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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) What does this motorway sign mean?

2) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

4) Rear fog lights should be used on a motorway when visibility is below:-

5) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

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

8) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

9) On a motorway what is used to reduce traffic bunching?

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

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

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

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

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

15) You are travelling on the motorway and are feeling tired. What should you do?

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

17) You are allowed on a motorway provided:-

18) You are travelling on a motorway. You decide you need a rest.
You should

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

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

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

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

23) What is the national speed limit for cars on a motorway?

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

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

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

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

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

29) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

31) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

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

34) 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?

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

36) 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?

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

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

39) What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?

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

41) You are travelling at 60 m.p.h. on a good, dry motorway What is the overall stopping distance?

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

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

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

45) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

46) When driving along the motorway your overall stopping distance will be much longer when:-

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

48) You are on a motorway at night. You MUST have your headlights switched on unless

49) You are driving along the motorway in the inside lane.
You intend to turn left at the next available exit.
When should you signal left?

50) You are joining a motorway.
Why is it important to make full use of the slip road ?

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