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

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




2) 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?





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





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




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




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





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





8) What does this motorway sign mean?





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




10) 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?





11) What does this motorway sign mean?





12) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?




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





14) What does this motorway sign show?





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




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




17) On a motorway the amber reflective studs can be found between




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




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




20) Which of the following statement is correct?




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





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





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




24) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?




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




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




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




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




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






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




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





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





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




34) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?




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




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




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




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





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




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




41) A crawler lane on a motorway is found
sign





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




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




44) What restrictions apply on a Motorway to new drivers holding a provisional driving licence?




45) You are allowed on a motorway provided:-




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




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




48) When driving on a motorway, when should you indicate to change lanes?




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





50) When joining a motorway you must always





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