Driving tests

27: Driving across a pedestrian crossing

The aim of this lesson is for you to safely and legally drive across a pedestrian crossing and stop if required to. You’ll need to be driving on a road with a pedestrian crossing.

raised pedestrian crossing

Driver actions

  • Scan the road ahead for hazards. If you are following another vehicle be aware that it might stop for the crossing.
  • Check the left and right of the crossing for pedestrians that look like they might be waiting to cross, and check for pedestrians already on the crossing
  • Be ready to stop, and if required, stop and give way to pedestrians crossing or about to cross. Stop behind the white limit line.
  • Proceed when it’s safe to do so

Perform the tasks at least three times.

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