Topics: Band 2 traffic signs and signals

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How does an anti-lock braking system help you keep control during emergency braking? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When may you cross double solid white lines along the centre of the road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You see a vehicle with a flashing amber beacon ahead. What warning does this give you? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving at night. What does it mean if you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do when you’ve driven through a flood? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you modify your driving to help the environment? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re about to reverse into a side road. What should you do if you see a pedestrian who wants to cross behind your car? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway. The traffic ahead is braking sharply because of an incident. How could you warn traffic behind? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
For the cockpit drill to be effective, some items should be checked before others. What’s the correct sequence? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you tell a pupil when teaching them to brake normally? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What advice should you give to someone who intends to drive a left-hand-drive vehicle in the UK? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
A driver wants to go ahead at a crossroads controlled by a police officer. What recognised arm signal should they give? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving along a dual carriageway and have to brake hard in a straight line. Which wheels do most of the braking? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the most likely cause when the brake pedal feels spongy? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What type of injury can be prevented by a correctly adjusted head restraint? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where should the head restraint be positioned for it to be most effective? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Head restraints should be adjusted correctly. What injuries do they protect you from? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What advice should you give to a pupil about moving off on snow or ice? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What advice should you give to a pupil about driving through shallow flood water in a car fitted with manual transmission? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if a tyre bursts while you’re driving? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the most likely cause of a car pulling to the right when the footbrake is applied? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What instruction should you give a pupil about controlling the vehicle’s speed when going down a long, steep hill? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’ve just driven through flood water. How should you dry out the brakes? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What do zigzag lines at a pedestrian crossing mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What type of vehicle displays this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What is known to cause excessive or uneven tyre wear? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching a pelican crossing. What should you do if the amber light is flashing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What speed limit would you expect to find in residential streets? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching this sign. Which sign are you likely to have just passed? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which sign shows a lane for use by pedal cycles only? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if your vehicle has a fire in the engine compartment? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the purpose of yellow crisscross lines at a junction? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does it mean when you see this line along the centre of the road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does a differential do when a car is cornering? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your pupil asks what the blue patch means on this sign. What’s the best reply? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
If you saw this sign, what would you tell your pupil? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving in the left-hand lane of a three-lane dual carriageway. As you approach a junction, you see this sign on a gantry. What should you do if you wish to go straight ahead? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
This plate is used with which sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What plate would you normally find with this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does this symbol on a direction sign indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you be aware of when you see this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does this white arrow on the road mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What advice should you give to a pupil who asks whether it’s permitted to drive on the hatch markings? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your pupil asks you about this sign, which they’ve seen recently. What should you tell them it means? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your pupil is driving in a stream of traffic. You see this sign ahead. What advice should you give to your pupil? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you tell your pupil to obey the speed limit shown on this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does this sign mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
On a motorway, where would vehicles travelling in opposite directions share the same carriageway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re giving a driving lesson in an unfamiliar town. What should you tell your pupil if you see this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What advice should you give to your pupils about using cruise control? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you tell your pupil if they ask you what this sign means? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where do waiting restrictions allow you to stop to pick up or set down passengers? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you advise your pupil to do when they see this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
As you’re approaching this junction, the green light changes to amber. What should you do if you’re unable to stop at the first white line? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which type of vehicle is allowed to pass this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which road users are most likely to be permitted to share a bus lane during its times of operation? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What happens in a controlled zone? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What could happen if you put too much oil in your engine? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What liquid should you use to top up your battery? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You see white diagonal lines, bounded by broken lines, painted on the road. One of their uses is to protect traffic turning right. What other purpose do these markings have? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you make sure your head restraint is properly adjusted? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When are you advised to increase your tyre pressures so that they’re higher than normal? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How should you apply the footbrake when you’re stopping normally? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re giving a lesson in a car fitted with automatic transmission. What should you tell the pupil to do whenever the vehicle is stationary? