There’s nothing quite as exciting as getting to drive for the first time. Of course, before you can hit the road in South Australia, you must first pass the written test. This is a test created by the Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure to test the potential driver’s knowledge of driving rules and the ability to recognize road signs.

South Australia Road Rules Test 3

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A mobility scooter travelling below 10 km/h should be treated the same as...?

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On a multilane roundabout when you want to go straight on, which lane should you choose?

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What is the maximum speed limit at a children's crossing (koala crossing) with flashing lights?

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If you park in a no parking area to drop off or pick up passengers or goods, you must complete your operation within...?

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A saliva test can show if you are under the influence of which of these illegal drugs?

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When overtaking a bicycle at less than 60 km/h you must leave a minimum clearance of...?

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When approaching standing water, what should you do?

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Learner and provisional drivers will be disqualified if they are caught exceeding the speed limit by more than what?

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You should always park your car facing...?

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If you need to cross a continuous edge line for permitted purposes, what is the maximum distance you can drive over the edge line?

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What is the most common type of crash?

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If you blow out a tyre, which of these should you do?

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Unless a sign permits otherwise, you must always park at least what distance from an intersection without traffic lights?

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Bicycle lights must be clearly visible from what distance?

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Outside a built-up area you can only park on or near a crest or curve if you can be seen for what distance by drivers traveling in the same direction?

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Using a handheld mobile phone when driving increases the likelihood of crashing by...?

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Under what circumstances may a person travel in a caravan or trailer?

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Your learner's permit will be disqualified if you are found exceeding the speed limit by more than what speed?

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The top section of the seatbelt should always fit...?

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What is the absolute maximum speed limit on any road in South Australia?

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How much more likely is a motorcycle rider to be killed on the road than drivers of other vehicles?

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Children must be kept in a rear facing infant restraint and in the rear seats (when available) until they are what age?

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When overtaking a long vehicle, you should start from...?

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When driving on a learner's permit, you must have L plates of which colour?

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If you moved to South Australia from out-of-state or overseas, how long do you have two apply for a South Australia driver's licence so you can keep driving in South Australia?

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Tips for Success

Efficiently preparing for the Learners Licence Test requires more than reading through regulations.

Effective Study Strategies

Utilize techniques such as spaced repetition and active recall to revise information systematically. Group study sessions with fellow learners can also be beneficial, encouraging discussion and deep understanding of the material.

Test-taking Tactics

On the day of the test, ensure you read each question carefully and consider every option before choosing. With a time limit, you mustn’t spend too long on any one question. If you’re unsure of an answer, go with your gut—research suggests first instincts are often correct.

Stay Calm and Positively Focused

Anxiety can be a significant barrier to performing well on the test. Techniques such as deep breathing or visualization can help manage stress levels before and during exams. Remember, staying calm allows you to think more clearly and access the information you’ve studied more efficiently. Keeping a positive mindset can also boost your confidence, improving your overall performance on the Learners Licence Test.

Seek Feedback and Keep Practicing

Even if you don’t pass the test on your first attempt, seek feedback from the examiner and use it to improve for your next try. With each practice round, please pay attention to any repeated mistakes and consciously correct them. Practicing not only helps you gain more confidence, but it also allows you to become familiar with the format and types of questions asked on the test.