Vulnerable Road Users Car Test by theorytestuk.co.uk | Jul 14, 2023 | 0 comments Welcome to your Vulnerable Road Users Car Test 1. What action should you take when you see 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 stop flashing 2. Which vehicle should you allow extra room as you overtake them? Bicycle Lorry Tractor Road-sweeper 3. Why should you check for motorcyclists just before turning right into a side road? They may be overtaking on your left They may be overtaking on your right They may be emerging from the side road They may be following you closely 4. Where would you see this sign? In the window of a car taking children to school On the rear of a school bus or coach At playground areas At the side of the road 5. At night, what does it mean if you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a bright red light? You're approaching roadworks You're approaching a slow-moving vehicle You're approaching an organised walk You're approaching a traffic danger spot 6. You want to turn right from a junction. What should you do if your view is restricted by parked vehicles? Move out quickly, but be prepared to stop Sound your horn and pull out if there's no reply Stop, then move forward slowly until you have a clear view Stop, get out and look along the main road to check 7. What should you do if the left-hand pavement is closed due to street repairs? Position close to the left-hand kerb Use your right-hand mirror more often Speed up to get past the roadworks more quickly Watch out for pedestrians walking in the road 8. What would you do if you see older people crossing the road ahead? Wave them across so they know that you've seen them Tap the horn in case they're hard of hearing Rev the engine to let them know that you're waiting Be patient and allow them to cross in their own time 9. You're driving in town. Why should you be careful if there's a bus at a bus stop on the other side of the road? Pedestrians might come from behind the bus The bus might have broken down The bus might move off suddenly The bus might remain stationary 10. How should you react to inexperienced drivers? Sound your horn to warn them of your presence Be patient and prepare for them to react more slowly Flash your headlights to indicate that it's safe for them to proceed Overtake them as soon as possible 11. You’ve just passed your driving test. How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision? By always staying close to the vehicle in front By never going over 40 mph By taking further training By staying in the left-hand lane on all roads 12. You're approaching this roundabout. What should you do when a cyclist is keeping to the left while signalling to turn right? Sound your horn Overtake them Assume they're turning left Allow them space to turn 13. What's the purpose of these road markings? To ensure children can see and be seen when they're crossing the road To enable teachers to have clear access to the school To ensure delivery vehicles have easy access to the school To enable parents to pick up or drop off children safely 14. What does this sign mean? No cycling Cycle route ahead Cycle parking only End of cycle route 15. 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 Move across to the right and try to ease past them Stay behind and allow them to ride in this position Get up close behind to encourage them to move aside 16. You're on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on your side of the road? Motorcycles Bicycles Horse riders Pedestrians 17. You're at the front of a queue of traffic waiting to turn right into a side road. Why is it important to check your right mirror just before turning? To look for pedestrians about to cross To check for emerging traffic To make sure the side road is clear To check for overtaking vehicles 18. What does this sign mean? Contraflow cycle lane Cycles and buses only With-flow cycle lane No cycles or buses 19. You're driving towards a zebra crossing. What should you do if a person in a wheelchair is waiting to cross? Continue on your way Be prepared to stop Wave to the person to wait Wave to the person to cross 20. You see a pedestrian carrying a white stick that also has a red band. What does this mean? They're deaf and blind They're deaf They're blind They have limited mobility 21. 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 a car’s length At least a car’s width At least as much room as you would if you were overtaking a car At least 2 car widths 22. You're approaching a roundabout. What should you do if a cyclist ahead is 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 23. This junction, controlled by traffic lights, has a marked area between two stop lines. What's this for? To allow cyclists to position in front of other traffic To allow people with disabilities to cross the road To allow cyclists and pedestrians to cross the road together To allow taxis to position in front of other traffic 24. Why should you allow extra room while overtaking a motorcyclist on a windy day? The rider may turn off suddenly to get out of the wind The rider may be blown in front of you The rider may stop suddenly The rider may be travelling faster than normal 25. What should you do when you're approaching this crossing? Speed up and pass by quickly Stop and wave the pedestrians across Prepare to slow down and stop Continue unless the pedestrians step out 26. The road outside this school is marked with yellow zigzag lines. What do these lines mean? You may park on the lines when dropping off schoolchildren You may park on the lines when picking up schoolchildren You must stay with your vehicle if you park here You shouldn't wait or park your vehicle here 27. You're following a cyclist. What should you do when you wish to turn left a short distance ahead? Hold back until the cyclist has passed the junction Pull alongside the cyclist and stay level until after the junction Overtake the cyclist before you reach the junction Go around the cyclist on the junction 28. You're driving past parked cars. What should you do if you see a bicycle wheel sticking out between the cars? Accelerate past quickly and sound your horn Slow down and be prepared to stop for a cyclist Brake sharply and flash your headlights Slow down and wave the cyclist across 29. 