If you are planning to hit the road in Nova Scotia, be prepared to follow their traffic and road rules which are designed to ensure everyone’s safety on the highways.


Nova Scotia Traffic Rules Test 02

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Taking a left-hand curve, you should try to keep your position...?

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Crossing guards have the same authority to stop you as...?

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You are following a truck in front. When its rear bumper passes a lamppost, your front bumper should not reach that lamppost for...?

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If for any reason you are driving well below the speed limit, you should...?

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If one driver is going straight on while another wants to turn left at an intersection, who should yield?

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The speed limit in business and residential districts in Nova Scotia is...?

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When following a motorcycle, you should increase your stopping distance because...?

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On a multilane highway, you should stay in the far left lane...?

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You should increase your following distance if...?

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If you are driving so slowly that traffic begins to build up behind you, you must...?

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As you enter a curve you should...?

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You are approaching an intersection which does not have a crosswalk marked. A pedestrian is waiting to cross. You should...?

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It is illegal to make a left turn on a red light unless...?

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If you're following a fire vehicle answering an emergency, you must remain at least how far away from it?

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Unless otherwise posted, the maximum permitted speed on any highway Nova Scotia is...?

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When you enter a curve or sharp turn, your momentum turns into centrifugal force which pushes you...?

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Which of these vehicles has the right-of-way at an intersection?

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If an emergency vehicle is stopped to attend an incident, you must not park within what distance of it?

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What percentage of traffic collisions occur at intersections?

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When children are present in a school zone, it is an offence to drive in excess of...?

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When waiting to make a left turn in an intersection, your wheels should be...?

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The blindspots of your vehicle are usually...?

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When an emergency vehicle approaches with lights and/or sirens on, you must...?

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A safety scan means...?

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If a vehicle is stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross the street, you may pass it...?

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In this Canadian province, it is mandatory to wear seatbelts while driving and to have a valid driver’s license that is issued by the province’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. Additionally, the maximum speed limit on highways is 100 km/h, while in residential areas, it ranges between 30 to 50 km/h. One of the most important rules to keep in mind while driving in Nova Scotia is the requirement to yield to pedestrians at all times. During winters, when the province experiences heavy snowfall, it is essential to have winter tires or chains on your vehicle. Finally, know that it is illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and harsh penalties are in place for those who are found guilty. So, always exercise caution and follow the rules of the road to ensure a safe and enjoyable driving experience in Nova Scotia.

This online practice test, with multiple choice questions, is intended to help you prepare for the Nova Scotia Class 7 Driving Test that is required before you can get your driver’s license. This free practice written driving test is a lesson that is essential for getting your Nova Scotia driver’s license at your local licensing office. Please note, however, that this is not the actual test, and you will not receive your license if you pass this practice test. It is all FREE!