Terms in this set (155)
a person who drives or has physical control of a vehicle
a & b
owner is a person who:
a. has property interest in a vehicle
b. has title to a vehicle
c. is the lien holder on a vehicle until the vehicle is paid off
d. a & b
school crossing guard must be a responsible person who is at least age ________ and designated by local authority to direct traffic in a school zone
________ is an officer authorized to direct traffic or arrest persons who violate traffic regulation
the territory adjacent to and including a highway if buildings used for business are located within 600 ft of the highway and it occupies at least 300 ft of frontage on the highway is:
the territory adjacent to and including a highway, not in a municipality and is improved with structures for business, industry or dwellings, located at intervals of less than 100 ft. for a distance of at least 1/4 mile on either side of the highway is:
a motor vehicle designed and used to draw another vehicle but not constructed to carry a load independently or a part of the weight of the other vehicle or its load:
a device that can be used to transport or draw persons or property on a highway, but not operated or used exclusively on stationary rails or tracks:
intersections with sidewalks on either side
an "un-marked crosswalk" only exists at:
what has 2 wheels with 1 wheel more than 14" in diameter?
a motor vehicle used primarily as a farm implement
implement of husbandry
other than a car/truck used as a farm implement
designed to be used for dwelling purposes;
a divided, controlled access highway for through traffic is called:
a strip of land next to the highway that is improved and used primarily for residences
this means pedestrians, herded or ridden animals, or vehicles
the portion of the highway that is designed for parking, is called:
that portion of the highway, other than the berm or shoulder, that is improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel:
this type of highway has preferential right of way in an intersection
which of the below is not considered an intersection where it meets a highway?
right of way
the right of one vehicle/pedestrian to proceed lawfully in preference to another
improved shoulder is a shoulder that is:
that portion of the street that is between the lateral line of the roadway or curb and the adjacent property line and is intended for pedestrian use:
all of the above
official traffic control devices are used to _________ traffic.
d. all of the above
a person on foot is:
the common area at the junction of two highways, defines:
from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset defines:
to completely cease movement or halt a vehicle
illegal dumping is to litter within ______ feet of a highway
litter is not:
a. decayable waste
b. non-decayable waste
d. old motor vehicle parts
any of the above
a person required to have a driver's license shall have it in their possession while driving and display it upon demand of:
a. peace officer
c. court officer
d. any of the above
b & c only
which of the below is exempt from having a Texas D.L. to operate a vehicle in Texas?
a. peace officer
b. a person in the service of the Texas militia in an official vehicle
c. a U.S. postal employee in a U.S. postal truck
d. all of the above
e. b & c only
a new resident in Texas has ______ days to obtain a new Texas D.L.
a person has ____ days to report a change of address or name to DPS for the D.L.
either a or b
what class D.L. is required to operate a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 lbs or more?
a. Class A
b. Class B
c. Class C
d. either A or B
gross vehicle weight
weight of a vehicle and its load
to stand (halt)
in the transportation code, penalties that are between $1 - $200 are called?
15 years old
what is the minimum age to apply for a hardship license?
the minimum class D.L. to tow a vehicle that exceeds 10,000 lbs is Class:
this type of motor vehicle must be 50 cc's or less; can't contain a speed over 30 mph in 1 mile; automatic transmission only; and the engine cannot produce more than 2 brake horsepower
this is a motor vehicle with no more than 3 wheels and with a rider's saddle
moped or motor driven cycle
a person with a restricted class M drivers license can only operate which of the following on the highway?
part of its weight and load rests on another vehicle
no part of its weight or load rests on another vehicle
not used to carry a load; a motor vehicle used to draw another vehicle
no one under age _______ can be licensed
18 without driver's education
DPS cannot issue a Class A or B D.L. to anyone under age _____.
15 years old
the youngest a person can attain an instruction permit is age ______
the youngest a person can attain a restricted Class M is age ____
a restricted Class M d.l. is for a motorcycle that does not exceed _____ engine size.
All the above
Which of the following situations allows an operator to drive "left of center of roadway?"
