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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 do GREEN studs on the motorway show?

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

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

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

5) What does this motorway sign mean?

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

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

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

9) 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?

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

11) Which of the following statement is correct?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

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

22) 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?

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

24) A crawler lane on a motorway is found

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

26) What does tailgating on a motorway mean?

27) Which vehicles are prohibited from using the motorway?

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

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

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

31) Motorway hard shoulders should ONLY be used for?

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

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

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

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

36) What colour backgrounds do Motorway signs show?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

45) 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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