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FL Permit Study Questions.

If you knowingly make a false statement in an application for a driver license or identification card, can you be fined and placed in prison upon conviction?
Yes, penalties up to a maximum fine of $ 5,000.00 and imprisonment up to 5 years!
Can a person temporarily operate a farm tractor on the highway without a driver license?
Persons who drive only vehicles like farm tractors or road machines temporarily on the highway may drive without a license
You must obtain a new license showing the new address within how many days of moving?
10 days
If you lose your Florida driver license and need a replacement license, where do you apply for it?
Driver's license office.
If you failed to answer a traffic summons, would you be able to renew your license?
What would happen to the license of a driver who was involved in an accident and did not stop to help persons who were injured?
Have license revoked.
If you receive twelve points within twelve months, for how long will your license be suspended?
[no more than] 30 days.
What are the penalties for driving under the influence (DUI)?
Fine,Community Service, Probation, Imprisonment, License Revocation, DUI School, DUI School Requirement Evaluation conducted to determine need for treatment, Ignition Interlock Device.
Both your judgment and vision are affected after drinking alcohol. Which is affected first?
What are the penalties for refusing to take a test to determine whether you are intoxicated?
Have your license suspended.
What type of insurance must you have on motor vehicles with four or more wheels?
$10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and $10,000 of Property Damage Liability (PDL).
If your driver license is revoked for DUI or suspended for too many points, what type of insurance must you either purchase or prove that you had on the date of the violation or effective date of the suspension?
Bodily injury liability insurance.
What are the penalties for littering?
fined up to $500 or jailed up to 60 days. You can be charged
with a first-degree misdemeanor and fined up to $1,000 if dumping more than 15 pounds of trash.
If you hit a parked car and are unable to find the owner, what should you do?
Give the
owner your name, address, and tag number in person or in a note attached to the object that was hit.
When a crash results in property damages of any amount, must the driver notify the Florida Highway Patrol, the Sheriff's Department, or the City Police Department?
If the crash causes injury, death, or property damage, it must be reported. Call the local police, the Florida Highway Patrol, or the county
Sheriff's office.
After a crash has been investigated by an officer, does the driver need to send a written report to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles?
If the crash is investigated by an officer, the driver need not make a written report. If property damage appears to be over $500 and no report is written by an officer, you must make a written report.
Who is required to wear seat belts when riding in the front seat of a car or a pickup truck?
Driver and all passengers.
Who could be charged with a violation if a fourteen-year-old front-seat passenger is not wearing a seat belt?
The driver.
What is the maximum speed limit for passenger cars on a two-lane highway during the daytime?
55 mph unless otherwise posted.
What is the maximum speed limit in a residential area if there is no speed limit sign?
What is the maximum speed limit on an interstate highway on a clear day? In a rural area?
70mph on some rural interstate highways.
When are you driving too slowly, can you be issued a ticket?
What must you do when approaching a person who is riding or leading a horse upon or near the roadway?
Use reasonable care when approaching a person who is riding or leading an animal on the roadway or shoulder of the road.
What must you do when you see a pedestrian with a white cane in the street ahead of you?
Vehicles must come to a complete stop
To what ages does the Child Restraint Law apply?
5 yrs. of age
When you are entering a highway or street from a private driveway and the way is clear, can you move forward without stopping first?
Yes. Driveways and private roads are a yield rather than a stop.
Are vehicles traveling in the opposite direction of school buses that have stopped to unload children on a divided highway with a dividing barrier required to stop?
If the highway is divided by a raised barrier or an unpaved median at least five feet wide, you do not have to stop if you are moving in the opposite direction of the bus.
When a school bus stops to unload children on a divided highway, should the vehicles traveling in the same direction as the bus stop?
You must always stop if you are moving in the same direction as the bus and you must
remain stopped until the bus stop arm is withdrawn.
If a school bus stops to unload children on a four-lane highway divided only by a four-foot paved strip, must vehicles traveling in the opposite direction stop?
For how many feet before you start to turn should you begin your turn signal when you are driving on a highway?
100 feet.
Suppose you are driving on a four-lane highway. From which lane should you turn? Into which lane should you turn?
Left-to- left. right -to- right. Corresponding lane.
What is the arm signal for a left turn?
Left arm straight out.
When may you drive in the left lane of a road with four or more lanes with two-way traffic?
When overtaking or passing.
After passing a vehicle, you must return to the right side of the road before coming within how many feet of an oncoming vehicle?
Within 200 feet of an oncoming
At what places is it unlawful to overtake and pass?
Where you see a "DO NOT PASS" or "NO PASSING ZONE" where a solid yellow line is painted on you side of the center line; On hills or curves, and at the intersections; and Within 100 feet of a bridge, viaduct, tunnel, or railroad crossing.
Can a driver who crosses a solid line on the right of the center line of the highway be issued a ticket for the violation?
