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

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

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

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

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

6) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

9) What does this motorway sign show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23) When joining a motorway you must always

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

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

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

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

28) What does this motorway sign mean?

29) 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?

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

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

32) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

34) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

38) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

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

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

42) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

44) 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?

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

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

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

48) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

50) What does this motorway sign mean?

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