Car Driver Knowledge Test – Lanes 2
It is early morning and there is no other traffic about. You approach an intersection when the traffic lights change from green to yellow. What should you do?
You should always stop when the lights turn yellow unless stopping abruptly would cause an accident.
Where do you stop at temporary traffic lights?
The sign indicates where it is safe to stop. Also, some automated lights have a sensor for vehicles waiting at a red light so they know to turn the lights green again after a certain period of time. Stopping forward of this sensor may mean the light does not change green.
When the road is marked this way are you permitted to cross the lines to overtake the bicycle rider if the way forward is clear?
You must not cross an unbroken dividing line unless you are overtaking a cyclist
You want to turn right at an intersection and see this traffic light. You should:
You must not drive through a red light.
You are in car marked Y and want to turn right using a median turning lane. A car marked O, coming towards you, is already in the median lane; it is slowing down and indicating. Are you permitted to enter and share the median turning lane?
You can enter the median strip, but be aware that the other vehicle must be able to complete its manoeuvre.
How should you merge with traffic when entering a freeway?
Trying to merge into freeway traffic too slowly causes a dangerous situation for other drivers who may have to brake heavily. Match your speed and merge into a gap in the traffic.
You want to turn left at this intersection. There is an edge line that continues through the intersection. Are you permitted to turn here?
You can cross an edge line.
You are driving a car and want to pick up a passenger. The lane you want to stop in is a BUS LANE. Are you permitted to stop there?
You must not stop in a bus lane for any reason unless driving a hire car or taxi.
You are going to turn right from a one-way street. Where should you be when you start your turn?
Positioning your car on the right allows other drivers to pass to your left.
If you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle, you must
Usually moving to the left will allow the emergency vehicle to pass, but check in your mirrors to see where it is approaching from.
Are you permitted to make a U-Turn at traffic lights?
You are not allowed to make a u-turn at traffic lights unless permitted as it may cause a danger or obstruction to other motorists.
When two lanes merge into one (as shown in the diagram), who should give way?
The lane ends on the left and the vehicle in the right hand lane has the right of way. If the lanes merged, then the vehicle that was ahead would have the right of way.
What does this sign mean?
This lane is for light rail vehicles.
Which movements shown in the diagram can legally be made by the driver of the purple car?
The road has a double line, but the purple car's side is a broken line therefore it's possible to overtake another vehicle as well as turn into a driveway or side street.
A section of road is marked with double unbroken dividing lines as in the diagram. When is a vehicle allowed to cross these lines?
You may cross a double unbroken dividing line to enter a driveway or property if it is safe to do so.
You are facing traffic lights (as shown). What do they mean?
The green arrow means you can go if it's safe to do so
What may you do at an intersection with traffic lights at which this sign is displayed?
Stop, check it's safe to proceed, then make a left turn.
When starting to overtake you see the dividing lines ahead change to double unbroken lines. What should you do?
If you see the dividing lines are double unbroken ones then you must not overtake.
You must always signal when turning or changing lanes.
You must use your indicator lights when
You must use your indicators for all manoeuvres and lane changes.
You wish to turn left at this intersection. The traffic lights are red and you see this sign. You should:
Once you've ascertained that it's safe to turn, you may turn left.
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