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You may drive in a bike lane:
-No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
- if you drive slower than 15mph
- whenever bicyclists are not present
No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do? :
- Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down
- Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass
- Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
California's "Basic Speed Law" says you must :
- Always drive at the posted speed limit
- Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions
- Keep your speed close to that of other traffic
Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions
Drivers are required to obey instructions from :
-security guards patrolling parking lots
-Flaggers (signal persons) at construction sites
- Other drivers whose vehicles are broken down on the roadway
Flaggers (signal persons) at construction sites
Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted :
- if you don't feel drowsy
- if it is prescribed by a physician
- under no circumstances
under no circumstances
It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is___________ or higher:
-0.10% -- One tenth of one percent
- 0.05% -- five hundredths of one percent
- 0.08% -- Eight hundredths of one percent
0.08% -- Eight hundredths of one percent
For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle:
- Solid red lights, flashing red lights and yellow lights
-Solid red lights, red arrows and flashing yellow lights
- Solid red lights, flashing red lights and blacked out traffic signals
Solid red lights, flashing red lights and blacked out traffic signals
Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their rear bumper) :
-cannot result in traffic violation
- Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
- reduces collisions by preventing from being "cut off"
Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
-Are cited for a traffic violation
- Paint your vehicle of a different color
- Sell or Transfer your vehicle
Sell or Transfer your vehicle
If you are riding in a vehicle equipped with a lap belt and also a separate shoulder belt, you are :
- Only required to use the shoulder belt
- Require to use both the lap and shoulder belt
-Only require to use the lap belt
Require to use both the lap and shoulder belt
Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is present :
- Illegal at all times
- Legal, if it is your child
-Not restricted by law
Illegal at all times
A flashing yellow traffic signal at an intersection means:
-You should treat the signal like a stop sign
- Slow down and be alert at the upcoming intersection
- Stop. Yield to all cross traffic before crossing in the intersection
Slow down and be alert at the upcoming intersection
You are involved in a minor collision at an intersection. There are no injuries and very little vehicle damage, you should:
- Move your vehicle out of the traffic lane, if possible
-Not move your vehicle for any reason
-Leave your vehicle in the traffic lane until law enforcement arrives
Move your vehicle out of the traffic lane, if possible
What is the benefit of a space cushion around your vehicle :
-It inflates to protect you from injury in case of a collision
-Other drivers can 'cut' in front of you, improving traffic flow
- If another driver makes a mistake, you have time to react
If another driver makes a mistake, you have time to react
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles :
- In both directions may pass
- Next to the solid line may pass
-Next to the broken line may pass
Next to the broken line may pass
If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device you should :
- Answer the call because it may be an emergency
- Check the incoming number before answering the call
- Let the call go to voicemail
Let the call go to voicemail
When driving on a multilane street with two way traffic:
-It is safest to drive in the lane next to the center line
- Drive along side the other vehicles so the drivers can see you
-You should drive ahead or behind the other vehicles
You should drive ahead or behind the other vehicles
You want to park uphill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels? :
- Left towards the center of the road
-Right towards the side of the road
-So they face straight ahead
Right towards the side of the road
You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog :
- At all times
- Only is a crossing guard is present
- Only when a guide dog is leading the person across the street
At all times
To Turn left from a one-way street with multiple lanes onto a two way street, start the turn in :
-The lane closest to the middle of the street
- The far left lane
-Any lane available
The far left lane
While all the following are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal :
- Listening to music through a set of dual headphones
-Adjusting your outside mirrors
-Reading a road map
Listening to music through a set of dual headphones
You reach an intersection with stop signs on all four corners at the same time as the driver on your left. Who has the right of way:
-The driver on your left has the right-of-way
- You have the right-of-way
- Whoever if signaling to make a turn has the right-of-way
You have the right-of-way
If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should :
- Make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding
- cautiously drive around the pedestrian
- Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing
Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing
Backing your vehicle is:
-Only dangerous in large vehicles
-Dangerous if you have a helper
-Always dangerous to do
Always dangerous to do
Blocking an intersection during "rush hour" traffic is not permitted:
-Unless you have the right of way or a green light
-Under any circumstances, even if your light is green
-Unless you entered the intersection on a green light
Under any circumstances, even if your light is green
The yellow signs means:
- The road ahead has many curves
- The road ahead may be slippery
- There is a sharp curve in the road ahead
The road ahead may be slippery
You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck, You should drive :
- To the right side of the truck and wait to pass
-Farther behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle
-Closer behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle
Farther behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle
A freeway on-ramp is marked with this white sign. Which of the following vehicles may use this lane :
- A carpool van containing only the driver
- A sport utility vehicle containing an adult, child and family pet
-A convertible with an adult and two children
A convertible with an adult and two children
If a traffic signal light is not working, you must:
- Stop before entering the intersection and let all other traffic go first.
