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Traffic rules in Belgium!

Welcome! On this website, novice drivers can prepare for the driving exam. With an extensive overview of traffic signs and hundreds of practice questions, we try to teach the traffic rules in an easy way.

Up-to-date traffic rules

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Road safety videos



Practice test

Test your road knowledge with these practice questions


Traffic signs

Learn the shape and meaning of the traffic signs



Traffic rules

Learn the traffic rules and everything about driving a vehicle


Traffic signs

The traffic signs are located on the side or top of the road. They give directions on how we should behave on the road, so that the traffic can proceed safely and smoothly. Everyone must know the traffic signs!


Warning signs

The warning signs are placed to warn road users of a potentially dangerous traffic situation.


Mandatory signs

The mandatory signs impose an obligation/command that road users must comply with.


Priority signs

The priority signs have an influence on the priority rules. They indicate who has priority and who should give priority.


Information signs

The information signs give you more information about the start (and end) of a kind of traffic situation.


Prohibitory signs

The prohibition signs forbid a certain action. They indicate certain actions that road users are not allowed to do.


Combination signs

The combination signs belong to certain traffic signs and give the traffic sign a modified meaning.


Practice test

With these practice tests you can prepare yourself for obtaining your driving license. The practice questions are based on the official theory exam. Select the correct answer and try to answer all questions correctly. The solutions appear below, try to learn from your mistakes!


Traffic rules

The traffic regulations describe how a road user must behave on public roads, so that traffic flows safely and smoothly. It is expected that all road users know and apply the traffic regulations. Sometimes traffic regulations will appear a bit unclear. However, all rules in the regulations have been well thought through, so it is also important to know the underlying line of thought.


Driving license

A driving license is a document with which a driver of a motor vehicle can demonstrate that he / she has sufficient knowledge, insight and skills to be able to drive a motor vehicle of a certain category.

  • Introduction
  • Traffic rules
  • Theory exam
  • Practical exam
  • Provisional license
  • Driving license category


Public road

The public road contains the lane, bicycle path, footpath and roadside and goes all the way to the canal or a property. On public roads we are allowed to drive with all vehicles (if no restrictions are imposed by traffic signs).

  • Roadway
  • Path for cyclists
  • Path for pedestrians
  • Verge
  • Public property
  • Private property

Road users

By road users we mean everyone who uses the public road.

  • Pedestrians
  • Cyclists
  • Mopeds
  • Motors
  • Equestrians
  • Trucks
  • Buses
  • Trams
  • Trains


Speed

The speed depends on the type of road and the conditions in which you are driving. Do not drive faster than the speed limit and make sure you can drive safely and comfortably

  • Speed
  • Motorway
  • Expressway
  • Built-up area
  • Residential area
  • Zone
  • Cyclist street
  • Play street
  • Pedestrian zone
  • Speed bump
Traffic sign Name Speed
Motorway 120 km/h
Expressway 90 km/h (middle line)
120 km/h (central reservation)
Built-up area 50 km/h
Residential area 20 km/h
Lane cyclists 30 km/h
General speed 70 km/h (Flanders)
90 km/h (Wallonia)

Priority rules

  • Priority from the right
  • Give way
  • Main road & Priority road
  • Priority road
  • Traffic lights
  • Police signals
  • Roundabout
  • Road narrowing


Driving

Driving is a very complex skill, because you often have to perform with different actions at the same time. Here you will find the basis for safe driving.

  • Starting
  • Accelerating
  • Steering
  • Scanning
  • Space/distance
  • Documents
  • Attributes


Maneuvers

A maneuver is an action for which a driver must be extra careful and attentive. For example: Parking and overtaking.

  • Parking
  • Overtaking
  • Merging
  • Backing/reversing


Lights

The lights on a vehicle have different functions and are an important part of road safety. The lights of your vehicle improve visibility at night. They also ensure that other road users can better see the presence, position, size and direction of your vehicle.

  • Dipped beam
  • High beam
  • Fog lights
  • Side lights
  • Turn signals
  • Warning lights
  • Dashboard lights


Safety

To improve the safety of the passengers and the driver, there are a number of safety systems in your vehicle. Below you will find the most important ones.

  • Seatbelt
  • Child restraints
  • Airbag
  • ABS
  • ESP
  • Safety signs


Vehicle

Any means of transport on land, as well as all mobile agricultural or commercial equipment.

  • Brakes
  • Tires
  • Weight
  • Cargo/dimensions
  • Dangerous load
  • Windshield, windows and wipers
  • Suspension
  • Exhaust system
  • Engine


Dangers

There are many dangers on public roads, drivers have to recognize these dangers and respond in the right way. Here you will find an overview of the most common hazards.

  • Weather conditions
  • Hydroplaning
  • Road works
  • Crossing animals
  • Distracted driver
  • Emotions
  • Health problems
  • Vehicle problems


Accident

An accident is often happening quickly. What should you do if you are involved in an accident?

  • Injured
  • Damage
  • European Accident Statement
  • Warning triangle
  • Accident in a tunnel
  • Hit and run


Violations

If you do not comply with the traffic rules, you can get a fine. Here you will find an overview of violations and the possible consequences.

  • Alcohol control
  • Breath test
  • Breath analysis
  • Blood test
  • Saliva test
  • Penalty