Louisiana DMV Driver's Permit Test
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the 2-second rule
used to judge following distance
renew drivers license
180 days before expiration date
emergency vehicles responding to a call
follow at least 500 feet
dim high beams
when approaching another vehicle 500 feet
dim high beams
when following another vehicle 200 feet
car skids to the right
turn car to the right
single broken yellow line
2-way traffic in allowed
LA seatbelt law
everyone in the vehicle
best way to sober up a person who has had too much to drink
allow time to pass
solid white line between lanes going in the same direction
changing lanes hazardous, do so with care
school bus loading or unloading
must stop 30 feet from bus
car traveling 55 mph
needs 228 feet to stop
have the right-of-way over a car
driver's license suspended
if on your first offense you refuse to submit to a chemical test in 180 days
when approaching a flashing red light
treat it like a stop sign
must stop for train
within 50 ft
driver's license suspended for
false statements or 3 convictions of reckless driving in a 12 month period
if tire leaves the edge of the road
slow down gradually and steer back on the road
what do you do when being tailgated
tap your brake and slow down
when driving on a 4-lane divided highway and a bus stops on the opposite side of the median
you are not required to stop
if you drive with a suspended diver's license
you will receive additional suspension time, arrest, fine, or jail
department of public safety keeps a public record of all traffic convictions and violations
for 5 years
red reflectors mean
wrong way- do not enter
accident between car and a motorcyclist will most likely happen at
if a police officer directs you through a red light
go through as directed
if you miss your exit on the interstate you should
continue on to the next exit
you must signal and get into the proper lane
100 feet before turning
factor that most often turns a minor wreck into a fatal collision
stress can affect your driving by making you
take unnecessary risks, drive aggressively and act impulsively
a merge sign on the interstate (go to your right) tells you
you may have to adjust your speed or move into the left lane
if you are about to be hit from the rear
-press the back of your head against the headrest
-brace yourself between the steering wheel and backseat
to avoid traffic control device
you cannot drive across public or private property
to prevent hydroplaning
keep tires properly inflated with good tread depth and slow down
to help decrease blind spots
make sure mirrors are properly adjusted and do over shoulder head check
you are intending to past a motorcyclist
-keep in mind that a motorcyclist has the right to a full lane
-pass with care to minimize the effects of windblast
-keep an adequate space between you and the motorcyclist
taillights must be seen for... feet
what is the maximum vehicle width?
clearance lights should be seen for... feet
a load cannot exceed ... inches to the side of the vehicle
reflectors must be seen for... feet
the maximum height of a vehicle is ... feet... inches
if a load extends more than... feet from the rear bumper, a red flag must be attached
a load may not extend more than ... feet to the front of the vehicle
the maximum length of any vehicle is ... feet
the maximum speed on the interstate is... mph
the maximum length for a tractor trailer is ... feet
a load must not extend more than... feet from the rear of the vehicle
when parallel parking, you must be approximately... inches from the car on your right, with your rear bumpers even
you must dim your headlights for oncoming traffic within... feet
when approaching a vehicle from behind you must dim your headlights within... feet
you must stop no closer than ... feet of a railroad crossing
you must stop within ... feet of a school bus, when it is loading or unloading passengers
you cannot park within... feet of a fire hydrant
you cannot park within... feet of a fire station, on the same side of the street
you cannot pass within... feet of a hill, curve, or intersection
you must not follow an emergency vehicle any closer than ... feet
if you refuse a breathalyzer test, your license will be suspended for.. days
if you are turning left and a bicyclist is crossing the intersection, you should...
yield to the bicyclist
you must be able to see out of our rear view mirror for ... feet
the penalty for passing a school bus while unloading or loading passengers is...
suspension of license
the motor vehicle department keeps records for... years
a yellow solid signal light means...
slow down and stop
when changing lanes, you should...
turn your signal lights on 100 feet before you change lanes, and change lanes when it is clear
if you miss your exit, you should...
go to the next exit
who has the right of way when 2 vehicles come to a 4 way stop at the same time
the car on the left must yield to the car on the right
when a pedestrian is in a marked crosswalk, who has the right of way?
school buses must travel at... mph when loading and unloading passengers
when traveling at 55 mph, the stopping distance is... feet
the 2 second rule apply to
following a vehicle
when following a motorcycle, you should...
use the 2 second rule
when traveling on the interstate, you should travel...
at a speed reasonable for safety
the legal BAC in LA for adults is
the maximum speed on LA highway is... mph
when pulling or towing another vehicle, you should not exceed... mph
you must stop within... feet of a railroad crossing
when parking your car down a hill, your tires should be...
turned toward the curb
when paring your car up a hill, and there is a curbing, you should
turn your wheels away from the curb
two way canalization markings are a combination of a solid yellow and painted left turn arrows in the center of the roadway, it is used to...
make left turns only
if you find yourself in a left turn only lane, you should...
make the turn
LA law requires all passengers to wear seat belts if they are
front seat passengers
how many people may sit in the front bench seat
when you are driving on the interstate and not passing other vehicles, you should drive in the ... lane
when driving, you should view the road ahead looking...
