Driver Knowledge Tests

Using a skateboard, rollerblades or scooter on the road

Riders of skateboards, rollerblades and foot-powered scooters are treated as pedestrians. The definition of a pedestrian includes “a person in or on a wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy.” It also includes unicycles, snake boards, pedal go-karts, tricycles (including drift

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How to reduce the chance your car will be broken into

Up to two in five people leave valuables on display in their car when they leave it, and young people are more likely to leave valuables in their car than older people. Even items you think might not be worth

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Accident vs crash – is there any difference?

There’s an argument that periodically surfaces about the semantics (i.e. the meaning) of accidents vs crashes (or collisions). Some people¬†argue that when a vehicle crashes it is never an accident because it was preventable. However, this is simplistic and, well,

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What should you check on your car before winter?

As the weather gets colder, breakdowns and accidents become more likely, especially if you’re going to be travelling in a snowy or icy area this winter. Your car needs to be prepared for the journey, so it’s a good idea

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Learning to drive in winter: overcoming dangers

Even though the weather is worse in winter, it can actually be more beneficial to learn to drive then. As the days are getting shorter and the weather is closing in, should you wait to learn to drive, or hoe

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Traffic calming measures and techniques

Traffic calming refers to changes in the road’s width, elevation and surface in order to slow traffic down or deter it from using that road in order to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists. There are many ways in which

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Tips for driving with a baby in the car

Carrying a baby in your car, especially one that is crying, is something that the majority of drivers will experience at some time in their lives. Some babies are very comfortable with travelling and will fall asleep within a few

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