Driving theory tests aren’t meant to be easy. The first roadblock in the way between you getting your driving licence or having to wait a bit longer, theory tests are designed to test your knowledge and make sure you know what everyday signs mean and you’re ready for life in a car on your own.
So whether you’re about to take your theory test, or it’s been years since you sat behind that computer, see if you can answer these seven tough questions. If you’re struggling, you can find the answers at the bottom!
Vehicles with bomb disposal experts may use:
Flashing green lights
Flashing red lights
Flashing blue lights
Flashing yellow lights
Powered vehicles used by disabled people have a maximum speed of:
What percentage of all road emissions does road transport account for?
Highways Agency Traffic Officers:
Can stop you for speeding
Have no enforcement powers
Can do MOT checks
Can give you a fine for illegal parking
On motorways you should leave a gap between you and the car in front at least:
1 metre or yard for each mph of your speed
8 metres or yard for each mph of your speed
4 metres or yard for each mph of your speed
10 metres or yard for each mph of your speed
How long would it take you to stop at 70 mph in good dry conditions?
In which three situations may you overtake another driver on the left?
When you’re late for work, when you’re in a bus lane, when you know the person driving the vehicle you’re going to overtake
When approaching a motorway slip road, when a slower vehicle is travelling in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway, when a lorry is in the right hand lane and is travelling slower than you
When you’re in a one way street, when you’re in a bus lane, when approaching a motorway slip road
When you’re in a one way street, when the vehicle in front is signalling to turn right, in slow-moving traffic when vehicles in the right hand lane are moving more slowly
How did you fare?
Number one: Flashing blue lights
Number two: 8 mph
Number three: 20 percent
Number four: Have no enforcement powers
Number five: 1 metre or yard for each mph of your speed
Number six: 96 metres
Number seven: When you’re in a one way street, when the vehicle in front is signalling to turn right, in slow-moving traffic when vehicles in the right hand lane are moving more slowly
Did any of these tump you? Let us know how you got on!
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