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Alter your senses
Changing the way you see, hear, feel or react to things around you.
Authorised vehicle inspection centre
A place that can give your vehicle its warrant of fitness, such as a vehicle testing station or a garage.
The large piece of metal at the front of a car that covers the engine and can be propped open.
‘Breaching’ your licence conditions means you’re breaking the law by going against the conditions of your licence.
The line that's usually painted along the middle of the road to separate traffic going in different directions.
A special seat or harness used to keep children safe in the car.
Conditions (driving), or driving conditions
The situation on the road that affects how you should drive. This includes the road surface, the weather, the amount of traffic, and whether it’s dark or light.
Conditions (licence) or licence conditions
Rules that apply to your driver licence. For example, if you have a restricted licence, you can't drive alone after 10 pm.
Something that you have to do.
Cross-intersection or crossroads
The place where two roads meet and form the shape of a cross.
If you’re disqualified from driving, you can’t drive or get a licence to drive.
A place where a fire engine’s hoses can be connected to the water supply.
A very bright colour that reflects the light.
When vehicles are bumper to bumper and not moving. This is also known as a traffic jam.
If something is illegal, it's against the law. This is the opposite of legal.
Driving that’s made worse by something, such as drugs, medications or alcohol.
Impounding your vehicle means taking it away from you so you can’t drive it.
The edge between the footpath and the road.
The part of the road your vehicle travels in, separated from other lanes by painted lines.
A type of parking space where you can only stop briefly to drop off and pick up people and goods. It's marked by yellow painted lines and text on the road, and a sign.
Pills or other medicine that you get from a doctor or chemist.
Changes or adjustments made to a vehicle.
A two-wheeled vehicle with a motor. It has a much smaller body and engine than a motorcycle, and its top speed is 50 km/hour.
Traffic that is coming towards you, rather than going in the same direction.
A person who is walking on the footpath or road.
A punishment that you get for breaking a rule.
Something that lasts for a long time and won’t be changed or taken away.
Driving dangerously, even though you know you might be putting other people in danger.
Any people who use a road, including drivers, motorcyclists, passengers, cyclists or pedestrians.
When a vehicle is in safe enough condition to be driven on the road.
Smaller tyres that should only be used for a short time, to replace a flat or damaged tyre.
Another word for a husband or wife.
A suspended licence isn’t legal any more, and you can’t use it to drive.
Something that will only last for a short time.
The amount of traffic on a road and the way it's moving.
An area in the middle of the road for pedestrians to use when they're crossing the road, or for guiding traffic. It's set apart from the traffic lanes, usually by painted lines or raised concrete edging.
Turning bay/right turning bay
An area of the road, marked with painted lines and an arrow, for vehicles to use when turning right or waiting to turn right.
An intersection where there's nothing to control the movement of vehicles, such as Stop or Give Way signs, traffic lights or a roundabout.
Urban or suburban
Areas in a town or city where people live or work.
Anything that moves on wheels or tracks and is used for transporting people or goods. This includes trucks, cars, motorbikes, mopeds, buses, trains and bicycles.
How well you can see and be seen in the driving conditions. It can be affected by weather and the level of natural light.