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

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

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

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

5) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

8) What do GREEN studs on the motorway show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16) What does this motorway sign mean?

17) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

18) When joining a motorway you must always

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

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

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

22) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

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

25) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

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

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

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

31) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

33) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

34) What does this motorway sign show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

48) What does this motorway sign mean?

49) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

50) 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?

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