Driving Rules - Section B

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  1. What is the meaning of safe driving?
    A way of driving that avoids and prevents traffic accidents.
  2. What should you do while stopping at a junction?
    Put car into neutral gear.
  3. Which of the following is true while driving on a three-lane highway?

    i) Left lane for stopping, middle lane for slow driving, right lane for fast driving.
    ii) Left lane for fast driving, middle lane for overtaking, right lane for slow driving.
    iii) Left lane for slow driving, middle lane for fast driving, right lane for overtaking.
    iii) Left lane for slow driving, middle lane for fast driving, right lane for overtaking.
  4. Accidents while reversing the vehicle could be avoided if the driver:
    Assesses the situation before getting into the car and checks all mirrors before reversing.
  5. When the green traffic light turns yellow you should:
    Stop the vehicle if it has not crossed the stop line.
  6. A driver who practices safe driving whould do the following:
    Plan the journey before departure.
  7. What is the maximum speed limit for a private van on a highway?
    90 km/h
  8. Traffic accidents that occur in rain conditions are mostly caused by:
    • Steering control
    • Tyres and brakes not functioning properly
  9. What should you do when tailing another vehicle at night?
    Tail at a correct distance and lower the lights.
  10. You and your family plan to go on a holiday that involves making a long distance journey in your own vehicle. State the course of actions that needs to be taken to avoid accidents:
    Plan the journey before departure.
  11. State an attribute of a good driver:
    Always patient and considerate.
  12. What is the correct way to hold the steering wheel?
    Hold with both hands, at clock postions 10 and 2.
  13. To stop the vehicle safely you should:
    • Look at all mirrors
    • Indicate
    • Stop the vehicle on the left side of the road
  14. When approaching a four-way junction with traffic lights and a traffic police officer you should:
    Follow the signals of the traffic police officer.
  15. According to the safety driving concept, list in order of sequence the important steps you should take to avoid accidents:
    • 1. Identify
    • 2. Analyze
    • 3. Make a decision
    • 4. Take action
  16. What should you do if your vehicle suddenly catches fire?
    • Stop the vehicle
    • Switch off the engine
    • Save passengers
    • Put out fire
  17. Collision with a vehicle infront of you can be avoided if you:
    • Indicate early
    • Follow the vehicle at a safe distance
  18. When approaching a pedestrian crossing, you should:
    Slow down the vehicle so you have time to stop if necessary.
  19. When driving downhill, you realize your brakes arent working. What should you do?
    • Shift to a low gear
    • Use handbrake
    • Turn off the engine
  20. What is the distance rule to be applied when following another vehicle?
    2-Second rule and 4-Second rule
  21. You wish to travel through a traffic congested area during peak hour. As a safe driver, what should you do?
    • Plan the journey
    • Choose alternative routes
    • Avoid peak hours
  22. According to studies, what is the probabilty of a drunk driver rather than a sober driving getting into an accident?
    25 times higher
  23. What should you not do if youe vehicle is being overtaken?
    Speed up
  24. When driving at night, an oncoming vehicle has their full beam headlights on. What should you do?
    Turn on your full beam headlights once, to remind the other driver that theirs are switched on.
  25. When driving on a road less travelled, you should:
    Drive at a low speed, and be cautious
  26. One of the causes of traffic accidents is the vehicle factor. To avoid accidents/breakdowns, you should:
    Ensure that your vehicle is in good working order.
  27. Giving attention to other traffic users means:
    Being cautious in any situation.
  28. While driving, you see a group of children playing on the side of the road. What should you do?
    • Slow down the vehicle
    • Be prepared to stop the vehicle if necessary
  29. You are driving and following a motorcycle. Which of the following is true?

