Vehicle Handling Car Test by theorytestuk.co.uk | Jul 14, 2023 | 0 comments Welcome to your Vehicle Handling Car Test 1. You're driving on the motorway in windy conditions. What should you do as you overtake a high-sided vehicle? A. Be wary of a sudden gust B. Increase your speed C. Drive alongside very closely D. Expect normal conditions 2. You're travelling on a road that has road humps. What should you do when the driver in front is travelling more slowly than you? A. Sound your horn B. Slow down and stay behind C. Flash your headlights D. Overtake as soon as you can 3. Why should you switch off your rear fog lights when the fog has cleared? A. To allow your headlights to work B. To stop draining the battery C. To prevent dazzling drivers behind D. To stop the engine losing power 4. When may you overtake another vehicle on their left? A. When a slower vehicle is travelling in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway B. When approaching a motorway slip road where you’ll be turning off C. When the vehicle in front is signalling to turn left D. When you’re in a one-way street 5. When must you use dipped headlights during the day? A. When you're driving in poor visibility B. When you're driving along narrow streets C. All the time you're driving D. When you're parking 6. Why is it bad technique to coast when you're driving downhill? A. The fuel consumption will increase B. The vehicle will gain speed more quickly C. The tyres will wear more quickly D. The engine will overheat 7. What's a rumble device designed to do? A. Give directions B. Prevent cattle escaping C. Alert you to a hazard D. Alert you to low tyre pressure 8. Why should you test your brakes after this hazard? A. You'll be on a slippery road B. You'll have just crossed a long bridge C. You'll be going down a long hill D. Your brakes will be wet 9. Why is travelling in neutral for long distances (known as coasting) bad driving technique? A. It will cause the car to skid B. It will make the engine stall C. The engine will run faster D. There won't be any engine braking 10. What should you do if you have to make a journey in foggy conditions? A. Follow other vehicles’ tail lights closely B. Avoid using dipped headlights C. Leave plenty of time for your journey D. Keep two seconds behind the vehicle ahead 11. Which lights must you use if you're driving on a well-lit motorway at night? A. Use only your sidelights B. Use your headlights C. Use rear fog lights D. Use front fog lights 12. Which plate may appear with this road sign? A B C D 13. The road is wet. Why would a motorcyclist steer around drain covers while they were cornering? A. To avoid puncturing the tyres on the edge of the drain covers B. To avoid splashing pedestrians on the pavement C. To help judge the bend using the drain covers as marker points D. To prevent the motorcycle sliding on the metal drain covers 14. What colour are the reflective studs along the left-hand edge of the motorway? A. Green B. Amber C. Red D. White 15. When will you feel the effects of engine braking? A. When you only use the parking brake B. When you change to a lower gear C. When you're in neutral D. When you change to a higher gear 16. What’s the purpose of the yellow lines painted across the road? A. To make you aware of your speed B. To keep the area clear of traffic C. To show a safe distance between vehicles D. To warn you to change direction 17. You're driving on a motorway at night. Which lights should you have on if there are other vehicles just ahead of you? A. Dipped headlights B. Main-beam headlights C. Sidelights only D. Front fog lights 18. What should you do when dealing with this hazard? A. Use a low gear and drive slowly B. Switch on your hazard warning lights C. Use a high gear to prevent wheelspin D. Switch on your windscreen wipers 19. Why should you reduce your speed when you're driving or riding in fog? A. The brakes don't work as well B. It's more difficult to see what's ahead C. The engine will take longer to warm up D. You'll be dazzled by other headlights 20. What will happen to your car when you drive up a steep hill? A. The high gears will pull better B. The engine will work harder C. Overtaking will be easier D. The steering will feel heavier 21. What should you check before you start a journey in foggy weather? A. The windows and lights are clean and clear B. You have a warning triangle in the vehicle C. The radiator has enough anti-freeze D. You have a mobile phone with you 22. Why could it be dangerous to keep the clutch down, or select neutral, for long periods of time while you're driving? A. You'll have less steering and braking control B. Engine damage may be caused C. Fuel spillage will occur D. It will wear tyres out more quickly 23. What should you do when you're overtaking at night? A. Wait until a bend so that you can see oncoming headlights B. Beware of bends in the