NJ Driver's Permit Test
nj drivers test questions
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A twelve-ounce can of beer has as much alcohol in it as:
-A 5 ounce glass of wine
-A 1/2 ounce of 80 proof whiskey
Whether your blood alcohol concentration rises above legal limits depends on
-How much you drink
-How fast you drank it
The best way to reduce your chances of having alcohol related accident is to:
Don't drink and drive
If you are arrested for drunk driving in NJ, your chances of being convicted are:
Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are:
Driving while under the influence of intoxicating beverages means:
Driver's senses and judgment are impaired by alcohol
When blood alcohol content reaches 0.15%, your chances of getting into a serious of fatal accident will increase:
25 times greater
What is "Habitual Offender?"
Someone who has 3 suspensions within three years
The first conviction penalty for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is:
-loss of license for 6 months to a year
With a blood alcohol concentration of 0 to 0.05%
Not under the influence
With a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05% to 0.10%
May or may not be under the influence
With a alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more:
Under the influence
NJ licensed drivers must take an eyesight recheck:
Every 10 years
What is a good "rule of thumb" in adjusting your speed to traffic?
Adjust to flow of traffic
What is the "rule of thumb" for following distances on dry roads?
One car length for every 10 mph
What does the word "tailgating" mean?
Driving too close to the vehicle in front of you
What does hydroplaning mean?
Loosing grip on wet roads and riding on a film of water
What is an uncontrolled intersection?
No traffic signs or signals
When should you dim your headlights?
City driving or when another vehicle is within 500 feet
What is acceleration lane?
Entering the highway
What should you do if you have a blowout?
Grip the wheel tightly and slow the vehicle down
What should you do if you are angry or upset?
Pull over and cool off before driving again
What should you do if you miss an exit on an expressway?
Get off at the next exit
When you are driving on a curve, your vehicle will tend to turn in what direction?
What is a good practice at intersections that have no signs or signals?
Be ready to stop if necessary
It is good practice to keep a space cushion to?
Have room to stop
One of the best defenses against drunk drivers:
Slow down and use your safety belt
When a school bus has stopped at a school to pick up or left off children, you ma pass from either side at a speed of no more than:
What must you do if a school bus is stopped and its red lights are flashing?
How should you turn your wheels when parking downhill?
Towards the curb
Special permits may be issued at age 16 when:
enrolled in behind the wheel driving and commercial driving courses
In city driving, a good habit is to:
look 12 seconds ahead
When approaching a railroad crossing with flashing lights:
Stop within 50 feet of nearest rail
You are required by NJ laws to keep right except:
One way streets when passing or impossibly to travel
Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drunk driving had been drinking what kind of alcoholic beverage?
The speed limit in a school zone is 25 mph.
The speed limit in a business area is 25 mph.
The speed limit on a highway is 50 mph.
You should always yield to:
-Other cars in an intersection
If you want to return to the road from a dirt shoulder:
Slow down and turn your wheels to the edge
An agricultural license allows the operation of a farm registered vehicle:
Only on farms
To make a right turn, you should:
Get in the right lane
When should you use your parking lights?
When parking only
Which way do you turn if you go into a skid?
Into the skid
How far should you stay behind the car you are following?
What direction should you check first when approaching an intersection?
If two cars reach a four-way stop at the same time, what is the proper procedure?
The car on the left yields to the car on the right.
What should you do if you go into a skid?
Take your foot off the brake
What is the most common mistake a new driver makes with the brake?
Holding it down too long.
What is the best way to talk to other drivers?
-Using the horn
What does a red eight-sided sign mean?
What does a red and white triangular sign mean?
When is the road surface most slippery?
Right after the beginning of rain fall or snow
When should you use your high beam lights?
Open road country driving
What is the stopping distance on dry roads at 50 mph?
243 feet on dry roads
If the lights of oncoming cars are in your eyes, what should you do?
Look to the lower right side of traffic.
A driver's left hand extended upwards means?
Right turn (remember right angle)
A drivers left hand extended downward means?
A drivers left hand extended straight out means?
The safest way to exit an expressway is to?
Decrease speed to posted exit speed
What should you do if your brakes fail?
Switch to lower gear and pump your breaks
What should you do if your electric signals fail to operate?
Use hand signals
What is 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" sign, when can you make a turn on red?
If you make a full stop and yeild to traffic/pedestrians
If you feel or hear an unusual thumping noise while driving, it may be?
What is the best advice if your car is stranded in a heavy snow storm?
Stay in your car
What is a good practice when driving in the city?
Check intersections and look ahead.
What must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light?
Yield to oncoming traffic
If the front of your car vibrates, the problem may be with your...?
What do two parallel white lines across the road means?
Which lights should you use when driving in fog?
What papers must you have when operating a motor vehicle?
When should you use your horn?
-Driving out of an alley way
What should be done if two cars enter an uncontrolled intersection simultaneously?
Car on the left should yield to the car on the right
Double solid center lines would usually be found where?
Winding two way roads
Why should you use seat and shoulder belts?
To increase your chance of surviving an accident
When you may pass on the right?
If the car in front is turning left and theres room for driving on the right
What does a flashing red light mean?
Stop and proceed with caution
What does a green light mean?
What does a single solid white line across an intersection mean?
Stop behind the line for traffic signs or signals
What does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean?
When must you signal before making a turn?
100 feet ahead
How close may you park to a stop sign?
50 feet away
How close may you park to a corner?
25 feet away
What is the stopping distance on dry roads at 50 mph?
243 on a dry road
What is the proper distance you make park to the curb?
6 inches away
How close may you park to the fire hydrant?
10 feet back
What are the penalties for driving without insurance?
-Suspension of license and registration
Serious accidents causing death, injury, or 200$ damage must be reported in 5 days to...?
Points are issued for?
When will you be given a proposed License Suspension Notice?
When you get 12 points.
What is the penalty for driving with a suspended license?
-6 months suspension
What is the penalty for not telling the truth when applying for a license?
-6 months of jail time
Up to 3 points may be subtracted from your record if you receive no moving violation for how long?
What is the penalty for refusing to take a breath test?
Loss of driving for 7 months to 1 year
and $1000 surcharge for three years
Who is responsible if a student commits a traffic offense?
Both the student and the instructor
What should you do if approaching a steady yello or amber signal?
Slow down or stop before entering an intersection if possible
What is good practice while driving?
Keep your eyes moving and don't look at anything for more than a few seconds
What is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn?
One nearest the center where you are headed
When driving at night you should be able to stop how?
By looking ahead
Where should you position the car to make a left turn for a a two-way street?
Lane nearest the center.