13 DKT Questions of Speed Limits

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# 1. Speed limit signs (such as the one shown) tell drivers -

A. The minimum speed they are allowed to drive.
B. The recommended speed they should drive.
C. The maximum speed they are allowed to drive.

Explanation : SL034 - Speed Limits

# 2. You are driving in a 70 km/h zone, keeping to the limit. Several vehicles pass you. One of your passengers suggests you should keep up with the other traffic. What should you do?

A. Decide your speed yourself, based on the speed limit and the conditions.
B. Speed up to a little bit over the speed limit, because everyone does it.
C. Follow the suggestions and keep up with the traffic.

Explanation : SL022 - Speed Limits

# 3. On a freeway with a maximum speed limit of 110 km/h, a learner driver or rider must not drive faster than -

A. 80 km/h.
B. 110 km/h.
C. 100 km/h.

Explanation : SL002 - Speed Limits

# 4. You are driving in busy traffic in a 60 km/h zone. You feel 60 km/h is a bit too fast for the conditions. What should you do?

A. Keep up with the other traffic because it's probably safe if the sign says 60 km/h.
B. Slow down to a speed that suits the conditions.
C. Turn off the busy street and wait for traffic to clear.

Explanation : SL023 - Speed Limits

# 5. A Shared Traffic Zone, where pedestrians and other road users can share the road safely has a speed limit of -

A. 20 Km/h.
B. 10 Km/h.
C. 50 Km/h.

Explanation : SL015 - Speed Limits

# 6. Having a radar detector or jammer in your car is against the law -

A. No matter what your reason is.
B. If you purchased it after 1998.
C. Only if it is turned on.

Explanation : SL026 - Speed Limits

# 7. When you see this sign you must -

A. Not exceed 40 km/h and keep a special lookout for bicycle riders, pedestrians and children.
B. Only enter the street if you live in the local zone.
C. Drive at a speed less than 40 km/h if you are not a resident of the local zone.

Explanation : SL030 - Speed Limits

# 8. This sign means you must -

A. Drive at 10 km/h if there are pedestrians around.
B. Share this road with other people and vehicles and not exceed 10 km/h.
C. Reduce your speed to what you think is safe but never below 10km/h.

Explanation : SL031 - Speed Limits

# 9. You are driving in busy traffic in an 80 km/h zone. It begins to rain lightly. What should you do?

A. Keep going at the same speed because that's how fast the signs tell you to drive.
B. Pull over and wait till it stops raining.
C. Slow down to a speed that suits the conditions better.

Explanation : SL021 - Speed Limits

# 10. What could be the penalties for driving over the speed limit -

A. A letter of warning and a small fine.
B. Fines only.
C. Fines, demerit points and possibly loss of licence.

Explanation : SL025 - Speed Limits

# 11. Providing they are not breaking the speed limit, what is the maximum speed for learner drivers?

A. 80 km/h.
B. 100 km/h.
C. 60 km/h.

Explanation : SL001 - Speed Limits

# 12. Driving faster than the maximum speed limit is -

A. Permitted only when passing another vehicle.
B. Only permitted when other vehicles are going faster than the speed limit.
C. Never legally permitted.

Explanation : SL007 - Speed Limits

# 13. It is 9.20am on a school day. You are driving at 60 km/h, the same speed as traffic around you. You pass this sign but the other cars do not slow down much. What should you do?

A. Slow down immediately to 40 km/h or less even though other drivers want to go faster.
B. Drive at the speed of the other drivers because it is safer to go with the flow of traffic than slow others up.
C. Stay at 60 km/h because it is nearly 9.30am and the times on the school sign are only advisory.

Explanation : SL032 - Speed Limits