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Author Topic: How Well Do You Know British Rules of the Road  (Read 805 times)
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« on: November 23, 2018, 10:25:07 pm »

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How Well Do You Know British Rules of the Road?

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Whether you're traveling to Britain, or are just curious, you're going to get a serious crash course in driving in the UK. If you fail and get fed-up, just say "bollocks" and jump on a double-decker bus.

at https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/how-well-do-you-know-british-rules-the-road

but beware - most of the questions aren't actually about the British rules of the road.
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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2018, 10:42:58 pm »

34/35 - I assumed that most cars are now automatic.
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2018, 07:13:02 am »

32/35: Beware the use of American English. Traffic light sequencing is not fully understood, and they have not heard of 'gyratories'.
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2018, 08:38:09 pm »

... beware - most of the questions aren't actually about the British rules of the road.

Beware the use of American English.

I lost any interest in pursuing it further with those warnings ringing in my ears.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2018, 08:28:24 am »

34/35. Maybe I should learn to drive after all.
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2018, 10:20:05 am »

35/35 and I have never held a full UK driving licence so would suggest this ‘quiz’ doesn’t tax the brain cells too severely.
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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2018, 03:35:10 pm »

I have learned that Americans call the hard shoulder the hard shoulder.  Grin
A couple of inaccuracies: they got traffic light sequencing wrong and they missed that a roundabout is actually a play area for a floppy dog and a moustached chap on a spring.
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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 12:59:07 pm »

I correctly answered all the questions up to about half way through, I then gave up due to all the adverts.
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