- Slow down or stop, only if necessary.
-Stop, then proceed when safe
Stop, then proceed when safe
You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:
-Assert your right of way by driving faster
- Always slow down and maintain your position
-Make room for the merging traffic, if possible
Make room for the merging traffic, if possible
To see vehicles in your blind spot, you should check:
-The inside rearview mirror
-Over your shoulders
-The outside rearview mirror
Over your shoulders
A flashing red traffic light at an intersection means:
-Stop before entering
- Slow down before entering
- Stop and wait for the green light
Stop before entering
When parking next to a curb, you should use your turn signals:
- When pulling next to, but not away from the curb
- When pulling next to or away from the curb
- Only when pulling away from the curb
When pulling next to or away from the curb
Always use your seat belt:
-Unless you are in a limousine.
-When the vehicle is equipped with seat belts.
-Unless the vehicle was built before 1978
When the vehicle is equipped with seat belts.
When you drive through a construction zone, you should:
- Pass the construction zone carefully and not "rubberneck".
-Decrease your following distance
- Slow down to watch the workers
Pass the construction zone carefully and not "rubberneck".
To make a right turn at the corner, you:
-Must merge into the bicycle lane before turning.
-Should only merge into the bicycle lane if you stop before turning
-May not enter the bicycle lane.
Must merge into the bicycle lane before turning
U-turns in residential districts are legal:
-On a one-way street on a green arrow.
- Across two sets of solid double, yellow lines.
- When there are no vehicles approaching nearby.
When there are no vehicles approaching nearby.
Roads are slippery after it first starts to rain. When the road is slippery you should:
-Avoid making fast turns and fast stops.
- Decrease the distance you look ahead of your vehicle
-Test your tires' traction while going uphill
Avoid making fast turns and fast stops.
Collisions can happen more often when:
-One vehicle is traveling faster or slower than the flow of traffic.
- One lane of traffic is traveling faster than the other lanes.
-All vehicles are traveling about the same speed.
One vehicle is traveling faster or slower than the flow of traffic.
Dim your headlights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:
-Approaching you from behind.
- You are approaching from behind.
- You have already passed.
You are approaching from behind.
The extra space in front of a large truck is needed for:
-Other drivers when merging onto a freeway.
- The truck driver to stop the vehicle.
-Other drivers when they want to slow down.
Other drivers when they want to slow down.
If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:
- Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead
- Slow down because the lane ends ahead.
-Change lanes and maintain your current speed.
Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead
You consent to take a chemical test for the alcohol content of your blood, breath, or urine:
- Only if you have a collision.
- Only if you have been drinking alcohol.
- Whenever you drive in California.
Whenever you drive in California.
When passing another vehicle, it is safe to return to your lane if you:
-Have passed the other vehicle's front bumper.
- Cannot see the vehicle directly to your right.
- See the vehicle's headlights in your rear view mirror
See the vehicle's headlights in your rear view mirror
When you enter traffic from a stop (away from the curb), you:
- Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic.
