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You see a car on the hard shoulder of a motorway with a HELP pennant displayed. This means the driver is most likely to be a disabled person
For which TWO should you use hazard warning lights? When you slow down quickly on a motorway because of a hazard ahead, when you have broken down
When are you allowed to use hazard warning lights? When stopped and temporarily obstructing traffic
You are going through a congested tunnel and have to stop. What should you do? Keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front
On the motorway, the hard shoulder be used when an emergency arises
you arrive at the scene of a crash. Someone is bleeding badly from an arm wound. There is nothing embedded in it. What should you do? Apply pressure over the wound and raise the arm
You are at an incident where a casualty is unconscious. Their breathing should be checked. This should be done for at least 10 seconds
Following a collision someone has suffered a burn. The burn needs to be cooled. What is the shortest time it should be cooled for? 10 minutes
After a collision someone has suffered a burn. The burn eneds to be cooled. What is the shortest time it should be cooled for? 10 minutes
A casualty is not breathing normally. Chest compressions should be given. At what rate? 100 per minute
A person has been injured. They may be suffering from shock. What are the warning signs to look for? Pale grey skin
You suspect that an injured person may be suffering from shock. What are the warning signs to look for? Sweating
An injured person has been placed in the recovery position. They are unconscious but breathing normally. What else should be done? Check the airway is clear
An injured motorcyclist is lying unconscious in the road. You should always seek medical assistance
You are on a motorway. A large box falls onto the road from a lorry. The lorry does not stop. You should go to the next emergency telephone and report the hazard
You are going through a long tunnel. What will warn you of an congestion or an incident ahead? Variable message signs
An adult casualty is not breathing. To maintain circulation, compressions should be given. What is the correct depth to press? 4-5 centimeters
You are the first to arrive at the scene of a crash. Which TWO of these should you do? Make sure engines are switch off, call the emergency services promptly
At the scene of a traffic incident you should not put yourself at risk
You are the first person to arrive at an incident where people are badly injured. Which THREE should you do? Switch on your own hazard warning lights, make sure that someone telephones for an ambulance, get people who are not injured clear of the scene
You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle crash. The rider is injured. When should the helmet be removed? Only when it is essential
You arrive at a serious motorcycle crash. The motocylist is unconscious and bleeding. Your THREE main priorities should be Try to stop the bleeding, check their breathing, check their airways
You arrive at an incident. A motorcyclist is unconscious. Your FIRST priority is the casualty's breathing
At an incident a casualty is unconscious. Which THREE of these should you check urgently? Circulation, airway, breathing
You arrive at the scene of an incident. It has just happened and someone is unconscious. Which is THREE of these should be given urgent priority to help them? Clear the airway and keep it open, check that they are breathing, stop any heavy bleeding
At an incident someone is unconscious. Your THREE main priorities shoudl be to check the airway is clear, make sure they are breathing, stop any heavy bleeding
You have stopped at an incident to give help. Which THREE things should you do? Keep injured people warm and comfortable, keep injured people calm by talking to them reassuringly, make sure that injured people are not left alone
You arrive at an incident. It has just happened and someone is injured. Which THREE should be given urgent priority? Stop any severe bleeding, check they are breathing, clear their airway and keep it open
Which of the following should you NOT do at the scene of a collision? Offer someone a cigerette to calm them down
There has been a collision. A driver is suffering from shock. What TWO of these should you do? Reassure them, not leave them alone
You have to treat someone for shock at the scene of an incident. You should reassure them constantly
You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle crash. No other vehicle is involved. The rider is unconscious and lying in the middle of the road. The first thing you should do is warn other traffic
At an incident a small child is not breathing. To restore normal breathing you should breathe into their mouth gently
At an incident a casualty is not breathing. To start the process to restore normal breathing you should clear the airway, tilt their head back gently, pinch the nostrils together
You arrive at an accident. There has been an engine fire and someones hands and arms are burnt. You should NOT remove anything to the burn
You arrive at an incident where someone is suffering from severe burns. You should douse the burns with clean cool non-toxic liquid
You arrive at an incident. A pedestrian has a severe bleeding leg wound. It is not broken and there is nothing in the wound. What TWO of these should you do? Apply firm pressure to the wound, raise the leg to lessen bleeding
At an accident a casualty is unconscious but still breathing. you should only move them if there is further danger
At a collision you suspect a casualty has back injuries. The are is safe. You should not move them
