WA DOL knowledge test prep questions

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instruction permit

This allows you to operate a motor vehicle within WA while being supervised by a licensed driver.

30

if you are a new resident, you must get a Washington State driver license within __ days of becoming a resident

intermediate license

If you are 16 or 17 and meet the requirements, you are issued an _________with restrictions meant to ease you into your responsibilities as a driver

basic driver license

This allows you to operate a motor vehicle on public roadways.

5 years

how long is a basic drivers license valid?

Slow Moving Vehicle sign

A reflective orange triangle on the rear of a vehicle means it is traveling less than 25 mph.

4 second

You need a _______ gap when merging or changing lanes between vehicles

1

take lane changes ____ at a time

39,000

over _____bicyclists are killed or injured each year

1;17

a minor convicted of an alcohol, firearm, or drug violation will have the driving privelage revoked for ____year or until age ____.

100 feet

you must signal at least _______ before a turn.

.08;.02

over age 21, you can be arrested for a DUI if your BAC is _______, or ____ if you are under

700,30

if a collision results in an injury, death, or property damage of _______or more, you must file a report within ______days

10 days

you must notify DOL within _______ of a name or address change.

25,000

liability insurance: $___________ for injury or death of one person

50,000

liability insurance: $___________ for injury or death of two or more persons

10,000

liability insurance: $___________ for property damages in any one collision

$250

fine for parking in a handicapped parking space

chains

$500 fine for failing to use ______

500 feet

do not park within _________ of a fire hydrant

40

alcohol is involved in ______% of fatal collisions

the road has 3 or more lanes, a barrier, or a median

You are not required to stop for a school bus displaying red lights and a stop sign if...

20 mph

speed limit in school zone

25 mph

speed limit on city or town streets

50 mph

speed limit on county roads

60 mph

speed limit on state highways

500 feet

It is illegal to follow less than _____ behind an emergency vehicle.

20-40

Alcohol reaches your brain __________minutes after consuming it

1 hour

It takes ________ for your body to get rid of each drink

15

Alcohol-related offenses remain on your driving record for ______years.

Warning signs

These signs are usually yellow with black lettering or symbols and most are diamond shaped. These signs warn you to slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary. They warn you of sharp curves, special situations, speed zones, or hazards ahead.

Traffic Signs

tell you about traffic rules, hazards, where you are, how to get where you are going, and where services are located.

red arrow

means you must stop and you cannot go in the direction of the light

flashing red traffic light

means the same as a stop sign. You must come to a full stop and then may proceed when it is safe to do so.

steady red traffic light

means stop.

flashing yellow arrow

means left turns are allowed, but you must yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

flashing yellow

means slow down and proceed with caution.

yellow traffic light

means the traffic light is about to change to red. You must stop if it is safe to do so. If you are in the intersection when the light comes on, do not stop but continue through the intersection.

green arrow

means you can safely turn in the direction of the arrow.

green traffic light

means you can go through the intersection.

traffic control devices

Traffic signals, signs, pavement markings, and roundabouts, law enforcement, highway construction or maintenance personnel, or school crossing guards.

Failure to Appear Notice (FTA)

Failing to appear for, comply with, respond to, or pay a traffic infraction or criminal citation. You must comply within 15 days.

Overtaking and passing another vehicle

On multiple-laned roads, the far left lane is used only for:

Slow down and take caution as you pass by

When a school bus traveling towards you is stopped with its red lights flashing and the roadway is four lanes wide with a median, you should:

The Implied Consent Law

states that you agree to a test of your breath or blood, if a police officer has reasonable grounds to determine if you have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

slow or wait for all other traffic

A yield sign in your lane tells you to...

Failing to see what is happening

The single biggest contributor to collisions is:

Red

On a typical traffic light, which light is on the top?

30 days

If you have an out-of-state license and become a Washington resident, you must obtain a Washington Driver's License within:

Passing in zones where it's unsafe

The "Do Not Pass" sign keeps you from:

With the flow of traffic and as near to the right side of the road as possible

Bicyclists should ride:

Your view is clear and there is space to return to the driving lane

On a two-lane, two-way road, you may pass another vehicle when:

Drivers leaving several feet of extra space when passing a bicycle

Motorist and bicyclist safety is increased by:

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