    i) A motorcyclist has sufficient protection
    ii) A motorcycle requires only a small space because of its size
    iii) A motorcyclist is able to avoid obstacles easily
    iv) Give sufficient space to the motorcycle even though it is small in size
    iv) Give sufficient space to the motorcycle even though it is small in size
  30. If the vehicle you are driving plunges into a river, what is the best course of action you and your passengers can take?
    Form a human chain and exit through a window.
  31. A road sign at a road bend suggests that the driver should:
    Slow down the vehicle and proceed with caution.
  32. Before making a move to the right lane whilst driving you should:
    Observe all mirrors before shifting lanes.
  33. While driving an oncoming vehicle suddenly loses control and comes towards you, what should you do?
    Slow/stop your vehicle on the left side of the road.
  34. The implementation of the Driver Education Curriculm (DEC) is aimed at:
    Producing knowlegable, skilled, safe and efficient drivers.
  35. What should you do when approaching a crossroad?
    • Decrease speed
    • Drive in correct lane
    • Stop before the stop line
  36. What is the maximum alcohol content allowed in 100ml of urine?
    107mg
  37. What is the total number of manoeuvres or movements engaged during driving?
    Seven
  38. In the Safe Driving Concept traffic accidents could be prevented by:
    • Indentifying
    • Analysing obstacles
    • Making good decisions
    • Acting in order to avoid accidents
  39. What is the 2-second rule according to the Safe Driving Concept?
    A rule for safe distance while following other vehicles.
  40. How do alcohol intoxication and excess drug intake affect a person's driving?
    The cause abnormal and wild behaviour.
  41. As a safe driver, where are you prohibited from honking at?
    Hospital
  42. Accidents caused by road conditions could be avoided if you:
    Adjust the speed of your vehicle to suit the road condtion.
  43. What is meant by giving the correct signals while driving to prevent accidents from occuring?
    Giving the appropriate light signals or correct hand signals.
  44. When driving on a slippery road, you should:
    Drive slowly so that your vehicle can be easily controlled.
  45. What is meant by a driver's responsibility towards other road users?
    Adopting a compromising attitude towards all road users under all circumstances.
  46. Under the Road Transport Act 1987, what is the maximum alcohol content in 100ml of blood allowed for Competent Driving Licence (CDL) holders when driving?
    80mg
  47. When driving through a flooded road with pedestrians nearby you should:
    Slow down the vehicle so that you will not splash the pedestrians.
  48. What should be done to avoid collision with the vehicle behind when followed closely by other vehicles?
    Indicate and make way for the vehicle to overtake you when it is safe to do so.
  49. The minimum time to indicate before changing position or direction of the vehicle is:
    3 seconds
  50. An inconsiderate driver can be seen not only his driving exceeding the limits or dangerous driving, but also by:
    Failing to give correct signals.
  51. While driving, what should you do when you see livestock in the middle of the road?
    • Slow down
    • Do not honk
    • Get ready to stop if needed
  52. Choose the correct way of overtaking vehicles:

    i) Practising the 12-second rule
    ii) Practising the 14-second rule
    iii) Practising the 2-second rule
    i) Practising the 12-second rule
  53. While driving, what should you do when you realize that you have not fastened your seatbelt?
    Pull over to the left side of the road and put it on.
  54. Which rule is applied to avoid collision with the vehicle ahead?

    i) There is no specific rule
    ii) The 2-second rule
    iii) The 6-second rule
    iv) The 12-second rule
    ii) The 2-second rule
  55. While overtaking, the driver of a car crashes into an oncoming vehicle. Which rule did he disobey?
    The 12-second rule
  56. Which situation could cause a traffic accident?

