A “Private bus” is defined as:

  • A bus that is not operated on a fixed route.
  • A bus that is not a public service vehicle.
  • A privately owned bus.
  • A bus for touring and traveling purposes only,
Category : Rules and Regulations


Following a “level crossing” sign that is placed about a 100 meters before the crossing, how would you conduct yourself when a slow vehicle is driving before you?

  • You are permitted to overtake it.
  • You are permitted to overtake it only when the road ahead is clear.
  • You are prohibited from overtaking until after the level crossing.
  • You are permitted to overtake it only when its speed doesn’t exceed 35 k.p.h.
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Where should you stop your vehicle when you are obliged to stop before a railway crossing?

  • In the place with the best field of view, without disturbing train traffic.
  • After the stop line, eight meters before the proximate rail.
  • Before the stop line. If there is no stop line – before the barrier.. If there is no barrier – at least four meters before the nearest rail.
  • Before the barrier. If there is no barrier – six meters before the nearest rail.
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Is a bus driver required to hold in the vehicle an extra pair of glasses / contact lenses?

  • Yes.
  • Yes, even if he is not the acting driver at that time.
  • Yes, every driver of a commercial vehicle must hold an extra pair, even when he doesn’t carry any passengers.
  • Yes, every acting driver of a commercial vehicle that carries up to 6 passengers must hold an extra pair.
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A bus route permit regulates:

  • Only the route in which the bus is listed.
  • Only the fare of the route service.
  • The service on that route.
  • The details and size of the bus.
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Under which conditions is it permitted to cross railway tracks?

  • You are only permitted to cross after giving right-of-way to the vehicles that drive away from the crossing, and without causing any disturbance to them.
  • When a “stop” sign or a “red” traffic light are placed in your direction of driving.
  • When the barrier starts to lift..
  • When the railway-crossing is free, with its barrier lifted, and you can be cross it safely.
Category : Rules and Regulations


Is it permitted to drive an un-roadworthy vehicle?

  • Yes, if the malfunction doesn’t involve the vehicle’s brake system
  • It is forbidden to drive an un-roadworthy vehicle that cannot be fully controlled
  • Yes, if the malfunction involves the vehicle’s lighting system only
  • Yes, if the malfunction involves the vehicle’s steering system only
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When is it permitted to use floodlights?

  • Only when the vehicle stops, provided that they are not directed at another vehicle or along the length of the road.
  • For security purposes only and during “light time”.
  • Only by a security vehicle during fence patrol.
  • It is forbidden to use floodlights on the road, except for fire fighting vehicles.
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The following illustration shows an intersection with traffic signs. What is the correct manner of making a turn from street A to street C?

  • From lane 2 to lane 4
  • From lane 2 to lane 3.
  • From lane 1 to lane 3.
  • From lane 2 or from lane 1 to lane 4.
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Is a taxi driver required to help a passenger to load or unload his luggage on or off the taxi?

  • Yes, if needed.
  • Only on rides from Ben Gurion Airport.
  • Absolutely not.
  • Only if the passenger pays for the loading and unloading service.
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When entering a curve and driving through it a driver is required to:

  • Accelerate at the entry to the curve and slow down in the middle of it.
  • Accelerate to ensure smooth turning.
  • Slow down and maintain a constant speed
  • Stay close to the middle of the roadway to ensure vehicle stability.
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When is it not obligatory to inform the police station about the hitting of another vehicle or property in the absence of its owners?

  • When the accident’s impact is mild and the damage caused to the vehicle or to the property is not serious.
  • When a car assessor, which is recognized for this purpose by the police, is called.
  • When the incident is informed to the insurance company within the lawfully stated date and time.
  • When a policeman happens to arrive to the scene and is informed about the incident’s details.
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Is it obligatory to obey the directions of a policeman who has identified himself with an appropriate certificate?

  • No. you must only obey a traffic policeman who directs traffic in an intersection.
  • Yes, even if his directions contradict those of a road sign.
  • Generally not.
  • Yes, but only concerning traffic directions that are given within the intersection.
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Define “path”:

  • Part of the width of the road designated for pedestrians only.
  • A part of the road, designed for motorcycle traffic only.
  • Lane or part of a lane that is not a road and designated for specific users.
  • A part of the road, which was marked by the “Israel’s Paths” Company.
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Is any taxi driver permitted to make sightseeing / touring rides?

