Ireland Driving Test 9

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What should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When you are turning right from a major road to a minor road, you must yield to oncoming traffic and proceed only when it is safe to do so. You should also be aware that there might be emerging traffic from the minor road.

The driver is following these two vehicles and wishes to overtake. What must the driver consider before overtaking here?

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Explantion: You should always make sure that the road straight ahead is clear so that there is enough distance to allow you to overtake and get back to the correct side of the road without forcing any other road user to alter speed or course. In this case, the brow of the hill is too close to allow a driver to overtake safely.

What should the car diver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When you are turning right from a major road, you must yield to oncoming traffic, and you should proceed only when it is safe to do so.

What should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When you are turning right from a major road to a minor road, you must yield to oncoming traffic and only proceed when it is safe to do so. However, the drivers on the minor roads must give way to the traffic on the major road.

What should the driver of the silver car do before turning left?

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Explantion: Do not overtake a cyclist as you approach a junction at which you are turning left. The cyclist might be continuing ahead. Cyclists are vulnerable road users and may be unstable in slow-moving traffic and at junctions. Give them more room.

What should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: You may turn if there is no oncoming traffic but you should also be aware that there might be traffic emerging from the minor roads.

The silver car is overtaking the parked car, what should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: You should read the road and be extra careful while driving through an area where children might be playing. When a ball bounces out on the road you should expect that a child might follow to retrieve the ball.

What should a driver be conscious of in this situation?

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Explantion: You should always read the road ahead and be prepared to react to the changing traffic situation. In particular, you should be aware that pedestrians might emerge at the rear of the bus.

What must a driver be prepared for in this situation?

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Explantion: Because it is difficult to predict children's behavior, you should always be prepared to react to a change in the traffic situation and be prepared to stop.

When approaching the pedestrian crossing, what should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When there are pedestrians at or near a zebra crossing, you should slow down on approach and be prepared to stop to allow the pedestrians to cross safely.

What do flashing amber arrows indicate?

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Explantion: When you meet a flashing amber arrow, you should proceed in the direction indicated provided it is safe to do so. Large flashing amber arrows can be found at roadworks on dual carriageways and motorways.

What is the correct action to take in this situation?

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Explantion: Because it is difficult to predict children's behavior, you should always be prepared to react to a change in the traffic situation or to stop.

What should the driver do if children are playing at the edge of the roadway?

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Explantion: Because it is difficult to predict children's behavior, you should always be prepared to react to a change in the traffic situation and be prepared to stop.

What should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When you reach the roundabout, you must give way to traffic approaching from the right - unless signs, road markings or traffic lights tell you otherwise.

An approaching driver notices that the boy on the children’s bicycle has said goodbye to his friend. What is the correct action for the driver to take?

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Explantion: Because it is difficult to predict children's behavior, you should always be prepared to react to a change in the traffic situation or to stop.

When do temporary speed limits apply at roadworks?

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Explantion: Temporary speed limits at road works apply for a limited period of time. When road works are completed, normal speed limits apply.

What should the car driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: When you are turning right from a major road to a minor road, you must yield to oncoming traffic. You should proceed only when it is safe to do so.

What should a driver be aware of in this situation?

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Explantion: You should read the road ahead and pay expect extra pedestrian activity when the tram is at a stop.

What should the driver do in this situation?

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Explantion: On approaching a crossroads you should check the road sign to see which traffic has priority and be prepared from emerging traffic from either side. Vehicles do not have an automatic right of way on the road. The overriding rule is to proceed with caution in all circumstances.

What lights indicate a zebra crossing?

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Explantion: A zebra crossing is indicated by amber flashing beacons on poles and black and white stripes on the road. You must stop for pedestrians on the crossing and for those about to cross.

What should the driver allow for when following the bus on an icy road?

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Explantion: When driving in icy conditions, you should always reduce speed and allow a bigger gap to the vehicle in front in order to be able to stop safely if necessary.

What do temporary traffic lights at road works mean?

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Explantion: You must comply with any temporary traffic lights used to control vehicle movements at or near road works. It is an offence not to obey these lights.

Why should a driver be alert in this area?

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Explantion: When driving in a built-up area, you should drive with caution and be prepared to react to pedestrians crossing from between parked vehicles.

What should a driver do when approaching a vehicle which is attempting to park?

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Explantion: When you approach a vehicle that is being parked on the roadway, you should be aware that its driver will probably be concentrating on parking the vehicle and may not be aware of moving out into the road to correct its position.

As the driver of the car, which conduct is correct?

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Explantion: You may proceed, but should be aware of the presence of the motorcyclist. You should always be prepared to react to a change in the traffic situation - for example, the motorcyclist might not have seen your vehicle.

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