Archive for July 2018

Pedestrian crossings

1. Zebra crossing 2. Pelican crossing – means Pedestrian Light Controlled Crossing. Has flashing amber light phase for pedestrians to finish crossing before switching to red. 3. Puffin crossing – means Pedestrian User-Friendly Intelligent crossings. Light automatically controlled by sensor. 4. Toucan crossing – means Two-Can Cross. Similar to pelican crossing except no need for [...]

Traffic light UK signals flow

1. Red. Stop Wait behind the stop line of carriageway 2. Red & Amber. Prepare to go Get ready to go but do not pass through or start until the Green shows 3. Green. Go You can go if the way is clear. Take care if there are pedestrians, especially if you intend to turn [...]

What is the minimum age for someone to supervise a person who is learning to drive?

The supervisor must be at least 21 years old and must have held his or her own full licence in the EU for three years.

When turn on hazard light

When should hazard lights be activated while you are driving? – On motorway or dual carriageway to warn motorists behind you of hazards ahead. Explanation: On a motorway or dual carriageway, if you see a hazard ahead, you can use your hazard lights to alert motorists behind you to the hazard. They will be able [...]

Wet road emergency stop rule

While travelling on a wet road, you need to make an emergency stop. What should you do? – Keep both hands on a steering wheel. Explanation: On a wet road, your vehicle may be more difficult to control in an emergency stop. Hence, you should keep both hands on the steering wheel so you can [...]

Water effect to brakes

After travelling through deep water that has gathered on a road surface, you should – reduce your speed and apply little pressure to your brakes simultaneously. Explanation: Water can decrease the effectiveness of your brakes. To clear the water and dry the brakes, apply the brakes very gently while driving.

Traffic light :: Yellow light rule

When an amber light is lit (is on) alone, it means that the traffic light is about to change to red. However, when both red and amber are lit, it means that the light will shortly change to green.