ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. Which statement is true?

a) Pedestrians have no special rights on the roads.
b) You must give way to pedestrians if there is any danger of hitting them.
c) You must give way to pedestrians only at marked crossings.


2. You drive towards these people on the road. What should you do?

a) Slow down until they are half way through the crossing and drive on.
b) Stop and give way if there is any danger of hitting them.
c) Continue at the same speed and sound the horn.


3. You see these zig-zag markings on the road in front of you. What do they mean?

a) Be careful because the road ahead is slippery.
b) Look out for animals on the side of the road.
c) Take care and look out for pedestrians at a crossing.


4. These markings on the road indicate -

a) Places where special speed limits apply.
b) Places where you can park.
c) Places where pedestrians have special rights.


5. You approach a person crossing the road. You should -

a) Slow down and sound your horn to hurry up the person.
b) Slow down or stop to avoid hitting the person.
c) Maintain your speed and swerve around the person.


6. You approach a crossing and see the scene in the picture. You should -

a) Stop and wait for the children until your lane is clear.
b) Slow down and drive through giving way to the children.
c) Slow down and stop until the supervisor takes down the sign.


7. At a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights, when the lights change to red you should -

a) Stop, wait for pedestrians to cross and for the green light to come on.
b) Stop and continue after the pedestrians have crossed.
c) Slow down and give way to pedestrians.


8. This person is standing on a pedestrian refuge. If he steps out onto your lane you should -

a) Maintain your speed so you do not hold up the traffic.
b) Slow down and sound the horn to warn the person to move back.
c) Give way to the person if there is any danger of colliding.


9. Which of the following statements is correct?

a) You must give way to pedestrians if there is a danger of a collision.
b) You do not have to give way to adults crossing at children's crossings.
c) Pedestrians must cross the road only at marked crossings and intersections.


10. When you see children on or near the road -

a) You should slow down and be more careful because they may move suddenly.
b) You should reduce your speed by 5 km/h.
c) You should ignore them and pay attention to the rear vision mirror.


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