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

2) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

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

6) What does this motorway sign show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

13) What does this motorway sign mean?

14) When joining a motorway you must always

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

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

17) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

19) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

33) What do AMBER studs on the motorway show?

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

35) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

42) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

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

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

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

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

48) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

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

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