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 4

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You can drive over a painted island for legitimate purposes, but only for a maximum of...?

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Under what circumstances must you drive at the maximum speed limit allowed for a road?

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Learner, provisional or probationary licence holders must not have a blood alcohol level in excess of what?

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The police are entitled to breath test drivers for alcohol and drugs...?

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You can use a mobile phone for GPS when driving provided...?

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When a school bus has stopped to set down or pick up children, you must not exceed what speed when passing it?

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What percentage of crashes happen at intersections?

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How far does a vehicle need to come to a stop when driving at 100 km/h?

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What percentage of drivers and passengers killed in crashes were not wearing seatbelts?

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Holders of full car licences will be disqualified if they are found to have exceeded the speed limit by what?

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Unless you have good reason otherwise, you should always drive in the left-hand lane on roads with speed limits greater than...?

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Fatigue is a factor in what percentage of fatal crashes?

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When you are opening a car door from the driver's seat, a good way of looking out for bicycle riders is to open it with...?

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

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You must not exceed 25 km/h when passing emergency vehicles if...?

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Between four and seven years, a child may only sit in the front seat if...?

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When parking your vehicle at night, you must turn on front and rear parking lights unless it is clearly visible under a streetlamp or other lamp from what distance?

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The lap section of the seatbelt should fit...?

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Which of these is it permissible to drive under the influence of if they affect your driving ability?

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No matter what the posted speed limit, a person driving with a learner's permit must not exceed what speed?

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Unless permitted by a parking sign, there should always be what space between your parked car and any continuous dividing line or dividing strip?

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A child in a forward facing child safety seat should never be put in the front seat (if rear seats are available) until they are what age?

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Driving away from a pedestrian crossing, you must not park until you are how far from it?

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You are most likely to experience fatigue between 1 AM and 6 AM and at what other period?

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The best response to an aggressive driver is...?

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Common Mistakes to Avoid

Understanding common missteps is a powerful tool in your preparation arsenal. Recognizing these errors ahead of time can help you steer clear of them during the actual test.

Falling for Traps

Some questions are intentionally tricky, designed to test your knowledge under pressure. Be wary of options that seem correct at first glance but, upon further thought, don’t match up with the rules you’ve studied.

Overlooking the Details

The devil is in the details, especially in road regulations. Pay careful attention to speed limits, distance requirements, and specific rules that could have strict interpretations.

Not Reviewing Incorrect Answers

Many candidates do not thoroughly review the questions they answered incorrectly after taking practice tests. It’s crucial to understand that you were wrong and why. This insight helps you avoid the same mistakes and strengthens your grasp of the subject matter.

Mismanaging Time

Time management during the test is key. Some participants either rush through the questions, risking careless errors or spend too much time on challenging questions, leaving insufficient time for the rest. Practice pacing yourself to ensure you can comfortably answer all questions within the allotted time.