Motorway Rules Sample questions from the Motorway Rules units of the Driving Theory syllabus.
Over 30 mph On the motorway At night With passengers in rear seats 1 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer As a provisional licence-holder you should not drive a car Click the writing to listen. Type X next to the correct answers. If correct, the X will turn blue.
Learner car drivers Double-decker buses Horse riders Motorcycles over 50cc Farm tractors Cyclists 2 of 20 Motorway Rules Mark four answers Which FOUR of these must NOT use motorways?
You will have to do more harsh braking on motorways The road surface will wear down the tyres faster Motorway service stations do not deal with breakdowns Continuous high speeds may increase the risk of your vehicle breaking down 3 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer Why is it particularly important to carry out a check on your vehicle before making a long motorway journey?
Try to overtake Position your vehicle in the centre lane Re-adjust your mirrors Keep in the left lane 4 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer Immediately after joining a motorway you should normally
Because there is space available to turn round if you need to To build up a speed similar to traffic on the motorway To allow you direct access to the overtaking lanes Because you can continue on the hard shoulder 5 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You are joining a motorway. Why is it important to make full use of the slip road?
Left Centre Right Either the right or centre 6 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer On a three-lane motorway which lane should you normally use?
Use the lane that has least traffic Overtake on the side that is clearest Keep to the left lane unless overtaking Try to keep above 50mph to prevent congestion 7 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer A basic rule when on motorways is
Breakdowns and emergencies only Slow vehicles only Overtaking slower traffic in the other lanes Normal driving 8 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer The left-hand lane of a motorway should be used for
You can see well ahead that the hard shoulder is clear You warn drivers behind by signalling left The traffic in the right-hand lane is signalling right There is a queue of slow- moving traffic to your right that is moving slower than you are 9 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer On motorways you should never overtake on the left UNLESS
Stop on the hard shoulder Park on the slip road Leave at the next exit Go to a service area Park on the central reservation 10 of 20Motorway Rules Mark two answers You are travelling on a motorway. You decide you need a rest. You should
It connects you to a local garage It allows easy location by the emergency services Using a mobile phone will distract other drivers Mobile phones do not work on motorways 11 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You break down on a motorway. You need to call for help. Why may it be better to use an emergency roadside telephone rather than a mobile phone?
Stand at the rear of the vehicle while making a call Get out of the vehicle by the right hand door Try to repair the vehicle yourself Check your location from the marker posts on the left 12 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer Your vehicle breaks down on the hard shoulder of a motorway. You decide to use your mobile phone to call for help. You should
Change the wheel yourself immediately Try to wave down another vehicle for help Use the emergency telephone and call for assistance Only change the wheel if you have a passenger to help you 13 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You get a puncture on the motorway. You manage to get your vehicle on to the hard shoulder. You should
Ambulance service Fire brigade Police control Breakdown service 14 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer The emergency telephones on a motorway are connected to the
Stay close to the carriageway Keep your back to the traffic Face the oncoming traffic Stand on the hard shoulder 15 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer How should you use the emergency telephone on a motorway?
If you have to read a map If red lights show above every lane If your mobile phone rings When you are tired and need a rest When told to by the police In an emergency or a breakdown 16 of 20Motorway Rules Mark three answers When may you stop on a motorway?
Need to walk and get fresh air Are told to do so by flashing red lights Wish to pick up hitchhikers Need to use a mobile telephone 17 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You are allowed to stop on a motorway when you
Carefully reverse on the hard shoulder Carefully reverse in the left- hand lane Carry on to the next exit Make a U-turn at the next gap in the central reservation 18 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You are driving on a motorway. By mistake, you go past the exit that you wanted to take. You should
With the traffic flow In the direction shown on the marker posts Facing oncoming traffic In the direction of the nearest exit 19 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You have broken down on a motorway. To find the nearest emergency telephone you should always walk
In the middle lane On the hard shoulder In the left-hand lane In any lane 20 of 20Motorway Rules Mark one answer You are intending to leave the motorway at the next exit. Before you reach the exit you should normally position your vehicle