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 can easily be hidden behind obstructions Motorcycles have right of way 30. You want to turn right from a main road into a side road. What should you do just before turning? Cancel your right-turn signal Select first gear Stop and set the parking brake Check for traffic overtaking on your right 31. What should you do if you want to turn left at a junction where pedestrians have started to cross? Give way to them Stop and wave at them to cross Sound your horn and proceed Go around them, leaving plenty of room 32. Which road users are most difficult to see when you're reversing your car? Motorcyclists Children Cyclists Car drivers 33. Why is a toucan crossing different from other crossings? Moped riders can use it It's controlled by a traffic warden Pedestrians and cyclists can use it together It's controlled by two flashing lights 34. You're following two cyclists as they approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane. Where would you expect the cyclists to go? Left Right Straight ahead Any direction 35. Powered vehicles used by disabled people are small and can be hard to see. What must they display if they're travelling on a dual carriageway? Flashing amber beacon Flashing green beacon Flashing blue beacon Flashing red beacon 36. Why do motorcyclists often look round over their right shoulder just before turning right? To listen for traffic behind them To check for traffic in their blind area It helps them balance as they turn Motorcycles don't have mirrors 37. You're about to overtake a cyclist. Why should you leave them as much room as you would give to a car? The cyclist might speed up The cyclist might get off their bicycle The cyclist might be unsettled if you pass too near them The cyclist might have to make a left turn 38. Why should you look carefully for motorcyclists and cyclists at junctions? They may want to turn into the side road They may slow down to let you turn They might not see you turn They're harder to see 39. What does it mean when a moving vehicle is showing a flashing amber beacon? The vehicle is slow moving The vehicle has broken down The vehicle is a doctor's car The vehicle belongs to a school crossing patrol 40. You want to reverse into a side road. What should you do if you aren't sure that the area behind your car is clear? Look through the rear window only Get out and check Check the mirrors only Carry on, assuming it's clear 41. What should you do when you're following a learner driver who stalls at a junction? Start to rev your engine if they take too long to restart Stay very close behind and flash your headlights Be patient, as you expect them to make mistakes Immediately steer around them and drive on 42. 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 Sound your horn to alert the pedestrians to your presence Wait and give way to the pedestrians 43. What should you do when you see these horse riders in front? Slow down and be ready to stop Pull out to the middle of the road Switch on your hazard warning lights Give a right-turn signal 44. You're about to reverse into a side road. What should you do if a pedestrian is waiting to cross behind your car? Wave to the pedestrian to stop Give way to the pedestrian Sound your horn to warn the pedestrian Reverse before the pedestrian starts to cross 45. What hazard should you be especially aware of if you're turning left into a side road? One-way street Pedestrians Traffic congestion Parked vehicles 46. You're driving in a slow-moving queue of traffic. What should you do just before changing lane? Sound the horn and flash your lights Give a ‘slowing down’ arm signal Look for motorcyclists filtering through the traffic Change down to first gear 47. You're driving at night. What should you do if you're dazzled by a vehicle behind you? Set your mirror to dazzle the other driver Set your mirror to the anti-dazzle position Brake sharply to a stop Switch your rear lights on and off 48. You're driving past a line of parked cars. What should you do if a ball bounces 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 49. 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 50. Which is the most vulnerable road user? Car driver Tractor driver Lorry driver Motorcyclist 51. 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 52. What should you do when you see an older person 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 may misjudge your speed 53. You've driven up to a pelican crossing. What must you do while the amber light is flashing? Signal the pedestrian to cross Always wait for the green light before proceeding Wait for the red-and-amber light before proceeding Give way to any pedestrians on the crossing 54. What should you do when you're passing loose sheep on the road? Briefly sound your horn Pass quickly but quietly Go very slowly Herd them to the side of the road 55. 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? Proceed as normal Stay well back Cut in front of them Keep close to them 56. How should you overtake horse riders? Drive slowly and leave plenty of room Speed isn't important but allow plenty of room Use your horn just once to warn them Drive up close and overtake as soon as possible 57. What does it mean if you see a pedestrian with a dog that has a yellow or burgundy coat? The pedestrian is an older person The pedestrian is a dog trainer The pedestrian is colour-blind The pedestrian is deaf 58. Where would you see this sign? Near a school crossing At a playground entrance On a school bus At a ‘pedestrians only’ area 59. Why should these road markings be kept clear? To allow children to be dropped off at school To allow teachers to park To allow children to be picked up after school To allow children to see and be seen when they're crossing the road 60. As you approach a pelican crossing, the lights change to green. What should you do if older people are still crossing? Wave them to cross as quickly as they can Rev your engine to make them hurry Wait patiently while they cross Flash your lights in case they haven't noticed you 61. 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 pull in front of the moped Stay behind until the moped has passed the junction 62. A horse rider is in the left-hand lane approaching a roundabout. Where should you expect the rider to go? In any direction To the right To the left Straight ahead 63. How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop? By pointing to children waiting to cross By displaying a red light By giving you an arm signal By displaying a 'stop' sign 64. Why do motorcyclists wear bright clothing? To make them more visible It helps keep them cool in summer The colours are popular They must do so by law 65. What should you do when you're following a motorcyclist along a road that has a poor surface? Follow closely so they can see you in their mirrors Overtake immediately to avoid delays Allow the same room as normal to avoid wasting road space Allow extra room in case they swerve to avoid potholes 66. Who may use toucan crossings? Cyclists and pedestrians Motorcyclists and pedestrians Only cyclists Motorcyclists and cyclists 67. Why do motorcyclists use dipped headlights in daylight? The rider is inviting you to proceed To stop the battery overcharging To improve the rider’s vision So that the rider can be seen more easily 68. You've stopped at a pelican crossing. What should you do if a disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you and the lights change to green? Wait for them to finish crossing Drive in front of them Edge forward slowly Sound your horn 69. You're approaching a roundabout. What should you do if there are horses being ridden in front of you? Give them plenty of room Treat them like any other vehicle Sound your horn as a warning Accelerate past as quickly as possible 70. Where should you take particular care to look for motorcyclists and cyclists? On dual carriageways At junctions At zebra crossings On one-way streets 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.