Texas driving

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What is the minimum age at which you can get a Class C driver license without either driver education or being a hardship case

$200

How much is the maximum fine for a first conviction of driving without a license

A-W

What type of restrictions may be placed on your license

With corrective lenses

A

LOFS age 21 or over

B

Daytime only

C

Not to exceed 45 MPH

D

No expressway driving

E

M/C not to exceed 250 cc

I

Licensed M/C Operator age 21 or over in sight

J

Vehicle w/o air brakes - applies to vehicles requiring CDL

L

CDL Intrastate Commerce only

M

Stated on license

P

LOFS 21 or over vehicle above Class B

Q

LOFS 21 or over vehicle above Class C

R

Outside mirror or hearing aid

S

Automatic transmission

T

Applicable prosthetic devices

U

Applicable vehicle devices

V

Power steering

W

Right

In what direction should you turn your wheels when parking uphill without a curb

It is up to you to renew your license.

What action should you take if you fail to receive the renewal notice card reminding you that your driver license is about to expire

White

On a one-way street, what color is the broken lane marker

It's a red equilateral triangle that tells you the road you're on joins with another road ahead. Slow down or stop to yield the right-of-way to vehicles on that road.

Describe the "Yield" sign

Diamond, yellow, shows the width in the middle (bridge) being more narrow than the road on either end. Slow down and use caution.

What does a "Narrow Bridge" sign look like, and how should the driver react when he sees one

Verticle, white rectangle; drivers who are driving slower than other vehicles on the roadway should keep right.

What is the shape of a "Keep Right" sign, and how should the driver react when he sees one

Yellow diamond with an arrow curving one way and then another, pointing ahead.

Which sign tells you to slow down because you are approaching a double curve

Do not pass other vehicles.

What does a "Do Not Pass" sign mean

Slower Traffic Keep Right sign

Which sign tells you to keep in the right-hand lane when driving slow

To allow another vehicle or roadway user to proceed first, when they have the privilege of having immediate use of a part of a roadway.

What does "Yield Right-of-Way" mean

Brakes (foot and parking), lights (headlights, tail lights, break lights, turn signals, license plate light, reflectors, parking lights), horn, muffler (and exhaust system), safety glass, license plates, windshield wiper, rearview mirror, front seat belts, tired, fuel cap.

Describe the equipment required on passenger cars by state law

To reduce pollution.

What is the purpose of an exhaust emission system

Red light showing from the front, bell or siren, muffle cut out, anything extending more than 3 inches from the left side or 6 inches from the right side of the body, flashing red lights.

Describe the types of equipment which Texas state law specifically for -bids on passenger cars driven within the state

Always obey the traffic officer.

How should you react when a traffic officer tells you to do something which is ordinarily considered to be against the law

387 feet.

Once the brakes have been applied, about how many feet does a car which was going 70 mph travel before it comes to a stop

You should never overtake a school bus, especially when it is loading or unloading children. You should stop until the bus either resumes its drive or the driver tells you to pass.

When is it necessary to stop before proceeding when you overtake a school bus loading or unloading children

110 ft

About how many feet will the average driver going 50 mph travel from the moment he sees danger until he hits the brakes

No less than 20 ft.

Within how many feet of a crosswalk may you park, when parking near a corner

30 mph (night and day)

What is the state speed limit for automobiles in urban districts

No. Speed must be adjusted to conditions in order to avoid accidents.

Does a posted speed limit of 55 mph mean that you may drive 55 mph on that highway under all conditions

100 ft (5 car lengths)

You should never drive on the left half of the roadway when you are within how many feet from an intersection, bridge, or railroad crossing

If you can't get into the proper lane at least within one-half block before you turn, then don't turn and continue straight.

What should you do if you discover you are in the wrong lane to make a turn as you enter an intersection

The car on the two-lane road should yield.

