All of the questions that appear on the Tasmania learner’s practice test come from the official driver’s handbook. This handbook is available for download online, or you can pick up a copy at your local Drive Test Centre. The handbook lists all of the laws, rules, and road signs that drivers need to follow on the road or might see on the road. This is a lot of information.

Tasmania Road Rules Test 1

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When two lanes merge and there are no lines marked on the road, who has right-of-way?

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What does a flashing yellow light at an intersection mean?

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Where there are no parking signs or lines, you should park your car...?

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Which of these is the only permissible reason to drive across a double continuous line on the road?

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When you see a school bus with its warning signs and lights flashing, you must slow to 40 km/h before you get within what distance of it?

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If you are in a crash that has to be reported to the police, you should do so within...?

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When making a U-turn you must give way to...?

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Speed limit signs display...?

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You should signal for how long before pulling away from a kerb or a median strip parking area?

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Mobile phones can only be used to make or receive calls when driving if...?

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The best way to avoid a drink drive conviction is...?

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In which of these circumstances is it not permissible to overtake a vehicle on its left?

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When the speed limit is over 60 km/h, how much space must you leave a bicycle when overtaking?

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At intersections with no controls, who has right-of-way?

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When you are turning right at an intersection with traffic lights, you should give way to...?

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At a stop line, you should stop...?

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Children must be placed in a rear facing car seat until they are at least what age?

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You must not park within what distance of an intersection with traffic lights?

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When turning right from a multilane road without traffic arrows, you should make your turn from...?

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Which of these has precedence in terms of being obeyed?

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You are approaching an uncontrolled T intersection on the terminating road. Which of these has right-of-way over you?

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Which of these has right-of-way on a roundabout?

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A lack of sleep can cause which of these?

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What is the default speed limit in Tasmania for urban areas?

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In which of these scenarios is it permissible to make a U-turn?

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Unpacking Tasmania’s Driving Test

Before we venture into the nitty-gritty of preparation, it’s vital to understand what the driving test in Tasmania involves. This multifaceted assessment covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of driving. The former includes knowledge of road rules, the ability to identify hazards, and the understanding of the legal and safety requirements of the road. The practical component tests your actual driving skills, from basic maneuvers to handling more complex driving scenarios. The bar is set high to ensure safe and competent drivers on Tasmania’s roads.

Theoretical Component Breakdown

The theoretical component of the test demands knowledge and understanding of Tasmania’s road rules. You’ll need to tackle a two-part question series: a multiple-choice section and a hazard perception component. The former tests your knowledge of road signs, traffic signals, and various scenarios you might encounter on the road. The latter assesses your ability to anticipate and react to potential hazards, displayed through a series of video clips.

Practical Component Explained

The practical component is where your driving skills are assessed in real-time. You’ll be asked to perform a range of maneuvers, including reversing, parking, and driving in diverse traffic conditions. In addition to handling the car itself, examiners will look at your decision-making skills, application of road rules, and general level of road awareness and courtesy.