10 to 15 seconds ahead
when passing a vehicle, you should be able to see the... before getting back in your lane
the pavement in front of the car you have just passed in your rear view mirror
if someone is tailgating you, you should
tap your breaks, slow down, if all else fails, pull over
LA law states that all motorcycle riders must wear
pedestrians that are blind or partially blind...
have the right of way
you must complete your pass within... feet of an oncoming vehicle
you must not pass a vehicle on the right, unless there are 2 or more lanes
you must not park within... feet of a driveway across the street from a fire hydrants
you must not be any closer than... feet of an emergency vehicle with its lights and sire on
if a car has moved into your lane, and you are going to be in a head-on collision, you should...
flash your light, blow your horn, and steer toward the ditch
if your vehicle stalls on the railroad track, you should...
run towards and away from the train
a child that is 2 years old must...
be restrained in a federally approved child seat
bicycles must travel in the... as cars, and obey the same traffic laws as vehicles do
if you are a pedestrian, you must walk...
bicyclist must have...to ride at night
front headlights and rear reflectors
if the rear of your car begins to skid, you should...
do not brake, ease off the gas, and turn your wheel in the direction of the rear of the car is spinning
you must not turn around on a hill or curb if your car cannot be seen for.. feet
double solid yellow lines mean you...
if you are broken down you should put up flares... feet to the front and rear of the vehicle at night
your license plate should be clean, visible, and at night must be...
if weather conditions are poor and the speed limit is 65, and you are going at 65, can an officer ticket you?
if you are involved in a crash resulting in injury, death, or property damage, you must...
stop, help the injured, and call the police
if a school bus is unloading on a street with a median, and you are on the other side of the median, should you stop?
to avoid fatigue while driving, one must stop....
-every 2 hours and 15 minutes
-do not drive more than 8 hours
how can you prevent hydroplaning?
keep your tires in good shape and drive slower
it is against the law to
-backup on the shoulder of a driveway
-coast down a hill in neutral gear
-have non-transparent material on your windows
you... change gears while crossing a railroad track
a single yellow line on a 2 lane road means...
passing is prohibited
if an emergency vehicle is approaching, you should...
pull over to the right and stop
warning signals must be placed... feet on the traffic side of a disabled truck
taillights may be covered up by the load you are hauling
what should you use to control speed on a downhill grade?
if your brakes fail, you should
downshift and use engine compression
the draw bar should not exceed... feet, and should have sufficient strength
....is an odorless deadly gas, and can cause nausea and possible death
if your car begin to skid, you should...
let off the accelerator, and steer in the direction the rear of the car is spinning
a wide white line separating lanes means...
changing lanes is more hazardous
what should you do if your brake fail?
-pump your brakes, downshift, look for an escape route
-apply your emergency brake
-turn on your emergency flashers
LA laws require your headlights to be on...
from sunset to sunrise and when it is raining
reduced speed limits are required...
in school zones, residential areas, and playgrounds
alcohol and drugs can...
slow your reaction time, ad cause blurry vision
if you make a left turn, you should...
signal 100 feet in advance
when a pedestrian is crossing in a crosswalk, you should...
stop until they completely pass
when is it legal to turn right on a red light?
after coming to a complete stop and the intersection is clear of other vehicles and pedestrians
you cannot avoid a red light by...
-crossing through public property
-crossing through private property
driving without a license may cause...
-you to be arrested
-a court fine
-suspension of license
a flashing red light means...
red reflectors mean...
wrong way, do not enter
A DWI is on your record for.. years
if you move or have a name change, you have...days to change it on your driver's license
you may renew your license...days before your birthday
a juvenile can get a DWI with a BAC of...
if your are about to be in a head-on collision, you should...
-cover your face with your hands and arms
-if you don't have a shoulder strap, lay across the seat
the minimum speed on the interstate is... mph
when you approach a railroad crossing with lights flashing, you should...
most accidents involving motorcycles occur in....
children under...years of age must be in a child seat
sixteen-year old drivers are not permitted to drive between...
if you are pulled over and have no proof of insurance, you have... days to provide proof
you're inspection sticker is renewed every....
when are road surfaces most slippery?
when it has just begun to rain