Which question should a driver answer first when approaching an intersection?
Are there any traffic controls?
Passing is allowed on a two-lane, two-way road marked with what type of line?
A broken yellow line
What would you do if you saw a parked vehicle next to the curb with the wheels turned toward the street and a person sitting behind the wheel?
Predict that the vehicle may enter your path of travel
If you are backing and you want the car to go left, what hand should you place on the wheel and what direction should you steer?
Left hand at 12:00 on steering wheel and then turn it to the left
When backing, should you steer in the direction you want to go, or in the opposite direction?
Steer in the same direction you want to move the car
When you look far and near and side to side, what are you doing?
What direction should you point the wheels when parking on the right shoulder of a hill where there is no curb?
Turn the front wheels so they point away from the road "right"
What would be the safest turnabout be if you were on a narrow street and most of the traffic is coming toward you?
Using a driveway on the right side of road "2 point turn"
What must a driver adjust in order to maintain a four-second following time?
Speed as needed
What does a solid double yellow line down the center of a two-way street indicate?
No passing in either direction
Which step of the IPDE process has a driver taken when he foresees what will probably happen in a driving situation?
How should you check the mirror blind spot area?
Looking over your shoulder to check the area
When preparing to make a lane change, what else should you do besides use the turn signal?
Check mirrors and over the shoulder
What is the best way to keep from getting involved in emergency driving situations?
Continually scan for hazards or changing areas
What is the most important step in turning the car around?
Careful check of traffic in all directions
When you are parallel parked, how close to the curb should you be?
Within 12 inches
What is the main value of making a head check to the left or right before changing lanes?
It covers areas not visible in the mirrors
What is the most important thing you should do before changing lanes?
Make sure the area and path of travel to the front is open
Which way should your front wheels be turned after parking uphill with a curb?
Turn sharply away from the curve
When making a 3-poing or Y-turnabout on a narrow street, how far should you back your car?
Only as far back as needed to complete the maneuver
Before every decision, what is one question you need NOT ask yourself?
Is it controllable?
What is the most serious loss to a driver who tailgates?
Seeing the full traffic picture
The front wheels should be turned toward the street when you are parked where?
Uphill with a curve
Then should you begin making a right turn at an intersection?
When line of sight and path of travel are clear
Sudden braking and swerving in traffic often means that a driver has not done what?
Has not scanned far enough ahead
Where is the best lane position for your car when driving on a two-lane, two way street which is lined with parked cars?
In position 2
Does the traction on bumpy roads or gravel surfaces increase or decrease?
What is an intersection called that has signals or signs that assign the right of way?
A controlled intersection
What is the best rule to follow as curves become sharp?
The slower you must go
If a curve requires reduced speed, when should you slow down?
Before entering the curve
What lane should you use when nearing the top of a hill on a narrow road?
Use lane position 3
When is it okay to stop your car on railroad tracks and wait?
It is never ok to stop and wait on railroad tracks
Name one thing that is least important when watching for trains at crossings.
The length of the oncoming train
Maintaining a space cushion should be considered what type of driving strategy?
A way of driving defensively
Does wearing sunglasses, using your visor, and slowing down help you with glare?
When do you have the right of way at an intersection?
Only when other drivers give it to you
What should you do if you have a flat tire in a tunnel or on a bridge?
Drive out of the tunnel or off the bridge before changing the tire
Why is it good to shift to a lower gear on a very steep downgrade?
To use the braking effect of the engine
Flashing red lights at a railroad crossing indicate that you should stop. Why?
The train is definitely approaching
Weather, vehicle size, and vehicle weight are factors to consider in your choice of speed around a curve. What other factor is most important in your choice of speed?
Your line of sight through the curve
When can you make a right turn on a red light when the intersection is clear?
When no sign prohibits it and you have come to a complete stop
Which of the following is required in order to make a protected left turn?
The left green arrow
When can a turn be made from the other than the far left left or far right legal lane?
When traffic signs and pavement marking indicate it
Why should you prepare to stop if a car is stopped in the right lane on a four lane street at an intersection, which does not have a traffic light?
The car may be waiting for a hidden pedestrian to cross
What should you do if you are driving at 30 mph and you are at the "point of no return" when the light turns yellow?
Continue through the intersection
Name three things that are risks associated with driving on rural roads.
Animals, farm equipment, and cross traffic
What is the solid white line on the right side of the road called?
Edge of line
You plan to make a left turn at an intersection on a stale green light. Oncoming traffic is within .5 block. What should you do?
Stop behind the crosswalk and wait for a gap in traffic
When making a left turn in heavy traffic, you must yield to which cars?
Any vehicle in or close to the intersection
You are approaching an intersection with a red traffic signal and plan to turn right. What must you do before making the turn?
Come to a stop as you would at a stop sign