Driving Regulations

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Driving Regulations

Postby Selby White » 21 Feb 2019, 11:54

(answers verified with Dept of Transport website (Highway code) and the Road Traffic Act (1988)
1.
Warning signs are triangular with a red border. They all have an edge on the bottom and a corner on the top, however one sign is inverted, with a corner pointing down. Which one?
2.
What does a "minimum speed limit" sign look like
3.
What colour signs are used to direct you to tourist attractions
4.
What is the maximum speed limit for an HGV over 7.5 tonnes on a UK motorway
5.
Which animal is depicted on a warning sign for "wild animals"
6.
On a UK motorway, can you legally overtake a vehicle on the left
7.
Circular speed limits signs come in 2 sizes. What does the difference mean.
8.
What is the maximum speed limit on a motorway for motorhomes or motor caravans of more than 3.05 tonnes maximum unladen weight
9.
Is it legal to use your phone to pay for a drive thru
10.
If your indicators failed, what is the hand signal for turning left
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Re: Driving Regulations

Postby Sniffer » 22 Feb 2019, 07:14

1) Give Way
3) Brown
5) Deer
6) Yes, in heavy traffic/congestion
9) No
10) Stick your right arm out and make a circular motion with it.
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Re: Driving Regulations

Postby mapperleywhite » 22 Feb 2019, 21:43

I passed my driving test in 1971 and lived abroad for a while, so pls forgive my cluelessness, I'll be forwarding this quiz to my son for further answers :lol: Oh and I didn't look at other responses to this thread.....

Selby White wrote:(answers verified with Dept of Transport website (Highway code) and the Road Traffic Act (1988)
1.
Warning signs are triangular with a red border. They all have an edge on the bottom and a corner on the top, however one sign is inverted, with a corner pointing down. Which one?
Give way
2.
What does a "minimum speed limit" sign look like
3.
What colour signs are used to direct you to tourist attractions
Brown
4.
What is the maximum speed limit for an HGV over 7.5 tonnes on a UK motorway
Why would I need to know this? Won't ever have a HGV licence, 60?
5.
Which animal is depicted on a warning sign for "wild animals"
Deer
6.
On a UK motorway, can you legally overtake a vehicle on the left
Yes, only when the BMW's are flashing the Mercedes in front
7.
Circular speed limits signs come in 2 sizes. What does the difference mean.
8.
What is the maximum speed limit on a motorway for motorhomes or motor caravans of more than 3.05 tonnes maximum unladen weight
50
9.
Is it legal to use your phone to pay for a drive thru
Yes, because you're not on the public highway
10.
If your indicators failed, what is the hand signal for turning left
Hah I know this! Arm waving up and down with graceful hand movements, also up and down
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