What should a driver do if an ambulance is stopped up ahead with its flashing blue lights on?

What should a driver do if an ambulance is stopped up ahead with its flashing blue lights on? Stop immediately to see what is happening.

How should a driver react to emergency service vehicles with flashing blue lights and sirens on?

What should a driver do when an emergency service vehicle approaches with flashing blue lights?

  1. Do nothing and ignore the emergency service vehicle.
  2. Brake suddenly to allow the emergency service vehicle to pass.
  3. React quickly, safely and carefully to allow the emergency service vehicle to pass.

How should a driver react to emergency services vehicles with flashing blue lights and or sirens on Mount KERB on offside of the road to make room?

How should a driver react to emergency services vehicles with flashing blue lights and/or sirens on?

  1. Mount kerb on offside of the road to make room.
  2. Check their mirrors before looking for space to move aside.
  3. Only move aside if it is an ambulance.
  4. Brake suddenly and stop to avoid causing obstruction.
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When a driver is making a left hand turn what mirrors should they particularly concentrate on?

Explantion: When turning left, drivers should in particular be aware that cyclists and other vehicles may come up on their near side (left hand side). For that reason, when checking mirrors, it is particularly important to check both the left exterior and the interior mirror before turning.

What contributes to eco driving?

Looking ahead and anticipating. Reducing tyre pressure. Braking harshly. Driving in a low gear at high speed.

Is the ambulance service an emergency service?

Under this definition, the police and fire services are “Essential services” and ambulance services are a “minimum service”, which have much less restrictions. No definition of an “emergency service” here.

How do you respond to an emergency vehicle?

When an emergency vehicle is approaching:

  1. Pull over to the edge of the roadway, clear of intersections, and stop.
  2. Remain there until the emergency vehicle has passed. …
  3. Keep a foot on the brake so the brake lights let emergency vehicle drivers know you have stopped.

When required to stop in an emergency What should the driver do?

Explantion: To stop your vehicle in an emergency, apply the footbrake firmly, and maintain the pressure until the vehicle stops. Depress the clutch pedal just before stopping.

What should a driver never do when an emergency?

What should a driver never do when an emergency service vehicle approaches with flashing blue lights?

  1. Clear the way as soon as possible.
  2. Brake suddenly or block the road.
  3. React quickly, safely and carefully to allow the emergency service vehicle to pass.
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What should a driver do when stopped in tunnel?

When a vehicle is stopped in a tunnel due to congestion what should a driver do?

  1. Switch off the engine and leave the vehicle.
  2. Keep close to the vehicle in front.
  3. Switch on hazard warning lights.
  4. Walk to the nearest emergency exit.

What should a driver do when driving at night on an unlit road?

What should a driver do when driving at night on an unlit road?

  1. Drive on the centre of the road.
  2. Drive close to the left to avoid oncoming traffic.
  3. Watch out for pedestrians wearing dark clothing.
  4. Drive as close as possible to the line of reflective studs.

What should a driver do when overtaking a parked vehicle?

What should a driver do when overtaking parked vehicles in a residential area?

  1. Keep close to the parked vehicles allowing maximum room for oncoming traffic.
  2. Allow sufficient clearance when passing.
  3. Move as far to the right as possible.
  4. Increase speed to overtake the vehicles as quickly as possible.

What should a driver do if dazzled by the lights of an oncoming vehicle?

Explantion: If you are dazzled by the lights of oncoming traffic, turn your eyes to the left edge (nearside) of the road. If necessary, stop and allow your eyes to recover before driving on.

What should a driver do to assist a person?

Explantion: If a person is unconscious following a collision, a driver should try to keep them warm with a blanket or overcoat until the emergency services arrive. Call the emergency services (on 999 or 112) or make sure that someone else has called them.

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When should a driver use the vehicle side lights?

Explantion: When leaving a vehicle on an unlit public road at night this creates a potential danger for other road users. Drivers should therefore leave side/parking lights on, so that the vehicle can be seen by other road users.

What should a driver do in a 4 wheel skid?

Explantion: If your vehicle goes into a four-wheel skid, turn the steering wheel in the same direction as the skid and ease off the accelerator. This should help to bring the wheels back into line and allow you to regain control.