Other Road Users Heavy Vehicle by theorytestuk.co.uk | Aug 12, 2023 | 0 comments Welcome to your Other Road Users Heavy Vehicle 1. 3. Why are motorcyclists advised to wear bright clothing? They must do so by law It helps to keep them cool in summer The colours are popular To help other road users to see them 2. 51. Your vehicle leaks diesel fuel on a roundabout. Who will this affect most? Drivers of three-wheeled vehicles Motorcyclists Towed vehicles Car drivers 3. 33. What should you do if you see two elderly pedestrians about to cross the road ahead? Expect them to wait for you to pass Speed up to get past them quickly Stop and wave them across the road Be careful; they might misjudge your speed 4. 36. You're waiting to turn left at a junction. In your mirror you can see a cyclist moving up between the kerb and the nearside of your vehicle. How should you deal with the cyclist? Allow them to move in front of you Move off and make them wait for you Steer to the left to make them dismount Tell them to move out of your way 5. 43. What should you do when passing sheep on a road? Keep close to avoid oncoming traffic Drive very slowly Pass quickly but quietly Briefly sound your horn 6. 58. A group of horse riders comes towards you. What should you do if the leading rider's horse becomes nervous of your presence? Brake gently to a stop until they've passed Brake quickly to a stop, applying the parking brake Continue driving, keeping well to the left Increase speed to pass the riders quickly 7. 15. You're turning right from a main road into a side road. There's no oncoming traffic. What should you do if pedestrians are standing on the pavement waiting to cross the side road? Turn in because the pedestrians are safe on the pavement Wave at the pedestrians, inviting them to cross the road Wait and give way to the pedestrians Sound your horn to alert the pedestrians to your presence 8. 19. How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop? By pointing to children on the opposite pavement By displaying a red light By displaying a 'stop' sign By giving you an arm signal 9. 66. Where should you take particular care to look for motorcyclists and cyclists? On dual carriageways At junctions At zebra crossings In one-way streets 10. 59. You're driving past a bus that's waiting at a bus stop on the other side of the road. Why should you be careful? The bus may have broken down Pedestrians may come from behind the bus The bus may move off suddenly The bus may remain stationary 11. 1. Where would you see this sign? In the window of a car taking children to school At the side of the road At playground areas On the rear of a school bus or coach 12. 50. Where in particular should you look out for motorcyclists? At a filling station At a road junction Near a service area When entering a car park 13. 57. You're waiting to come out of a side road. Why should you look carefully for motorcycles? Motorcycles are usually faster than cars Police patrols often use motorcycles Motorcycles are small and hard to see Motorcycles have right of way 14. 17. You wish to turn left into a side road. What should you do if there's a cyclist in front as you approach the junction? Overtake the cyclist before the junction Wait until the cyclist has passed the junction Sound your horn to warn the cyclist to wait Drive alongside and watch the cyclist in your mirrors 15. 44. You're turning left from a main road into a side road. What should you do if there’s a pedestrian on the pavement waiting to cross the side road? Flash your lights to encourage the pedestrian to cross Carry on turning into the side road Sound your horn to let the pedestrian know you’re there Wait and give way to the pedestrian 16. 2. You're driving on a dual carriageway. What type of vehicle must use a flashing amber beacon on this road? An ambulance A fire engine A doctor's car on call A mobility scooter 17. 5. You're following a cyclist. What should you do if you wish to turn left a short distance ahead? Overtake the cyclist before the junction Pull alongside the cyclist and stay level until after the junction Hold back until the cyclist has passed the junction Go around the cyclist on the junction 18. 74. You're turning left from a main road into a side road. What should you do if there’s a pedestrian on the pavement waiting to cross the side road? Flash your lights to encourage the pedestrian to cross Carry on turning into the side road Sound your horn to let the pedestrian know you’re there Wait and give way to the pedestrian 19. 41. You're following a motorcyclist along a potholed road. How should you adjust your driving to take account of this situation? Give them extra room Drive alongside them Try to pass them Stay close behind them 20. 28. Which road users are more vulnerable at road junctions? Cyclists Car drivers Lorry drivers Taxi drivers 21. 