At an incident it is important to look after any casualties. When the area is safe, you should keep them in the vehicle
You are involved in a collision. Because of this which THREE of these documents may the police ask you to produce? Driving license, insurance certificate, MOT test certificate
After a collision someone is unconscious in their vehicle. When should you call the emergency services? As soon as possible
A casualty has an injured arm. They can move it freely but it is bleeding. Why should you get them to keep it in a raised position? It will help to reduce the blood flow
You are going through a tunnel. What systems are provided to warn of any incidents, collisions or congestion? Variable message signs
A collision has just happened. An injured person is lying in a busy road. What is the FIRST thing you should do to help? Warn other traffic
At an incident a casualty has stopped breathing. You should remove anything that is blocking the mouth, tilt the head back gently to clear the airway
You are at the scene of an incident. Someone is suffering from shock. You should reassure them constantly, keep them warm, avoid moving them if possible, avoid leaving them alone
There has been a collision. A motorcylist is lying injured and unconscious. Unless it's essential, why should you usually NOT attempt to remove their helmet? This could result in more serious injury
You have broken down on a two-way road. You have a warning triangle. You should place the warning triangle at least how far from your vehicle? 45 meters (147 feet)
You break down on a level crossing. The lights have not yet begun to flash. Which THREE things should you do? telephone the signal operator, leave your vehicle and get everyone clear, move the vehicle if a signal operator tells you to
Your tire bursts while you are driving. Which TWO things should you do? Pull up slowly at the side of the road, hold the steering wheel firmly to keep control
Which TWO things should you do when a front tire bursts Let the vehicle roll to a stop, grip the steering wheel firmly
Your vehicle has a puncture on a motorway. What should do? Pull up on the hard shoulder. Use the emergency phone to get assistance
You have stalled in the middle of a level crossing and cannot restart the engine. The warning bell starts to ring. You should get out and clear of the crossing
You are on a motorway. when can you use hazard warning lights? When you slow down quickly because of danger ahead, when you have broken down on the hard shoulder
You have broken down on a motorway. When you use the emergency telephone you will be asked for the number on the telephone that you are using, for details of yourself and your vehicle, whether you belong to a motoring organisation
Before driving through a tunnel what should you do? Remove any sunglasses
You are driving through a tunnel and the traffic is flowing normally. What should you do? Use dipped headlights
You are driving through a tunnel. Your vehicle breaks down. What should you do? Switch on hazard warning lights
When driving through a tunnel you should Look out for variable message signs
What TWO safeguards could you take against fire risk to our vehicle? Carry a fire extinguisher, check out any strong smell of petrol
You are on the motorway. Luggage falls from your vehicle. What should you do? Stop at the next emergency telephone and contact the police
While driving, a warning light on your vehicles instruments panel comes on. You should check out the problem quickly and safely
You have broken down on a two-way road. You have a warning triangle. It should be displayed at least 45 meters (147 feet) behind your vehicle
Your engine catches fire. What should you do FIRST? Call the fire brigade
Your vehicle breaks down in a tunnel. What should you do? Switch on hazard lights then go and call for help immediately
Your vehicle catches fire while driving through a tunnel. It is still driveable. What should you do? Drive it out of the tunnel if you can do so
You are driving through a tunnel. Your vehicles catches on fire. What should you do? Continue through the tunnel if you can
You are in a tunnel. Your vehicle is on fire and you CANNOT drive it. What should you do? Switch on hazard warning lights, try and put out the fire
When approaching a tunnel it is good advice to make sure your radio is tuned to the frequency shown
Your vehicle has broken down on an automatic railway level crossing. What should you do FIRST? Get everyone out of the vehicle and clear of the crossing
Which THREE of these items should you carry for use in the event of a collision? Fire extinguisher, first aid kit, warning triangle
You have a collision whilst your car is moving. What is the FIRST thing you must do? Stop at the scene of the incident
You are in collision with another moving vehicle. Someone is injured and your vehicle is damaged. Which FOUR of the following should you find out? Whether the driver owns the other vehicle involved, the other drivers name/address/number, the make and registration number of the other vehicle, the details of the other drivers vehicle insurance
You lose control of your car and damage a garden wall. No one is around. What must you do? Report the incident to the police within 24 hours
You are in a collision on a two-way road. You have a warning triangle with you. At what distance before the obstruction should you place the warning triangle? 45 meters (147 feet)
You have a collision while driving through a tunnel. You are not injured but your vehicle cannot be driven. What should you do FIRST? Switch off the engine and switch on hazard lights
You are driving through a tunnel. There has been a collision and the car in front is on fire and blocking the road. What should you do? Switch on hazard warning lights