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Traffic Law test #6

Traffic Law quiz I,II,II,IV
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*A person who drives or has physical control of a vehicle
Operator
Owner is a person who
a.Has property interest in a vehicle
b.Has a title to a vehicle
Both 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
18
____is an officer authorized to direct traffic or arrest persons who violate traffic regulation.
Police Officer
The territory adjacent to & including a highway if buildings used for business are located within 600 feet of the highway and it occupies at least 300 feet of frontage on the highway is
Business district
The territory adjacent to & including a highway, not in a municipality and is improved with structures for business, industry or dwellings, located at intervals of less than 100 feet for distance of at least 1/4 mile on either side of the highway is
Urban district
Which of these is not an authorized emergency vehicle
Private vehicle of a volunteer firefighter
Bicycle has two-tandem wheels, at least one of which____ in diameter
14 inches
A motor vehicle used to transport persons & designed to accommodate more than 10 passengers including the operator
Bus
A moped is a motor driven cycle that
Cannot exceed 30 mph in one mile
Cannot produce more than 2 brake horsepower
Has an engine of 50 cc or less
All of the above
A motorcycle with an engine of 250 cc or less is called a
Motor driven cycle
A self propelled vehicle or a vehicle propelled by electric power from overhead trolley wires
Motor vehicle
A motor vehicle other than a tractor that is equipped with a saddle for the rider & designed to have when propelled not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground
Motor cycle
A vehicle desgined to be drawn by a motor vehicle, to transport persons or property, constructed so that no part of the vehicle's weight, & load rests on the motor vehicle
Trailer
A vehicle designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle, to transport persons or property, constructed so that part of the vehicle's weight & load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle
Semi Trailer
A vehicle designed to be drawn by another vehicle and secured to the other security devide & ordinarily used to transport long or irregularly shaped loads capable of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting conncections
Pole trailer
A motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, used to transport persons & designed to accommodate 10 or fewer passeners, including the operator
Passenger car
A motor vehicle designed to primarily transport property
Truck
A motor vehicle designed & used primarily to draw another vehicle but not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the other vehicle & its load
Truck tractor
A motor vehicle designed & 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
Road tractor
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
Vehicle
An "un-marked crosswalk" only esixts at
Intersections with sidewalks on either side
A divided, controlled access highway for through traffic is called
Freeway
Entire width between the boundary lines of a publicly maintained way, any part of which is open to the public for vehicluar travel
B.Street
C.highway
Both B. & C.
The portion of the highway that is designed for parking is called
Shoulder
That portion of the highway, other than the beam or shoulder, that is improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehiclular travel
Roadway
Which of the below is not considered an intersection where it meets a highway
Alley
Official traffic control devices are used to___ traffic
A. Regulate
B. Warn
C. Guide
D. ALL OF THE ABOVE
That portion of the street that is between the latel line of the roadway or curb and the adjacent property line and is intended for pedestrian use
Sidewalk
Improved shoulder is a shoulder that is
Paved
*A manual, electric or mechanical device that alternately directs traffic to stop & go is a
Traffic control signal
Injury to any part of the human body, that requires treatment, defines
Personal injury
The common area at the junction of two highways, defines
Intersection
From 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise defines
Nighttime
From 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset defines
Daytime
*To halt a vehicle, other than temporaily while receiving or discharging passengers, defines:
Stand
To completely cease movement or halt a vehicle
Stop
The right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian within hazardous proximity defines
Right of way
To stand an occupied or unoccupied vehicle, other than temporarily while loading or unloading merchandise or passengers
Park
*X riding his horse on the roadway and rode past the stop sign without stopping this is
Violation for disregarded stop sign
Illegal dumping is to litter within_____ feet of a highway(maximum)
300
Litter is not
Sewage
When SHALL a person be taken before a magistrate for traffic violation
A. When arrested for F.S.R.A. misdemeanor
B. When a person demands it
C. When the person refuses to sign their written promise to appear
D. ALL OF THE ABOVE
Which offenses require an officer to issue a written notice to appear
Speeding and violating open container in motor vehicle on highway
The time that must be given on the written notice to appear, for the violator to contact the court, must be at least ____ days....
10
A person may comply with Promise to Appear by
A. Appearing in court on the date indicated on the citation
B. Appearance by counsel
D. Both A & B
The magistrate that a person must be taken before, when arrested on traffic violation must be
A. In the same county as the offense
B. Have jurisdiction over that offense
C. The closest or most accessible from place of arrest
D. ALL THE ABOVE
If a person issued a traffic citation, learns that the offense will be dismissed that night in court due to a technicality, then the violator......
Must be in court anyway
Once the violator has signed his/her written promise to appear, the officer shall give them a duplicate copy of the citation and then........
Shall promptly release the person from custody
The complaint amd the notice to appear on the charge of speeding, must specify
The posted speed limit at the location of offense
The alleged speed of the violator
The minimum age to drive a school bus is.........
18
The minimum age to drive a taxi is......
18
A person required to have a driver's license shall have it in their possession while driving & displaying it upond demand of..........
A peace officer
A_____may stop & detain a person operating a motor vehicle to determine if they have a valid D.L.
Peace Officer
A judge may dismiss a citation for "driving with expired D.L." if its renewed within _____ days from arrest
20 working days
Which of the below is exempt from having a Texas D.L. to operate a vehicle in Texas
B. A person in the Service of the Texas Militia in a official vehicle
C. A U.S. postal employee in a postal truck
Both B. & C.
A new resident to Texas has _____ days to obtain a new Texas D.L.
90
A person has _____ days to report a change of address or name to DPS for their D.L.
30 days
What class D.L. is required to operate a Motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds of more?
Either Class A or Class B
*To drive a bus with a seating capacity of less than 24 passengers requires a Class__D.L. minimum
Class B
The minimum class D.L. to tow a vehicle that exceeds 10,000 pounds is a Class...
Class A
To operate a moped requires a Class ______ D.L.
Class M
A D.L. issued to a under age ________ shall be marked provisional
18 years old
To obtain a D.L. or to renew a D.L. the the applicant must must provide......
B. Proof of financial responsibility
C. Statement that the applicant doesn't own a motor vehicle that requires Insurance
D. Both B. & C.
It is unlawful to possess _______ D.L.
More than 1
No one under age ___ can be licensed
15
DPS cannot issue a Class A or B, D.L. to anyone under age...
A. 17
B. 18 without driver's education
D. Both A or B.
The youngest a person can attain a Class C drivers license is age ___...
16 years old
The youngest a person can attian an Instruction permit is age.....
15 years old
The youngest a person can attain a hardship drivers license is age
15
The youngest a person can attain a restricted class M is age________
15
A restricted class M D.L. is for a motorcycle that does not exceed _____ engine size.
250 cc
A motor cycle that can not attain a speed of more than 30mph in one mile, with an engine that can not produce more than 2 brake horsepower, defines a....
Moped
An instructional Permit is considered a ______.
Restricted D.L.
Which of these is not a class of drivers license......
Commerial D.L.
To operate a commercial motor Vehicle in interstate traffic must be minimum age ____.
21