62. Which of these is the main cause of collisions involving motorcycles? Other drivers Other motorcyclists Wet roads Icy roads 22. 4. What action should you take if there are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign? Reduce speed until you're clear of the area Keep up your speed and sound the horn Increase your speed to clear the area quickly Wait at the lights until they change to green 23. 85. What should you be on the lookout for before changing lanes in slow-moving queuing traffic? Private-hire taxis Breakdown vehicles Filtering motorcyclists Traffic cones 24. 26. You're driving on a single carriageway road. What should you do when you see horse riders ahead? Move into the middle of the road Check your mirrors and prepare to slow down Switch on your vehicle's hazard warning lights Signal right to show you're going to pass them 25. 60. Why do motorcyclists often look over their right shoulder just before turning right? They need to listen for following traffic Motorcycles don't have mirrors Looking around helps them balance as they turn They need to check for traffic in their blind area 26. 20. Why should you check for motorcyclists just before turning right into a side road? They might be overtaking on your left They might be following you closely They might be emerging from the side road They might be overtaking on your right 27. 82. What action would you take when elderly people are crossing the road? Wave them across so they know that you've seen them Be patient and allow them to cross in their own time Rev the engine to let them know that you're waiting Tap the horn in case they're hard of hearing 28. 10. You're driving in a town. What should you do when you see this sign on a stationary bus ahead? Accelerate quickly Wait until it moves off Drive past slowly Expect the driver will be looking after the children 29. 81. You're driving past parked cars. What should you do if you notice a bicycle wheel sticking out between them? Accelerate past quickly and sound your horn Slow down and wave the cyclist across Brake sharply and flash your headlights Slow down and be prepared to stop for a cyclist 30. 37. Which sign means that there may be people walking along the road? A. B. C. D. 31. 79. You're turning right from a main road into a side road. There's no oncoming traffic. What should you do if pedestrians are standing on the pavement waiting to cross the side road? Turn in because the pedestrians are safe on the pavement Wave at the pedestrians, inviting them to cross the road Wait and give way to the pedestrians Sound your horn to alert the pedestrians to your presence 32. 71. Why should you allow extra room for motorcyclists when they're riding through roadworks? There may be a reduced speed limit There may be temporary traffic lights They may swerve to avoid potholes The traffic may be in single file 33. 78. You're about to overtake horse riders. What could scare the horses? Sounding your horn Giving arm signals Driving slowly Keeping well back 34. 48. You're following two cyclists as they approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane. In which direction should you expect them to go? Left Right Any direction Straight ahead 35. 14. Why is a toucan crossing different from other crossings? Moped riders can use it It's controlled by a traffic warden It's controlled by two flashing lights Pedestrians and cyclists can use it together 36. 23. You're driving on a main road. What should you do just before turning right into a side road? Adjust your interior mirror Flash your headlights Steer over to the left Check for traffic overtaking on your right 37. 67. You're travelling behind a moped. What should you do if you want to turn left a short distance ahead? Overtake the moped before the junction Pull alongside the moped and stay level until just before the junction Sound your horn as a warning and turn in front of the moped Stay behind until the moped has passed the junction 38. 80. Which road users are more vulnerable at night in built-up areas? Drivers of black taxi cabs Drivers of double-deck vehicles Cyclists Ambulance drivers 39. 39. There's a slow-moving motorcyclist ahead of you. What should you do if you're unsure what the rider is going to do? Pass on the left Pass on the right Stay behind Move closer 40. 73. Why are motorcyclists more at risk from other road users? They're easy to see They often break down They can't give arm signals They're easily overlooked 41. 75. You've stopped at a pelican crossing. What should you do if the lights have changed to green but a disabled person is still crossing? Give way to them Drive in front of them Drive behind them Sound your horn at them 42. 56. What should you do when you're following a scooter on a poor road surface? Overtake without any delay Stay close behind until you can pass Stay well back and allow them room Sound your horn as you get close 43. 