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

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

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

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

5) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

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

9) When joining a motorway you must always

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

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

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

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

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

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

16) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

17) What does this motorway sign show?

18) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

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

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

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

23) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31) What does this motorway sign mean?

32) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

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

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

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

39) 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?

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

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

42) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

43) 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?

44) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

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

46) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

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

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

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

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