    i) Listening to music while driving
    ii) Driving while smoking and talking
    iii) Driver, vehicle, weather, traffic, lightning and road
    iv) Fastening the seatbelt while approaching a road block
    iii) Driver, vehicle, weather, traffic, lightning and road
  57. What should you consider before increasing the speed of your vehicle?
    Road, traffic, weather, vehicle conditions and driving condtions
  58. To start moving your vehicle the correct way, you should:
    Use the first gear
  59. What is the best way to slow down your vehicle when driving downhill?
    • Shift to low gear
    • Use foot brake
  60. The safety precaution that you should take whilst driving your vehicle at night is:
    Practice the safe distance rule and turn on the low head lights.
  61. When your vehicle swerves off the road, you should:
    • Remain calm
    • Slow down the vehicle
    • Slowly get back on to the road
  62. Dangerous driving that could cause traffic accidents is:
    Driving recklessly without consideration.
  63. State the Safe Driving method on a highway:
    Drive on the left lane within the designated speed limit.
  64. When taking a bend, a driver should:
    Use a low gear
  65. Which lane should you be on when approaching a roundabout and you wish to make a right turn

    i) Left lane
    ii) Right lane
    iii) Any lane that is not used by other vehicles.
    ii) Right lane
  66. Inconsiderate driving that could cause a dangerous situation includes:
    Always turning on the full beam headlights when driving at night.
  67. Driving down a steep hill requires caution. What should a driver do when driving in this situation?
    • Shift to a low gear
    • Be prepared to use brake
  68. Area permitted for overtaking:

    i) On a yellow square
    ii) In front of a school
    iii) On road bends with double lines
    iv) On a straight road with intermittent lines
    iv) On a straight road with intermittent lines
  69. The use of correct signals is:
    Allows other drivers to take pre-emptive actions.
  70. Braking abruptly while driving could be avoided by:

    i) Driving within a speed limit of 30km/h
    ii) Tailing the vehicle in front too closely
    iii) Making sure that you overtake all the vehicles in front of you regardless of the situation
    iv) Keeping a safe distance and adjusting your driving according to the weather and road
    iv) Keeping a safe distance and adjusting your driving according to the weather and road
  71. What precaution should you take when you need to stop your vehicle on the side of the road and step out of the vehicle?
    Observe the side view mirror to ensure that no vehicles are approaching from behind
  72. Hydroplaning is a situation where your vehicle slides over the layer of water between the tyres and the road surface. What factor causes this?
    Worn out tyres
  73. What should you do when driving during a heavy downpour and visibility on the road is poor?
    Stop the vehicle in a safe area and wait the rain to stop.
  74. Using a mobile phone without a hands-free kit while driving will:
    Cause the driver to lose concentration
  75. What is the main objective of the Safe Driving program?
    To prevent traffic accidents
  76. What should you expect to see round sharp hidden corners?
    Obstacles and other vehicles ahead.
  77. Planning your journey means:
    Planning adequate travel time to reach the destination.
  78. In which situation whould you find it difficult to gauge the distance and speed of an oncoming vehicle?

    i) Driving in good weather during the day
    ii) Driving in heavy rain at night
    iii) Driving during a drizzly afternoon
    ii) Driving in heavy rain at night
  79. Where are you permitted to park your vehicle?
    At designated parking spaces.
  80. What course of action should be taken to avoid accidents due to road conditions?
    Adjust speed according to road conditions.
  81. State the safe way method to make a U-turn:
    • 1. Drive in the right lane
    • 2. Indicate correctly
    • 3. Slow down the vehicle
    • 4. Make the U-turn when it is safe to do so
  82. How does the use of bright coloured clothing and reflectors help minimize the risk of accidents?
    It allows you to be easily seen by others.
  83. While driving on a highway, what should you so if you wish to move to the right-most lane?
    • Observe all mirrors
    • Indicate
    • Move into the right lane, cautiously
  84. What is the distance rule of following a vehicle before overtaking?
    2-second rule
  85. How should you stop your vehicle safely if the brake fails?
    • Shift to a low gear to slow down the vehicle
    • Use handbrake
  86. While driving in the rain, you should:
    • Switch on the lights
    • Drive with caution
  87. What should you do when the driver of the vehicle in front indicates and slows down?
    • Indicate to overtake and continue driving
    • Do not need to wait for that driver to make his turn before proceeding
  88. What should you do when the vehicle in front increases speed while you are attempting to overtake it?
    Slow down and move back to the left side of the road
  89. When are you allowed to overtake vehicles from the left side of the road?
    When the vehicle infront indicates to turn right.
  90. Which of the following is a dangerous place to overtake other vehicles?

