TEST TIME: You are driving vehicle A along a multi-lane road and the speed limit is 80 km/h or less, which lane or lanes can you travel in?
a) In the left-hand lane unless you are turning right
b) In the left-hand lane unless overtaking another vehicle in the left lane
c) You must travel in the left-hand lane
d) In either lane
Just answer in the comments section below. We'll share the answer in a separate post later in the day.
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TEST ANSWER: The correct answer is 1). You must give way to vehicle B before turning. 'Vehicle A is turning right at an intersection with traffic lights; a driver turning right at an intersection with traffic lights must give way to any vehicle travelling in the opposite direction turning left.
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TEST TIME: You are driving vehicle A. Which statement is correct?
1) You must give way to vehicle B before turning
2) Vehicle A should turn as it is already in the intersection
3) Both vehicle A and B can turn at the same time
Just answer in the comments below. We will post the correct answer in a separate post later today. Thanks.
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c) Every six months
d) Only before a long drive
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TEST ANSWER: Thanks for your answers to our test question earlier today.
The correct answer is: Vehicle A must give way to vehicles B and C. Vehicle A is turning right at an intersection with traffic lights; a driver turning right at an intersection with traffic lights must give way to any vehicle travelling in the opposite direction turning left or going straight through the intersection.
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TEST TIME: You are driving vehicle A. You must give way to:
1) Vehicle C only
2) Both vehicle B and C
3) Vehicle B only
Just answer in the comments below. We will publish the correct answer in a separate post later today. Thanks.
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a) No need for them
b) Not bothered
c) All for it
d) Don’t know enough to make a judgement
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TEST TIME ANSWER: In this scenario the correct answer is "a", you must let the long vehicle turn first.
More information can be found via NSW Road Rules 2014 - Reg 143(1): http://www5.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_reg/rr2014104/s143.html
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