A. Passing another vehicle proceeding in opposite direction
B. When there is an obstruction in his lane
C. Upon a 3 lane roadway for two-way traffic
D. All the above
which of these is not a class of driver's license?
a. Class A
b. Class B
c. Class C
d. Commercial D.L
e. Class M
An operator of a vehicle passing another vehicle shall return to an authorized land before coming within _______ feet of the approaching vehicle (on a two-way roadway)
No vehicle shall be driven left of center of roadway, when approaching within _____ feet of a bridge, viaduct or tunnel
B and C
An operator may pass another vehicle to the right (proceeding in same direction) only with safety and only if the vehicle being passed is:
A. Making or about to make a right turn
B. Making or about to make a left turn
C. There is an improved shoulder to pass on
D. B & C
An assured clear distance
To avoid the charge of "following too closely," the operator of a vehicle shall maintain __________ between the two vehicles so he can stop without colliding with the preceding vehicle
Stop or yield sign
Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by:
15 ft to 50 ft
An operator approaching a railroad crossing when required to stop, shall stop:
8, 4 ft 9 inches
An operator of a passenger vehicle, transporting a child under age ____ & _________ tall or less shall secure the child in a safety seat
Safety belt, anywhere in the vehicle
An operator of a passenger vehicle transporting a child age 8 but younger than 17 must secure the child by:
A passenger commits a seat belt violation if they are at least ______ riding __________ in a passenger vehicle, equipped with seat belts and is not secured by a seat belt
It's unlawful to operate an open bed truck with a child under age ______ in the open bed, on the highway
May do all of the above
An operator of an AEV may do all of the following except:
A. Park or stand where prohibited
B. Proceed past a red or stop signal for safe operation
C. Exceed maximum speed limit without endangering life or property
D. Disregard restrictions on traffic direction or turning movements
E. May do all of the above
Audible or visual signal authorized by law
Operator of an AEV responding to an emergency situation shall use:
Which of the below AEVs is NOT required to be equipped with or display a red light to the front, to run emergency traffic
Volunteer firefighter in his personal vehicle
Which emergency vehicle is not required to be equipped with a siren when responding to an alarm?
A and B or C
Operator of a vehicle shall yield right of way to pedestrians in a crosswalk, if:
A. No traffic control signal is in place or in operation
B. Pedestrian is on the same half of roadway as the vehicle is traveling
C. Pedestrian is approaching the vehicles half of roadway in hazardous proximity
D. A and B or C
Authorized emergency vehicle (AEV)
Public or private ambulance, police cars, private vehicle of a firefighter responding to an emergency or a blood/tissue bank vehicles making a emergency delivery are all examples of?
What carries more than 10 people and is used to transport people for hire called?
A self propelled vehicle is called?
Carries 10 people or less
Not used to carry a load, a motor vehicle used to draw another vehicle
Not just a human but can also be a company, firm, or corporation
Area for pedestrian use
Stay to the _____ when driving around a rotary traffic island
One way and two way
What are the 2 ways to make a left turn?
When making a u-turn you have to be seen at least _____ feet
When turning, you must use your signal at least ____ feet before you turn
General penalty for a traffic offense, for which another penalty is not provided, has a minimum fine of:
Do not turn, wait for green light
X stopped at a red light on a one-way street at the intersection of a two-way street wants to turn left on red. X should?
Which of these signals does not require a driver to yield?
An operator being passed by another vehicle, shall upon ______ signal, move to the right in favor of the passing vehicle.
An operator may NOT pass a vehicle to the right if he leaves the:
All the above
An operator may drive on the improved shoulder to the right of roadway only to:
A. Stop stand or park
B. Accelerate to enter main lanes on the highway
C. Decelerate to turn right
D. All the above
To avoid a collision
An operator may drive upon the improved shoulder to the left of the roadway, only to:
B and C
Limitations on driving on improved shoulders do not apply to:
B. police patrols
D. B and C
this type of d.l. can operate a vehicle of 26,000 lbs or more; cannot tow more than 10,000 lbs; can operate a bus that seats 24 including the driver
commercial motor vehicle
has a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 lbs or more and used to haul people or property
obeying traffic control device
this cannot be enforced if the traffic control device is NOT in proper position and not able to be seen
State highway commission
what agency approves all signs placed along the highway?
steady yellow light
what type of light means to slow down and prepare to stop?
approaching or entering intersection
streets that dead end yield ROW to thru streets
yield ROW; pull over to the right; and stop and remain there until passed
vehicles approached by AEVs shall?
vacate the lane next to the emergency vehicle or; slow down to 20 mph less than posted speed limit
passing an AEV there are 2 options motor vehicle can do
you can't stop/stand/park within _____ ft of a fire hydrant
you can't stop/stand/park within _____ ft of a crosswalk
you can't stop/stand/park within _____ ft of a traffic control device that's on side of road
when parking on a 2-way road, your right hand wheels must be parallel to and w/in ____ inches of the right hand curb
what is the speed limit in an urban district, unless otherwise posted?
what is the speed limit in alleys, beaches?
what is the speed limit for school buses that have passed inspection?
