Traffic Code #8
VIII, IX, X, XI
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An operator approaching a railroad crossing, when require to stop, shall stop:
B. No farther than 50ft. from nearest rail
C. No closer than 15 ft. from nearest rail
D. Both B. and C.
Which of the following conditions require an operator to stop at a railroad crossing?
D. All the above....conditions
Which of the below vehicle are required to stop before crossing railroad tracks at grade?
B. A school bus with a school child on board
C. A motorbus carrying passengers for hire
E. B. and C.
An operator of a vehicle hauling explosives/flammable liquid as its principal cargo, before crossing railroad tracks at grade, shall:
A. slow to 20mph or less before coming w/in 200 ft. of the crossing outside a municipality
An operator may leave a vehicle in the roadway if there is clear, unobstructed pavement for vehicles to get around it & is visible for ______ feet in both directions.
A. 200 ft.
An operator may not stop, stand, or park a vehcle in which of the following places?
E. Any of the above....stand
An operator may not stand or park a vehicle within ________ feet of a crosswalk at an intersection
An operator whom parks on a two way roadway shall do so with right hand wheels parallel & with in ______ of right hand curb.
A. One and one half feet
An operator that parks a vehicle on a one-way street shall:
D. A., or B., and C.
In order for a Peace Officer to be able to have a vehicle removed from the highway for being "abandoned" it had to have been unattended for for longer then:
B. 48 Hours
A Peace Officer may remove which of the following vehicles for being unattended where found?
D. All of the above.......remove
A Law Enforcement Agency (other than D.P.S.) that removes an abandonded vehicle in an unincorporated area shall notify the_________.
When a vehicle is removed & stored for being abandoned, _______ is liable for all reasonable towing and storage fees.
C. Owner of the vehicle
The fastest an operator can drive on an Texas highway is
C. Reasonable and prudent speed
"X" was travaling the posted speed limit on I-10 west and collided with another vehicle. "X" can be charged with:
A. Fail to control speed
"X" was traveling west on I-10 during heavy rain. He was traveling at the posted speed limit and lost control of his vehcle in the rain, skidding off the highway into a ditch. He can be charged with:
B. Unsafe Speed
The prima facie speed limit for Urban District is:
A. 30 mph
The prima facie speed limit in an alley is:
B. 15 mph
The prima facie speed limit on a beach is:
The maximum speed a school bus can travel is
A. 60mph with commercial M.V.I. on U.S. or State highway
B. 50mph without commercial M.V.I. or on a highway not a U.S. or State hwy
D. A. & B.
Speed laws do not apply to.....
D. All the above...apply
A person commits the offense of ______ if he drives a vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of person's property.
C. Reckless driving
"X" got into his parked car, started it up and upon pulling into the traffic on the street he struck another vehicle. this is the offense of:
D. Unsafe start from parked position
An operator is not required to do which of the following, when leaving a vehicle unattended:
D. Locking the vehicle doors
An operator unless on official business, may not follow fire apparatus responding to an alarm closer than _____ feet
C. 500 ft.
An operator is not allowed to ______, where a fire apparatus has responded to an alarm.
A. Drive into the same block
B. Park in the same block
E. A. or B.
An operator may not follow an ambulance closer than ______, when it has its headlights on.
C. An assured clear distance
The only person that can autherized a person to drive across an "unprotected fire hose" across a street at the scene of a fire, is:
C. Fire Department official in command at the scene
An operator of a passenger vehicle transporting a under age___ &___ tall or less shall secure the child in a safety seat.
B. 8/4 feet 9 inches
An operator of a passenger vehicle transporting a child _________ or less in height, shall secure the child in a safety seat.
4 feet 9 inches
An operator of a passenger vehicle transporting a child at least age______ riding____ in a passenger vehicle equipped with seat belt and is not secured by a seat belt
B. 15/ anywhere
It is unlawful to operate an open bed truck with a child under age __________ in the open bed, on the highway.
"X" missed his exit on I-10 and backed up 30 feet on the paved shoulder. No one was hit, this is:
C. Backed upon shoulder of controlled access highway
An operator may not drive a vehicle when the front seat has a number of person exceeding ___ that obstructs the driver's view or control of the vehicle.
A passenger may not ride in a position that interferes with the operator's:
D. Any of the above
A. View to the front
B. View to the sides
C. Control of the driving mechanism of the vehicle
A person may not open the door on a vehicle, on the traffic side,:
D. All the above
A. Unless it is done safely
B. Without interfering with other traffic
C. Without leaving it open longer than necessary to load or unload a passenger
"The operation of two or more vehiles at a point side-by-side, at accelerating speeds in a competitive attempt to out distance each other", defines:
B. Drag racing
"The use of one or more vehicles over a common selected course, from the same point to the same point, for the purpose of comparing relative speeds or powers of acceleration in a specified distance or time", defined:
B. Drag racing
"The use of one or more vehicles in an attempt to out gain , out distance or prevent another vehicle from passing..." defines
To file "Fleeing from the police" the officer attempting to stop the violator must...
D. All of the above.....attempting
A person may not drive a ___ upone a sidewalk except at a permanent or authorized temporary driveway.
A. Motor Vehicle
An operator may not drive in, on or across a ____at an intersection, to turn right or left from on highway to another.
D. Any of the above....across
And operator of an Authorized Emergency Vehicle may do all of the following EXCEPT:
E. May do all of the above.......EXCEPT
Queston 177 is only allowed, when:
D. A, B, or C.....allowed
Operator of an Authorized Emergency Vehicle responding to emergency situations shall use _____.
