Driver Knowledge Tests

What is a skeletal or semiskel trailer?

Skeletal trailers, also called semiskel trailers, are lightweight semitrailers usually designed for transporting containers. They can be specified in a large number of size configurations, such as: 20-foot container 30-foot container 40-foot container 45-foot container ISO intermodal container They will

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What tools should you keep in your car or truck?

If you break down, get a flat tyre or need to fix something to make your vehicle safe, having the right tools is essential. You don’t need many. All vehicle drivers Screwdrivers Things work their way loose with the vibrations

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Road markings: rules and types

Road markings are painted to help road users navigate the roads, stay in the correct lanes and avoid hazards. These photos show you real-world examples of the markings. Dividing lines

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Lane merging rules

Merging is where you join an existing lane of traffic or where two lanes become one. It’s best practice to signal for at least 3 seconds before merging and to merge at the same speed as the traffic you are

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How are speed limits decided in Australia?

Speed limits are chosen through a mixture of science, practicality and public expectation. Speed limits are frequently not a good indication of a safe speed on a particular stretch of road, so drivers still need skill to negotiate their way.

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Smartphone detection cameras: what you need to know

In New South Wales, 45 mobile phone detection cameras will be looking through your windscreen to detect whether you’re using a smartphone while driving. Any photos that are flagged as suspecting the driver is using a smartphone will go to

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What is the speed limit past an emergency vehicle?

If an emergency vehicle is stationary and has flashing blue or red lights, motorists must slow down to 40km/h if the speed limit of the road is 80km/h or less. On roads with a speed limit of 90km/h or more,

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