Alertness Car Test by theorytestuk.co.uk | Jul 14, 2023 | 0 comments Welcome to your Alertness Car Test 1. What should you do before making a U-turn? Look over your shoulder for a final check Give an arm signal as well as using your indicators Check road markings to see that U-turns are permitted Select a higher gear than normal 2. What should you do as you approach this bridge? Slow down Change gear Move to the right Keep to 30 mph 3. Where should you avoid overtaking? In a one-way street Approaching a dip in the road Just after a bend On a 30 mph road 4. What does this curved arrow road marking mean? Heavy vehicles should take the next road on the left to avoid a weight limit Overtaking traffic should move back to the left The road ahead bends to the left The road ahead has a camber to the left 5. What should you do if your mobile phone rings while you're driving or riding? Answer it immediately Leave it until you have stopped in a safe place Pull up at the nearest kerb Stop immediately 6. Why are these yellow lines painted across the road? To help you choose the correct lane To help you keep the correct separation distance To make you aware of your speed To tell you the distance to the roundabout 7. What should you do when you're approaching traffic lights that have been green for some time? Accelerate hard Maintain your speed Brake hard Be ready to stop 8. What should you do before slowing down or stopping your vehicle? Flash the headlights Select a higher gear Sound the horn Use the mirrors 9. You're following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it? You'll give the driver a chance to see you in their mirrors You'll be able to corner more quickly You'll help the large vehicle to stop more easily You'll keep out of the wind better 10. Why should you use your mirrors when you see a hazard ahead? Because you'll need to accelerate out of danger To assess how your actions will affect the traffic behind Because you'll need to brake sharply and stop To check what's happening on the road ahead 11. You're waiting to turn right at the end of a road. What should you do if your view is obstructed by parked vehicles? Move quickly to where you can see so you only block traffic from one direction Turn your vehicle around immediately and find another junction to use Stop and then move forward slowly and carefully for a clear view Wait for a pedestrian to let you know when it's safe for you to emerge 12. There are objects hanging from your interior mirror. Why could this be a hazard? Your radio reception might be affected Your sun visor might get tangled Your windscreen could mist up more easily Your view could be obstructed 13. You're on a long motorway journey. What should you do if you start to feel sleepy? Leave the motorway and stop in a safe place Drive faster to complete your journey sooner Play some loud music Stop on the hard shoulder for a rest 14. Why should you switch your headlights on when it first starts to get dark? So others can see you more easily Because the street lights are lit So that you blend in with other drivers To make your dials easier to see 15. What's most likely to distract you while you're driving? Using a mobile phone Using the demisters Using the mirrors Using the windscreen wipers 16. You're driving your car. When may you use a hand-held mobile phone? When you're driving at less than 30 mph When you're receiving a call When you've parked safely When your car has automatic transmission 17. You're driving on a wet road. What should you do if you have to stop your vehicle in an emergency? Apply the parking brake and footbrake together Give an arm signal Keep both hands on the steering wheel Select reverse gear 18. What should you do when you move off from behind a parked car? Give a signal after moving off Look around after moving off Use the exterior mirrors only Look around before moving off 19. You're travelling along this road. How should you pass the cyclist? Change down one gear before you pass Keep close to them as you pass Leave them plenty of room as you pass Sound your horn as you pass 20. When do windscreen pillars cause a serious obstruction to your view? When you're approaching a one-way street When you're driving on a motorway When you're driving on a dual carriageway When you're approaching bends and junctions 21. What should you do if you can't see clearly behind when you're reversing? Open the door to look behind Look in the nearside mirror Ask someone to guide you Open the window to look behind 22. What does the term 'blind spot' mean? An area covered by your left-hand mirror An area covered by your right-hand mirror An area not covered by your headlights An area not visible to the driver 23. What's likely to happen if you use a hands-free phone while you're driving? It will increase your concentration It will improve your safety It will divert your attention It will reduce your view 24. You're turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging? Stop, apply the parking brake and then select a low gear Make sure that you leave enough room for a vehicle behind Position your vehicle well to the left of the side road Check that the central reservation is wide enough for your vehicle 25. You're waiting to emerge from a junction. The windscreen pillar is restricting your view. What should you be particularly aware of? Buses Coaches Motorcyclists Lorries 26. How can you make sure that a satellite navigation (satnav) system doesn't distract you when you're driving? Choose a voice that you find calming Only set the destination when you're lost Turn it off while you're driving in built-up areas Set it before starting your journey Time's up Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.