Limited or reduced visibility? How to make the difference?

Limited or reduced visibility? How to make the difference?
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One of the most difficult question, in the official theory driving tests is about “reduced visibility”.

  • So do we know what is the difference between “reduced visibility” and “limited visibility”?
  • What driving rules should be applied in conditions of reduced visibility?
  • What driving rules should be applied in case of limited visibility?

Reduced visibility

“Driving in fog, rain, heavy snow, dusk or hail can greatly reduce driver’s visibility” .

reduced visibility due fog
reduced visibility due fog
reduced visibility due heavy snow
reduced visibility due heavy snow
reduced visibility due dust
reduced visibility due dust
reduced visibility due dusк
reduced visibility due dusk

Driving rules in reduced visibility conditions and hight reduced visibility below 50 m.

https://www.gemplers.com/docs/tailgate-training-tip-sheets/87-driving-visibility-en.pdf

 

Limited visibility

“Limited visibility” occur in conditions of steep, hill, turns and other obstacles that can obstruct the visibility of the driver. 

limited visibility due steep and turn (hairpin bend)
limited visibility due steep and turn (hairpin bend)
limited visibility due turn (hairpin bend)
limited visibility due turn (hairpin bend)
limited visibility due steep, hill
limited visibility due steep, hill
limited visibility due obstacle (big truck) on the road
limited visibility due obstacle (big truck) on the road
limited visibility due to specific road turn
limited visibility due to specific road turn

Driving rules in limited visibility conditions.

Driving rules in reduced visibility conditions.