Indian Driving Licence Test 6
When following a motorcycle, you should…?
Motorcycles are more likely to react badly to poor road surfaces, and they can also stop more quickly than cars, so you should give them extra space ahead of you to avoid accidents.
From where on the road should right hand turns be initiated?
In order to get as close to the turn as possible, make your right-hand turns from just to the left of the center line.
A circular road sign with a red border is usually communicating what?
The best way to stop quickly without skidding is to do what?
If you need eyeglasses in order to see clearly, you should wear them…?
Under which of these circumstances is it not necessary to make a proper signal when turning?
Get into the habit of always signaling your maneuvers, no matter what the traffic conditions. That way it will become automatic and you will never forget it when it is needed.
A dotted white line across an intersection after a give way sign indicates what?
You must not overtake another vehicle within what distance of an intersection?
Passing close to intersections is dangerous, and so it is not permitted within 30 m.
When driving long distances, you should plan on taking a break every…?
Fatigue can kill on long journeys, so it is recommended that you have a rest break at least once every two hours.
When stopped at traffic lights, you may go when…?
You may only pull away from traffic lights [unless making a left turn where permitted] when the light has gone all the way through its cycle back to green.
For normal driving on a six lane highway with a dividing median, which lane should you choose?
On hilly roads, which of these vehicles has the right-of-way?
In hilly terrain, the vehicle traveling uphill always has right-of-way, as it is much more difficult for them to restart if they have to stop.
When a major and a minor road intersect, who has priority?
Traffic on major roads has right-of-way over traffic merging from minor roads. However, this does not mean that you should not be careful and courteous; if someone is merging from a minor road ahead of you, slow down and don't insist on your right-of-way.
Which of these is the only acceptable reason to use your horn?
When a rainstorm comes, at what point will the roads the most slippery?
Just after it starts to rain, the oil and other substances on the road mix with the water to make a very slippery surface. Later in a storm, the oil will have been washed away.
In which of these places should you never make a U-turn?
Never make a U-turn unless you are sure that you can be seen for a good distance in both directions. If you're near the crest of a hill a car coming over it could run straight into you.
Which of these circumstances is the only one in which it is permissible to overtake another vehicle on the left?
If another vehicle is turning right, and there is another line or sufficient space within the roadway to its left, you may pass it. This is the only situation in which you may do this.
There is a traffic holdup ahead. What should you do?
A circular road sign in blue is usually indicating what?
Circular signs with blue borders give directions which it is mandatory to obey.
You are permitted to turn left on a red light if…?
You may turn left on a red light [if there is no other sign prohibiting it] only when you have come to a complete stop and made sure that you have yielded to all other pedestrians and traffic.
You come to a junction and there is a compulsory left turn sign. However, there is no traffic about and you wish to turn right. What should you do?
You are driving on a two lane road, with parked cars to your left ahead of you. Another vehicle is approaching. What should you do?
All other things being equal, in this situation slow down or stop and let the other driver come through first. This will minimize the risk of a collision or of a bottleneck forming.
What is the minimum age for applying for a learner driver license in case of a motorcycle with gear or a light motor vehicle?
Those under 18 years of age may not apply for a learner driver license in India if they want to drive a motorcycle with gear or a light motor vehicle.
You are about to overtake the vehicle ahead when it starts signaling its intention to turn right. What should you do?
Never try to overtake a vehicle which is turning right. You have no guarantee it has seen you and it may turn straight across your path.
When another vehicle is overtaking you, what should you do?
Don't be aggressive with other vehicles overtaking you; if they want to go faster, let them go. Slow down a little to make sure that they can pull back into your lane without clipping you.
You will be in the best position to deal with emergency steering situations if your hands are in what position?
Parking is defined as being stopped continuously for what time?
What does a flashing yellow light mean?
At a junction you see a solid yellow box with diagonal hatching. You may not enter this box unless…?
This sort of box is known as a stop box; it is not permitted to enter it unless you are sure that you will not have to stop within its confines.
When parking on a country road at night, you should make sure that your vehicle can be seen for how far in both directions?
It’s very important to make sure your vehicle can be seen at night, particularly in rural areas where there will be little or no street lighting. Make sure your parking lights are on and that there is a clear line of sight to your vehicle for 150 m in both directions.
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