road ahead C. Go past slowly so that you can react to unseen hazards D. Sound your horn twice before moving out 24. What should you do when you meet an oncoming vehicle on a single-track road? A. Reverse back to the main road B. Stop at a passing place C. Carry out an emergency stop D. Switch on your hazard warning lights 25. What should you do when you're driving along a road that has a series of road humps? A. Brake firmly when you reach each road hump B. Vary your speed between each road hump C. Stay at a reduced speed for the whole stretch of road D. Set your car's cruise control 26. How can you use your vehicle's engine to control your speed? A. By changing to a lower gear B. By changing to a higher gear C. By selecting reverse gear D. By selecting neutral 27. Which lights should you switch on when daytime visibility is poor but not seriously reduced? A. Headlights and fog lights B. Front fog lights C. Rear fog lights D. Dipped headlights 28. There's been a heavy fall of snow. What should you consider before driving in these conditions? A. Whether you should fit an amber flashing beacon to your car B. Whether you should drive without wearing your seat belt C. Whether you should wear sunglasses to reduce the glare D. Whether your journey is essential 29. You've been driving in fog. What must you do when the visibility improves? A. Keep your front fog lights switched on B. Keep your rear fog lights switched on C. Switch off your fog lights D. Leave your fog lights switched on in case the fog returns 30. What will happen if you hold the clutch pedal down or roll in neutral for too long? A. It will use more fuel B. It will cause the engine to overheat C. It will reduce your control D. It will improve tyre wear 31. Why is it dangerous to leave rear fog lights switched on after the fog has cleared? A. Direction indicators may not work properly B. The bulbs would fail C. Electrical systems could be overloaded D. They may be confused with brake lights 32. You're driving at night. What should you do if you're dazzled by headlights coming towards you? A. Pull down your sun visor B. Shade your eyes with your hand C. Flash your main-beam headlights D. Slow down or stop 33. You're driving with your front fog lights switched on. What should you do if the fog has cleared? A. Leave them on if other drivers have their lights on B. Switch them off as long as visibility remains good C. Flash them to warn oncoming traffic that it's foggy D. Drive with them on instead of your headlights 34. What will happen if you use rear fog lights in good conditions? A. They'll make it safer when towing a trailer B. They'll protect you from larger vehicles C. They'll dazzle other drivers D. They'll make drivers behind keep back 35. You're driving on an icy road. What distance from the car in front should you drive? A. Four times the normal distance B. Six times the normal distance C. Eight times the normal distance D. Ten times the normal distance 36. You're driving in fog. Why should you keep well back from the vehicle in front? A. In case it stops suddenly B. In case its fog lights dazzle you C. In case it changes direction suddenly D. In case its brake lights dazzle you 37. What should you do if you park on the road when it's foggy? A. Leave dipped headlights and fog lights switched on B. Leave parking lights switched on C. Leave dipped headlights switched on D. Leave main-beam headlights switched on 38. What must you do when you're overtaking a car at night? A. Flash your headlights before overtaking B. Select a higher gear C. Make sure you don't dazzle other road users D. Switch your headlights to main beam before overtaking 39. You're travelling in very heavy rain. How is this likely to affect your overall stopping distance? A. It will be no different B. It will be halved C. It will be ten times greater D. It will be doubled 40. What's the reason for traffic-calming measures? A. To slow traffic down B. To make overtaking easier C. To stop road rage D. To make parking easier 41. Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights? A. To make them more visible when driving at high speed B. To make them more visible in thick fog C. To show when they've broken down in a dangerous position D. To warn drivers following closely to drop back 42. When may you wait in a box junction? A. When you're stationary in a queue of traffic B. When approaching a pelican crossing C. When oncoming traffic prevents you turning right D. When approaching a zebra crossing 43. What's the reason for traffic-calming measures? A. To stop road rage B. To make overtaking easier C. To make parking easier D. To slow traffic down 44. What colour are the reflective studs along the left-hand edge of the motorway? A. Red B. Amber C. Green D. White 45. What should you check before you start a journey in foggy weather? A. 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