Driver Knowledge Tests

Is it legal to wear headphones when driving?

You are allowed to wear headphones while driving, but there are some exceptions and risks. Wearing earphones while you are driving increases your accident risk and if you are at fault then you risk being prosecuted. Why is driving with

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Is it legal to reverse out onto a main road?

The law says that you must not reverse your vehicle unless you can do so safely. Many people live on main roads and have a driveway onto that road. It might not be possible to turn around in the driveway

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If your brakes stop working while you’re driving, what should you do?

If your brakes stop working and you need to stop quickly¬†or stop yourself from accelerating down a hill, there are nine things you should do. Don’t panic: there are many ways to slow a car down, plus, your car will

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Is it OK to cross your hands when steering?

Preferred hand position when driving There are two main hand positions for driving: Driving forwards: Hands at the quarter-to-three position, as shown above. Driving backwards: Right hand on the top of the steering wheel and left hand at 8 o’clock

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Bus lane rules

Driving or riding in bus lanes is permitted in some circumstances, but illegal use of a bus lane incurs 1 demerit point and a fine. What does a bus lane look like? The end of the bus lane will be

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Will electric vehicles make our towns quieter?

When an electric car isn’t moving, it is virtually silent. It’s also so quiet at low speeds that manufacturers like Hyundai play a sound to alert pedestrians (the ones that are distracted by their smartphones or headphones). But what about

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What languages can you take your DKT in?

For learner drivers that don’t have English as a first language, the Driver Knowledge Test is available in: Arabic Chinese Croatian Greek Korean Serbian Spanish Turkish Vietnamese All drivers should be able to read English. Our road signs are written

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