54. Why do motorcyclists use dipped headlights in the daytime? To make themselves more easily seen To stop the battery overcharging To improve their vision To scare wildlife off the road 44. 21. What should you do if the vehicle ahead is being driven by a learner? Keep calm and be patient Drive up close behind Put your headlights on full beam Sound your horn and overtake 45. 76. Which road users are especially at risk at a road junction? Motorcyclists Lorry drivers Car drivers Bus drivers 46. 18. What do yellow zigzag lines on the road outside a school mean? Sound your horn to alert other road users Stop to allow children to cross You mustn't wait or park on these lines You mustn't drive over these lines 47. 9. What should you do when you're approaching this zebra crossing? Prepare to slow down and stop Stop and wave the pedestrians across Speed up and pass by quickly Drive on unless the pedestrians step out 48. 52. At toucan crossings, pedestrians share the crossing with which other road users? Horse riders Cyclists Motorcyclists Trams 49. 6. You're approaching a roundabout. What should you do if there are horses being ridden ahead of you? Give them plenty of room Stop and wait for them to get off the road Sound your horn as a warning Accelerate past as quickly as possible 50. 77. You're approaching a roundabout. What should you do if you see a cyclist signalling to turn right? Overtake on the right Give a warning with your horn Signal the cyclist to move across Give the cyclist plenty of room 51. 35. When are motorcyclists particularly vulnerable? Near zebra crossings In gusting winds When leaving motorways At traffic lights 52. 7. You're driving at night. What does it mean if you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light? You're approaching roadworks You're approaching an organised walk You're approaching a slow-moving vehicle You're approaching an accident hotspot 53. 55. As you approach a pelican crossing, the lights change to green. What should you do if an elderly couple are halfway across? Wave at them to cross as quickly as they can Rev your engine to make them hurry Flash your lights in case they haven't heard you Wait patiently and give them time to finish crossing 54. 12. How would you react to drivers who appear to be inexperienced? Sound your horn to warn them of your presence Be patient and prepare for them to react more slowly Flash your headlights to tell them it's safe for them to proceed Overtake them as soon as possible 55. 61. Which vehicles are most at risk from spilt diesel fuel? Motorcycles Empty tankers Towed vehicles Fire engines 56. 84. What should you do when you're following a motorcyclist on an uneven road? Allow less room, so you can be seen in their mirrors Overtake them immediately Allow extra room, in case they swerve to avoid potholes Allow the same room as you would any other road user 57. 69. You're at the front of a queue of traffic waiting to turn right into a side road. Why should you check your right-hand mirror just before turning? To look for pedestrians about to cross To check for overtaking vehicles To make sure the side road is clear To check for emerging traffic 58. 59. 22. You're driving towards a zebra crossing. What should you do if you see that a person in a wheelchair is waiting to cross? Continue on your way Wave to the person to cross Wave to the person to wait Be prepared to stop 60. 29. Why mustn't you stop on these road markings? It would obstruct everyone's view of the area It would obstruct teachers' access to the school It would obstruct delivery vehicles' access to the school It would obstruct emergency vehicles' access to the school 61. 53. You're driving on a road with an uneven surface. What should you do if you're following a motorcyclist along this road? Allow extra room in case the rider swerves to avoid potholes Leave less room so the rider can see you in their mirrors Drive close behind and get ready to overtake Drive closely to shield the rider 62. 25. You're entering a roundabout. What should you do if a cyclist in front of you is signalling to turn right? Overtake on the right Sound the horn Overtake on the left Allow plenty of room 63. 68. Which vehicles are most likely to be affected by side wind? Flat-bed lorries Tractors Motorcycles Estate cars 64. 65. While driving at night, you see a pedestrian ahead. What does it mean if they're wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light? You're approaching road workers You're approaching an organised walk You're approaching an accident hotspot You're approaching slow-moving vehicles 65. 72. What does this sign mean? No route for pedestrians and cyclists A route for pedestrians only A route for cyclists only A route for pedestrians and cyclists 66. 