Driver Test

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A driver will lose his/her license if he/she is convicted of:

Speeding more than 75 mph in a 55mph zone.

To get a revoked driver license restored, a person must do which of the following?

Obtain permission from the Driver License Section in Raleigh to reapply for a license &
Go to a driver license office, pay a restoration fee, and reapply for a license.

The percentage of highway deaths caused by drunken persons is about:

50%

Which of the following statements about pedestrian deaths is correct?

In cities, 2 out of 5 people killed in motor vehicle accidents are pedestrians.

When you are walking at night along a road without sidewalks, you should do which of the following?

Walk on the left, facing traffic

If you are walking along a road at night, what should you do?

Wear or carry something white.

A safe driver does which of the following?

Frequently checks the rear-view and side mirrors.

Which of the following statement(s) about speed limits for cars in North Carolina is correct?

The speed limit outside a city is 55mph unless otherwise posted.

Which of the following statements about speed limits in North Carolina is correct?

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit inside a city is 35 mph.

When rounding a curve, a car tends to:

Move to the outside of the curve.

If you wish to pass the car ahead on a two-lane road, you should do which of the following?

Sound your horn to signal your intention to the driver of the car ahead. &
Give a left turn signal to let the driver behind you know your intention.

Passing on the right is legal on which of the following?

A 4-lane highway with 2-lanes going in each direction. &
On a one-way street.

Four vehicles approach an intersection with a 4 way stop at the same time. Car B is ahead of Car A and both are in the same lane and want to proceed straight across. Car C is across the intersection from Car B and wants to proceed straight as well. Car D is to the right of Car B and wants to make a right turn. Which car must yield?

Car D.

Two vehicles approach an intersection going in opposite directions with no signs or traffic lights. There is also a pedestrian waiting to cross the street and is walking in the same direction as Car 1. Car 1 wants to proceed straight through the intersection. Car 2 wants to make a left turn. In this situation, the right-of-away belongs to:

Driver of Car 1 and the pedestrian.

When driving in heavy traffic, you should do which of the following?

Watch out for drivers who make quick stops.

If you are in the wrong lane for making a left turn at an intersection, you should:

Go to the next intersection and turn there

You are driving on an interstate highway when a breakdown forces you to the shoulder. You should:

Raise the hood and tie a white handkerchief to the left door handle.

If you miss your exit on an interstate highway, you can do which of the following?

Go on to the next exit.

A driver may be temporarily blinded at night by which of the following?

Glare from the headlights of other cars. &
Flame from a match he strikes to light a cigarette.

In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?

At night in the city. &
In foggy or misty weather.

If the driver of an approaching car fails to dim his/her lights, you should do which of the following?

Watch the road ahead to avoid looking at the lights of the other car. &
Flick your headlight beams high and low once or twice.

Roads are likely to be especially slick

Just after it has begun to rain or drizzle.

When trying to pull away from a slippery surface in a car with a manual transmission, you should do which of the following

Start in second or high gear.

When pulling a trailer down a long steep hill, you should do which of the following?

Drive in a lower gear. &
Keep in the right lane.

If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

Shift into a lower gear. &
Use the emergency brake.

Wet brakes can be dried out by doing which of the following?

Slow down and then press the gas pedal as you keep a light pressure on the brake pedal.

If your car breaks down on a highway at night, you should do which of the following?

Raise the hood and tie a white handkerchief to the left door handle. &
Switch on the parking lights.

Skids are likely to occur on which of the following roads?

One on which snow has become packed

What should you do when you begin to skid?

Turn the steering while in the direction in which the rear end of the car is skidding. &
Reduce pressure on the gas pedal.

A driver who is involved in an accident should do which of the following?

Make an immediate report to the nearest law enforcement agency. &
Notify his insurance company.

A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection means which of the following?

NOT
Slow down and proceed with caution.
or
Stop, only if it is necessary to yield the right-of-way.

A diamond-shaped traffic sign means:

Slow down and drive with care.

In North Carolina, which of the following is required on all cars?

License plate lights.

A leaky exhaust system should be repaired because it

May allow dangerous fumes to enter the car.

A car that pitches and tosses in normal driving and leans heavily to the side in turns is likely to have trouble in which of the following systems?

Suspension.

Which of the following statements is false?

A heavier person can eliminate alcohol faster than a lighter person.

Is it true that coffee can neutralize the effects of alcohol?

No, only the liver can eliminate alcohol.

What is the effect of food when you drink alcohol?

If you eat before drinking, alcohol enters the blood stream at a slower pace.

A 20 year old driver is convicted of driving after drinking alcohol.

He/She gets a 1 year revocation.

What happens if a driver refuses to take a chemical test?

He/She gets an immediate 30 day revocation. &
The DMV adds an extra 12 months revocation.

A driver was convicted of a second DWI 3 years ago. He/She gets convicted of DWI again.

He/She gets a permanent revocation. &
He/She is imprisoned from 14 days to 24 months.

A person has been convicted of DWI for the 4th time in 7 years.

This person may be imprisoned from 1 to 3 years.

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