INDIANA DRIVING TEST
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If you are approaching a stop sign, you must
Stop at the solid white line
It is dangerous and illegal to try to pass other vehicles when you are within _________ of an intersection, railroad crossing, bridge, viaduct, or tunnel.
what is this sign
a yield sign ahead
When visibility is diminished, you must use low beams when you are
within 500 feet of the vehicle
what is this sign
lodging available sign
what is this sign
detour in 1,000 feet
When you see a stationary emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must
slow down and move to the nonadjacent lane
what is this sign?
narrow bridge ahead
If you get a blowout or flat tire, what should you do first?
hold the steering wheel firmly
what is this sign
speed advisory at roundabout
If you are involved in an accident, you must
stop and provide information to other involved in accident
Indiana law requires the driver and all passengers to use seat belts whenever a vehicle is
In most urban residential areas, you may not exceed
30 mph or the posted speed limit
What does this sign mean?
you may either turn left or go straight
To enter a roundabout, you must proceed
The maximum speed limit in a highway work zone is at least _________ below the maximum established speed limit for the area.
Yellow lines separate lanes of traffic going in opposite directions.
Do not cross a solid yellow line, except to turn.
Which of the following statements about driving on highways is true?
Slower vehicles use the right lane, faster vehicles pass using the left lane.
The likelihood of an accident increases if a driver is under the influence of
alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medicine
If your disc or drum brakes suddenly fail, you should
shift to a lower gear if possible and pump the brake pedal fast and hard several times
If another vehicle is passing you on the left, allow the other vehicle to pass safely, and
do not increase your speed
When operating a vehicle with a steering wheel interlock system, never turn _________ while the vehicle is in motion.
the ignition to lock position
On a multilane roadway with a speed limit of 50 mph or greater, you must signal your intention to change lanes ________ in advance.
A flashing red light at an intersection is equivalent to
To avoid the effects of glare of oncoming headlights, do not look directly into the lights of the approaching vehicle. Instead,
focus on the right side of the road
What is the first rule of a safe and legal turn?
move to the proper lane before turning
What should you do if fog closes in completely while you are driving, and visibility is reduced to near zero?
carefully pull off the road as possible and stop
If you are driving near a school, you must slow down to _________ for the school zone.
the posted speed limit
If a tornado is nearby, you must
stop, exit your vehicle, and get down to a low-lying area
When you enter an interstate on-ramp, stay to the right and __________ to allow your car to merge with traffic.
increase your speed with the acceleration lane.
Flashing arrow boards (panels) are often used to indicate
A detour ahead
this sign indicates
the interstate highway number
You must avoid _________ while crossing railroad tracks.
stopping or shifting gears
When a vehicle turns, its rear wheels will follow a _________ than its front wheels.
A yield sign indicates that you must slow down when approaching an intersection and be prepared to __________ if a vehicle or pedestrian with the right-of-way is approaching from another direction.
If you are approaching an intersection with a non-operating signal, you should
stop before entering the intersection
To leave yourself adequate room to stop, you should stay at least _________ behind the vehicle ahead of you.
two or three seconds
When making a U-turn, you must NOT
do it on a curve of a road or on a hill
On steep mountain grades, __________ are built to stop runaway vehicles safely without injuring drivers or passengers.
On a freeway or expressway, a __________ indicates the outer (right) edge of the roadway, and it may be crossed only by traffic moving to or from the shoulder.
solid white line
Blind pedestrians may carry _________ canes or use the assistance of guide dogs.
A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line indicates that
passing is permitted on the side of the broken yellow line and not permitted on the solid line
If you are about to pass a bicycle to your right and an oncoming vehicle is approaching you on your left, you should
slow down and let the other vehicle pass first
When you are following a vehicle that makes frequent stops, you should allow _________ than usual.
greater following distance
A vehicle entering a traffic circle or rotary must yield the right-of-way to
to both vehicles and pedestrians in the circle
When you see the letters "RR" painted on the pavement, you are approaching
stop sign ahead
When you drive in city traffic, you should try to look at least
To control your speed on a steep downgrade, you should
use a lower gear
When turning left from a two-way street onto a one-way street, you must
begin the turn with the left wheel as close as possible to the yellow dividing line
If you are being passed by another vehicle, you should
stay in your lane and not increase your speed
You are in heavy traffic. An emergency vehicle with its lights flashing is directly behind you. What should you do?
keep moving slowly until you can get out of the way
Work zone or construction zone signs have
black letters and orange sign
Things that can distract you from the road include
texting and talking on the phone
In which of the following situations are you allowed to pass another vehicle?
When there is a broken yellow line next to your lane, you are allowed to pass.
what is this sign?
school zone sign
If a tire suddenly goes flat while you are driving, you should
hold the steering wheel tightly and keep the vehicle going straight
When you see a flashing yellow signal at an intersection, you must
slow down and proceed with caution
On a freeway or highway, if you are driving at a slower speed than other traffic, which lane should you drive in?
A two-headed arrow with one head pointing straight ahead and the other pointing left means that you may
either proceed straight ahead or turn left
To pass another vehicle on a two-lane road, you should pass
only on the left of the vehicle.only on the left of the vehicle.
If you plan to turn beyond an intersection, you must
signal just after you pass through the intersection
You must maintain a constant speed when passing and reentering the lane in front of trucks or buses, since trucks and buses require
trucks and buses always need greater distances to slow down
__________ mean(s) that passing is not allowed in either direction.
two solid yellow lines
On a highway with three or more lanes going in each direction, faster vehicles should use
the left lane
This emblem is placed on the rear of
slow moving vehicle
A red arrow at an intersection indicates that
all turning vehicles must stop
You must ________ for a school bus that is stopped with its red lights flashing on the opposite side of the road.
At night, when following another vehicle within 200 feet, you should
dim your high-beam headlights
When there is a solid yellow line on your side of the center line of the road, you must
not pass other vehicles on the left
What does this figure indicate?
A broken line allows passing on the left when the way ahead is clear.
A yield sign indicates that you must slow down when approaching an intersection and be prepared to __________ if a vehicle or pedestrian with the right-of-way is approaching from another direction
When driving on gravel or dirt, you must slow down because
you do not have much traction
On multi lane roads, you should avoid driving alongside other vehicles because
someone may crowd your lane
If you are stopped at a traffic light and another vehicle is approaching you from behind at high speed, you should
move your vehicle forward