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This page has theory test questions about emergencies.

You can use these questions to test yourself, or have a friend or family member test you.
If you don’t know the answer, click on the link underneath the question to find out.

E1 You are driving on a country road at night when your vehicle headlights suddenly go out. What is the safest thing to do?

Tips for handling driving emergencies 

E2 If you are a driver involved in a crash, what is the FIRST action you should take?


E3 If you are the driver and hurt somebody in a crash, who must you report it to?


E4 When should you use your hazard lights?

Giving signals 

E5 When should you use the hazard lights on your vehicle?

Giving signals 

E6 What should you do if you are driving and become sleepy?

Driver fatigue 

E7 When must you pull over and allow an ambulance or fire engine to pass?

Receiving signals 

E8 What does a reflectorised triangle placed on the side of the road mean?


E9 You are driving past a line of parked cars. You notice a ball bouncing out into the road ahead. What should you do?

Multiple hazards 

E10 What must you do if glass falls on to the road from your vehicle?

Responsible driving 

E11 What should you do if an ambulance comes up behind you, flashing red lights or sounding its siren?

Receiving signals