CA DMV Written Test (2013)
You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:
Sell or transfer your vehicle
It is illegal for a person 21 years or age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration that is _____ or higher.
A large truck if driving in the middle of three lanes. You want to pass the large truck. It is best to pass:
Quickly on the left and move ahead of it
Do not cross double solid yellow lines in the center of the roadway to:
Pass other vehicles
You are driving on a divided street with multiple lanes in your direction. If you need to make a U-turn, where should you start?
In the left lane
You should usually drive your vehicle more carefully when you:
Are near schools, playgrounds and in residential areas
When is it legal to use a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving?
When making a call for emergency assistance
Which of these is true about other drivers?
Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way
If an oncoming vehicle has started to turn left in front of you:
Slow or stop to prevent a collision
You are driving on a five lane freeway in the lane closest to the center divider. To exit the freeway on the right you should:
Change lanes one at a time until you are in the proper lane
You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle by:
Driving as near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping
Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is present is:
Illegal at all times
Turn your front wheels toward the curb when you park:
This blue sign means parking is allowed:
Only for disabled persons with a special placard or plate
Always look for motorcycles before you make a turn because:
Their smaller size makes them harder to see
There is one lane in your direction and the vehicle ahead of you often slows down for no apparent reason. In this situation you should:
Increase the following distance between you and the other vehicle
You want to back out of a parking space. You should always back slowly and look:
Over your right and left shoulders as you back up
On a sharp curve, you should use your brakes to slow your vehicle:
Before you enter the curve
When stopped at railroad tracks with multiple tracks, cross:
Only when you see clearly in both directions
If you are involved in a collision, you must exchange with the other persons involved, your driver license information:
Proof of insurance, vehicle registration and current address
If you are detained or arrested for driving with a blood alcohol concentration at or above the legal limit:
DMV can take an administrative action against your driving privilege
This yellow sign means:
Divided highway ahead
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a residential area or business district is:
Where should you stop your vehicle if there is no crosswalk or limit line?
At the corner
When you are in a dedicated turn lane controlled by a green arrow, which of the following is true?
All oncoming vehicles and pedestrians are stopped by red lights
A school bus has stopped ahead on your side of the road and is flashing its red lights. What should you do?
Stop as long as the red lights flash
You see a pedestrian with a white cane on your side of the road ready to cross the street. The person takes a step back and pulls in their cane. You should:
Proceed across the street because the person is not ready to cross
When you change lanes or merge with another lane, you:
Need at least a four second gap in traffic
Driving slower than the traffic flow tends to:
Make a collision more likely to happen
It is legal to leave a child six years of age or younger unattended in a motor vehicle:
If the child is supervised by a person 12 years or older
Which statement is true about motorcyclists and motorists?
Motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilites as other motorists
You are approaching an intersection. The traffic signal is flashing red. What should you do?
Stop before entering, then proceed when safe
Use your high beam headlights at night:
Whenever it is legal and safe
What is the best advice for driving when heavy fog or dust occurs?
Try not to drive until conditions improve
You can be fined up to $1000 and jailed for six months if you are cited for:
Dumping or abandoning an animal on a highway
When looking ahead of your vehicle while driving, you should:
Scan your surroundings