  • Yes, provided that he is listed in a travel agency.
  • Yes, any driver that is listed in a recognized taxi station may do so.
  • Yes, provided that he has a permit from the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Yes, every taxi driver is permitted to do so.
Category : Rules and Regulations


According to the law what is the maximum permitted length of the bus?

  • 18.75 met.
  • 15.50 met.
  • 13.75 met.
  • 14.10 met
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Is a bus driver permitted to refuse entry of children trolleys into the bus?

  • Yes, in the event that the bus is crowded and there is not enough space.
  • Yes, when there is no more space in the luggage compartment of the bus.
  • The driver is always obliged to let children trolleys on the bus.
  • Yes, but only when the trolley is designed to carry one baby (not when it is a trolley for twins).
Category : Rules and Regulations


Who are obliged to act cautiously?

  • All road users.
  • Driving students only.
  • Only drivers.
  • Only pedestrians.
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When there is heavy rain,

  • You are entitled to put on the emergency yellow indicators..
  • You are permitted to turn on the fog lights.
  • You should drive at a speed half the speed limit
  • You are permitted to turn on the main(high) beam
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What is the certified “authority” for issuing bus operation permits?

  • The district licensing authority.
  • The Israel Police Commissioner.
  • The Director of the Vehicle Department in the Ministry of Transportation.
  • The Inspector of Transport.
Category : Rules and Regulations


What should you do when approaching a pedestrian crossing that is being crossed by pedestrians?

  • Stop and give right-of-way to the pedestrians that cross the road from left to right only.
  • Slow down, honk and warn the pedestrians that you intend to continue driving.
  • Speed up and cross in front or behind them, without endangering them.
  • Always slow down and even stop if required, in order to allow the pedestrians to cross the roadway safely.
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When you approach a railway crossing and an approaching train is seen, heard or sounds a warning signal:

  • You should stop before the railway crossing until the train passes.
  • If the train is far, you should quickly cross the rails.
  • You should accelerate and cross the rails before the train arrives, in a careful and watchful manner.
  • You should carefully cross the rails, in any fitting speed.
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Who determines the taxi fare?

  • The Controller of road transport – in a special order.
  • The Director of the Licensing Authority.
  • The National Taxi Association.
  • The Minister of Transport – within the Control of Prices of Commodities and Services .
Category : Rules and Regulations


When is it permitted to use the “white reversing light”?

  • While driving in reverse, combined with the reverse gear only.
  • While parking in a roofed parking lot.
  • When visibility is poor for any given reason.
  • During fog or pouring rain.
Category : Rules and Regulations


Is it permitted to open the vehicle’s doors while driving?

  • Yes, provided that you drive slowly.
  • It is absolutely forbidden.
  • Yes, when carrying a long cargo.
  • Yes, when there are no passengers in the vehicle.
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On a narrow roadway, when two vehicles from opposite directions cannot pass together at the same time:

  • Right of way is given to a vehicle transporting more than 8 passengers.
  • Whoever arrives first has right of way.
  • The faster vehicle has right of way.
  • Both vehicles must keep as much as possible to the right and even pull into the “hard shoulders”.
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What should you do when facing a structure, post or closed area, while driving on a one-way roadway?

  • On an urban road - from either its right or left side; on a highway – always from its right side.
  • You should pass the place from its left side
  • You should pass the place from its right side only
  • You are permitted to pass the place from either its right or left side, unless otherwise marked
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Where is a proper place to install plates with the details of the taxi owner and of the driver?

  • On the frame-head between the doors, on the right side only.
  • On the inner part of the taxi’s left and right door frame-heads.
  • Both of them should be installed to the right of the dashboard, in front of the glove compartment.
  • From both sides of the dashboard.
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When there is a “no left turn” sign in an intersection:

  • It is permitted to make a U-turn when there is an arrow pointing to the right only.
  • It is permitted to make a U-turn from any lane.
  • It is permitted to make a U-turn when no traffic disturbance is caused and when the U-turn is not prohibited by any traffic sign or marking.
  • It is permitted to make a U-turn for private vehicles only.
Category : Rules and Regulations


Where in the vehicle should the fluorescent vest be kept (except for motor-cycles)?

  • In the driver compartment.
  • Next to the spare (reserve) wheel.
  • In the vehicle’s trunk.
  • In the vehicle’s engine.
Category : Rules and Regulations

Theory test for public Service Vehicles

There are 30 questions you have 40 minutes to answer, at the end of the exam time The test result will be displayed