Texas transportation commission (TTC)
what commission is responsible for setting speed limits?
when someone drives in a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of person or property they can be charged with what?
$200; county jail or both
what is the punishment for reckless driving?
stop the engine>lock the ignition >remove your keys >and set the parking brake
what are the steps for leaving a vehicle unattended?
you can't follow a fire truck or ambulance no closer than ______ ft?
only the ____ can give permission to drive over an unprotected fire hose
the use of one/more vehicles to out gain or outdistance another vehicle
the use of 2 or more vehicles to out gain or outdistance another vehicle
driver's who obtain their d.l. under 18 years old have certain restrictions for ______ months such as; no cell phone useage; no driving between 12 am - 5 am; cannot have more than 1 person in the car under 21 and not a family member
duty to display lights
at night; if you cant be seen from 1000 ft away;
no more than ______ lights can be illuminated on the front of a vehicle
all lights on the rear of a vehicle must display what color unless otherwise?
red, white or blue
unless allowed by law, you cannot have what color flashing lights on a motor vehicle?
24 - 54 inches
headlamps shall be mounted from?
vehicle manufactured before the year _____ only have to have 1 tail lamp
15 - 72 inches
tail lamps shall be mounted how many inches; can be red in color only; and must be seen at least 1000 ft away?
amber to red
vehicle manufactured before 1960 have to be mounted on the rear and display what color; must be seen 300 ft away?
True or false: vehicles made before 1960 do NOT have to have turn signal lamps?
white to amber
turn signal lamps must be on the front and include what color?
300 ft away
turn signal lamps must be seen ______ ft away
2 red reflectors; 100 - 600 ft
when a motor vehicle is towed it must have ______ red reflectors that are visible from _____ to ____ ft when low beam headlights illuminate them at night
hazard lamps have to be visible _____ ft away
when approaching an oncoming vehicle, you have to switch to your low beams at least ______ ft of that vehicle
if coming up behind another vehicle, you can't switch to high beams w/in _____ ft of the rear of the vehicle
vehicles manufactured in ______ or newer must have high beam indicators on dash
4 ft; red lights
if you're transporting a load that goes more than _____ ft past the rear of the vehicle, ________ lights must be placed on the extremities at night
if you're transporting a load in the day, there must be ____ inch square red flags marking the extremities of the load
true or false: trailers and semi-trailers are not required to have brakes or be inspected if their gross weight is 4500 lbs or less
your horn/audible warning device has to be heard at least ______ ft away
this type of device reduces noise using a series of chambers
restrictions on windows (tint): a sunscreen device must comply with the ____ % luminous reflectance/light transmission rule
how many flashing red lights must a school bus have?
if a pedestrian is facing a yellow/red light, what must they do?
True or false: pedestrians can enter the road when "wait" or "don't walk" signal is on
crossing at point other than crosswalk
what is the "jaywalking" offense called?
use of sidewalk
pedestrians have to walk facing traffic if possible if there's no sidewalk
FSGI accident/damage to property; demand to see the judge;refuse to sign the citation
there are 3 occasions when a person must be taken directly to a magistrate
speeding; violation of the open container law
there are only 2 offenses which must be enforced by citation ONLY
what is needed on the citation which state's the violator's promise to appear?
the violator can be given ____ days to prepare to appear before the court
posted speed limit; the speed of the violator
when issuing a ticket for speeding, 2 items must be included; defensive driving is not an option if the violator drove 25 mph over the limit
anyone under _____ years old must wear a helmet while on a motorcycle
U.S. Forest Service spark arrester
what is required equipment on a ATV?
can only drive ATVs _______ public highways/strees, not down them
abandoned motor vehicle
what type of vehicle is: inoperable, more than 5 years old, on public property for more than 48 hours called?
5 working days
what is the grace period for expired license plates/vehicle registration?
how many days is the buyer's temporary tag good for after the date of purchase?
a type of truck with a capacity of 2,000 lbs or less
a vehicle designed to be pulled by another vehicle
area between the boundary lines/right of way lines
stop lamps have to be seen at least ____ ft
True or false: trailers and semi-trailers are not required to have brakes or be inspected if their gross vehicle weight is 4500 lbs or less
crossing at point other than crosswalk
pedestrians shall yield ROW to vehicles if they are _______ ____________; this violation is not called 'jaywalking'