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QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember The Rules of the Road?

Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.
Sep 12th 2016, 5:52 PM 55,354 57

HOW LONG HAS it been since you passed your driving test? Days? Weeks? Years?

No matter how long you’ve been driving, it’s never any harm to make sure your road knowledge is in tip top shape. So let’s find out – how well do you remember the rules of the road?

1. What does a broken white line mean?
Never cross it
Overtake if it's safe to do so
Stay in your own lane at all times
2. You want to change lanes while driving on the motorway. What's the order of actions you take?
Signal, check mirror, change lane
Check mirror, signal, check mirror, change lane
Check mirror, signal, change lane
Signal, change, check mirror
3. When should you use your hazard lights?
To say thanks to someone for letting you into traffic
When your car is broken down, being towed, or at the scene of an accident.
To indicate you want to get out into traffic
When you're stopping on yellow lines for 'just a sec'
4. How many penalty points can you get for driving on a cycle track?
1
2
3
4
5. When can you overtake in the left lane?
Whenever you like
Never
When traffic in the right lane is turning right or when traffic in the right lane is moving slower than the left
Only when traffic is turning right in the right lane
6. What is the hard shoulder used for?
Emergencies only
Cyclists
Overtaking in traffic
Emergencies, breakdowns, pedestrians and cyclists
7. If you're approaching a roundabout and taking the second exit to go straight ahead, what lane should you be in?
Left
Right
8. When can you sound your horn?
Between 11pm and 7am
Only in an emergency
Only outside 11pm and 7am except in an emergency
9. What should you do if a traffic light turns amber when you're approaching it?
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Stop immediately
Slow down but don't stop
Slow down and stop if it's safe to do so
Keep going at your current speed
10. You're approaching a traffic light that's been green for a while. What should you do?
Continue at current speed
Approach with caution at a speed you can safely stop at
Speed up
Slow down
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Green light - good to go
You got top marks. You're road-worthy and ready to go.
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You scored out of !
Amber light - you've slowed down a little
You're nearly there. Just check your mirror again and you're ready to hit the road.
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You scored out of !
Red light - Step on the brakes...
You need a little refresher course to get back on the right track.
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You scored out of !
Stop sign - screech to a halt
Oh uh. You've stalled a bit there. Hit the books and you'll be sucking diesel in no time.
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How did you do? Let us know in the comments below.

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