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Permit Test

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what should you do if approaching a steady amber or yellow signal?
stop before entering the intersection if possible
what is a good practice while driving?
keep ftom looking at any one thing for more than a few seconds
what is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn
the lane nearestthe center in the direction you are heading
when driving at night you should be able to stop how?
within the distance you can see ahead
where should you position the car to make a left turn from a two way street
the lane nearest the center of the road
what is a good practice when nearing an intersection
slow down and be prepared to stop
what is the purpose of traffic laws
to protect you and other drivers
if there is no "no turn on red" sigh, when can you make a turn on red?
after making a full stop and yielding to traffic
if you feel or hear an unusual thumping noise when driving what might it be?
the tirea
what is the best advice if your car is stranded in a heavy snow sotrm
stay with your car
what is good practice when driving in the city
check intersection ahead for signals
what must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light
yield to the oncoming traffic
if the front of your car vibrates, the problem might be your:
steering
what do 2 parallel white lined across the road mean
pedestrien crossing
which lights shoulf you use when driving in fog
low beams
what papers must you have when operating a motor vehicle
license, registration and insurance card
when should you use your horn
if you are driving out of an ally
what should be done if two cars enter an uncontrolled intersection simultaneously
the driver on the left must yield to the driver on the right
why should you use seat and shoulder belts
they increade your chance of surviving an accident
when may you pass on the right
if the car in front is turning left and there is a lane for driving on the right
what does a flashing red light mean
stop, proceed with caution
what does a green light mean
proceed when safe
what does a single solid white line across an intersection mean
you should stop behind the linefor a traffic sign or signal
what does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean
warning or caution
when should you use your parkinf lights
when parking only
which way do you turn if you go into a skid
in the direction the back of the car is skidding
how far should you stay behind the car you are following
at least two seconds
what direction should you check first when approaching an intersection
left
if two cars reach a four way stop at the same time what is the proper procedure
the person on the left yields to the person on the right
what should you do if you go into a skid
take your foot off the gas pedal
what is the most common mistake a new driver makes with the brake
pushing too hard
what is the best way to talk to other deivers
through the use of your horn or lights
what does a red eight sided sign mean
stop
what does a red and white triangular sign mean
yield
if you drive through a deep puddle, what should you do
test your braked
when is the road surface most slippery
the first few minuted of rain
when should you use your high beam lights
open country driving situation
a drivers left hand extended upward means what
he is making a right turn
a drivers left hand extended straight out means what
he is making a left turn
a drivers left hand extended downward meand what
he is making a stop or slowing down
the safest way to exit an expressway is to...
slow your car to the posted exit speed
what should you do if your breaks fail
shift to a lower gear and pump your brakes
what should you do if your electric signals fail to operate
use hand signals
what should you do if you have a blowout
slow the vehicle gradually
what shoulf you do if you are angry or upset
cool off before attemting to drive
what should you do if you miss an exit on an expressway
go on to the next exit. fo not reverse or back up
when you are driving on a curve, your vehicle tends to go in what direction
straighr
what is a good practice at intersections what have no signs or signals
be ready to stop if necessary
it is a good practice to keep a space cushion to:
give time to react
one of the best defenses against drunk drivers is
proper wearing a safety belt
when a school bus has stopped at a school to pick up or let off children, you may pass from either direction at a speed of no more than...
ten miled per houe
what must you do if a school bus is stopped and its red lights are flashing
stop
how should you turn your wheels when parking downhill next to a curb
to the right toward the curb
special permits may be used at age 16 when
enrolled in a behind the wheel driver ed course or enrolled in a commercial driving ed course and purchased by an approved driving instructor
how far ahead should you look
twelve seconds ahead
you are required by NJ laws to keep right except
when on a one way street, when passing, or is impractical to travel on that side of the roadway
studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drunk driving had been drinking what kind of alcoholic beverage?
beer
the speed limit in a school zone
25
the speed limit in a business area
25
speed limit on a highway
50
you should always yield to
other vehicled in the intersection, pedestriand and emergency vehicles
if you want to return to the road from a dirt shoulder...
slow doen then turn yout wheels to climb the pavement edge
a telve ounce can of beer has just as much alcohol in it as
a 1.5 ounfe of 86 proof whisky or one 5 ounce glass of wine
whether your blood alcohol content raises aove the legal limits depends on
how fast you drink, your weight and amount you drink
the best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident is to
dont drive after drinking
what is a habitual offender
any person whose license has been suspended three times within three years
how often do nj drivers have to re take an eye test
every ten years
what is the rule for following distance on dry roads
one car length back for each 10mph speed or 2 to 3 seconds between cars
what does tailgating mean
driving too close to the vehicle in front, it does not allow a lot of time to react
what does hydroplaning mean
losing the tire grip on wet roads and riding on a film of water
what is an uncontrolled intersection
one where there are no raffic signs or signals
when must you signal for turning
at least 100 feet
how close may you park to a stop sign
50 feet
how close can you park to a corner
25 feet
how close can you park from a fire hydrant
10 feet
what is the stopping distance on a dry road at 50 mph
243 feet
how far can you park from a curb
6 inches
GDL
graduated driver license program
why do we have the gdl
to reduce the number of driving fatalitied among teen and first time drivers and their passengers by having more experience
three step route
1. special learners permit (student permit)
2. provisional license
3. basic lisence
two step route
1. examination permit
2. basic license
special learners permit (student permit)
16. fee: $10. must pass vision and written test. complete behing the wheel training through an approved program to recieve a valid permit for a minumum of six months of supervised driving. obtain parent signiture, pass road test.
provisional license
17. complete student permit requirements. complete a minumum of one year unsupervised driving
basic license
18. complete provisional or examination permit requirements
examination permit
17. fee: $10. pass vision and written test to recieve a valid permit for supervised and unsupervised driving.
driving supervised: under 21: 6 month minumum. over 21: 3 month minumum.
driving unsupervised: under 21: 6 month minumum
21 and over: 9 month minimum.
obtain a parent signiture if under 18. pass road test
how long do you have to report a change in adress
within one week after moving
change of name
within two weks
a motorist with an out of state license who moves to nj
must apply for a nj license within 60 days
a motorist with a foreign license who moves to nj
if is able to get the nj license, doesnt have to give up the license of the other country.