MN Written Driving Test 2011
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What situation allows a driver to exceed the speed limit?
Passing on a highway with a posted speed limit of 55 mph or above
How many miles over the speed limit are driver's permitted to go when passing on a highway with a posted speed limit of 55 mph or above?
Ideal driving conditions speed limit in Alleys? urban or tone roads? All other locations?
How many miles over the speed limit will cause additional fines?
What happens to fines in construction zones?
They are doubled
What is the penalty for driving in excess of 100 mph?
DL revoked for 6 months
T or F - increasing speed decreases field of vision?
Penalty for not stopping or slowing down for an emergency vehicle with it's lights flashing?
Not less than $25
How many feet prior to a turn or lane change should the signal be activated?
When are hand signals not appropriate?
At night or when hand signals are not visible due to vehicle construction or loading
T or F - It is ok to make a left turn when the green light changes to yellow.
Under what conditions is it possible to make a left turn on a red light?
You may make a left turn from a one way to another one way
In addition to no u turns signs, under what conditions are u turns illegal?
Near the tops of hills, on curves, or where other drivers can't see for 1,000 feet
When passing another vehicle, you must return to the right side of the road within _____ feet of an oncoming vehicle.
Do not pass on a curve or when you cannot see for ____ feet or within ____ feet of an intersection.
How many inches will the car be from the curb when parallel parked?
Parking is not allowed within ___ feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
Parking is not allowed within ___ feet of any flashing light, stop sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a public road.
Parking is not allowed within ___ feet of the nearest rail of the railroad crossing.
Parking is not allowed within ___ feet of a fire hydrant.
T or F Law enforcement can stop motorists solely for seat belt violations.
If you do not wear a seat belt, your chances of being killed or injured in a car crash are ___ times greater.
In cars with airbags, try to maintain ____ inches between yourself and the steering wheel.
Desired steering wheel "clock" positions for a car with an air bag:
8/4 or 9/3
Which steering wheel "clock" positions should be avoided in a car with an air bag?
What are the penalties for using a motor vehicle for fleeing a police officer?
Imprisonment for not more than three years and 1 day and/or a fine of not more than $5,000
What are the penalties for using a motor vehicle for fleeing a police officer if a death results?
Imprisonment for not more than 10 years and/or a fine of not more than $20,000
What are the penalties for using a motor vehicle for fleeing a police officer if a great bodily harm results?
Imprisonment for not more than 7 years and/or a fine of not more than $14,000
What are the penalties for using a motor vehicle for fleeing a police officer if a substantial bodily harm results?
Imprisonment for not more than 5 years and/or a fine of not more than $10,000
If you are involved in a crash and do not have your insurance information, you have _____ hours to provide it.
Every driver who is involved in a crash that results in injury, death or property damage of $1,000 or more must file a traffic crash report within ____ days.
When driving privileges are revoked for lack of insurance the driver will need to:
Pass a knowledge test, pay $30 reinstatement fee + additional fines, apply for a new license, submit proof of insurance
Anyone who is convicted of operating an uninsured motor vehicle may be fined up to _____ and sentenced to ____ days in jail.
A person using a motor vehicle for fleeing a police officer is guilty of a _______.
A school bus will use flashing yellow lights at least ____ feet before coming to a stop on a road with a speed limit under 35 mph and at least _____ feet before coming to a stop on a road with a speed limit of 35 mph or above.
What does a school bus use Flashing red lights to indicate?
Loading or unloading
How far back should you stop when a school bus is flashing red lights?
Violation of ______________ are a major cause of traffic crashes.
Right of way and yielding laws
What does the Move Over Law require?
The driver must "move over" to the farthest lane from emergency vehicles with flashing lights or stopped on the side of the road
Non emergency vehicles must remain ___ feet back from a fire engine making an emergency run.
When passing, the law requires at least ____ feet between the side of your car and the bicyclist.
What are the most common car motorcycle- car collisions?
Crashes at urban intersections
T or F - Motorcycles are permitted to drive in the high-occupancy vehicle lanes.
On a level highway, how much longer does it take to pass a commercial vehicle than a car?
A fully loaded commercial vehicle may require ____ feet to come to a stop.
It is illegal to pass within ____ feet of a railroad crossing.
Sign color meanings RED -
Sign color meanings WHITE. -
Sign color meanings YELLOW -
Sign color meanings YELLOW/GREEN -
warns and controls in pedestrian and bicycle crossings and school areas
Sign color meanings ORANGE -
warns and controls in construction zones
Sign color meanings GREEN -
guides and informs
Sign color meanings BLUE -
Sign color meanings BROWN -
historic, cultural or recreation sites
A slow moving vehicle must be displayed on all vehicles traveling at less ___ mph.
What does SIPDE stand for?
Scan Identify Predict Decide Execute
What does AMBER stand for?
America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response
What are the three main types of driver distraction?
Visual, Mechanical/Physical, Cognitive
A load must not stick out more than_____ feet in front of the front wheels or bumper of any motor vehicle.
When is a red (orange or yellow) flag needed on a loaded vehicle?
If load extends more than 4feet past end of vehicle
What size flag is needed to tie on to an oversized load?
16 inches square
Passenger vehicles may not carry loads that extend beyond the line of the fenders on the left side and not more than _____ inches on the right side.
A recreational vehicle combination may not be more than ____ feet in length.
At what times is a recreational vehicle combination restricted from driving in the seven county metropolitan area?
M-F 6am-9am and 4-7pm
What is the average number of people killed each year in MN due to impaired drivers?
How does the body eliminate 95% of alcohol?
Oxidation by the liver
What is MN legal limit?
.08 or higher .04 or higher for commercial vehicle
If a law officer can prove that alcohol caused a driver to commit errors, he or she can be arrested for a DWI with an alcohol concentration as low as _____.
Refusal to take an alcohol detection test will result in ____________.
a 1 year revocation of driving privileges.
What is the reinstatement fee for alcohol related license revocation?
What are the penalties for the first DWI offense?
Minimum 90 revocation/30 if you plead guilty to DWI
No work permit for 15 days & reinstatement fee is paid
90 days in jail and /or $1000 fine
What are the penalties for the second DWI offense?
Minimum 180 revocation if within 10 years of first offense
No work permit for until half of revocation period & reinstatement fee is paid
One year in jail and /or $3000 fine
License plates impounded
What are the penalties for the third DWI offense?
Loss of license for minimum of 1 year
No work permit for until 1 year & reinstatement fee is paid
License is cancelled
Treatment & rehab
One year in jail and /or $3000 fine
Vehicle is forfeited and License plates impounded
Jail or maximum bail and electronic monitoring
What are the criminal penalties for felony DWI?
up to 7 years in prison and a$14,000 fine