50 terms

California DMV Driver's Permit Test

What you would expect to see on the California Class C Driver Written test.

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You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle
Under no circumstances
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
15 mph
When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street
Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb
When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving
At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway
When driving in fog, you should use your
Low beams
A white painted curb means
Loading zone for passengers or mail only
A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should
Stop as long as the red lights are flashing
California's "Basic Speed Law" says
You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions
You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within ___ days.
To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about ______________.
10 to 15 seconds
You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
True or False: Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles?
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 and report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.
Unless otherwise posted the speed limit in a residential area is ____.
25 mph
You may legally block an intersection
Under no circumstances
When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be
Turned to the right (away from the street)
With a Class C drivers license a person may drive
A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds
To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should start your turn from
The lane closest to the left 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
Roadways are the most slippery
The first rain after a dry spell
You may not park your vehicle
Next to a red painted curb
You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you
Sell or transfer your vehicle
Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart
May not be crossed for any reason
You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should slow down and
Signal for 100 feet before turning
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive
No faster than 65 mph
It is illegal to park your vehicle
In an unmarked crosswalk
The safest precaution that you can take regarding the use of cellular phones and driving is
Use hands-free devices so you can keep both hands on the steering wheel
If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection, you should
Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should
Stop first and then proceed when it is safe
You must obey instructions from school crossing guards
At all times
It is a very windy day. You are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway reducing your visibility. You should drive slower and turn on your
If you plan to pass another vehicle, you should
Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 mph. Most of the other vehicles are driving 70 mph or faster. You may legally drive
No faster than 65 mph
If you drive faster than other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction and continually pass the other cars, you will
Increase your chances of an accident
Which of these vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks
Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards
You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street only if
Traffic on the street moves to the left
A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck
May have to swing wide to complete the right turn
You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to
Your side of the road is a broken line
At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always
Look to the sides of your vehicle to see what is coming
You drive defensively when you
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards
You are driving on the freeway. The vehicle in front of you is a large truck. You should drive
Farther behind the truck than you would for a passenger vehicle
Listening to music through headphones that cover both ears while driving is illegal. True or false?
Always stop before you cross railroad tracks when
You don't have room on the other side to completely cross the tracks
When you tailgate other drivers (drive close to their rear bumper)
You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry
Should you always drive slower than other traffic?
No, you can block traffic when you drive too slowly
You see a signal person at a road construction site ahead. You should obey his or her instructions
At all times
When can you drive in a bike lane?
When you are within 200 feet of a cross street where you plan to turn right
You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. The flashing yellow light means
Slow down and cross the intersection carefully
There is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane ahead. You should
Stop and let him/her finish crossing the street
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles
Next to the broken line may pass