This test explores some of the things you need to know to pass the ICBC road test and to enjoy driving safely without receiving any driving violation tickets.
Step 1: Unlike Tests 6-7-8-9-0, don't prepare for this Test.
Step 2: With each of the 40 Test Units on this page, do the following:
a) Scroll carefully so the Unit is visible at the very bottom of your screen.
b) Decide whether "a)" or "b)" is correct for the Unit.
c) If you are unsure, don't guess; instead, put the Unit's ### in your notes.
d) Scroll more to reveal the answer below the arrow.
e) If you were incorrect, put the Unit's ### followed by "X" in your notes.
If you find any errors in the answer keys, please mention them during a class.
B01: vehicles and pedestrians
a) pedestrians may be unaware of a vehicle's stopping distance
b) vehicles must always yield
B02: pedestrian waiting at a flashing green light
a) stop so pedestrian can cross
b) be prepared to stop
B03: pedestrian wants to cross street
a) always yield
b) do not always yield
B04: when must you stop for pedestrian in marked or unmarked crosswalk
a) always
b) when pedestrian is on or close to your half of the road
B05: school bus with flashing red lights and one with flashing amber lights
a) both require the same response
b) both do not require the same response
B06: yield-to-bus sign on the back of a public transit bus applies
a) at any curb lane or bus stop
b) when speed limit is 60 km/hr or lower
B07: emergency vehicle approaches with siren and flashing lights
a) you always need to move to the right edge of the road and stop
b) you sometimes need to move to the left edge of the road and stop
B08: passing stopped vehicle with flashing red, blue, white, or amber lights
a) drive no slower than 70 km/hr if speed limit is 80 km/h or more
b) drive no faster than 40 km/hr if speed limit is less than 80 km/h
B09: passing stopped vehicle with flashing red, blue, white, or amber lights
a) always leave a lane of space between your vehicle and stopped vehicle
b) if safe, leave a lane of space between your vehicle and stopped vehicle
B10: trains
a) sound their whistles at all crossings
b) do not sound their whistles at all crossings
B11: if there are no lights or gates at a train crossing
a) you cannot cross if an approaching train is within 500 m
b) you cannot cross if an approaching train is within 1000 m
B12: when you stop a vehicle at a train crossing, you must be
a) no closer than 5 m and no further back than 15 m
b) no closer than 15 m
B13: construction zone speed limits
a) apply when construction workers are present
b) apply 24 hours a day even if no construction workers are present
B14: leave extra space, pass slowly, give a warning with your horn
a) do all of these things when passing a horse
b) don't do one of these things when passing a horse
B15: if a passing vehicle scares a horse and the rider is thrown off
a) driver must stop, render assistance, provide licence and insurance details
b) this is the riders fault for using a public road
B16: GLP drivers while in control of a vehicle, even while stopped in traffic
a) are not allowed to operate electronic devices even if they are hands-free
b) are not allowed to operate electronic devices unless they are hands-free
B17: non GLP drivers listening to music from portable player to car's speakers
a) legal if device is not handheld or operated
b) illegal
B18: non GLP drivers while in control of a vehicle, even while stopped in traffic
a) are not allowed to use GPS devices
b) can glance at or listen to GPS devices, but not manually adjust them
B19: drivers while in control of a vehicle, even while stopped in traffic
a) are not allowed to read or send texts or emails
b) are allowed to glance at a text but not allowed to touch the device
B20: driver with earbuds in ears and dead cell phone in dash's cubbyhole
a) illegal because earbuds being held in a position where they can be used
b) legal because phone's battery is dead
B21: driver picked up phone from floor where it fell after a sudden stop
a) legal if they are not using phone
b) illegal
B22: vomiting, sweating, coffee, cold shower, exercise, eating, passage of time
a) one of these will reduce the amount of alcohol in your blood
b) two of these will reduce the amount of alcohol in your blood
B23: if an impaired person with a vehicle's keys is near or in the vehicle
a) they can be charged under Section 253 of the Criminal Code of Canada
b) this is legal if the engine is not running
B24: standard brakes applied fully until the front wheels stop rotating
a) steering is not possible
b) steering is enhanced by the weight shift to the front wheels
B25: read the ABS section of your vehicle's owner's manual
a) you also need to practice in a safe location
b) best way to learn how to use ABS
B26: if a vehicle with ABS shudders noisily when the brakes are applied fully
a) pump the brake pedal
b) this is normal
B27: ABS
a) always stop the vehicle in less space than standard brakes
b) allow steering with full braking
B28: changing speed or direction suddenly
a) can cause a skid
b) will help you correct a skid
B29: you steer but your vehicle skids straight ahead (understeers)
a) reduce steering angle of front wheels
b) apply brakes
B30: if the back of your vehicle skids right (oversteers), look and steer
a) left
b) into the skid
B31: most important time to clean off-gassing film from inside of windshield
a) before driving east at sunrise or west at sunset
b) before driving west at sunrise or east at sunset
B32: road is most slippery
a) when it rains heavily
b) when it starts to rain lightly, especially if it has not rained for a long time
B33: to reduce the risk of hydroplaning
a) reduce tire tread or tire pressure
b) reduce speed
B34: if vehicle hydroplanes
a) brake firmly and turn the steering wheel towards the edge of the water
b) decelerate and drive straight
B35: first thing to do if you feel dizzy/drowsy/nauseous while engine is running
a) stop and rest in your vehicle or drive to the nearest rest stop
b) get plenty of fresh air
B36: if your brakes fail, pump brake pedal hard and fast, but if this doesn't help
a) use the parking brake but do not activate the parking brake release
b) use the parking brake as you activate the parking brake release
B37: hitting a solid object at 30 km/hr is like falling from a 1-storey building's roof
a) at 60 km/hr it's like falling from a 2-storey roof
b) at 60 km/hr it's like falling from a 4-storey roof
B38: immediately after a crash
a) turn off engines and take steps to protect the crash scene
b) get witnesses
B39: if you indirectly cause a crash but are not actually in the crash
a) you don't have legal responsibilities
b) you have legal responsibilities and you must stop
B40: which accidents must be reported to the police
a) all
b) if injures or death, impaired driver, or property damage limits are exceeded
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