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500 FT
No vehicle shall be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction upon any curve or near the crest of a grade, where such vehicle cannot be seen by the driver of an approaching vehicle from either direction, within _________
30 MPH
The prima facie speed limit in an urban district is
1500 FT
A train must use an audible signal ______ before reaching a railroad crossing.
50 FT/ 15 FT
When stopping at a railroad crossing, the driver of any vehicle shall stop no further than ______ but not less than ______ from the nearest rail.
72 INCHES
Every tail lamp on every vehicle shall be located at a height of not more than ________
500 FT
The driver of any vehicle, other than on official business, shall not follow any fire apparatus traveling in response to a fire alarm close than _____
16 YRS
A person must be no younger than ______of age to take drivers education under any circumstances.
15 YRS
When seat belts are required, a person commits an offense if the person is ______ of age and is riding in any seat of the vehicle where a seat belt is provided and does not have his/her seat belt on.
5 DAYS
The "grace" period allowed a violator after his M.V.I. sticker expires is ______
18 YRS
A provisional D.L. means the driver is under age?
24 INCHES
Every headlamp on a motor vehicle shall be located at a height of not less than ______
100 FT
No vehicle shall at any time be driven to the left side of the roadway, when approaching within ______ of any bridge, viaduct, tunnel, intersection or railroad crossing.
1960
Vehicles manufactured prior to ______ not be required to have more than one tail lamp.
15 FT
A vehicle may not be parked within ______ of a fire hydrant.
20 FT
No vehicle may be parked within _____ of a crosswalk.
10
A passenger car means every motor vehicle except motorcycles and motor driven cycles, designed for carrying ______ passengers or less and used for the transportation of person.
300 FT
A person commits an offense if the person dispose of little or other solid waste within _____ of a public roadway.
30 DAYS
In order for an insurance policy to suffice for the purpose of registration of a motor vehicle, the policy must be written for no less than ______.
CR-3
When a Peace Officer reports the crash the state form for working crashes is ______.
15 INCHES
Every tail lamp on every vehicle shall be located at a height not lower than _______.
18 YRS
A school crossing guard must be ______ of age or older.
75 FT
When signs are posted at a fire station the driver still must not park within _____ of driveway of the fire station on the opposite side of the street.
200 FT
A motor vehicle shall be equipped with a horn that emits a sound audible for a distance of at least ______.
20 FT
When signs are posted at a fire station the driver still must not park within _____ of driveway of the fire station on the same side of the street.
200 FT
A motor vehicle shall be equipped with a mirror located to reflected to the operator a view of the highway for a distance of at least _____.
10
A passenger car means every motor vehicle except motorcycles and motor driven cycles, designed for carrying _____ passenger or less and used for transportation of persons.
18 INCHES
Every vehicle parked on a two way roadway shall be stopped or parked with the right hand wheels parallel to and within _____ of the right hand curb or edge of the roadway.
WHITE/ 50 FT
Every vehicle must be equipped with a _____ light illuminating the rear license plate. The license plate shall be legible at a distance of _____ to the rear.
21 DAYS
A buyers temporary cardboard license is valid for _____ days.
1
It is unlawful to possess more than _____ valid commercial drivers license.
4
Whenever a motor vehicle equipped with headlamps is also equipped with auxiliary lamps or spot lamps on the front thereof projecting a beam of an intensity greater than 300 candlepower, not more than a total of ______ of any such lamps on the front of a vehicle shall be lighted at any one time when upon the highway.
15 MPH
The maximum allowable speed on a public beach is ______ MPH.
30 FT
Where a highway includes two roadways _____ or more apart, then the crossing of each roadway of such divided highway by an intersecting highway shall be regarded as separate roadway.
4
Whenever a motor vehicle equipped with headlamps is also equipped with auxiliary lamps or sport lamps on the front thereof projecting a beam of an intensity greater than 300 candlepower, not more than a total of _____ of any such lamps on the front of a vehicle shall be lighted at any one time when upon the highway.
1000 FT
A vehicle shall display each lighted lamp and illuminating device when light is insufficient or atmospheric conditions are unfavorable so that a person or vehicle on the highway is not clearly discernible at a distance of ______
10 DAYS
When a Peace Officer investigates a crash he/ she has ______ to submit the report to the state.
has an engine of 50 cc or less
A moped is a motor driven cycle that _________
8 YRS / 4 FT 9 INCHES
A person permits an offense if the person operates a motor vehicle and does not have a passenger who is under ____ of age or shorter than ______ secured in a safety seat system.
