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If you plan to turn, you must start to signal when?
at least 100 ft before you turn
During your MCV road test, your examiner will ask you to turn your vehicle by making
a 3 point turn (K turn)
When are you allowed to drive on the shoulder to pass another vehicle on the right
What technique lets your turn the steering wheel as much as a half turn while still keeping both hands on the wheel?
hand over hand technique
3 types of intersections
controlled, uncontrolled, blind
At an intersection where there are no stop signs or traffic signals, drivers must yield to
vehicles coming from the right
At an intersection, a steady yellow traffic signal indicates that you must
Stop before the intersection if it is safe to do so
Unbalanced tires or low tire pressures can cause
faster tire wear
What are the most frequent type of crashes on the interstates
When you are turning from a one-way street onto a two-way or divided street, always turn from:
the lane nearest to the curb
When entering an interstate highway from an acceleration lane, you must
keep up with highway traffic or obey posted speed limits
What is the first rule of a safe and legal turn
move into the proper lane well before the turn
In a multilane roundabout, if you intend to exit the roundabout less than halfway around it, use...
the right lane
What are built on steep mountain grades to stop runaway vehicles safely without injuring drivers or passengers
To enter a roundabout, you must ____________ whether you need to make a right turn, a left turn, or a U-turn or continue foward
turn right and merge into traffic
When you find both a solid and a dashed yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic, you must not pass:
If the solid line is on your side
If your vehicle is hit from the side, your body will be thrown:
the side that is hit
What should you not do in a roundabout
enter the roundabout to the left and proceed on the left side of the central island
What is not true about blind spots?
Larger vehicles have smaller blind spots
Where there are 3 or more lanes going in one direction, the left lane is used by drivers who want to
Go faster or turn left
Before backing up your vehicle, you should look to the front, sides, and rear. and continue to look ________________ while backing up
to the rear
When you wish to change lanes, to make sure that there are no vehicles in _________________ look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move
Hand signal for left turn
hand and arm straight out
Vertical rectangular signs with black letters on a white background are used as
Being constantly aware of the driving conditions, planning ahead, anticipating dangers, and taking the right actions to avoid obstacles or other vehicles is known as
Vehicles approaching a roundabout must
yield to traffic in the roundabout
When turning left from a two-way street onto a one-way street, you should
Begin to turn with your left wheel as close as possible to the yellow dividing line
Before reaching the crest of a hill or entering a curve, you should _________ and watch for oncoming vehicles.
Slow down, move to the right side of the road
You should never drive alongside a motorcycle in the same lane because
The motorcycle needs the full width of the lane
To control your speed on steep downgrades, you should
use a lower gear
If you are driving on a road with three or more lanes in your direction, you should use _________ except when passing another vehicle.
the rightmost lane
The distance that your vehicle travels between the time that you notice a hazard and the time that you start to brake is known as
the reaction distance
On a divided highway, you must _________ unless directed to do otherwise by a sign, traffic control device, or police officer.
keep right of the median
If it looks like a collision may happen, you must immediately...
speed up, turn away, slow down, or stop
What should u do if fog closes in completely while you are driving, and visibility is reduced to near 0?
Pull over and stop
At an intersection, a steady yellow traffic signal indicates that you must
stop before the intersection if it is safe to do so
When you see a flashing yellow signal at an intersection, you should
slow down and proceed with caution
A triangular orange sign on the rear of a vehicle indicates that
the vehicle cannot travel faster than 25 mph
if u double ur speed on a highway, your braking distance increases by
When slowing down or stopping, you must
use hand signals or use the signal lights
If you are on a single- or two-lane road and come to an intersection with a divided high
yield the right of way to traffic on the main road
The primary traveling aids for a blind person include
white cane and guide dog
If it starts to rain on a hot day, use caution because the pavement may be slippery for the first few minutes. This is due to
oil in the asphalt
Which of the following are two types of speed signs?
Speed limit signs and advisory speed signs
how far do u have to park from a fire hydrant
If the traffic signals at an intersection are not operating, treat the intersection like
an all-way stop (stop all the way and yield)
When any vehicle turns, its rear wheels will follow a _________ than its front wheels.
While you are driving in a roundabout, an emergency vehicle with flashing lights approaches. What must you do?
continue to your exit, pull over, and let the emergancy vehicle pass
On a freeway, the right lane should remain open for ________ as much as possible.
traffic entering or leaving the freeway
If you are being passed by another vehicle, you should ________ until the pass is complete.
not increase your speed
If a broken yellow line is on your side of the center dash stripe, then
you may cross the line to pass other vehicles
You should use your high-beam headlights in all of the following situations EXCEPT
in fog, rain, or snow
Regulatory devices tell you
to stop, proceed in a certain direction, or limit your speed
A double solid white line
separates lanes traveling in the same direction but crossing is prohibited
When you are driving on a freeway, the condition in which you feel that you are going slower than your actual speed is known as
An __________ is the connection of a freeway to a road or another freeway by a series of ramps.
When you come to an intersection, follow the _________ before you proceed.
left-right-left rule (Look to your left first because vehicles coming from the left are closer to you. Then look to your right. Finally, take one more look to your left before you proceed. )
Locked wheel skids are usually caused by
braking too hard at high speed
On a multilane roadway with several lanes in your direction, you should use _________ for passing.
the left lane or middle lanes
A "Speed Zone Ahead" sign means that you are approaching
an area where a lower speed limit has been established
When can you turn left from the middle lane of a multilane roadway?
If signs, signals, or pavement markings allow it
You are on a divided highway. You approach a school bus that has stopped with flashing red lights on the opposite side of the highway. Do you have to stop here?
No but you must slow down to 10 mph as you pass the school bus
In New Jersey, you may not park within ____ feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
You see that a bus in the lane to your right is about to make a right turn. Which of the following is true?
The bus may need to move into the left lane to make a right turn
What is the maximum speed limit on rural roadways?
In New Jersey, are you allowed to turn right at a red signal?
Yes, but only after coming to a full stop and yielding to traffic and pedestrians
In a weave lane, which vehicle is given the right-of-way?
the vehicle exiting the expressway
If other vehicles arrive at an uncontrolled intersection at about the same time as you do, you must yield to
the vehicle on your right
An ambulance sounding a siren is approaching you. What should you do?
Pull over no matter what direction its traveling in
On divided highways and one-way roadways, solid yellow lines are used as
White diamond symbols painted on a lane indicate that the lane is
(HOV) High-occupancy vehicle lane
If you must stop quickly on a road that may be slippery, should you pump your brakes?
only if your vehicle does NOT have anti-lock brakes (ABS)
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