    i) A straight road
    ii) A highway
    iii) A road bend
    iv) An overtaking lane
    iii) A road bend
  91. An attitude that could cause accidents is:
    Exhibitionism
  92. What should you do if the vehicle behind you wishes to overtake you on a two lane road?
    Slow down and allow the vehicle to overtake you.
  93. What should you do before you travel long distance on a journey that requires you to reach your destination on time?
    Ensure that you have sufficient sleep and rest.
  94. Which of the following is not related to the 10 rules on overtaking under the Safe Driving Concept?

    i) Communicating
    ii) Indicating
    iii) Moving to the right
    iv) Slowing down the vehicle
    iv) Slowing down the vehicle
  95. What is the incorrect wat of driving on highways according to the Safe Driving Concept?

    i) Applying the 2-second rule
    ii) Driving continuously without rest
    iii) Driving on the left lane when not overtaking
    iv) Indicating before overtaking or changing lanes
    ii) Driving continuously without rest
  96. As a safe driver, you should be able to foresee and identify dangers and obstacles while driving in order to:
    Be prepared and prevent accidents
  97. While driving , you must concentrate fully on the road and obstacles ahead. However you are allowed to avert your attention to:
    Observe all mirrors to identify the source of any danger.
  98. What is the incorrect course of action is you see the road sign for Soft Road shoulder?

    i) Park your vehicle on the road shoulder
    ii) Drive more cautiously
    iii) Slow down your vehicle
    iv) Shift to a low gear
    i) Park your vehicle on the road shoulder
  99. What is the cause of collision between two vehicles that occur during takeover?
    One driver has disobeyed the rules for overtaking.
  100. What should you do if your rear tyre bursts, causing your vehicle to become unstable and uncontrollable?
    Brake slowly, control the vehicle and head for an even road shoulder.
  101. What should you do upon reaching an unfamiliar place?
    • Slow down and drive cautiously
    • Be prepared for any unexpected obstacles
  102. Which of the following could cause your vehicle to skid at a bend?

    i) Using a high gear
    ii) Using a low gear
    iii) Brake lights not functioning
    iv) Traffic lights not functioning
    i) Using a high gear
  103. What is the main cause of accidents on a straight road?
    Over speeding
  104. When is honking allowed?

    i) Just before overtaking
    ii) When approaching a hospital
    iii) When approaching a school
    iv) When spotting an animal on the road
    i) Just before overtaking
  105. What is the effect of over consumption of alcohol on a driver?
    Delayed reaction
  106. Under the Safe Driving Concept, what should you forsee upon seeing school children disembarking from a school bus before your vehicle?
    The school children may run across the road.
  107. What do you need to plan before starting on a journey?
    Checking the condition of the vehicle.
  108. Choose the correct statement relating to the use gears:

