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Kerala Driving Licence

by Priya Agarwal

According to the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, to drive your private or commercial vehicle in Kerala and rest of the India you should have a driving license in India. This act is valid in Kerala as well as in other Indian states. Kerala Driving Licence is issued by the Regional Transport Offices (RTO) is in the state. The RTO are entrusted with the responsibility of issuing driving licenses to its citizens. The RTO also looks after the services related to the issuance of NOC, Renewal, and International Driving License etc.

Kerala Driving Licence Test Details

Kerala Driving Licence Test is conducted in two phases. The first is a ground test and the second test is the road test. After you get the learner’s license, 30 days later that you can apply for the driving license and within 180 days you have to apply. Submit all the documents and apply for the driver’s license. 

To get Kerala State driving licence, you have to go through a driving license test. For that, you need to get the receipt of your application and get a timing slot suitable to you.After you complete all the application process and get a slot for the test, you need to sharpen your skills about driving, road safety and prepare well for the test. You need to be there at least an hour before the allotted time to give the test with the Motor Vehicle Inspector on the designated track.

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Driving Licence Test Procedures:


1. Driving Test

The driving test will be like driving an ‘8’ along the track, driving the ‘H’ shape along the designed track and the ‘uphill’ testing of the driving will be done. There can be changes in the procedure but mostly your this skills are tested. Along with the driving skills, the inspector will make sure that you are aware of the road safety measures, that you use indicators, headlights and the horn wisely. 

Shifting smoothly the gears, driving safely and properly along the track is the one objective of the test which you have to understand and get passed. Understanding and analyzing all the aspects of the test you gave, the inspector judges you and decides whether you are eligible for the permanent license or not. Once you have passed the test, you will be getting a receipt which you can use as your driving license until you get the permanent real driving license by the speed post.

2. Signs Test

Traffic signs warn or guide the drivers and provide information about the road conditions, rules to be followed at major traffic points, highways and give information about the traffic diversions. A person should be aware of the traffic signs and symbols in order to pass the driving license test in Kerala and rest of the country.

There are Three Types of Road Safety Signs 

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    1.    Mandatory Signs– These signs help drivers aware of certain road rules and regulations. Violation is an offence under Motor vehicle act.

     2.    Cautionary Signs These signs make road users aware of the different road conditions ahead

     3.    Informatory Signs- These Road safety signs provide information about distance, important locations like petrol pumps, public toilets, hospitals, alternative routes and destinations.

Kerala Driving Licence Test Questions & Answers (Model)

Q. 1 what you should do near a pedestrian crossing when the pedestrians are waiting to cross the road?

Options
1.Sound the horn and continue driving
2.Slow down and pass
3.Stop the vehicle, allow the pedestrian to cross the road and then proceed.
Answer: Option 3

 Q. 2 what does the below sign represent?

 

Options
1. Stop
2.No parking
3.No Stop
Answer: Option 1

 Q. 3 what does the below sign represent?

Options
1. Keep left
2.Turn left
3.Compulsory turn left
Answer: Option 3

Q. 4. What should be the first thing to be done when a vehicle is involved in an accident caused injury to a person?

Options

1. Go to the police station
2. Stop the vehicle and report to the police station
3. Provide immediate medical attention to the injured and then report the matter to police within 24 hours
Answer: Option: 3

Q. 5. Below sign represents 

Options

1. Give way
2. School Ahead
3. Dead End
Answer: Option-1

Q.6. How you can overtake a vehicle in front?

Options
1. Through the left side of that vehicle
2. Through the right side of that vehicle
3. Through any side
Answer: Option-2

Q. 7. How can you distinguish a private vehicle?

Options

1. By looking at the number plate colour of the vehicle.
2. By looking at the body colour of the vehicle.
3. By looking at the size of the vehicle

Answer: Option-1

Q. 8. What is the validity period of learners license?

Options
1. 3 months
2. 1 Year
3. 6 Months

Answer: Option-3

Q.9 . What types of vehicles are given free passage?
Options.
1. Super Fast Buses

2. Police Vehicles
3. Ambulance & Fire Vehicles

Answer: Option-3

Q10. Meaning of Below Sign

Options
1. One Way
2. Turn Left
3. No Entry
Answer: Option-1

Q. 11. When a driver of a vehicle can overtake?

Options.
1. While driving slow

2. If the road is wide
3. When the driver of the vehicle in front shows the signal to overtake

Answer-Option- 3

Q. 12.  Fog lamps are useful

Options.                       
1. During low light

2. When there is mist.
3. During hill station driving
Answer-Option- 2

Q. 13. Zebra lines are for
Options.
1. Pedestrians crossing

2. Fast driving.
3. Stopping the vehicle 

Answer- Option-1

Q. 14. When you see an ambulance approaching you should..
Options.
1. Stop the vehicle

2. Drive fast
3. Allow free passage by keeping the vehicle to the side of the road

Answer Option-3

Q. 15. Meaning of below sign

Options.
1. Compulsory left turn

2. Overtaking prohibited
3. No Entry

Answer- Option-2

Q 16. At Red Traffic Light You should..

