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

2) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

4) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

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

6) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

13) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

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

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

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

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

19) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

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

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

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

24) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

26) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

27) What does this motorway sign show?

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

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

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

31) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

42) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

46) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

47) 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?

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

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

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

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