ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. It is night time and you are driving home from the movies. You are travelling in a line of vehicles. What size gap should you leave between your vehicle and the vehicles in front of you?

a) A gap of about 4 seconds as it is easy to misjudge distances at night.
b) The same 3-second gap you would leave during the day.
c) A gap of about 2 seconds so you can watch the vehicles in front closely and see when they are stopping.


2. While driving, you come across aggressive, selfish or ignorant driving behaviour by another driver. You should -

a) Stay calm and in control of your vehicle at all times.
b) Chase the car to tell the driver how to drive.
c) Respond by using your horn and/or flashing your lights, to let the driver know how you feel.


3. As you approach an intersection, you should check for traffic on your left and right -

a) Only when you approach a stop sign.
b) Only when the traffic is heavy.
c) At all times before entering the intersection.


4. There are no traffic signs or signals at an intersection. If you intend to drive through the intersection, you must give way to -

a) Vehicles on your left only.
b) Vehicles on your right.
c) An oncoming vehicle about to turn right.


5. When making a right-hand turn at the intersection shown, you must give way to -

a) A vehicle approaching from your left and intending to turn right.
b) An oncoming vehicle going straight ahead or turning left, and any vehicle on your right.
c) Only pedestrians.


6. If turning right at a T-intersection (as shown) must you give way to vehicles approaching from both the left and right?

a) Yes, whether they are turning or not.
b) No, only the vehicle on the right.
c) No, you have right of way.


7. If a STOP or GIVE WAY sign has been knocked down, for example, as the result of an accident, does the line marked across the road have any meaning?

a) Yes, it has the same meaning as the sign itself.
b) No, but you must give way if turning.
c) No, you only need to give way to the vehicle on your right.


8. If turning at an intersection are you required to give way to pedestrians?

a) Yes, a driver turning right or left must give way to pedestrians, if there is a danger of a collision
b) Yes, only if turning left.
c) Yes, only if turning right.


9. When you come to an intersection and the road beyond is choked with vehicles going in the same direction, what should you do?

a)Proceed if there is no traffic on your right.
b) Travel into the intersection and wait until traffic ahead moves.
c) Wait until there is room for you to completely cross the intersection.


10. Right-turns must be made from which lanes when travelling on a laned roadway?

a) The far left-hand lane.
b) The far right-hand lane or any other lane having an arrow pointing right.
c)The lane carrying the least amount of traffic.


 

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