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

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

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

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

5) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

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

9) 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?

10) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

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

12) 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?

13) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

17) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

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

22) You are travelling on the motorway and are feeling tired. What should you do?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

33) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

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

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

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

38) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

40) In WET motorway road conditions the minimum distance you should leave between you and the vehicle in front should be?

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

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

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

44) Which of the following statement is correct?

45) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

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

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

49) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

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