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Question 1 of 25

You're waiting to emerge from a junction. The windscreen pillar is restricting your view. What should you be particularly aware of?

Lorries

Buses

Motorcyclists

Coaches

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Question 2 of 25

What should you do as you approach this bridge?

Move to the right

Slow down

Change gear

Keep to 30 mph

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Question 3 of 25

What does this road marking mean?

Traffic should use the hard shoulder

The road bends to the left

Overtaking traffic should move back to the left

It's safe to overtake

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Question 4 of 25

You're travelling along this narrow country road. How should you pass the cyclist?

Sound your horn as you pass

Keep close to them as you pass

Leave them plenty of room as you pass

Change down one gear before you pass

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Question 5 of 25

You're waiting to turn right at the end of a road. Your view is obstructed by parked vehicles. What should you do?

Stop and then move forward slowly and carefully for a clear view

Move quickly to where you can see so you only block traffic from one direction

Wait for a pedestrian to let you know when it's safe for you to emerge

Turn your vehicle around immediately and find another junction to use

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Question 6 of 25

What should you do before making a U-turn?

Give an arm signal as well as using your indicators

Check signs to see that U-turns are permitted

Look over your shoulder for a final check

Select a higher gear than normal

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Question 7 of 25

In which of these situations should you avoid overtaking?

Just after a bend

In a one-way street

On a 30 mph road

Approaching a dip in the road

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Question 8 of 25

What may happen if you hang objects from your interior mirror?

Your view could be obstructed

Your sun visor might get tangled

Your radio reception might be affected

Your windscreen would mist up

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Question 9 of 25

When may you use a hand-held mobile phone in your car?

When receiving a call

When suitably parked

When driving at less than 30 mph

When driving an automatic vehicle

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Question 10 of 25

Why should you switch your lights on when it first starts to get dark?

To make your dials easier to see

So others can see you more easily

So that you blend in with other drivers

Because the street lights are lit

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Question 11 of 25

Which of the following should you do before stopping?

Sound the horn

Use the mirrors

Select a higher gear

Flash the headlights

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Question 12 of 25

Your mobile phone rings while you're travelling. What should you do?

Stop immediately

Answer it immediately

Ignore it

Pull up at the nearest kerb

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Question 13 of 25

What's likely to happen if you use a hands-free phone while you're driving?

It will improve your safety

It will increase your concentration

It will divert your attention

It will reduce your view

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Question 14 of 25

What should you do when moving off from behind a parked car?

Give a signal after moving off

Check both interior and exterior mirrors

Look around after moving off

Use the exterior mirrors only

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Question 15 of 25

How should you use a satellite navigation system so that it doesn't distract you when you're driving?

Turn it off while driving in built-up areas

Choose a voice that you find calming

Only set the destination when you're lost

Stop in a safe place before programming the system

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Question 16 of 25

You're driving on a wet road. You have to stop your vehicle in an emergency. What should you do?

Apply the handbrake and footbrake together

Keep both hands on the steering wheel

Select reverse gear

Give an arm signal

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Question 17 of 25

What should you do when you're approaching traffic lights that have been on green for some time?

Accelerate hard

Maintain your speed

Be ready to stop

Brake hard

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Question 18 of 25

When you see a hazard ahead, you should use the mirrors. Why is this?

Because you'll need to accelerate out of danger

To assess how your actions will affect following traffic

Because you'll need to brake sharply to a stop

To check what's happening on the road ahead

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Question 19 of 25

You're turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?

Stop, apply the handbrake and then select a low gear

Position your vehicle well to the left of the side road

Check that the central reservation is wide enough for your vehicle

Make sure that you leave enough room for a vehicle behind

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Question 20 of 25

When do windscreen pillars cause a serious obstruction to your view?

When you're driving on a motorway

When you're driving on a dual carriageway

When you're approaching a one-way street

When you're approaching bends and junctions

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Question 21 of 25

You're following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it?

You'll be able to corner more quickly

You'll help the large vehicle to stop more easily

You'll allow the driver to see you in their mirrors

You'll keep out of the wind better

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Question 22 of 25

You're on a long motorway journey. What should you do if you start to feel sleepy?

Play some loud music

Stop on the hard shoulder for a rest

Drive faster to complete your journey sooner

Leave the motorway and stop in a safe place

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Question 23 of 25

What's most likely to distract you while you're driving?

Using a mobile phone

Using the windscreen wipers

Using the demisters

Checking the mirrors

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Question 24 of 25

You can't see clearly behind when reversing. What should you do?

Open the window to look behind

Open the door to look behind

Ask someone to guide you

Look in the nearside mirror

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Question 25 of 25

You lose your way on a busy road. What's the best action to take?

Stop at traffic lights and ask pedestrians

Shout to other drivers to ask them the way

Turn into a side road, stop and check a map

Check a map, and keep going with the traffic flow

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