When two cars meet at the intersection of a two-lane road with a fourlane road, which one must yield the right-of-way

Yield the right-of-way by moving to the right edge of the roadway and stopping.

If you are driving and hear a siren coming, what should you do

Take your foot off the gas pedal and turn the steering wheel in the direction of the skid.

What is the first thing that should be done when a car starts to skid

Half an hour after sunset until half an hour before sunrise.

At what time of the day should your headlights be turned on

It's a colorless, deadly gas in the exhaust fumes produced by cars and can cause poisoning.

What is carbon monoxide, and how may it be harmful to drivers

Move the car off the pavement, turn on emergence warning lights, and tie a white cloth where visible or raise your hood.

Describe what you should do if you have a blowout while driving

Use a low gear to slow your vehicle down.

What should you do when driving down a steep grade in a car with standard transmission

Stop, locate owner/operator, and give name and address. Or, leave a written notice.

What should you do if you damage an unattended vehicle

When a law enforcement officer hasn't investigated the crash.

When are accident reports required

Two years

If you are required to show proof of financial responsibility for the future, how many years must such proof be kept up

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What type of sign warns you to watch right and left for cross traffic

A fluorescent orange triangle with retroflective borders.

Describe the emblem which identifies vehicles which travel at speeds of 25 mph or less

Lower gear

In which gear should you drive when going down a steep hill

Must be a licensed driver, and at least 21 years old. The student must have a instruction permit.

What qualifications must one have to teach a beginner to drive

On their next birth date after date of issuance.

If the person is under 18, when does his provisional license expire

6 inches

When parked parallel, your curb side wheels must be no more than how many inches from the curb

Keep at least two seconds away.

When following another car, what is a good rule to determine the distance at which you should follow behind

It must be reported to the Driver License Office within 30 days.

To what agency and within what time period must a change of address be reported for driver licensing purposes

Marijuana impairs the sensory and perceptual skills, and also affects concentration and judgment. Amphetamines make the driver less coordinated, more edgy, and have been known to cause lapses in concentration.

What effects does the use of marijuana and amphetamine have on driving

Mandatory suspension of license; the first offense has a maximum fine of $2000, suspension of 90-365 days, and confinement of 72 hrs to 180 days.

What is the penalty for being convicted of driving while intoxicated

Proceed carefully in the direction of the arrow, yielding the right-of-way to other vehicles and pedestrians.

What does a green arrow showing with a red light mean

Stop completely while entering the crosswalk/intersection, and then proceed carefully.

How should you react to a flashing red light

A railroad crossing sign; it's circular and yellow with a black X and two Rs. Railroads also have railroad cross bucks posted by the crossing, with a gate and flashing lights.

Which sign tells you to watch out for a train

Yellow, diamond, and a squiggly line pointing ahead.

Describe the sign which warns you to slow down for a winding road

One lane merging onto the arrow that's pointing ahead.

What sign indicates that the road that you are on merges with another

An advisory speed sign; it has an arrow turning with a small sign with the speed limit under it. Describe the sign that tells you to watch for cross traffic ahead? It's a black cross in a yellow diamond.

What kind of sign warns you that the highest safe speed for the turn ahead is 25 mph

BUMP warning sign

What type of sign warns you that you should slow down for a sharp rise in the roadway

Loop ###, rectangle with black writing.

Describe the type of sign which would let you know that you were on a short state highway in a city or urban area

3 inches

What is the maximum number of inches that you may lawfully allow an object to extend beyond the left fender of your car

At stop signs, red lights, crosswalks, and for school buses and emergency vehicles.

Under what conditions must you always stop

You should stop prior to the sidewalk and yield the right-of-way to all approaching pedestrians.

What should you do when coming onto a street from a private alley or driveway

15 mph

If a child runs into the road 45 to 50 feet ahead of your car, what is the highest speed from which you can stop with good brakes without hitting him

No less than 15 ft.