30. Why must these road markings be kept clear? To allow schoolchildren to be dropped off To allow teachers to park To allow schoolchildren to be picked up To allow an unobstructed view of the area 67. 64. You're driving past a line of parked cars. What should you do if you notice a ball bouncing out into the road ahead? Continue driving at the same speed and sound your horn Continue driving at the same speed and flash your headlights Slow down and be prepared to stop for children Stop and wave the children across to fetch their ball 68. 13. What should you do just before turning right from a main road into a side road? Cancel your right-turn signal Select first gear Check for traffic passing on your right Stop and set the handbrake 69. 49. You're on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on your side of the road? Motorcycles Bicycles Pedestrians Horse riders 70. 38. You're travelling on a narrow section of road. What should you do if a horse rider ahead is riding in the centre of the lane? Sound your horn to alert them to your presence Stay behind and allow them to ride in this position Move across to the right and try to ease past them Get up close behind to encourage them to move aside 71. 45. You're turning left from a main road into a side road. What should you do if people are already crossing the road into which you're turning? Continue, as you have right of way Signal to them to continue crossing Wait and allow them to cross Sound your horn to warn them of your presence 72. 31. What should you do when you're following a car driven by an elderly driver? Expect the driver to drive badly Flash your lights and overtake Be aware that the driver's reactions may not be as fast as yours Stay very close behind but be careful 73. 11. You're emerging from a side road into a queue of traffic. Which of these vehicles is especially hard to see? Bicycle Tractor Milk float Car 74. 70. What should you do if you're following a learner driver who stalls at a junction? Be patient, as you expect them to make mistakes Stay very close behind and flash your headlights Start to rev your engine if they take too long to restart Immediately steer around them and drive on 75. 83. You’re about to overtake a cyclist on a road that has a 30 mph speed limit. How much room should you leave them as you overtake? At least as much room as you would if you were overtaking a car At least a car’s width At least a car’s length At least 2 car widths 76. 34. You're at a road junction, turning into a minor road. What should you do if there are pedestrians crossing the minor road? Stop and wave the pedestrians across Sound your horn to let the pedestrians know that you're there Give way to the pedestrians who are already crossing Carry on; the pedestrians should give way to you 77. 47. You're driving near a school in heavy traffic. What should you do when there are children walking close to the kerb on your side of the road? Move to the other side of the road Wave at them to move back from the kerb Stop for a moment to see what they do Drive slowly until you're clear of the area 78. 8. What happens at toucan crossings? You only stop when a pedestrian is waiting Cyclists aren't permitted There's a continuously flashing amber beacon Pedestrians and cyclists may cross together 79. 63. How should you overtake horse riders? Drive up close and overtake as soon as possible Speed isn't important but allow plenty of room Use your horn just once to warn them Drive slowly and leave plenty of room 80. 40. A horse rider is in the left-hand lane approaching a roundabout. What should you expect the rider to do? Go in any direction Turn right Turn left Go ahead 81. 42. You're approaching this roundabout and see the cyclist signal right. Why is the cyclist keeping to the left? It's a quicker route They're going to turn left instead The Highway Code doesn't apply to cyclists They may use the left-hand lane to turn right 82. 32. You're travelling on a narrow section of road. What should you do if a horse rider ahead is riding in the centre of the lane? Sound your horn to alert them to your presence Stay behind and allow them to ride in this position Move across to the right and try to ease past them Get up close behind to encourage them to move aside 83. 46. You're about to overtake a motorcyclist when they look around over their right shoulder. What's the most likely reason for them doing this? The rider intends to move to the right Something has fallen from the machine The drive chain is slack The rear tyre is flat 84. 16. Why do you have to be alert for motorcyclists in queues of traffic? They may have panniers fitted to their motorcycle They may ride in single file They may be filtering between the lanes They may ride with their headlights on dipped beam 85. 27. You see a horse rider as you approach a roundabout. What should you do if they're signalling right but keeping well to the left? 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