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re making a right turn. What could you do if you think your indicators might be difficult to see? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re parking on the left, facing downhill. You apply the parking brake firmly. What further safety precautions should you take? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You see a pedestrian with a dog. What does it mean if the dog is wearing a distinctive yellow or burgundy coat? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What type of road uses direction signs with a green background? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does this sign mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does the continuous white line at the side of the road indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s most likely to cause a crash, if it’s allowed to get too low? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does it mean if you see a vehicle showing a flashing green light? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why are yellow lines painted across the road on the approach to some roundabouts? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the purpose of a continuous white line along the side of the road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why are these yellow lines painted across the carriageway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re waiting at a railway level crossing. What should you do if the red lights keep flashing after a train has passed? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway that has chevrons painted on the carriageway. In good weather, at least how many chevrons should be visible between you and the next vehicle in your lane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does the curved direction arrow on the road indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving towards a zebra crossing. What should you do if you see a person in a wheelchair waiting to cross? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How should you drive on a road where there are road humps? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching a red light at a puffin crossing. Pedestrians are on the crossing. When will the red light change? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does your vehicle’s catalytic converter reduce? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will be affected if you overload your vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Another driver flashes their headlights at you. How should you interpret this signal? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re looking for somewhere to park your vehicle. What should you do if the only spaces available are marked for disabled use? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on an urban clearway during its time of operation. Apart from breakdowns, when may you stop on this road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway. What does it mean if the car ahead shows its hazard warning lights for a short time? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why is it particularly important to carry out a check on your vehicle before making a long motorway journey? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where would you find a catalytic converter on your vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will improve your vehicle’s fuel consumption? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway. What should you do when you see this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving towards a zebra crossing. What should you do if pedestrians are waiting to cross? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why could keeping the clutch down or selecting neutral for long periods of time be dangerous? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving down a steep hill. Why could keeping the clutch down or selecting neutral for too long be dangerous? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you use your vehicle’s engine to help control your speed? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
While you’re driving, what will happen if you hold the clutch pedal down or roll in neutral for too long? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving along a wet road. How might you tell that your vehicle’s tyres are losing their grip on the surface? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why would you fit chains to your wheels? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your car’s front wheels are out of balance. How will this affect your car? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you tell when you’re driving on black ice? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving in heavy rain. What should you do if your steering suddenly feels very light? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a car on a motorway. Unless signs show otherwise, what’s the speed limit? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if your vehicle pulls to one side when you’re braking? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if you have to stop your vehicle in an emergency? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will a heavy load on your roof rack cause? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When would you inflate your tyres above the recommended normal pressure? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You want to turn right at a box junction. What should you do if there’s oncoming traffic? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’ve driven through a ford. What should you do when you’re out of the water? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why are vehicles fitted with high-intensity rear fog lights? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When will anti-lock brakes be activated? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your vehicle has anti-lock brakes. In which conditions may they be ineffective at preventing skidding? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How do anti-lock brakes help drivers? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which road surface may cause anti-lock brakes to be less effective? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your car is fitted with anti-lock brakes. What technique should you use to stop in an emergency? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Anti-lock brakes prevent the vehicle’s wheels from locking under heavy braking. What will this help to reduce? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Your vehicle is fitted with anti-lock brakes. How should you use your brakes to stop quickly in an emergency? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What can you do to help protect the environment? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you take care to avoid spillage when refuelling a vehicle fitted with a diesel engine? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you avoid fuel spillage after you’ve refuelled your car? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s most likely to waste fuel? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you help the environment and avoid wasting fuel? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re on a long downhill slope. What should you do to help control the speed of your vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What must you do to any load that you carry on a roof rack? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if a dashboard warning light comes on while you’re driving? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does the white line along the edge of the road mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving over a level crossing. What should you do if the warning lights come on and a bell rings? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re waiting at a level crossing. What should you do if the red warning lights continue to flash after a train has passed? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When may you drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving towards roadworks and you see this temporary speed-limit sign. When must you comply with the sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You have to make a journey in fog. What’s the most important thing you should do before you set out? