General Questions 63 to 79
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When coming up to a one-lane bridge, what does this sign indicate?
You must give way.
You have the right of way.
You must stop.
You must slow down.
What is the speed limit in a limited speed zone when hazardous conditions exist?
You are coming up to a school patrol crossing and both signs are held out. When can you drive on?
When both signs have been pulled in.
When there are no pedestrians on the crossing.
When the sign on your side of the crossing has been pulled in.
When there are no pedestrians on your half of the crossing.
Flush medians can be used when you are:
passing other vehicles.
stopping at traffic signals.
waiting to turn right.
parking for 5 minutes only.
A vehicle can use the flush median strip:
to move into the traffic flow.
to park for 5 minutes only.
as a driving lane.
to unload goods or passengers.
If you see yellow lights flashing at traffic signals, what rule should you apply?
The 3-second rule.
The 4-second rule.
The give way rule.
The keep left rule.
You must pull over and allow an ambulance or fire engine to pass:
at all times.
at an uncontrolled intersection.
when it is operating its siren or flashing lights.
when it is turning right and you have the right of way.
When should you apply the 4-second rule?
Never. You should only use the 2-second rule.
In wet, frosty or icy road conditions.
When passing other vehicles.
When waiting for any vehicles coming over a one-way bridge.
What does this sign mean?
Vehicles displaying a mobility card may park here.
Any vehicles may park here.
You can park your wheelchair here.
Wheelchair parking space for the next 30 metres.
What do these road markings mean?
Turning vehicles should enter turning lane at arrows and avoid striped area
Turning vehicles should avoid all road markings and use the left-hand lane.
All vehicles can make a U-turn at these road markings.
Turning vehicles drive straight over all road markings and wait to turn right.
What colour are the 2 lines painted on a sealed road at a Give Way sign?
When coming up to a Stop sign, where should you stop?
With the front wheels of your vehicle on the yellow lines.
With the rear wheels of your vehicle on the yellow lines.
Where you can see all vehicles coming from all directions.
Where you can only see vehicles coming from your right.
When traffic is merging, what is a good rule to follow?
Slow down to 40 km/h.
Speed up to make room behind.
Let 1 vehicle in and then go.
Let 2 vehicles in and go.
What is the safest way to carry goods inside a vehicle?
On the driver’s lap.
On the floor by the driver’s feet.
On the shelf near the rear window.
In a secure place.
When should you use the hazard lights on your vehicle?
When you are changing a tyre on the side of the road.
When you are coming up to an airport.
When you are double-parked.
When you are in a hurry.
You must not open the door of your motor vehicle if:
you are parked within 10 metres of a bus stop.
you are likely to scratch the paint of your vehicle.
the car radio in your vehicle is playing loud music.
you are likely to hurt any person.
What does this sign mean?
There has been a crash – slow down to 20 km/h when passing this sign until you have passed the crash.
There have been crashes here in the past – slow down.
There has been a crash – but the road is clear now.
Common area for crashes.