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in a passenger car or truck (with a manufacturers rated carrying capacity of not more than 1500 pounds) who must use seat belts?
all occupants
even if you are not intoxicated and you are under the age of 21 and have a detectable amount of alcohol in you system while operating a motor vehicle, you may be charged with
driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor
when choosing your driving speed the most important thing to consider is
the condition of weather, traffic, road, car, and driver
as you near an intersection you discover you are in the wrong turning lane for turning right as intended. therefore you should:
dive ahead until you can get in proper lane, then turn at another intersection
what is the first thing the driver should do when a motor vehicle starts to skid
take your foot off the accelerator and steer in the direction of the skid
when driving in fog, you can see better by
using lower headlight beam
under favorable circumstances including reaction time, a motor vehicle with good brakes going 50 mph can be stopped within
about 229 ft
you must stop always when
a traffic officer instructs you to stop
when making a long trip, you should stop for a rest
every two hours or 100 miles
a persons licence will automatically be suspended if convicted of
possessing false driver license
marijuana use will
affect drivers concentration, judgement, and perceptual skills
the most a person (age 21 or older) can be fined for a first conviction of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor with no death or injury involved is
$2000
child passenger safety systems are required for all children under the age of
8 years, less than 4 ft 9 in in height
after overtaking another motor vehicle on a two lane road you can best judge when it is safe to drive back into the right hand lane by
waiting until you can see the overtaken vehicle in your rear view mirror
if blinded by an approaching motor vehicle at night, it is best to
slow down and avoid looking directly into the approaching vehicle
your drivers license may be suspended for
habitual reckless driving
when you hear a siren coming, you should
yield to the emergency vehicle
if a minor ( a person under the age of 21) refuses to provide a breath or blood specimen to a police officer, the minors driver license will be suspended for a first time refusal for
180 days
if you have a crash in which someone is injured you should
help anyone who might be hurt and send for skilled help asap
if you are driving at the speed limit and another driver sounds his horn and starts to pass , you should
slow down and allow him to pass
the maximum fine for a first conviction of driving without a valid driver license is
$200
a driver waiting to make a left turn when the traffic light turns green should
turn only after there is no danger from oncoming vehicles
heavy amphetamine use
make driver less coordinated and at times more likely to be involved in a crash
including reaction time, the stooping distance is more than 20 ft at 10 mph at 20 mph it will be about
63 ft
when parking parallel it is best to leave the curb side wheels
6-18 in from curb
a flashing yellow light means
slow down and proceed with caution
the lights on your vehicle must be turned on at any time day or night when persons and vehicles cannot be clearly seen for
1000 ft
it is a violation of state law for pedestrians to
sand in the roadway for soliciting a ride
a minors (under age 17) driver license may be suspended for a first offense of driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor for
1 year
as a driver (age 21 or older), if you refuse a test to determine the amount of alcohol in your body
you license will be suspended
when following another vehicle how much driving time should you maintain between yourself and the vehicle your following?
2 seconds
if you get drowsy while driving it is best to
stop get out and walk around
your divers license may be suspended for causing
one serious crash
when meeting a school bus which has stooped to pick up or discharge children you must
stop and wait until the bus has started or you are signaled to proceed
a vehicle should never be parked closer to a fire plug than
15ft
when approaching a green traffic light you should
look both ways as you go ahead carefully
vehicles are most likely to be caused by
driving too fast on slippery roads
a solid yellow line on your side of the center stripe means
do not pass
a posted speed limit of 55 means
you may drive 55 under favorable conditions
if you are involved in an injury crash in a city you must immediately notify
the local polce
if you run off the pavement you should
steer straight and slow down before returning to the pavement
when turning left from a three lane one way street you should turn from the
left lane
if a child ran into the road 60 to 65 ft ahead of your vehicle what is the highest speed from which you could stop with good brakes before hitting him
20 mph
if you walk on the highway you should
walk on the left side in order to watch approaching vehicles
when turning you should give the proper signal
at least 100 ft before turning
to avoid crashes a defensive driver should
stay alert and look for trouble spots
when approaching an intersection bridge or railroad crossing you should never drive on the left half of the roadway within
100ft
the maximum fine for a first non-driving alcohol-related offense of possession or consumption of alcohol by a minor is
$500
headlights must be turned on
30 min after sunset
a flashing red traffic light means
stop look and yield before proceeding
you must give a signal either by hand and arm or by a signal device
when you change lanes
if you are teaching a beginner to drive you must
be a licensed driver age 21 or over
a flashing yellow signal light means
slow down and proceed with caution
if you have have a blow out while driving you should
steer firmly take foot off the accelerator and brake cautiously
at 20 miles per hour the average driver, from the moment he sees danger until he hits the brake will travel about
44ft
a minors (under age 17) driver license will be suspended for a first time offense of driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor for
1 year
the maximum fine for a person age 21 or older who is driving and drinking an alcoholic beverage is
$500
if a driver (age 21 or older) accidentaly runs over and kills someone while driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, the the worst offense with which the driver may be changed is
intoxication manslaughter
at night a driver should dim his headlights when an oncoming motor vehicle comes within
500 ft
you drivers license will automatically be suspended if you are convicted of
possessing a fake driver license
the maximum daytime speed limit for passenger cars on a highway numbered by this state or the united states is
70
when parking near a corner, you may park your vehicle no closer than
20 ft from a crosswalk
when you are taking medicine prescribed for you by a doctor you should
ask your doctor if it is safe for you to drive
when a vehicle ahead of you stops to let a pedestrian pass in front of it you should
stay in line and wait until the vehicle ahead proceeds
why should you drive slower at night
less distance you can see
if your driver license is suspended you may drive only
if you obtain an essential need or occupational driver license
when entering a street from a private alley or driveway you should
yield to approaching vehicles and pedestrians
a green arrow showing with a reed traffic light means
you may go ahead carefully in the direction of the arrow
on multiple lane highways slow drivers should drive
in the right hand lane
stopping a vehicle with good brakes from 20 mph under good conditions requires about
63 ft
not including thinking and reaction distance at 20 mph lawful brakes should stop a car within
19 ft
when possible pedestrians should walk
on a sidewalk
if you are being passed you should
keep in your lane