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why is coasting a bad driving technique? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’ve stopped at a pelican crossing. What should you do if the lights change to green while someone is crossing slowly in front of you? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What must a driver do at a pelican crossing when the amber light is flashing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving towards a level crossing. What would be the first warning of an approaching train? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re about to drive down a steep hill. What should you do to control the speed of your vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the main benefit in having four-wheel drive? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How does coasting affect a driver’s control of their vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you avoid wheelspin when you’re driving on an icy road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a car fitted with automatic transmission. Why would you use kick-down? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What effect will a roof rack have when it’s fitted to your car? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re testing your vehicle’s suspension. What does it mean if the vehicle continues to bounce when you test it? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if the warning light for your anti-lock brakes stays on? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What can cause heavy steering? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why are new vehicles fitted with catalytic converters? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does it mean if a bus-lane sign shows no times of operation? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which light won’t show to a driver at a puffin crossing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When may you use hazard warning lights while you’re driving? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you make sure that your indicators are cancelled after turning? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How much more than the normal braking distance should you allow in icy weather? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How does a puffin crossing operate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will happen if the brake-fluid level falls too low? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How often should tyre pressures be checked? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
As a recommendation, how often should you check the brake lights on the car you use? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which road users can use a toucan crossing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You intend to slow down to give way to pedestrians at a zebra crossing. Why could an arm signal be useful? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a car that’s skidding, with the rear wheels sliding to the left. What’s likely to happen if you oversteer to the left? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do when you’re cornering on an icy or snow-covered road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You apply the brakes while you’re travelling forwards and in a straight line. How will this affect the grip of the tyres on the road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You park on a hill in a vehicle that has automatic transmission. When you leave the vehicle, in which position would you put the gear selector? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a car fitted with automatic transmission. What should you do when you approach a very steep downhill gradient? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Who should obey diamond-shaped signs? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When could you stop here on this road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where are amber reflective road studs used? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway. What should you do if there’s a red cross with flashing red lights on the gantry above your lane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How does a convex mirror affect the appearance of a following vehicle? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What would a spongy-feeling footbrake indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does excessive wear of the central area of tread on a car tyre suggest? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
The car’s ignition light comes on during a journey. What fault does this indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which colour light shows before the flashing amber signal at a pelican crossing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How will a convex mirror affect the appearance of following vehicles? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What happens if your vehicle starts to aquaplane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You park on the left, facing uphill. In which position should you leave the steering wheel? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re going to drive a car that you haven’t driven before. What’s the most important consideration when you’re adjusting the seat? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a car that has manual transmission. What should you do if you have to drive through shallow flood water? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How can you identify motorway signs? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When can you enter this hatched area? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What warning is given by a large white triangle painted on the road surface before a junction? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When can car drivers use a bus lane identified by this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will happen if you brake firmly as you drive around a right-hand bend? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How do following vehicles appear in a convex door mirror? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What fault would you suspect if the footbrake on your car starts to feel spongy? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How often should you check your brake lights are working? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if you discover that the coolant in the vehicle radiator needs topping up during a long journey? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does excessive wear on the outer edges of the tread of a car’s tyre generally indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching a junction where the traffic lights aren’t working. What should you do when a police officer gives this signal? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Can you park on the zigzag lines of a zebra crossing when there are no other parking spaces to be found? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does it mean when the amber light is flashing at a pelican crossing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving a vehicle that has automatic transmission. How are you advised to negotiate corners safely? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where would you see a contraflow bus and cycle lane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What colour are circular traffic signs that give positive instructions? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which stream of traffic has priority at a roundabout? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
There’s a ‘give way’ sign where a one-way street joins a main road. What road markings would you see across the mouth of the junction? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What do these lines along the centre of the road mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What type of vehicle would have a green flashing beacon? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where are fluorescent green/yellow reflective studs used to mark the carriageway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will happen if the power-assisted steering system fails? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving in the right-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. What should you do when you see this sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
