GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SECTION

1. You are driving your vehicle along a street and want to stop for a short time. Are you allowed to double park your vehicle (that is stand it on the road alongside a parked car)?

a) Yes, provided you stop for a short time only and turn on your hazard warning lights.
b) Yes, provided you do not leave the vehicle.
c) No, never.


2. Looking at the diagrams, how far from the approach side of a bus stop or a railway crossing are you allowed to stand or park your vehicle?

a) At least 5 metres.
b) At least 20 metres
c) At least 50 metres.


3. Are you allowed to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving a car?
a) No.
b) Yes, but only when you stop at intersections.
c) Yes, but you must hold the steering wheel with at least one hand.


4. Are you required to carry your driver’s licence with you every time you drive?

a) No, being licensed is enough.
b) Yes.
c) No, it is only needed on long trips.


5. Bicycle and motorcycle riders have the same rights to use the road as other motor vehicle drivers. They are however, more at risk in traffic because -

a) They are careless and do not obey road rules.
b) They ride too fast and do not turn their lights on.
c) They are harder to see in traffic and do not have the same protection as drivers.


6. To drive safely, you need to concentrate and be able to monitor everything that is happening on the road. To do this, you need to -

a) Continually scan the road, looking ahead, to the sides, checking side and rear mirrors and anticipate what may happen.
b) Turn all your attention only to the road ahead.
c) Ask other occupants in the vehicle to watch out for possible dangers.


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