Theory Test Highway Code and Motorways Rules

Free Theory Test Highway Code Motorways Rules. Reflective Studs contraflow system motorway signs and stopping in emergency on motorway. Free Theory test.
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Question 1 of 25

You break down on a motorway. You need to call for help. Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone rather than a mobile phone?

It connects you to a local garage

Using a mobile phone will distract other drivers

It allows easy location by the emergency services

Mobile phones don't work on motorways

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Question 2 of 25

You're on a motorway. A red cross is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?

Pull up in this lane to answer your mobile phone

Use this lane as a running lane

This lane can be used if you need a rest

You shouldn't travel in this lane

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Question 3 of 25

What's the meaning of this sign?

Local speed limit applies

No waiting on the carriageway

National speed limit applies

No entry for vehicles

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Question 4 of 25

What does this sign mean?

Minimum speed 30 mph

End of maximum speed

End of minimum speed

Maximum speed 30 mph

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Question 5 of 25

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

30 mph

40 mph

50 mph

60 mph

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Question 6 of 25

On a three-lane motorway, what does this sign mean?

Use any lane except the hard shoulder

Use the hard shoulder only

Use the three right-hand lanes only

Use all the lanes, including the hard shoulder

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Question 7 of 25

You're on a motorway. What colour are the reflective studs on the left of the carriageway?

Green

Red

White

Amber

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Question 8 of 25

You're on a three-lane motorway. There are red reflective studs on your left and white ones to your right. Which lane are you in?

In the right-hand lane

In the middle lane

On the hard shoulder

In the left-hand lane

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Question 9 of 25

What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?

Use the lane that has the least traffic

Keep to the left-hand lane unless overtaking

Overtake on the side that's clearest

Try to keep above 50 mph to prevent congestion

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Question 10 of 25

What should you do when going through a contraflow system on a motorway?

Ensure that you don't exceed 30 mph

Keep a good distance from the vehicle ahead

Switch lanes to keep the traffic flowing

Stay close to the vehicle ahead to reduce queues

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Question 11 of 25

Which of these mustn't use motorways?

Cars driven by learner drivers

Motorcycles over 50 cc

Double-deck buses

Cars with automatic transmission

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Question 12 of 25

On a motorway, what's an emergency refuge area used for?

In cases of emergency or breakdown

If you think you'll be involved in a road rage incident

For a police patrol to park and watch traffic

For construction and road workers to store emergency equipment

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Question 13 of 25

What should you use the hard shoulder of a motorway for?

Stopping in an emergency

Leaving the motorway

Stopping when you're tired

Joining the motorway

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Question 14 of 25

You're travelling along a motorway and feel tired. Where should you stop to rest?

On the hard shoulder

At the nearest service area

On a slip road

On the central reservation

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Question 15 of 25

Which of these isn't allowed to travel in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?

A small delivery van

A motorcycle

A vehicle towing a trailer

A motorcycle and sidecar

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Question 16 of 25

You're on a motorway and there are red flashing lights above every lane. What must you do?

Pull onto the hard shoulder

Slow down and watch for further signals

Leave at the next exit

Stop and wait

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Question 17 of 25

What colour are the reflective studs between a motorway and its slip road?

Amber

White

Green

Red

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Question 18 of 25

What do these motorway signs show?

They're countdown markers to a bridge

They're distance markers to the next telephone

They're countdown markers to the next exit

They warn of a police control ahead

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Question 19 of 25

You're using a smart motorway. What happens when it's operating?

Speed limits above lanes are advisory

The national speed limit will apply

The speed limit is always 30 mph

You must obey the speed limits shown

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Question 20 of 25

What should you do immediately after joining a motorway?

Try to overtake

Re-adjust your mirrors

Position your vehicle in the centre lane

Keep in the left-hand lane

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Question 21 of 25

You're on a smart motorway. A mandatory speed limit is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?

You shouldn't travel in this lane

The hard shoulder can be used as a running lane

You can park on the hard shoulder if you feel tired

You can pull up in this lane to answer a mobile phone

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Question 22 of 25

You're travelling along a motorway. When are you allowed to overtake on the left?

When you can see well ahead that the hard shoulder is clear

When the traffic in the right-hand lane is signalling right

When you warn drivers behind by signalling left

When in queues and traffic to your right is moving more slowly than you are

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Question 23 of 25

You are joining a motorway. Why is it important to make full use of the slip road?

Because there is space available to turn round if you need to

To allow you direct access to the overtaking lanes

To build up a speed similar to traffic on the motorway

Because you can continue on the hard shoulder

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Question 24 of 25

You're driving on the motorway. Well before you reach your intended exit, where should you position your vehicle?

In the middle lane

In the left-hand lane

On the hard shoulder

In any lane

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Question 25 of 25

You're driving on a motorway and have to slow down quickly due to a hazard ahead. How can you warn drivers behind of the hazard?

Switch on your hazard warning lights

Switch on your headlights

Sound your horn

Flash your headlights

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