There are double white lines in the middle of the road. What does it mean when the line nearest to you is broken? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What effect does a convex mirror have on the appearance of following vehicles? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why would you flash your headlights to another road user? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What will increase your vehicle’s fuel consumption? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does a red traffic light mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re waiting at a level crossing. What must you do if a train has passed but the lights keep flashing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway. What should you do if the overhead signs show a red cross with red flashing lights above your lane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When must you stop on a motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When are you allowed to use your vehicle’s hazard warning lights? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a three-lane motorway. There are red reflective road studs to your left and white ones to your right. Which lane are you using? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you test your brakes after driving through a ford? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
A bus has stopped at a bus stop ahead of you. What should you do if its right-hand indicator is flashing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What colour are the reflective studs at the left-hand edge of the motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When should regular tyre-pressure checks be made? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why are vehicle mirrors often slightly convex? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving at night in a built-up area. The road is well lit. Why should you use dipped headlights? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if there are flashing amber lights under a school warning sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving in town and see these lights flashing. What hazard would you expect to see next? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the purpose of a catalytic converter? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
At which type of crossing are cyclists and pedestrians allowed to cross together? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When are you allowed to stop on a motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re waiting at a pelican crossing. What should you do if pedestrians are halfway across when the lights change to green? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the national speed limit for a car on a single carriageway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
On a motorway, where would you see green reflective studs? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
A police car is following you. What should you do if the police officer flashes the headlights and points to the left? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a road that has double solid white lines in the middle of the road. When may you cross these lines to overtake? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re at a junction controlled by traffic lights. When should you wait, even if the green light is showing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Who has priority when traffic lights are out of order? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching traffic lights. What should you do if the red and amber lights are showing together? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re approaching traffic lights. What does the amber light on its own mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which traffic-light signal will follow a red light? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What sort of message is given by a triangular sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What shape is a ‘give way’ sign? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving in snow and you see this sign as you approach a junction. What does it mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How would you recognise signs giving orders? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What shape is a ‘stop’ sign at a junction? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Apart from pedestrians, what should you be aware of at toucan crossings? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What do these signs indicate? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
When may you wait in a box junction? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Signals are normally given by direction indicators and brake lights. What should drivers do before giving a signal? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
There are no speed-limit signs on the road. What would suggest a 30 mph speed limit? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a dual carriageway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What colour are the reflective studs where a slip road joins a motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Where are the amber reflective studs on a motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What colour are the reflective studs between the lanes on a motorway? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re driving on a motorway. What must you do if you see this signal above every lane? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the national speed limit on the motorway for a car? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Which vehicle is least likely to be affected by side winds? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do when you approach a bus signalling to move away from a bus stop? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if you see two elderly pedestrians about to cross the road ahead? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does it mean when you see a pedestrian carrying a white stick that has a red band or bands? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why is a toucan crossing different from other crossings? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
How is a toucan crossing different from a pelican crossing? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What does this sign mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do if you’re driving behind a cyclist who’s giving a right turn signal? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the purpose of these road humps? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Apart from routine maintenance, when should you check your engine’s oil level? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why have ‘Red Routes’ been introduced into major cities? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of which vehicles? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What type of emergency vehicle is fitted with a green flashing beacon? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What should you do when you’re being followed by an ambulance showing a flashing blue beacon? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
Why should you never wave people across at pedestrian crossings? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
At a puffin crossing, which colour traffic light follows the green light? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
You’re at a pelican crossing. What does the flashing amber light mean? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
What’s the purpose of the yellow lines painted across the road? Band 2 traffic signs and signals
The traffic light ahead is showing an amber light. Which colour light(s) will it show next? Band 2 traffic signs and signals