ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. If you see a School Crossing Supervisor holding a sign like this, you must wait until the children -

a) Are off the crossing and the hand held sign is taken away.
b) Are out of sight.
c) Reach the right-hand side of the crossing.


2. Which one of the following statements is correct? Bicycle riders -

a) May not travel on heavy traffic roads.
b) Must obey the road rules.
c) Must ride against the flow of traffic so they can be seen.


3. As a pedestrian, if you must walk along the road, you should walk -

a) On the side with the least traffic.
b) On the left-hand side, with the traffic.
c) On the right-hand edge of the road, facing oncoming traffic.


4. When driving near children, playing or walking near the edge of the road, you should -

a) Drive close to the children so they will see you.
b) Blow your horn and continue at the same speed.
c) Slow down, and be ready to make a safe stop.


5. Pedestrians who are affected by alcohol, are -

a) Unlikely to walk near the road and do not require your attention.
b) One of the most common groups involved in road accidents.
c) Less dangerous than sober pedestrians because they are more careful after drinking.


6. When driving near pedestrian crossings, intersections, or school crossings, you should always -

a) Slow down, watch for pedestrians and be ready to make a safe stop.
b) Move into the left lane.
c) Keep your eyes on the speedo.


7. When driving in an area where there are many pedestrians (e.g. a bus stop) it is important to -

a) Slow down and watch for an indication that they will enter the road.
b) Put your headlights on high beam so they can see you better.
c) Increase your speed to avoid the chance of hitting them.


8. When driving past parked vehicles, which of the following is it most important to do –

a) Stay as close as possible to the vehicle in front of you.
b) Drive in the right-hand lane, if there is one.
c) Watch for pedestrians, animals and car doors opening.


9. When driving in wet weather, you should -

a) Drive in the middle of the road to avoid splashing pedestrians on the footpath.
b) Stop and help aged pedestrians across the road.
c) Watch out for pedestrians, who may hurry and take risks.


10. At a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights, when the amber light starts 'flashing' after the red stop signal, it means -

a) You may carefully drive through the crossing, if there is no risk of colliding with pedestrians.
b) The traffic lights are out of order and pedestrians must not use the crossing.
c) The green light is due. Do not proceed until the green light appears.


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