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 6

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Which of these does alcohol do to a driver or rider?

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Bicycle riders must not ride in the slipstream (i.e. within 2 m) of any moving motor vehicle for more than...?

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You can be charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when your blood alcohol level is over...?

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Excessive/inappropriate speed contributes to what proportion of South Australia's fatal road crashes?

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Using a mobile phone when driving increases your risk of crashing by how much?

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A commercial vehicle loading or unloading in a Loading Zone, if there is no sign specifying times, must complete its operations within what time?

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To discourage someone from tailgating, you can...?

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A white light indicates that a driver may proceed, but only for...?

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Non-commercial vehicles can only load or unload in Loading Zones if...?

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Outside of a built-up area, if you are driving a long vehicle (7.5 m plus) you must leave how much following space between your vehicle and other long vehicles?

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If you receive a mobile phone call when driving, you can take it...?

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In which of these circumstances is it acceptable not to wear a seatbelt?

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Your vehicle can be parked on the road at night without parking lights on if a streetlight or other illumination makes it clearly visible from what distance?

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A vehicle with an Australian disability parking permit can park for up to twice the time indicated on a parking sign provided said time is over...?

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When there are no pedestrians crossing the road, you may drive past a stationary tram as long as you don't exceed what speed?

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Crashes don't have to be reported to the police if only the driver's property was damaged or the total damage amounts to less than...?

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Who has indisputable right-of-way on the roads?

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If you don’t sleep for 17 hours, this can have the same effect on your driving of a blood alcohol concentration of what?

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Which of these should you avoid when driving to be as safe as possible?

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Crashes not resulting in death or injury should be reported to the police as soon as possible and definitely within...?

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If you accumulate 20+ points on your licence, you will be disqualified for how long?

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In an urban area, you will double your risk of a crash involving death or injury if you travel how much above the average speed?

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When towing any other vehicle, the towline must not be longer than...?

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A provisional licence holder under the age of 25 can have how many passengers aged between 16 and 20 (apart from family members) in the car when driving?

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Unless you are dropping off or picking up passengers or mail, you must not park within what distance of the postbox?

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Developing a Study Plan

With such a broad range of topics covered in the Learners Licence Test, developing a study plan that suits your learning style is crucial. Some people prefer to dedicate specific times to studying,

while others might find integrating study sessions into their daily routines more effective. Additionally, studying in groups can be beneficial. It allows for the exchange of ideas, clarification of doubts, and discussion of various scenarios that you might encounter on the road. Creating flashcards for road signs and rules can also be useful, as this method helps reinforce memorization through repetition. Finally, consider setting aside time for reflection after each study session, assessing what you’ve learned and identifying areas that need further review. This reflective practice ensures your study time is efficient and productive, moving you closer to your goal of passing the Learners Licence Test.

Additional Tips for Success

Aside from studying, you can do a few other things to increase your chances of success on the test. First and foremost, ensure you get enough rest before the test day. A well-rested mind will be better equipped to handle the stress and recall information accurately. Also, arrive early on your test day to avoid any last-minute rushes or delays. Lastly, remember to stay calm and focused during the test. Take deep breaths and read each question carefully before selecting an answer. And most importantly, trust in your preparation and believe you have the necessary knowledge to pass the test.

Passing the Learners Licence Test is a significant milestone towards achieving your driving goals, but it’s only the beginning. The real learning begins when you start driving on your own, so always prioritize safety and follow the rules of the road. Continuously review and refresh your knowledge, as driving laws and regulations may change. Never hesitate to seek help or guidance if you are unsure about anything while on the road. 

Remember that becoming a skilled and responsible driver takes time and practice. Don’t be afraid to seek guidance from experienced drivers or enroll in additional driving courses to improve your skills. Always strive to be a courteous and considerate driver, respecting the rules of the road and showing consideration for other drivers and pedestrians.

Finally, never forget the importance of wearing a seatbelt. It may seem like a small detail, but it can greatly reduce the risk of injury or death in an accident. Buckle up whenever you get behind the wheel, and ensure all passengers in your vehicle do the same.

Following these tips and guidelines can help make the roads safer for yourself and others. Remember that driving is not just about reaching your destination but also about getting there safely. So take responsibility for your actions on the road and always prioritize safety above all else. Stay safe out there!