How close to a fireplug may a vehicle lawfully park

That the maximum speed is 55 mph on the roadway in ideal conditions.

What does a posted speed limit of 55 mph mean

Daytime: 70 mph Nighttime: 65 mph

What is the maximum speed limit for passenger cars on Texas Highway numbered by this state or United States outside an urban district

When pavement makings prohibit driving on other lane; when within 100ft of/or crossing an intersection or railroad crossing; on a hill, curve, or other place with limited vision; 100ft of a bridge, viaduct, or tunnel.

Under what circumstances should you never attempt to pass a car ahead of you

If you need to drive off the paved portion of the highway.

Under what conditions are overtaking and passing to the right not permitted

Get on the left lane, begin signaling and slowing down at least 100 ft from corner. Stay to the right of the interstate when on the centerline, and yield to approaching vehicles.

When a driver is waiting to make a left turn, what is the procedure he should take when the light turns green

Yield to any vehicle which has entered the intersection from the right or is approaching from the right. Make sure there any vehicles going left or right.

What precautions should a driver take at uncontrolled intersections

Same regulations as drivers, but ride as far right in the lane as possible.

What regulations should a bicycle rider observe

When it's half an hour after sunset until half an hour before sunrise, and whenever you can't see clearly.

Under what conditions should headlights be used

500ft.

69. You should dim your lights when you are within how many feet of an approaching car

Parking lights or lower beam headlights.

70. What type of lighting should cars use when parked on the highway at night

Lower (dim) headlights

Which lights should you use when you are driving in a fog

Upon request, when you're involved in a crash.

When are you required to show proof of financial responsibility

With a liability insurance policy, or a standard proof of liability insurance form given by the Texas Department of Insurance and issued by a liability insurer

When needed, how may one show proof of financial responsibility

Many of the yellow diamond warning signs. Especially slow down on wet road.

What sign warns you that you must slow down

Suspension/revocation action from another state, parental authorization withdrawn, voluntary surrender for medical/insurance purposes, and false statement on application.

What circumstances may lead to possible loss of your license

An exhaust emission system.

In addition to mufflers, what new equipment is required on all cars manufactured in 1968 and after

They keep you from getting thrown out of your car, hitting the dashboard too hard, and in control of your car.

Why are seat belts important

Protecting yourself and others from dangerous and unexpected driving situations by using a space management system. Stay alert to everything happening around you, look for trouble spots developing around, have a plan of action if other driver does the wrong thing, and know the law requires drivers to protect each other from their own mistakes.

What is meant by defensive driving

Class A - 18 or 17 with approved driver education or approval of minor's hardship application. Class B - 18 or 17 with approved driver education or approval of minor's hardship, Class C - 18 or 16 with approved driver education or 15 with approval of minor's hardship, and Class M - for motorcycles, 18 or 16 with approved driver education.

What are the different classes of licenses and age requirements for each

Passing/overtaking, left turn at intersection, unsafe conditions in roadway, lane's width's inappropriate.

When is a bicyclist not required to ride to the right of the roadway

When lane is of substandard length.

When are bicyclists allowed to ride two abreast in a traffic lane

1) motorists turning left in front of oncoming bicycle traffic, 2) motorists turning right across path of bicycle traffic, and3) motorists pulling away from a stop sign or failing to yield to bicycle cross traffic.

What are the three most common motorist caused car-bicycle crashes

1) Fine up to $500, 20-40 hrs, license suspended for 120 days, and/or confinement of up to 180 days. 2) fine up to $500, 40-60 hrs, and maybe AA course. 3) $500-$2000, 40-60 hrs, and/or confinement up to 180 days.

What are the penalties for minors (persons under the age of 21) convicted of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

1)60 days suspension, 2) 120 days suspension, 3)180 days suspension. Maybe paces in jail until bond is made or appearance before a magistrate or juvenile court judge.

What are the penalties for minors (persons under the age of 21) convicted of nondriving alcohol-related offenses

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