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Theory test - are you ready (2) ?

cartoon Here are some more tricky theory test questions. Click the question to reveal the answers:

You are involved in a collision. What documents may the police ask you to produce?

Name three situations where you may overtake another vehicle on the left?

When can you drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line?

How can you identify areas reserved for trams?

What does this sign mean?

You have broken down on a motorway. When you use the emergency telephone what information will you be asked?

Where would you find reflective amber studs on a motorway?

You are in a collision with another moving vehicle. Someone is injured and your vehicle is damaged. What four things should you find out?

What can be the effect of unbalanced wheels?

What does this "Zone Ends" sign mean?

What is "Traffic Calming"?

Hope you did ok. Use the contact form if you want to ask questions or suggest new questions. Thanks for looking!

Theory test - are you ready (1) ?

cartoon It's all very well looking at lots of multiple choice questions, but do you really know your triangular signs from your round ones? Or your stopping distances in the wet and dry?
If you're ready for your theory test you should be able to answer most of these questions. Click the question to reveal the answers:

What is "kickdown" used for in an automatic car?

What is a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN)?

What do these two road signs mean?

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How much room should you leave between your car and the car in front of you?

What is the legal minimum depth of tread for car tyres?

At night, which side of the road can you park on?

If the overhead signs show a red cross over every lane on a motorway what action should you take?


How far back should you place a warning triangle from a broken down car?

You break down on a motorway, and you have your dog in the car with you. Where should the dog wait while you are waiting for the breakdown service - in the car or outside with you in a safe place?

What does "Third party" insurance cover?

You want to turn right at the end of a one way street. Which lane should you position your car in?

At what age does your car require it's first MOT certificate?

When parking at night when must you leave your parking lights (side lights) on?

Why are these two road signs a different shape to all the others?

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What do two solid unbroken white lines in the centre of the road mean?

Your insurance has a £250 excess. What does this mean?

You are following a horse rider, who is approaching a roundabout. They are in the left lane. Which direction should you expect them to go at the roundabout?

Hope you did ok. Use the contact form if you want to ask questions or suggest new questions. Thanks for looking!

Theory test video

A new short video explaining the theory test:

Theory test quizzes

Here is a site with (what looks like) up to date theory questions:


Traffic signs - free book


Know Your Traffic Signs - free downloadDownload this useful guide to traffic signs.

Alternative link

Hazard perception guide

Watch this useful guide to the hazard perception test:

Theory certificate - lost it and can't book your test?

Find your lost theory test pass certificate numberYou need your theory pass certificate number when you book your practical test.

If you've lost the certificate, don't panic! You can find the number here:

Gov.uk certificate number finder

You'll need to know your driving licence number and date of birth.

Theory test booking scam

Beware pirate sitesBe careful when you book your theory test. There are rogue sites out there which will book your theory test, and charge you more than the correct fee.
The theory test can be booked at the official site, and currently costs £25.00. Some sites will charge much more - typically £60.00 - for exactly the same service.
The official theory test site is at:
(Incidentally, there are similar scams when applying for driving licences, passports, and European health cards).