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Quiz: Highway Code ... is this law or guidance?

How well do you know the rules of the road?


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WE ALL have the odd memory lapse, but it would appear drivers have a harder time than most remembering things. A recent study of 50 experienced motorists found that half had forgotten so much of the Highway Code that they would fail their theory test if they had to sit it now.


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If you’re shifting uncomfortably in your seat, relax – we’re not about to make Driving readers retake their theory test. But why not see how much of it you can remember by taking our quick multiple choice quiz?

We’ve made it as easy as possible, so all you have to do is decide whether advice from the Highway Code given below is the law, guidance or pure fiction made up by us.


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