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Specialist questions for car drivers

This page has specialist questions for car drivers.

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.


1 What is the maximum distance a load may overhang your vehicle behind the rear axle? _____ metre(s) 

Car requirements 


2 Your vehicle has a current warrant of fitness but a rear red stop light is not working. What should you do?

Car requirements


3 If your car was first registered before 1 January 2000, when must you renew its warrant of fitness? Every _____  months

Car requirements


4 What does a warrant of fitness show?

Car requirements


5 Which person can legally stop and do a roadside check of your vehicle?

Car requirements


6 If your vehicle is more than three years old and was first registered on/after 1 January 2000, when does it require a warrant of fitness inspection?

 Car requirements


7 Where should the warrant of fitness label for your car be displayed?

Car requirements


8 What is the maximum distance a load may extend in front of a car?

Car requirements


9 Which parts of the car must be in good condition to prevent too much noise and gases entering the car?

Responsible driving


10 At night, what must a towed vehicle have at the back of it?

Towing


11 You can be fined if your vehicle is on a road and not up to warrant of fitness standard. True or False?

Car requirements


12 What is the minimum tread depth required for car tyres? _____ millimetres 

Car requirements


13 If you tow another vehicle, what is the maximum distance allowed between the two vehicles? _____ metre(s) 

Car requirements


14 What must be displayed on the back of a trailer being towed at night?

Car requirements


15 What should you do before any modification is carried out on your vehicle?

Car requirements


16 You can drive a moped on a car licence. True or False?

Information for moped riders


17 What is the maximum legal speed limit for a car towing a trailer on the open road _____ km/h 

 Towing


18 To tow a trailer on a learner or restricted car licence, the weight of your vehicle plus the weight of the trailer must not exceed what weight?

Towing


19 You have a restricted licence. A condition for driving at night without a supervisor is that you MUST NOT drive between what hours?

Stage 2 - restricted licence


20 If you have had a flat tyre and have fitted a ‘space saver wheel’ what must you do?

Responsible driving


21 What is the maximum speed you may drive if you have a ‘space saver wheel’ fitted _____ km/h 

Responsible driving


22 If you have a restricted licence when can you carry passengers?

Stage 2 - restricted licence


23 If you have a learner licence can you carry passengers?

Stage 1 - learner licence


24 When you have a learner licence you must always drive with a supervisor. What is a supervisor?

Stage 1 - learner licence


25 When you have a learner licence do you have to have it with you when you drive?

Stage 1 - learner licence


26 Who is responsible for making a child under 15 years use a safety belt or a safety seat in a vehicle?

Safety belts and child restraints


27 What will happen if you have a front tyre blowout?

Tips for handling driving emergencies


28 What will happen if you have a rear tyre blowout?

Tips for handling driving emergencies


29 The bonnet of your vehicle lifts up while you are driving and you cannot see. What should you do?

Tips for handling driving emergencies


30 What should you do if your vehicle breaks down on a motorway?

Motorway driving


31 Passengers in your vehicle are 15 years or over. Who is responsible for making sure they wear a safety belt?

Safety belts and child restraints


32 To tow a trailer on a full car licence, the weight of your vehicle plus the weight of the trailer must not exceed what weight?

Towing


33 When must you turn your vehicle headlights on?

Night driving