125 CC
A restricted Class M drivers' license is for a motorcycle that does not exceed _____ engine size.
18 YRS
To operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate traffic the operator must be a minimum of ____ of age.
No less than $1.00 or more than $200
The general penalty for a traffic offense for which another penalty is not provided is:
500 FT
When driving the headlamps illuminated the operator shall dim the headlights prior to approaching within ____ of the oncoming vehicle.
15 MPH
The maximum allowable speed on a public beach is _____.
30 FT
How far must you park from a stop sign?
12 INCHES
You must park within _____ of the curb.
15 MPH
The speed in a school zone when lights are flashing is _____
Maintain an assured clear distance
Driver of a motor vehicle shall when following another vehicle:
Reckless Driving
An officer shall issue a written notice to appear to the holder of valid Texas DL if (which is false)
Protecting the scene
At an accident scene, the positioning of the patrol vehicle, use of barricades, use of additional patrol, personnel are all methods of:
Official traffic control device
_____ means a sign, signal, marking, used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic.
Gross vehicle weight
If a truck weights 9200 lbs and is carrying 6800 lbs the combined weight would be considered.
Yield Sign
Preferential right-of-way at an intersection may be indicated by
Facing traffic upon the left side of the roadway or shoulder
For a pedestrian to lawfully walk along or upon the highway he must walk _____.
pedestrian
Any person afoot is the definition of a ________
Speeding, Illegal lane change, defective headlight (any of the above)
A person holding a valid Texas Drivers' License may not be instantered for
The fire department official in command
The only person at a fire scene that can give a driver permission to cross a fire hose is:
Use a wireless communication device
Where signs are posted a driver may not __________ when driving through a school crossing zone during the hours posted.
Texas Department of Transportation
The placement and maintenance of traffic control devices on state highways is the responsibility of:
Streets or Highways
The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purpose of vehicular travel defines:
any vehicle already in the intersection, any vehicle approaching as to be a hazard, any vehicle approaching that does not have a sign (all of the above)
A vehicle approaching an intersection which has a yield sign shall yield the right of way to:
Class A Misdemeanor
The class of offense for fleeing from a peace officer when driving a motor vehicle and recklessly engaging in conduct that places another in danger of serious bodily injury is:
faulty equipment, weather conditions, speed, (all of the above)
Factors that may contribute to vehicle accident are:
Several (usually three) short blasts on the whistle
When using a whistle for traffic control an emergency is signified by:
Vehicle Fluids
______ can show direction of travel from a hit and run accident scene
Appearance in court by the violators attorney
A written promise to appear in court may be complied with by:
Racing
______ is defined as the use of one or more vehicles in an attempt to out gain, outdistance, or prevent another vehicle from passing, arrive at a location ahead of another vehicle, or a test of stamina.
Two-one on the front and one on the rear
In order to drive a passenger vehicle on the highways of the state of Texas, you must have displayed _____ number license plates.
shall be dismissed
If a person charged with fail to maintain financial responsibility produces in court a valid liability insurance policy that was valid at the time of the offense, the charge:
Insurance Policy
A person may provide as proof of financial responsibility
Rectangulation and triangulation
Two methods of measuring accident scenes are:
witness location prior to the accident
When interviewing a witness to an accident, the most important thing to determine would be:
motor vehicle
Every vehicle which is propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires but not operated on rails is the definition of ___________.
not to scale
What statement should appear on the diagram on the crash form?
police patrols, emergency vehicles responding to calls, bicycles, (all of the above)
The provisions for operating a vehicle on an improved shoulder shall not apply to:
Date and time the accident actually happened
How should the date and time of accident be recorded on the crash form?
knowledge of insurance procedures
Crash investigation training and experience are very valuable to an officer. Which of the following are not skill/ qualities an accident officer must possess?
The sheriff of the county
When a PO (other than DPS) tows a vehicle in the county he must always notify:
extending his arms and hands downwards
When a driver is using hand signals to indicate a reduction in speed, he signals on the left side by:
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