D. Audible or visual signal authorized by law
Whick of the below authorised emergency vehicles is NOT required to be equippped with of display a red light visible to the front, to run "emergency traffic"
B. Police vehicle
A police vehicle may operate as an emergency vehicle without red lights or siren when the officer believes that knowledge of his presence wil cause:
C. Because of traffic conditions on a multilane roadway, vehicles moving in response to the siren may increase potential for collision
Which emergency vehicle is not required to be equipped with a siren when responding to an alarm?
A. Volunteer fire fighter in his personal vehicle
A vehicle shall display lighted lamps, when?
D. Any of the above.......... lamps
Not more than _ lighted lamps may be displayed to the front on the highway with a intensity greater than 300 candlepower.
Lightes on the rear of vehicles must be ___in color.
Signal devices on the rear of vehicles must be ___in color.
D. May be red, yellow, or amber
A motor vehicle shall be equipped with at least ____headlamps.
At least ___ headlamp(s) shall be mounted on each side of the front of the vehicle.
Passenger cars or trucks manufactured or assembled prior to model year ____ need only 1 tail lamp.
The rear registration lamp shall emit the color
All motor vehicles shall be quipped with 2 stop lamps, except those manufactured prior to:*
B. 1960........ lamps*
Turn signal lamps shall emit ___color.
D. A. White or amber to the front
B. Red or amber to the rear
Vehicles less than 80 inches in width, made prior to____don't need turn signal lamps:
An operator approaching an on-coming vehicle within ___ feet shall dim his headlights.+++
An operator approaching a vehicle from the rear within ___ feet shall dim his headlights.***
A vehicle transporting a load that extends to the rear at least ___ feet beyond jthe bed of the Vehicle, shall display red lights night time or red flags day time, on the load.
A motor vehicle shall be equipped with at least ___ parking lamp on left fender===
A motor vehicle shall be equipped with a working horn, audible for ____.--
A. 200 feet--
An operator shall use a horn to give audible warning when:
B. Necessary for safe operation
A "horn" may not emit a ___ sound.
D. Any of the above... sound
A muffler is considered in " good working condition" if it:
D. B or C
B. Prevents unusual noise
C. Prevents excessive noise
A motor vehicle shall have a rear view mirror, that reflects to the operator, a view of the highway for a distance of ___feet to the rear.
Motocycles manufactured after 1975 shall display a lighted headlamp:
B. Any time driven
A motorcycle shall be equipped with not more than ___headlamp(s).
Which of the following are not required to have a Motor vehicle Inspection Sticker?
A. Motor vehicles
B. Trailers, semi trailers, pole trailers
C. Mobile homes
D. All the above must have a M.V.I. sticker
How many days grace period does an operator of a motor vehicle have, after a violation exists for expired M.V.I. sticker?
D. None... M.V.I
A motorcyle is required to display the M.V.I sticker...
D. Near the rear license plate
How many days grace period does an operator have after his M.V.I sticker expires, before a violation exits?
A. 5 days....violation
Any Texas Peace Officer can stop a motorist not displaying a valid M.V.I. sticker on his/her ___.
Which of the following are exempt from having a M.V.I. sticker?
A. Farm machinery
B. Road building equipment
C. Vehicles with antique auto plates
D. All the above
"X" needed a new M.V.I sticker for his car. His wife's' car had a valid sticker but was not drivable so "X" was stopped by a Police officer (that graduated from this Academy and knew his traffic law), he was arrested for...
B. Displaying a fictitious M.V.I sticker
Window tint is illegal if the light transmission is___.
D. Less than 25%
Window sun screening device that has a luminous reflectance of ____is illegal.
D. More than 25%
Which of these is NOT correct concerning operation of a bicycle?
A. Operator shall ride only on the permanent seat attached to the bicycle
B. Opertator may not carry more persons than the bicycle was designed for
C. Operator must keep at least one hand on handlebars at all times
E. All the above are correct.
Operator of bicycle on the roadway, moving more slowly than other traffic, shall ride:
C. As Close to right-hand curb or edge of roadway as practical
Operator of a bicycle upon a one-way roadway with two marked lanes may ride:
D. A or B
A. As near as practicable to the left curb
B. As near as practicable to the right curb
Operator of bicycles upon the roadway ___.
D. When riding two-abreast, shall ride in a single lane
A person may not operate a bicycle at night unless the bicycle is equipped with...
A. White light to the front, visible 500 feet
B. A red reflector to the rear, visible up to 300 feet
C. May use red lamp to the rear, visible 500 feet.
D. All of the above
A pedestrian facing a ___ signal, may not enter a roadway.
D. A or B.
A. Steady red
B. Steady Yellow
Operator of a vehicle shall yield right of way to pedestrian in a crosswalk, if:
B. Pedestrian is on the same half of roadway as the vehicle is traveling
Pedestrians crossing roadway in crosswalk shall proceed:
B. Upon right-half of crosswalk
Between adjacent intersections at which traffic control signals are in operation, a pedestrian may cross ____.
B. Only in a marked crosswalk
Where sidewalks are provided, pedestrians shall walk:
A.On the sidewalk
Where sidewalks are not provided pedestrian shall walk:
A. On left side of roadway facing approaching traffic
Which of the below is not illegal?
A. Soliciting a ride (hitch-hiking) on the shoulder
Operator of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with pedestrians on the roadway by:
D. All of the above
A. Sounding the horn when necessary
B. Use precaution upon observing a child or obviously confused person in roadway
C. Use precaution upon observing an incapacitated person in the roadway
A person that drops or permits to be dropped or thrown on a highway, destrctive or injurious Materials, _____.
D. A or B
A. Shall immediately remove it
B. Shall cause it to be removed, immediately
When a wrecked or damaged vehicle is removed from the roadway, who is responsible for removing Glass or other injurious substances dropped on the highway from that vehicle?
C. Wrecker driver removing the vehicle