-Should wait for the first two vehicles to pass, then drive into the lane.
-Should drive slower than other traffic for 200 feet.
Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic.
A white painted curb means:
- Loading zone for freight or passengers.
-Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
- Loading zone for freight only.
-Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street. :
- Your front wheels must be turned toward the street.
- Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
-One of your rear wheels must touch the curb.
Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should: -Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights
- Keep the instrument panel lights bright to be more visible to other drivers.
-Turn on your high beam headlights to better see the vehicles ahead of you
Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights
You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
- If the shoulder is wide enough to accommodate your vehicle
- If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.
- Under no circumstances
Under no circumstances
On a green arrow, you must:
- Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection.
-Yield to pedestrians only in the intersection.
-Wait four seconds before proceeding
Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection.
You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
-25 mph
- 20 mph
- 15 mph
15 mph
A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
-Slow to 25 MPH and pass cautiously.
-Stop, then proceed when you think all of the children have exited the bus.
-Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.
Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.
When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
- At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
- The posted speed limit for traffic on the freeway.
-5 to 10 MPH slower than the traffic on the freeway
At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
When driving in fog, you should use your:
-Fog lights only.
- Low beams.
- High beams.
Low beams.
When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be:
- Turned to the right (away from the street).
- Turned to the left (toward the street).
- Parallel with the pavement.
Turned to the right (away from the street).
Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?
- Blind spots can be checked by looking in your rear view mirrors.
- Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.
- They are eliminated if you have one outside mirror on each side of the vehicle
Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles
To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about :
-15 to 20 seconds
-5 to 10 seconds
-10 to 15 seconds
10 to 15 seconds
You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
- Leave a note on the vehicle.
- Report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.
- All of the above
All of the above
You may legally block an intersection:
-Under no circumstances.
- When you entered the intersection on the green light.
- During rush hour traffic.
Under no circumstances.
California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
- You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
- You should never drive faster than posted speed limits.
- The maximum speed limit in California is 70 mph on certain freeways.
You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within ___ days.
- 5
- 10
- 15
5
Unless otherwise posted the speed limit in a residential area is :
-20 mph
- 30 mph
- 25 mph
25 mph
You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
- 100
-50
- 75
100
You may not park your vehicle:
- Next to a red painted curb.
- On the side of the freeway in an emergency.
- Within 100 feet of an elementary school
Next to a red painted curb.
If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report (SR1) to the DMV:
-If there is property damage in excess of $750 or if there are any injuries.
- Only if you are at fault.
- Only if you or the other driver is injured
If there is property damage in excess of $750 or if there are any injuries.
To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should start your turn from:
-The lane in the center of the road.
-Any lane (as long as it is safe)
- The lane closest to the left curb
The lane closest to the left curb
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
- Between 65 mph and 70 mph.
- No faster than 65 mph.
-70 mph or faster to keep up with the speed of traffic.
No faster than 65 mph.
You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
- Sell or transfer your vehicle.
- Fail a smog test for your vehicle.
-Get a new prescription for lenses or contacts.
Sell or transfer your vehicle.
With a Class C drivers license a person may drive:
- A vehicle pulling two trailers.
-Any 3-axle vehicle regardless of the weight.
- A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds.
A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds.
Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart:
- Should be treated as a separate traffic lane.
- May not be crossed for any reason.
- May be crossed to enter or exit a private driveway
May not be crossed for any reason.
Roadways are the most slippery:
-The first rain after a dry spell.
-During a heavy downpour.
- After it has been raining for awhile.
-The first rain after a dry spell.
You want to pass a bicyclists riding on the right edge of your lane:
-You must honk before passing the bicyclist
-You must not squeeze past the bicyclist
-May not pass the bicyclist for any reason
You must not squeeze past the bicyclist
Which of these vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks?
-Sport utility vehicles carrying four or more people
-Tank truck with hazardous material placard
-Motor homes or pickup trucks towing a boat trailer
Tank truck with hazardous material placard
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