BC Safe Driving Course

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Sample Test Questions

What should you do if a vehicle is tailgating you?

    1. Increase the gap between the vehicle in front and yourself.
    2. Speed up to get closer to the vehicle in front of you.
    3. Tap your brakes to signal him to back off.
    4. None of the above.

Who has the right of way at a four-way stop?

    1. The first person to arrive.  
    2. The vehicle on the right.
    3. The vehicle on the left.
    4. The person who is turning right.

What must you do if another vehicle is merging?

    1. Change lanes if safe to do so.
    2. Stop to allow them room to move in.
    3. Speed up to get past them.
    4. Drive in their blind spot.

True or false. You may use an electronic device while stopped at a red light?

    1. True
    2. False

What must you do if you see a pedestrian at an uncontrolled intersection?

    1. Slow down to let them pass before you arrive.
    2. Keep driving.
    3. Stop and allow the pedestrian to cross.
    4. You don’t need to do anything.

In what situation may you make a left hand turn at a red light?

    1. When you are turning from a one-way street to a two-way street.
    2. When you are turning from a one-way street to a one-way street.
    3. When you are turning from a two-way street to a one-way street.
    4. When you are turning from a two-way street to a two-way street.

The legal limit for blood alcohol in British Columbia is what?

    1. 0.08
    2. 0.8
    3. 0.5
    4. 0.05

Who has the right of way in a traffic circle?

    1. Traffic already in the roundabout.
    2. Traffic entering from the right.
    3. Traffic about to exit the roundabout.
    4. Nobody.

Are you permitted to enter an intersection on a yellow light?

    1. Yes, if it is unsafe to stop.
    2. Yes. The light is not red.
    3. No. You must stop no matter what.
    4. An amber light signals a four-way stop.

What is the best way to avoid hazards on the road?

    1. Identify the hazard, understand how to avoid it, respond in time.
    2. Scan the road for hazards and swerve out of the way.
    3. Assume other drivers will see what is ahead and rely on their judgment.
    4. Look for signs to alert you to the presence of hazards and follow their directions.
Sample Test Questions