California Driving Rules
This is a complete set of questions to help you practice up for the California Driving Test
Terms in this set (53)
If you drive without a valid Driver's License in California, then what is it called?
If you are caught driving without a valid DL, then it is likely that your vehicle will be what?
Must members of the armed forces have a CA DL when driving Govt. Vehicles on public highways?
Must Calif. residents who drive on public highways have a CA DL?
Must persons driving farming equipment (not normally used on public highways) have a CA DL?
Must persons driving Motorcycles have a CA DL?
Must persons driving registered off-road vehicles OR snow-mobiles have a CA DL?
A "minor" is a person under what age?
What "class" are normal CA driver's Licenses?
If you have an out-of-state or out-of-the -country driver's license from elsewhere, will you be allowed to simply use that non-CALIF. license?
Class C licensees may not tow more than how many vehicles?
Do you need proof of Auto Insurance at any DMV Exam?
How many license plates are required for any car that is safe to drive in CA?
What age do you have to be in order to get a "Minor's Driving Permit"
If your parents are divorced and BOTH have custody, then how many parents must sign your driving application?
If you are driving with your Minor's Driving Permit, then how old must the person driving with you be?
25 or older
If you are driving with your Minor's Driving Permit, then where must the adult driving with you sit?
in the passenger front seat next to you!!
Your Minor's Permit is NOT valid until what happens?
You begin Driver's Training classes
Does a Minor's Driving Permit allow you to ever drive alone?
There is ONLY one type of "minor" that is exempt from the normal DMV rules about Minors driving ... what is this?
What is the leading cause of death for teenagers in the US?
What is the most common Traffic Violation?
If you are a Minor and have ONE at-fault collision or conviction within the first 12 months, what will the DMV do?
Send you a warning letter
If you are a Minor and have a SECOND "at-fault" collision or conviction within 12 months, what will the DMV do?
Place a restriction on you that you cannot drive for 30 days.
If you are a Minot and have a THIRD "at-fault" collision or conviction within 12 months, what will the DMV do?
You will be suspended for 6 months and placed on probation for 1 year.
If you are convicted of using alcohol or any other controlled substance and you are between the ages of 13 and 21 years of age, the DMV does what?
Suspends your DL for 1 year
Can a minor use a Cell Phone while driving?
If you are newly married, then where must you go first with your name change BEFORE notifying the DMV?
Social Security Administration (SSA)
What 3 things will you need to do for any updated CA DL?
(1) Take a new picture ... (2) Give your fingerprint ... (3) Give your signature
CA Drivers Licenses are good for what period of time?
CA DL's Expire on what date?
On your Birthday
When you are in any collision, what must you show to the other driver?
Your Driver's License AND your Proof of Insurance
Whenever you move, you must give the DMV your new address within how many days?
What types of vehicles are virtually SILENT when operating and therefore are an increased danger to pedestrians?
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Who has the right of way in California: pedestrians or vehicles?
Who has the right of way in New York: pedestrians or vehicles?
What is the age set for children who NEED to have a Child Safety Seat in the car?
Younger than 8
What is the height set for children who NEED to also be sitting in a Child Safety Seat in the car?
Under 4 feet 9 inches tall
If seat belts are NOT being worn in your car while driving, who can the police site for the ticket?
You AND your passengers!!
More than half of all traffic deaths happen within a radius or how many miles from ones home?
It is illegal to leave a child of what age or younger ALONE in a car?
You may only leave a child of age 6 or under in the car if there is a person supervising him or her who is of what age or older?
What do the 3 sided Red signs usually say on them for traffic?
What does the yellow sign with a Big X on it mean? (It also has two Black "R"s on either side)
Is a pedestrian one who is using a skateboard or roller skates?
IS a pedestrian one who is riding their bicycle?
Is a pedestrian one who is using a wheelchair or tricycle?
Should you pass a vehicle that has stopped at a Crosswalk?
At a STOP sign, you need to yield first to the vehicle on which side of you?
On your right
When 2 vehicles meet each other on a Steep, mountain road, which vehicle YIELDS to the other?
The vehicle going Downhill YIELDS to the vehicle coming uphill
Which car will have more control for backing up in the mountains when 2 cars meet: The car going downhill? or the car going uphill?
The car going downhill
The Maximum speed limit on most CALIF highways is now what?
The Speed Limit around schools is almost always set at what?