The place to ask China-related questions!
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chengdu Xi'an Hangzhou Qingdao Dalian Suzhou Nanjing More Cities>>

Categories

Close
Welcome to eChinacities Answers! Please or register if you wish to join conversations or ask questions relating to life in China. For help, click here.

By continuing you agree to eChinacities's Privacy Policy .

Sign up with Google Sign up with Facebook
Sign up with Email Already have an account? .
Posts: 130

Governor

0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Q: Driving licence: Is there a Chinese Highway Code book in English ?

I have had 2 attempts at the computerised driving test,77/100 both times... I have learnt the road signs but I can not answer the other questions relating to law etc.,so it seems that I will never be able to pass the test as the only book I have is in Chinese... any advice ?!?

7 years 37 weeks ago in  General  - Chengdu

 
Answers (10)
Comments (3)
Posts: 1847

Emperor

0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Yes, it's simple to remember and translates as: FOOT TO FLOOR HAND ON HORN PROCEED FORWARD ATTEMPTING TO AVOID ANY OBJECT IN FRONT OF YOU.

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

I don't know if it has been updated but you could try "China Drive" if you have an iOS (Apple) device.

 

I got 72 on my first test, then 96 on my second go. I didn't use the app for the first try.

 

It gives you all the questions that are in the real test and the multiple choice answer order is the same e.g. A = A, B = B etc.

 

I managed to do the test in less than 15 minutes as well. Well worth the 6rmb!

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

When I looked, the theory book is only in Chinese. The rules are pretty much the same as they are everywhere, just forget what you actually see on the streets. As hiddenjelly says, do some sample tests and then prepare yourself for some crappy English translations when you actually go and do the test. 

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

http://www.scribd.com/doc/142551785/2013-Chinese-Written-Driving-Test-Preparation-Kit

 

there you go. i haven't tried it myself but i heard it worked. also the iphone app works really well.

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Just passed the test from one try this week!  smiley. Got my car yesterday but will get the license on Monday LOL!

 

The one on the link posted looks too short. I bought mine from a travel agency here, it is 900 questions / 200 pages. Message me if you want...

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
Posts: 130

Governor

0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Thanks everyone.. !

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

I have to be honest with you, I don't know if there is a translated version of the book.  Fortunately, when I got my Chinese driver's license, I (along with a friend) was able to convince the authorities to allow me to have a translator when taking my written test.  Naturally, my friend knew the test very well and literally told me the answers!  We had an official overlooking us, but that official could not speak English.  Was there a little acting involved on my part to appear as though I was pondering each answer?  Yes!  Was this cheating?  Yes!  But I got a 97/100 score!

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

'I don't know if there is a translated version of the book'...Scroll up.

Report Abuse
7 years 37 weeks ago
 
Posts: 3

Governor

0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

You need this: www.chinese-driving-test.com

 

angel

Report Abuse
7 years 28 weeks ago
 
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

i passed the test in Chengu in 2009. The guys who used the book were failing. Get the data file from the traffic office and practice on your PC. That is how they test you , on a computer

Report Abuse
7 years 24 weeks ago
 
Know the answer ?
Please or register to post answer.

Report Abuse

Security Code: * Enter the text diplayed in the box below
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <img> <br> <p> <u>
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Textual smileys will be replaced with graphical ones.

More information about formatting options

Forward Question

Answer of the DayMORE >>
A: it is up to you do decide how much money you are prepared to spend on
A:it is up to you do decide how much money you are prepared to spend on your family.if you buy fake goods you are supporting what would be considered (possibly) criminals as faking products is considered a criminal activity in many other countries.do you support criminal activity?not knowing this seems unbelievable.but in China this is considered 'clever'I am surprised at the questions you ask.I can not decide if you are really as naive as your questions make you seem, as these are what I would expect a normal person to ask friends.  -- sorrel