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

2) When joining a motorway you must always

3) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

4) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

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

7) What should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?

8) What do GREEN studs on the motorway show?

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

10) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

11) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

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

29) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

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

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

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

36) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

48) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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