Driver Knowledge Tests

How to tow a horse float

Put a horse in a horse float and you’ve got a couple of tonnes of unstable weight behind your vehicle. It is not like towing a trailer with furniture in the back, because horses move around and you will feel

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Mobile phone road rules

You can use a mobile phone when driving, but only under certain circumstances because they are a distraction. Here are the rules. Learner and provisional P1 (red Ps) and P2 (green Ps) You’re not allowed to use a phone at

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What is brake testing?

Brake testing is where a driver in front of you deliberately applies the brakes heavily in order to force you to brake, and to risk you running into the back of them, which would technically be your fault. It is

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Why turning your wheels at an intersection can be dangerous

Sometimes we’re tempted to turn our wheels while waiting to turn at an intersection and that, as you will see in the video below, is a particularly bad idea. The dual dashcam video shows the driver being hit from behind

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Listening to your emails in the car

We all know how bad it is to take our eyes off the road to read a text message, and many people admit to checking email in their car or truck, too. If you get a lot of email you

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Critical car dashboard warning lights

The newer and more complex your car, the more warning lights there will be on the dashboard. They are there to give you vital information about how your car is functioning and ignoring them could mean you are doing damage

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Can you drive with epilepsy?

If you have an epileptic seizure you must stop driving immediately and notify Roads and Maritime Рthis is a legal requirement. A seizure means you will have a sudden loss of the ability to control a vehicle, and the risk

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