Tram Light Signals

When notify licensing authority

1. If your health affects your driving

2. If your eyesight does not meet a set standard

3. If you change your vehicle

Warning triangle distance

Put it at least 45 metres (147 feet) behind your broken-down vehicle on the same side of the roa


An organized walk

An organized walk = At a night a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a bright red light

Stopping distance explained

Overall stopping distance = when you think and brake together

mph = miles per hour


20 mph = 12 meters (40 feet)

30 mph = 23 meters (75 feet)

40 mph = 36 meters (120 feet)

50 mph = 53 meters (175 feet)

60 mph = 73 meters (240 feet)

70 mph = 96 meters (315 feet)


Vehicle siren beacon colours


Ambulance (including lone paramedics on equipped motorcycles and organ transportation)
Fire service
Mountain or cave rescue
Bomb disposal (military or civilian)


Doctor (any vehicle used by a medical practitioner registered by the General Medical Council whether with full, provisional or limited registration)


Statutory immobilisation or removal vehicle
Breakdown vehicle
Road clearance or maintenance vehicle (including maintenance of any apparatus in, on, under or over a road)
Refuse collection vehicle
Vehicles with a maximum speed of less than 25mph (including its trailer)
Vehicles with an overall width exceeding 2.9 metres
Escort vehicle when used below 25mph
HMRC fuel testing vehicle
Surveying vehicle

Pedestrian crossings

1. Zebra crossing

2. Pelican crossing – means Pedestrian Light Controlled Crossing

3. Puffin crossing – means Pedestrian User-Friendly Intelligent crossings

4. Toucan crossing – means Two-Can Cross

5. Equestrian crossing – also known as Pegasus crossing

Traffic light UK signals flow

1. Red. Stop
Wait behind the stop line of carriageway

2. Red & Amber. Prepare to go
Get ready to go but do not pass through or start until the Green shows

3. Green. Go
You can go if the way is clear. Take care if there are pedestrians, especially if you intend to turn left or right

4. Amber. Stop if safe
You may continue going only if pull up might cause an accident or Amber appeared after you crossed the stop line

5. Red. Stop
See number 1

What is the minimum age for someone to supervise a person who is learning to drive?

The supervisor must be at least 21 years old and must have held his or her own full licence in the EU for three years.

When turn on hazard light

When should hazard lights be activated while you are driving? – On motorway or dual carriageway to warn motorists behind you of hazards ahead.

Explanation: On a motorway or dual carriageway, if you see a hazard ahead, you can use your hazard lights to alert motorists behind you to the hazard. They will be able to prepare for the hazard ahead.