Options.1. Stop the vehicle

2. Slow down and proceed
3. Increase the speed

Answer-Option-1

Q 17. Meaning of below sign

1. Crossroad
2. No Horn
3. No Parking
Answer-Option-1
Q. 18. Overtaking is strictly prohibited when.

Options
1. Inconvenience or danger to other traffic
2. When the vehicle in front is not moving slowly
3.During peak hours

Answer- Option-1

Q. 19. What is the permitted height limit of load on goods vehicle from ground level.

Options

1.3.08 meters
2. 3.28 meters
3. No limit.

Answer- Option-1

Q- 20. What is the permitted speed of heavy motor vehicle near school?

Options

1.    21 Km/Hour

2.    16 Km/Hour

3.    15 Km/Hour

Answer- Option- 3

 

Q-21.Meaning of below sign

Options

1. No Parking

2. No entry
3. One Way
Answer- Option -2

Q- 22. According to Motor Vehicle Act a person driving a scooter should

Options

1.    Wear Cap

2.    Wear Shoed

3.    Wear Helmet

Answer- Option -3

Q- 23. Maximum Permitted speed for Auto Riskshaws in Town

Options

1.    29 Km/Hour

2.    30 Km/Hour

3.    31 Km/Hour

Answer- Option -2

Q- 24. Maximum Speed Permitted for Auto Riskshaws in cities

Options

1.    31 Km/Hour

2.    30 Km/Hour

3.    35 Km/Hour

Answer- Option -2

Q- 25. Maximum Speed Permitted for Heavy Motor Vehicles

Options

1.    75 Km/Hour

2.    65 Km/Hour

3.    55 Km/Hour

Answer- Option -2

Q- 26. Use of Mobile Phones not permitted

Options

1.    In School

2.    While Driving a Vehicle

3.    In Hospital

Answer- Option-2

Q.27. Meaning of below sign

Options

1.Right Turn Prohibited
2.No Left Turn
3.Side road left
Answer Option-2

Q. 28. Meaning of below sign

Options
1.Keep Left
2.Turn Left
3. Go Slow
Answer-Option-1

Q. 29. What is the permitted maximum length of load that can be projected from the rear part of a commercial vehicle?
110 cm
100 cm
115 cm

Answer Option-2

Q. 30.The permissible city speed limit of heavy motor vehicles
55 Km/hr
45 Km/hr
60 Km/hr
Answer Option-2

 

 

RTO Kerala Details With Code

Place

CODE

place

CODE

place

CODE

Thiruvananthapuramm KL01 Kottarakara KL24 Kodungallur KL47
Kollam KL02 Punalur KL25 Vadakkancherry KL48
Pathanamthitta KL03 Adoor KL26 Alathur KL49
Alappuzha KL04 Thiruvalla KL27 Mannarghat KL50
Kottayam KL05 Mallappally KL28 Ottappalam KL51
Idukki KL06 Kayamkulam KL29 Pattambi KL52
Ernakulamm KL07 Chengannur KL30 Perinthalmanna KL53
Thrissur KL08 Mavelikara KL31 Ponnani KL54
Palakkad KL09 Cherthala KL32 Tirur KL55
Malappuram KL10 Changanassery KL33 Koyilandi KL56
Kozhikode KL11 Kanjirappally KL34 Koduvally KL57
Wayanad KL12 Pala KL35 Thalassery KL58
Kannur KL13 Vaikom KL36 Taliparamba KL59
Kasargode KL14 Vandiperiyar KL37 Kanhangad KL60
Kerala KL15 Thodupuzha KL38 Kunnathur KL61
Attingal KL16 Thripunithura KL39 Ranni KL62
Muvattupuzha KL17 Perumbavoor KL40 Angamaly KL63
Vadakara KL18 Aluva KL41 Chalakkudy KL64
Parassala KL19 North Paravur KL42 Thirurangadi KL65
Neyyattinkara KL20 Mattancherry KL43 Kuttanadu KL66
Nedumangad KL21 Kothamangalam KL44 Uzhavoor KL67
Kazhakkoottam KL22 Irinjalakuda KL45 Devikulam KL68
Karunagapally KL23 Guruvayur KL46 Udumbanchola KL69

Kerala RTO Head Office- Contact Details

Transport Commissioner

Trans Towers

Vazhuthacaud

Thycaud P.O.

Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
Pin code 695 014

Phone -+91  471-2333337

Mail id- [email protected]

 

If you require more RTO Kerala Licence Details like the status of your application,duplicate licence, Licence renewal, Online service etc please visit https://mvd.kerala.gov.in/

 

Hope this article will help you pass your Kerala Commercial/Car/Scooter/Motor Cycle/Scooty license with flying colours
Read :Driving License Test- Sample Q &A in Malayalam

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