48 Possible Driving Test Questions

Below you will find 48 possible questions you could be asked before your driving test. Read the question and try to answer it, then click the box to open the answer. The first answer is already open. 

Q1. When can you overtake on the left?

When the driver infront of you is turning right, when you intend to turn left, when vehicles in the lane on your right are moving slower.

Traffic on the right and traffic already turning.

At the stop sign.

The extreme right lane.

Mirror and signal and then move into the right hand lane when clear, keeping left of the white line in the centre of the road. When a safe gap occurs complete your turn, never cut your corner and give way to pedestrians.

By yellow flashing beacons.

Each side of the island is a separate crossing.

It must not be used between the hours of 11.30pm and 7.00am in a built up area, except in an emergency.

(a) When meeting on coming traffic.

(b) When following close behind another-vehicle.

(c) On continuously lit roads.

(d) In snow, fog, dusk/dawn.

Slow down and stop if necessary. 

Stopping or parking is prohibited (except by buses and taxis) for the period indicated on the sign.

A broken yellow line marks the edge of the road.

No parking at certain times (during office hours).

45 centimeters / 18 inches.

Five metres.

At a bend,a junction, the brow of a hill,a hump back bridge, at a continuous white line or anywhere your view of oncoming traffic is restricted.

Stay two seconds behind the car in front. Use a stationary object on the road, start counting when the car in front passes the object and you should pass after counting two seconds.  

That there is an obstruction on the road ahead. 


Green, Amber, Red. 

Traffic on the right.

Go provided the junction is clear. 

Stop unless you are too close to stop safely.

A Garda, a school warden or a person in charge of animals.

A continuous white line with a broken white line behind it.

To avoid an obstruction, for access, or if there is a broken white line on your side of the road.

100 k.p.h.

You can not enter unless your way ahead is clear.The exception is when turning right you can enter and wait in the box if you are not obstructing other traffic.

You obey the line on your side of the road.

There will be one or two continuous white lines ahead.

You may overtake it safe to do so.

You must stay to the left and not cross the line unless is it for access or for an emergency.

The road contains a hard shoulder which is normally only for cyclists and pedestrians, however it may be used briefly to allow faster traffic to overtake if it safe to do so.

Double broken white lines alert the driver that you are approaching continuous white lines a short distance ahead. You must not cross them unless it is safe to do so.

You must give right of way to traffic already on a roundabout.

  1. When meeting other traffic.
  2. When following close behind another vehicle.
  3. On continuously lit roads.
  4. In fog, snow dusk and dawn.
  5. To avoid dazzling oncoming traffic.
  1. Slow down and stop if necessary.
  2. Avoid the glare by looking towards the left verge until the vehicle has passed.
  3. If the glare is from a vehicle behind you, adjust your mirror for night driving.

The use of a horn is not permitted in a built-up area between 11.30pm & 7.00 am, unless there is an emergency.


Solid white lines, near bends or hills, at pedestrian crossings, near junctions or intersections, when approaching a school zone or in adverse weather conditions.

No parking during specified times or stopping unless you are waiting in a line of traffic.

Only enter a yellow box junction unless you can clear it without stopping. The only exception to this rule is when you are turning right where you may enter while waiting for a gap in traffic coming from the opposite direction as long as doing so will not block other traffic.

A pelican crossing is controlled by lights whereas a zebra crossing has flashing orange beacons and is controlled by the presence of pedestrians.

An island in the centre of a pedestrian crossing should be treated as two separate crossings.

No overtaking or parking.

50km/ph unless road signs indicate otherwise. 

120 k.p.h

Near a bend, the brow of a hill, a hump back bridge, a continuous white line, where your vehicle would obstruct a sign, at an entrance, at a bus stop, opposite another vehicle, on a narrow road or taxi rank etc.



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