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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 should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?

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

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

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

5) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

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

8) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

18) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

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

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

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

23) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

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

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

27) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

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

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

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

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

33) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

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

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

39) 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?

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

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

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

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

44) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

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

49) When joining a motorway you must always

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

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