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1)When can you overtake on the left?

2)At an uncontrolled junction of equal importance whom do you give right of way to?

3)At a stop sign with no white line where should you stop?

4)What position would you take up for a right turn in a one-way street?

5)How would you turn right on a main road?

6)How would you know a zebra crossing at night?

7)What does the island in the middle of a pedestrian crossing mean?

8)What restrictions are there in relation to the use of the horn?

9)When driving at night when should you dip your headlights? ?

10)What should you do if dazzled by the headlights of an oncoming car?

11)What is a clearway?

12)What does a broken yellow line mean?

13)What does a single yellow line mean?

14)What is the legal parking distance from the kerb?

15)How close to a junction can you park?

16)Where should you not park?

17)Where should you not over take?

18)What is a safe distance to drive from the car in front of you?

19)If you saw a red triangle on the road what would it mean?

20)What is the sequence of traffic lights?

21)At a junction where the traffic lights are not working, whom do you give right of way to?

22)What does a green light mean?

23)What does an amber light mean?

24)Name three people in authority for whom you must stop for?

25)What road markings would you see at the no-entry end of a one-way street?

26)When can you cross a continuous white line?

27)What are the speed limits for (a) towns and cities (b) regional/ local roads (c) national roads (d) motorway.

28)What rules apply to a box junction?

29)If there are two with lines in the centre of the road, which line do you obey?

30)What would two sets of broken white lines in the centre of the road indicate?

31)What does a broken white line in the centre of the road mean?

32)What do horizontal lines in the centre of the road mean?                                                                                                                                                                           33) What is the legal treed depth for a tyre?


 

Answers

 

1)When the driver in front is turning right/when you intend to turn left/ slower moving traffic in the right lane.

2)Give way to traffic from the right, or traffic already turning.

3)If there is no line stop before the stop sign.

4)Position yourself to the extreme right hand side for the right turn.

5)Check your mirrors, signal, when clear position yourself for the turn, to the right just left of the white line, check the road your going onto ensure it is safe and clear to take the turn, when safe take the turn without cutting the corner give way to pedestrians.

6)Yellow flashing beacons?

7)Each side of the crossing is a separate crossing.

8)You may not use in built up area between 11.30pm and 7.00am except for emergence.

9)Dip your headlights – meeting oncoming traffic/ when following an other car/ in snow or fog/in a lit up road.

10)Slow down, stop if necessary.

11)Clearway prohibits stopping or parking for times on sign, except for taxis and buses.

12)A broken yellow indicates the edge of the road.

13)No parking at certain times.

14)Half a meter.

15)Five meters.

16)Do not park- near a bend/ on the brow (top) of a hill/ on a hump back bridge/ taxi rank/ bus stop/ alongside a continuous white line/ where you would cause obstruction or block a sign/ on an narrow road/ At an entrance/ opposite an other car/ or if prohibited by law.

17)At a bend / a junction / hump back bridge or brow of a hill / over a continuous white line / where you cannot see on coming traffic for a safe distance.

18)Allow 1 meter per mile per hour/ double if wet surface.

19)There is a hazard ahead.

20)Green/ amber / red.

21)Traffic to the right.

22)Proceed if it is safe and clear to do so/ if the junction is clear.

23)Stop unless you are to close to stop safely.

24)A GARDA/ a school warden / a person in charge of animals.

25)You would see a continuous white line with a broken white line behind it.

26)You should not cross a continuous white line except for – an obstruction on the road/ for access / if there is a broken white line your side of the road.

27)(a) 50 km/h (b) 80 km/h (c) 100 km/h(d) 120 km/h

28)You cannot enter the box junction unless you can clear the other side, you cannot stop in the box except if you are turning right provided you do not cause an obstruction to other traffic.

29)Obey the line your side of the road.

30)One or two of the broken with lines will become a continuous white line further ahead.

31)You may overtake on a broken white line if it is safe to do so.

32)Horizontal lines – treat as a traffic island do not enter,

       33) 1.6 mm

 

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