    i) Shift to a high gear when driving uphill
    ii) Shift to a high gear when driving downhill
    iii) Shift to a low gear when driving uphill
    ic) Shift to a high gear when driving at a road bend or before making a turn
    iii) Shift to a low gear when driving uphill
  109. What is the main cause of road accidents at night?
    Driver
  110. The safe and correct way of driving at a dangerous bend is to:
    • Slow down
    • Shift to a suitable gear
    • Drive on the left side of the road
  111. What is the meaning of identify under the Safe Driving Concept?
    To determine the conditions under which accidents could happen.
  112. What should you do when you see the road sign give way?
    Slow down and give way to vehicles on the right before changing lanes.
  113. When you see a Left lane narrowing sign while driving on a three-lane highway, you should:
    Slow down and give way to vehicles on the right before changing lanes.
  114. The practice of planning a travel schedule helps inculcate in drivers an attitude towards:
    Safe driving and being unhurried.
  115. What should you do when you see a school bus stopping at the road side with its hazard lights on?
    Drive carefully and stop if necessary.
  116. What should a driver do upon stopping and waiting at a road junction with traffic lights?
    • Pull up handbrake
    • Shift gear to neutral
  117. What factors could influence your driving speed?
    • Road
    • Traffic
    • Weather
    • Vehicle conditions
    • Driving skills
    • Speed limit
  118. What should you anticipate upon approaching a construction area while following another vehicle?
    The vehicle may stop abruptly.
  119. When driving in a housing area you should:
    Drive carefully
  120. The four rules to observe to avoid head-on collisions are:
    • Look ahead
    • Move to the left
    • Slow down
    • Drive off the road
  121. When a vehicle moves across a pedestrian crossing areas, this manoeuvre is called:
    Crossing manoeuvre
  122. What is meant by having good judgement while driving?
    Taking appropriate action accoring to traffic, road and weather conditions.
  123. What is considered as a danger on the road?
    Obstacles on the road such as road conditions and traffic conditions.
  124. Washing vehicle tyres will cause the brake clamp surface to get wet. Before starting on a journey, you should:
    Test brakes.
  125. What should you do if you notice smoke coming out of the bonnet and the car temperature has increased?
    Switch off the engine, wait until the engine has cooled down and add water to the radiator.
  126. What should you do if an accident has occured and your vehicle is damaged?
    Lodge a report to the police and inform insurance company.
  127. You are prohibited from using full beam headlights when following other vehicles at night as this will:

    i) Save battery usage
    ii) Cause glare to the driver ahead
    iii) Make it difficult for you to gauge the distance accurately
    iv) Reflect the light off the vehicle in front
    ii) Cause glare to the driver ahead
  128. A praiseworthy attitude that every driver should have is:
    Consideration for other road users.
  129. In which situation are you not permitted to continue your journey at a junction even though you have right of way?
    When you are not given priority by drivers who should give you the right of way.
  130. When driving towards a non-gated level crossing, you should:
    Slow down and make sure that it is safe before crossing.
  131. While driving at the speed on 50km/h how do you determine the safe distance between two vehicles?
    The 2-second rule
  132. The main factor of road accidents is:

    i) Weather
    ii) Driver
    iii) Road
    iv) Vehicle
    ii) Driver
  133. How do you control anger while driving?
    Stop at a safe place until you regain control of your emotions.
  134. When driving at a sharp bend, you should:
    Reduce speed and use left lane
  135. When driving in heavy rain, you should:

    i) Turn on your headlights
    ii) Use a high gear
    iii) Turn on the hazard light
    iv) Drive more cautiously
    • i) Turn on your headlights
    • iv) Drive more cautiously
  136. The objectives of the Safe Driving Concept include educating drivers to drive without:

    i) Getting involved in traffic accidents
    ii) Abusing their vehicles
    iii) Ignoring courtesy
    iv) Committing traffic offences
    • ALL
    • i) Getting involved in traffic accidents
    • ii) Abusing their vehicles
    • iii) Ignoring courtesy
    • iv) Committing traffic offences
  137. Which rule is applied when a driver does the following?
    - Know the route
    - Stop the vehicle
    - Show intention through position of vehicle and signal
    - Drive with caution

    i) Distance rule
    ii) Rule for reversing
    iii) Rule for overtaking
    iv) Rule at junctions
    iv) Rule at junctions
  138. Choose the correct answer for the sequence of actions listed below:
    - Identify
    - Predict
    - Decide
    - Act

    i) Distance rule
    ii) Rule for overtaking
    iii) Course of action for obstacles
    iv) Rule at junctions
    iii) Course of action for obstacles
  139. What course of action should be taken to avoid blind spots?

