Topics: Safety margins

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You’re using a contraflow system. What should you do? Safety margins
You’re following other vehicles in fog. You have your lights on. What else can you do to reduce the chances of being in a collision? Safety margins
In heavy motorway traffic, the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision? Safety margins
Overall stopping distance is made up of thinking distance and braking distance. You’re on a good, dry road surface, with good brakes and tyres. What’s the typical braking distance from 50 mph? Safety margins
You’re on a good, dry road surface. Your brakes and tyres are good. What’s the typical overall stopping distance at 40 mph? Safety margins
You’re travelling at 50 mph on a good, dry road. What’s your typical overall stopping distance? Safety margins
You’re following a vehicle at a safe distance on a wet road. Another driver overtakes you and pulls into the gap you’ve left. What should you do? Safety margins
In good conditions, what’s the typical stopping distance at 70 mph? Safety margins
What’s the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 60 mph? Safety margins
Where are you most likely to be affected by side winds? Safety margins
In very hot weather the road surface can become soft. What will this affect? Safety margins
You’ve just gone through deep water. What should you do to make sure your brakes are working properly? Safety margins
When approaching a right-hand bend, you should keep well to the left. Why is this? Safety margins
In windy conditions, which activity requires extra care? Safety margins
By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions? Safety margins
Your overall stopping distance comprises thinking distance and braking distance. You’re on a good, dry road surface, with good brakes and tyres. What’s the typical braking distance at 50 mph? Safety margins
You’re riding on an exposed stretch of motorway and there’s a strong side wind. When should you take extra care? Safety margins
Why should you try to avoid riding over this marked area? Safety margins
Only a fool breaks the two-second rule.’ What does this refer to? Safety margins
What should a motorcyclist avoid at a mini-roundabout? Safety margins
What should you do if you have to ride in foggy weather? Safety margins
After riding through deep water, you notice your scooter brakes aren’t working properly. What would be the best way to dry them out? Safety margins
What can cause your tyres to lose their grip on the road surface and skid? Safety margins
When riding in heavy rain, a film of water can build up between your tyres and the road. This is known as aquaplaning. What should you do to keep control when aquaplaning occurs? Safety margins
You’re riding past queuing traffic. Why should you be more cautious when approaching this road marking? Safety margins
Which road surface is most likely to reduce the stability of your motorcycle? Safety margins
When will your overall stopping distance increase? Safety margins
When riding in extremely cold conditions, what can you do to keep warm? Safety margins
What can you do to be seen more easily when you’re riding at night? Safety margins
What should you do when riding at night? Safety margins
You’re riding in heavy rain. Why should you try to avoid this marked area? Safety margins
How should you ride at night on a busy main road? Safety margins
What should you do to help stay safe when you’re riding in fog? Safety margins
You’ve just ridden through a flood. What should you test when you’re clear of the water? Safety margins
How should you ride through flood water? Safety margins
You’re riding in town at night. The roads are wet after rain. How will the reflections from wet surfaces affect you? Safety margins
When must you use your headlights? Safety margins
Why should you ride with dipped headlights on in the daytime? Safety margins
When are motorcyclists allowed to use high-intensity rear fog lights? Safety margins
What’s the safest way to stop on a wet road? Safety margins
You’re riding in heavy rain. Your rear wheel skids as you accelerate. What must you do to regain control? Safety margins
Before starting a journey in the snow, what should you do? Safety margins
When will your overall stopping distance be longer? Safety margins