What is the recommended safe following distance?
Use the 2 second rule.
Which way should you turn your wheels when parking facing uphill where there is a curb? Which way should you turn them where there is not a curb?
Upill away from curb. downhill to curb. Where there is not a curb, turn wheels to the right.
Can you park your car on a sidewalk, within an intersection, or on a crosswalk?
May you drive with just your parking lights on, in place of your headlights?
Are motor scooters whose engines have less than 150 cubic centimeter displacement allowed to be driven on an expressway?
What should you do if you drive past the exit on an interstate highway where you wanted to get off?
Go to the next exit.
At what times should you use your headlights?
Use your headlights (low beam or high beam) between the hours of sunset and sunrise.
When approaching another vehicle from the rear at night, within how many feet must you dim your bright headlights?
Within 300 feet.
Within how many feet of an oncoming vehicle should you dim your bright headlights?
Within 500 feet.
Under what conditions must you use your headlights when driving in the daytime?
During any rain, smoke or fog.
If you approach a red light and a traffic officer directs you to go through the intersection without stopping, what should you do?
Drivers, pedestrians, and bicycle riders must obey
signals, except when an officer is directing traffic.
What does a green arrow showing at the same time as a red traffic light mean you can do?
If the red light is burning at the same time, you must be in the proper lane for such a turn and you must yield the right-of-way to vehicles and pedestrians within the intersection.
After a full stop at a red traffic light may a driver turn right if the way is clear?
At most intersections, after stopping, you may turn right on red if the way is clear.
What does a red traffic light mean? What does a flashing red traffic light mean?
Come to a complete stop. A flashing red light means the same thing as a stop sign.
Can you proceed with caution when you approach a flashing yellow light?
Yes; A flashing yellow light means you may move forward with caution.
Where do you usually find "YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY" signs posted?
Yield signs are usually placed where auxiliary roads lead into major roads.
If more than one vehicle is approaching a four-way stop sign and you are the first one to get there and stop, do you have the right to move forward first?
What does a solid yellow line to the right of the center line of the highway mean?
No passing or crossing
What does a double solid yellow line in the center of the highway mean? What does a double solid white line in the center of the highway mean?
Double solid yellow lines prohibit vehicles moving in either direction from crossing the lines. A double solid white line separates two lanes of traffic going in the same direction.
What does a broken white line on the highway mean?
A broken white line separates two lanes traveling in the same direction. Once you have signaled and if it is safe to do so, you may cross this line when changing lanes.
When the foot brake is pressed, which light must come on?
brake light.
In addition to other equipment, is your vehicle required to have a white light that makes the license plate visible from 50 feet, a windshield wiper and a horn?
What rights and duties do riders of bicycles and mopeds have?
Same rights and duties as motor vehicle drivers.
When may a motorist preparing to make a right hand turn, move into a bike lane?
When its clear.
What is the proper procedure for a motorist when a bicyclist is occupying too much space for you to share the lane?
Allow three feet of clearance when passing a bicycle.
What is the legal definition of a bicycle?
Every vehicle propelled solely by human power.
What is the proper way to use anti-lock brakes in an emergency situation?
Drivers with ABS need to press down hard on the brake pedal, hold it and steer out of danger.
What does anti-lock braking systems prevent when used in an emergency stopping situation?
Anti-lock brakes prevent skidding and allow drivers to steer during an emergency braking situation.
If a trailer covers the stoplight of the towing vehicle, where else must a stoplight be?
On rear of trailor.
Where should reflectors be mounted?
On the rear; two reflectors, one on each side.
Give three examples of loads that need to be covered to avoid items falling or blowing on roadway.
Dirt, Sand, Trash or garbage.
How many feet to the rear should you be able to see objects through the rearview mirror regardless of load?
200 feet.
When one vehicle is towing another by means of a chain, what does the chain need to have displayed on it?
If a chain, rope, or cable is used as the towing connection, you must have a white flag at least 12 inches square attached to it.
How long can the drawbar be between the towing vehicle and the vehicle being towed?
It must not be more than 15 feet long unless you are towing poles, pipes, machinery, or other objects that cannot be easily taken apart.
Assume that a load extends 4 or more feet beyond the bed or body of a vehicle driven on a highway in the daytime. How many flags must be used to mark it, and what color should they be?
In the daytime, 4 red flags at least 12 inches square. *must be placed on the projecting load where red lamps are used at night (extreme rear and sides)
How do honorably discharged
veterans get a Veteran Designation
"V" added to their driver license or
identification card?
veteran will need to provide a copy of
their DD214 or other approved discharge
document at the time of issuance.
How many points are assessed for
a texting while driving?
No penalty on first offense, subsequent
offense penalties as follows:
• 2 points are added to the primary
offense if texting occurred in a
school zone.
• 6 points are added if the texting
offense resulted in a crash.