    i) Turn slightly to the right or left before moving
    ii) Use the indicator before moving
    iii) Turn on full beam headlights before moving
    iv) Honk before moving
    • i) Turn slightly to the right or left before moving
    • ii) Use the indicator before moving
    • iv) Honk before moving
  140. The following are the correct ways to turn and take a corner on a motorcycle:

    i) Body must be straightened
    ii) Tilt the body when making a turn
    iii) Use appropriate gear according to the situation and shift gear abruptly
    iv) Control motorcycle speed
    • i) Body must be straightened
    • ii) Tilt the body when making a turn
    • iv) Control motorcycle speed
  141. When driving, what should you do to avoid a head-on collision with an oncoming vehicle?

    i) Maintain speed
    ii) Reduce speed
    iii) Move towards the road shoulder on the left
    iv) Stop the vehicle in the middle of the road
    • ii) Reduce speed
    • iv) Stop the vehicle in the middle of the road
  142. Which of the following are the appropriate actions before driving?

    i) Dress simply and comfortably and wear shoes
    ii) Change the engine oil everytime you want to drive
    iii) Adjust the seat, mirrors and faster the seat belt
    iv) Observe all road signs throughout the journey
    • i) Dress simply and comfortably and wear shoes
    • iii) Adjust the seat, mirrors and faster the seat belt
  143. In which situation would it be neccessary for you to overtake a vehicle?

    i) When following a vehicle could result in an accident
    ii) When the vehicle in front is moving too slowly
    iii) When the vehicle in front moves to the left
    • ALL
    • i) When following a vehicle could result in an accident
    • ii) When the vehicle in front is moving too slowly
    • iii) When the vehicle in front moves to the left
  144. Choose the correct statementsm regarding roadwork areas:

    i) Building materials placed on road shoulders
    ii) Road becomes narrow
    iii) Temporary road signs in place
    iv) Drive with caution as the road surface is not completely constructed
    • ALL
    • i) Building materials placed on road shoulders
    • ii) Road becomes narrow
    • iii) Temporary road signs in place
    • iv) Drive with caution as the road surface is not completely constructed
  145. What is the purpose of obtaining motor vehicle insurange coverage?

    i) To reduce the rate of traffic accidents
    ii) To provide opportunities for the public to purchase vehicles
    iii) To protect the public against the risks of driving on a road
    iv) To provide compensation to third parties involved in road accidents
    • iii) To protect the public against the risks of driving on a road
    • iv) To provide compensation to third parties involved in road accidents
  146. While driving at a speed of 100km/h on a highway, an accident occurs just ahead of your vehicle. You step on your brakes to discover that they are not functioning. What should you do?

    i) Plump your brakes
    ii) Switch off the engine
    iii) Shift to low gear
    iv) Use the handbrake gradually
    • i) Plump your brakes
    • iii) Shift to low gear
    • iv) Use the handbrake gradually
  147. What should you do if your car bonnet opens up suddenly while you are driving?

    i) Honk
    ii) Brake gradually
    iii) Move to the road shoulder
    iv) Look through the windows for directions
    • ii) Brake gradually
    • iii) Move to the road shoulder
    • iv) Look through the windows for directions
  148. Hazard lights are used in the following situations except:

    i) During an emergency
    ii) During heavy rain and haze
    iii) Headlights malfunction
    iv) Vehicle breaks down and it parked on the side of the road
    ii) During heavy rain and haze
  149. The following actions could avoid head-on collisions with incoming vehicles except:

    i) Pressing the brakes and driving on the right side of the road
    ii) Honking your vehicle and turning on the headlights
    iii) Slowing down the vehicle abruptly
    iv) Move to the left side of the road if necessary
    i) Pressing the brakes and driving on the right side of the road
  150. When driving on a two-lane highway, you must always drive on the left lane except:

    i) When driving slowly
    ii) When your vehicle is being overtaken
    iii) When you are overtaking a vehicle
    iv) When your vehicle is the only one on the highway
    iii) When you are overtaking a vehicle

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