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Test Type: Motorway
Number of Questions: 50
Pass Mark: 43

Research by the IAM suggests that in their first year of driving nearly 20 per cent of men and 40 per cent of women avoid motorways.
By the third year after passing the test, 11 per cent of men and 28 per cent of women did no motorway driving.
Take this simple motorway quiz and get more confident of using the Motorway Network.

1) You are travelling on a motorway. A bag falls off the roof rack. What should you do?

2) You are intending to leave the motorway at the next exit.
Before you reach the exit you should normally position your vehicle

3) Which FOUR of these must NOT use motorways?
4 answers required

4) How will a police officer in a patrol car get you to stop on the Motorway?

5) What does this motorway sign mean?

6) Which of the following are not allowed to use a motorway?
3 answers required

7) What is the normal (national) speed limit for cars in the left-hand lane of a three-laned motorway?

8) You are towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. You must :
2 answers required

9) If there is ice or snow on a Motorway braking distances can increase by:-

10) Where are you most likely to see this sign?

11) A motorcycle is not allowed on a motorway if it has an engine size smaller than:-

12) If you are driving in the left lane of the motorway and find another vehicle merging from a slip road, what should you do?

13) When may you use the right hand lane of the motorway?

14) You must ensure that any load carried on or in your vehicle while driving along the motorway is: -
2 answers required

15) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

16) Setting down or picking up passengers on a motorway is only allowed:-

17) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

18) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

19) Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. You aren't able to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do?

20) Usually, on a motorway, how far from the exit is the first sign showing the junction number?

21) What is the Maximum speed for a Heavy Goods vehicle (exceeding 7.5 tonnes maximum laden weight)" on a Motorway?

22) You are driving on a wet motorway with surface spray. You should:-

23) Motorway road surfaces tend to be at their most slippery:-

24) In which circumstances may you reverse on the motorway?

25) What do GREEN studs on the motorway show?

26) You're towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. All the lanes are open. You must

27) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

28) You are driving on a wet motorway with surface spray. You should:-

29) You are driving on a well-lit motorway at night. You should?

30) Blue reflective studs on a motorway indicate an area reserved for?

31) What should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?

32) Motorway emergency telephones are usually linked to the police.
In some areas they are now linked to

33) You must not stop on a motorway. What are the 2 exceptions to this rule?
2 answers required

34) Travelling on a wet motorway with road spray you should :

35) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

36) You are driving in very wet weather on the motorway. Your car begins to slide.
This effect is called?

37) Which of the following statement is correct?

38) If you break down on the motorway - which way should you walk to use the emergency telephone on the hard shoulder?

39) In WET motorway road conditions the minimum distance you should leave between you and the vehicle in front should be?

40) The left-hand lane of a motorway should be used for

41) You may only stop on the hard shoulder of a motorway

42) On a Motorway in poor daylight what should you use?

43) The extreme right-hand lane of a four-lane motorway should be used:-

44) A two-second gap between you and the car in front is when conditions are?

45) You have broken down on a motorway. You have stopped on the hard shoulder.
Where is the safest place to wait for help ?

46) You are the only one on a three lane motorway.
Which lane should you drive in if you are travelling at 70 mph in a car?

47) What is the maximum speed for cars towing caravans on a Motorway?

48) A flashing motorway sign reads 'FOG' on a apparently clear road. What does this tell you?

49) The car below is moving with its hazard warning lights on. It's to let you know there is a hazard ahead.
What type of road is this allowed on?

50) When joining a motorway you should ?
2 answers required

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