Road Safety Guide

While Driving always keep with you your

  1. Driving Licence
  2. Vehicle Registration Book
  3. Vehicle Fitness Certificate for Transport Vehicle
  4. P.U.C. Certificate
  5. Vehicle Insurance
  6. Road Permit for Transport vehicle

Following rules follow while driving :

  • Red Light in traffic signal indicates – STOP
  • Overtaking is very dangerous – on blinds turns and crest hill
  • The rightmost lane on expressway should be used only – for overtaking purpose only
  • While slowing down you should apply – the brake first and then clutch
  • Before turning to left you should position your vehicle – in left lane of road
  • Before turning of right you should position your vehicle  – in the rightmost lane
  • The meaning of MSM with respect to negotiating a turn is – Mirror Signal Manoeuverer
  • Correct eye sight for holding driving licence is that applicant – should be able to read a car number plate at a distance of 25 mtrs.
  • If there is an obstruction on your side of road then you should – Stop and give way to oncoming traffic
  • At an intersection if you see green signal turning yellow then you should – Cross only if you have already crossed the stop line otherwise stop.
  • If the traffic signal is red and policemen signals you to go; then you should – Obey Policemen’s order.
  • Is exceeding maximum speed limit is permitted – Never Permitted
  • While following any vehicle you should maintain safe distance of – 2 sec time gap
  • The correct braking method for two wheeler is – To apply both the brakes simultaneously
  • Punishment for driving under influence of liquor(Alcohol) is – Imprisonment for six month or fine Rs. 2000/- or both.
  • Using mobile/cell phone while driving is – An offence as per law
  • While driving on well lit road during night time you should use – Headlights on low beam
  • While driving you shall always try to drive close to the – Left-hand side of the road
  • While turning to the left you shall drive as close as possible to the – Left-hand of the road
  • You shall overtake from – Right of traffic proceeding in
  • When your vehicle is being overtaken by another vehicle, you should – Slow down & allow that vehicle to pass.
  • Approaching a road junction, corner/pedestrian crossing you shall – Slow down and enter.
  • You should give way to all traffic approaching the intersection – On your right side
  • When a fire service vehicle/ambulance is approaching, you should – Allow free passage
  • Driving up no signal intersection, people crossing ahead of you, then – Stop and allow people to cross the road.
  • You wish to take u turn at controlled intersection, you should – wait until green light glows for U turn
  • While driving if you wish to change lanes, you should – Change lanes safely by giving proper signal
  • When you are about to stop the vehicle, you should – Raise right arm vertically outside the vehicle.
  • When road is marked by lanes, you should – Drive in lane & change with signal
  • When moving behind another vehicle the driver should –  Keep safe distance from front care
  • Whenever an officer in uniform gives any direction, you should – Obey the same
  • When you are driving in silent zone – You should not blow horn
  • What is the main cause of road accidents – Driver
  • Which vehicle insurance policy is mandatory – Third Party Policy
  • While driving motorcycle, arm signal be given by  – Right Hand only
  • When should you keep your driving licence with you – Always while Driving
  • Yellow light in traffic signal indicates – Reduce speed & proceed carefully
  • At unmanned railway crossing you should – Stop, look and proceed cautiously
  • Single solid yellow strip line along the kerb of the road means – Parking is prohibited
  • Two solid yellow strip line along the kerb of the road means – Parking or Stopping is prohibited
  • Which vehicle be given precedence on mountain road – Vehicle traveling uphill
  • While driving on steep downhill road – Engage the same gear which is used while going up hill


For Learner Licence Holders :

  • A Learners licence holder should – Drive only when he is accompanied by a person having a permanent licences.
  • A learners Licence issued by RTO in Maharashtra valid is – Throughout India
  • The meaning of PSL with respect to turning of vehivle is – Position Speed Look
  • For a Learners licence holder to display [L] Plate is – Mandatory
  • Validity of Learners licence is – 6 months
  • How many driving licence can one person hold at a time – One Licence only
  • While driving car or a bike must carry – Driving licence, Insurance, RC Book and PUC
  • A driver whose driving licence is suspended or revoke can – Not drive under any circumstances
  • If dazzled by  headlights of on coming vehicle – you should slow down and stop the vehicle to the left side of road
  • At Zebra crossing you should – Stop and allow pedestrians to cross the road.
  • While entering from narrow road to main road who has got right of way – Vehicle on main road.

Guideline Related to Parking :

  • While parking your vehicle you should park – As per signal board or road marking
  • While parking the vehicle you should ensure that it – Doesn’t cause danger/inconvenience to others
  • After parking, before leaving tje vehicle you should – Stop the engine, remove the key, put the handbrake on and put any gear
  • Parking is prohibited on – Footpath, Near Traffic Signal, Bus Stand, Fire Hydrants, Road Corbers & No Parking Boards.