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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 is the national speed limit for cars on a motorway?

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

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

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

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

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

7) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

8) What do GREEN studs on the motorway show?

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

10) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

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

14) What does this motorway sign mean?

15) What does this motorway sign mean?

16) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

32) 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?

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

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

35) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

44) 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?

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

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

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

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

49) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

50) Which of the following statement is correct?

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