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Safety margins questions

Motorcycle-only Questions

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?

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What should you do if you have to ride in foggy weather?

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What should you do when riding at night?

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Only a fool breaks the two-second rule.’ What does this refer to?

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When riding in extremely cold conditions, what can you do to keep warm?

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Why should you try to avoid riding over this marked area?

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You’ve just ridden through a flood. What should you test when you’re clear of the water?

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You’re riding in heavy rain. Why should you try to avoid this marked area?

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You’re riding on an exposed stretch of motorway and there’s a strong side wind. When should you take extra care?

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When will your overall stopping distance increase?

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What can cause your tyres to lose their grip on the road surface and skid?

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Before starting a journey in the snow, what should you do?

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What’s the safest way to stop on a wet road?

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Which road surface is most likely to reduce the stability of your motorcycle?

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When must you use your headlights?

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Why should you ride with dipped headlights on in the daytime?

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How should you ride at night on a busy main road?

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You’re riding past queuing traffic. Why should you be more cautious when approaching this road marking?

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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?

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How should you ride through flood water?

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