ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. You are driving a car and want to pick up a passenger. The lane you want to stop in is a BUS LANE. Are you permitted to stop there?

a) No, unless you are driving a hire car or a taxi.
b) Yes, if you pick the passenger up and then immediately drive off.
c) Yes, you are allowed to stop in a BUS LANE for as long as you like.


2. What does this sign mean?

a) You are approaching a lane that is only for buses.
b) There is a lane just for light rail vehicles.
c) Slow down and prepare to stop for a train.


3. When you wish to make a three point turn in busy traffic it is often safer -

a) To stop and wait for the traffic to clear and quickly do the turn.
b) To try to do a U-turn.
c) To turn around by driving around the block.


4. You are going to turn right from a one-way street. Where should you be when you start your turn?

a) Position M. From the middle of the road.
b) Any position if it is safe to do so.
c) Position R. As close as possible to the right side of the road.


5. In which of the situations shown are you permitted to do a U-turn?

a) Turns shown in situations Q and T are permitted.
b) Only turn shown in situation T is permitted.
c) Turns shown in situations T and Z are permitted.


6. Overtaking another vehicle requires good concentration and judgement. Which of the following statements is correct?

a) You need to watch out for all large, long vehicles which are turning.
b) It is best and safest to speed up when a vehicle behind you tries to overtake you.
c) The faster the vehicle you are overtaking is going, the less distance you need to overtake.


7. When driving near parked vehicles, you should -

a) Check for parked vehicles with turn signals on, or children about to step out.
b) Stop, if you see a car with its right-hand indicator on.
c) Sound your horn and flash your headlights to warn drivers not to pull out.


8. You are approaching a hill or curve. You must not cross the centre line if you cannot see clear road ahead for -

a) 75 metres.
b) 100 metres.
c) 150 metres.


9. You are approaching the crest (top of a hill) on a narrow road, the safest procedure is to -

a) Increase your speed and sound your horn.
b) Flash your headlights to warn oncoming traffic.
c) Keep to the left and slow down.


10. When overtaking another vehicle you should NOT move back in front of it, unless –

a) You can see the overtaken vehicle in your rear vision mirror.
b) An oncoming car appears over a hill.
c) The driver of the vehicle signals it is safe to do so.


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