On the day of your test, the inspector will ask you a series of questions to test your knowledge. On this page, you will find some sample Car, Trailer and Motorbike theory test questions and answers that you might be asked. More in-depth answers to these questions can be found in the official Rules Of The Road manual, which can be downloaded for free on the RSA website here:
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You must not cross unless for access or in an emergency if safe to do so.
Do not park across from a solid white line.
Do not do a U-Turn .
The road has a hard shoulder which may be used briefly to allow faster traffic to overtake if safe to do so.
You are approaching continuous white lines. Do not cross unless safe to do so.
You must obey the line nearest to you.
You should drive in the left lane.
Coasting is when the vehicle is not being driven by the engine, this occurs when the clutch pedal is pressed or the gear lever is in neutral.
Give priority to traffic on the junction and traffic approaching from your right.
No parking at any time.
15 meters before and 5 meters after.
No parking at certain time, normally no parking at business hours.
Stop if safe to do so.
Proceed if the crossing is clear but pedestrians have priority.
No overtaking, changing lanes or parking.
At least 5 meters.
Car 1.6mm, motorcycle 1mm,
Do not stop in the yellow box unless you are turning right.
You must give right of way to traffic on the roundabout.
When meeting other traffic.
When following another vehicle.
When driving in a lit up area.
Do not use the horn in a built-up area between 11:30pm and 7:00am unless in the event of a traffic emergency.
A lifesaver is a glance over your shoulder in the direction you are going and is the last thing you do before moving off or changing direction.
Motorbike theory test questions and answers. These questions are relevant for all motorcycle test categories.
A lifesaver is a glance over your shoulder in the direction you are going and is the last thing you do before moving off, changing direction.. Turning left or right or changing lane.
These questions are relevant for BE Category Jeep and Trailer test categories.