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Driver's Ed - Permit Study Guide

This is another set of terms to study for the permit test.

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You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should...
Signal during the last 100 feet before you turn.
When you change lanes or merge with another lane, you:
Need at least a 4 second gap in traffic.
You are being chased by a police vehicle with lights and siren activated. You ignore the warning to stop and speed away. During the chase a person is seriously injured. You are subject to..
imprisonment and/or a fine of $2000.
The driver ahead of you stops at a crosswalk. What should you do?
Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed.
To be sure that a lane is clear before you change lanes, you should..
Look over your shoulder into the lane that you want to enter
If you are a minor and your cell phone rings while you are driving, you should...
Let the call go to a voice mail
You are driving in the far right lane of a multilane freeway. A line of 5 cars is merging into the lane ahead from an on-ramp. You...
Must slow down to let the other cars merge
There are 5 cars following closely behind you on a road with one lane in your direction. When you see the white sign that says" SLOWER TRAFFIC USE TURNOUTS", you should...
Drive to the side of the road and stop in the designated area.
When driving in fog, use your
low beams
You must notify DMV in 5 days if you
sell or transfer your vehicle
When a traffic light is not working at an intersection, you should
Come to a complete stop, then proceed when it is safe.
Check your review mirrors:
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you
When you see a red sign that says, "STOP" , you should
check traffic in all directions before proceeding
When looking ahead while driving, you should
scan from side to side
To turn left from a one way street onto a one way street, start from ...
the far left lane
You are driving in the far right lane of a four-lane freeway and notice thick broken white lanes on the left side of your lane. You are driving in:
the carpool lane and must merge into the next lane
If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should...
steer your vehicle around the water, if possible
You are on a two-way road and the vehicle ahead of you is turning left onto a driveway. You may legally pass the vehicle on the right if...
there is enough road between the curb and the vehicle to do so
Your wheels should be pointed straight ahead, UNLESS, you are:
parked on a hill or sloping driveway
When merging onto a freeway, you should be driving
at or near the same speed limit as the freeway traffic
Which of the following blocks the smooth flow of traffic?
Slowing down to look at a collision scene
The speed limit in any alley is:
15 mph
You have had your license for 8 months. You may ...
Drive between 5 am and 11 pm unaccompanied
Which of the following is true about large trucks?
Trucks often appear to travel slower because of their large size.
If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection:
Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
You must make a written report of a traffic accident occurring in California (SR1) to DMV when:
You are involved in a collision and there is an injury
You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
Is this a true statement about child passengers ?
Children under one year of age should not ride in the front seat in air bag equipped vehicles?
True, children under one year of age should not ride in the front seat in air bag equipped vehicles
A pedestrian who is blind or visually impaired uses traffic sounds before deciding to cross the street. If you see a pedestrian with a guide dog or white cane waiting to cross at a corner, you should:
Pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
If you want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming car is approaching:
Slow down and let the car pass, then pass the bicyclist
What can make a person drowsy?
Most cold medications
Two vehicles are approaching an uncontrolled "T" intersection. One vehicle is on the through road and the other is on the road that ends. Who has the right of way at the intersection?
The vehicle on the through road
It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol concentration(BAC) that is ...
0.01% or more
The speed limit for a school zone is ...
25 mph
Give extra space to drivers backing out of parking spaces because:
they may not see you
This red traffic sign means you should:
...This red traffic sign means you should: Give the right of way to traffic on the road you are entering or crossing
Cargo extending more than 4 feet from your rear bumper :
Must be marked with a red flag or lights
This yellow sign means ...
You are approaching a railroad crossing
For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle?
solid red lights, flashing red lights, and blacked out traffic signals
The California Driver Handbook recommends several tips to help you keep alert on long drives. One of these tips is:
Pull off the road and rest
You should adjust your rearview and side mirrors:
Before you start driving
You should stop before crossing railroad tracks
Anytime a train may be approaching whether you can see it or not
Instructions from school crossing guards must...
be obeyed at all times
You may legally park your car:
In a bicycle lane if there is no sign forbidding it
If you are convicted by the court of a first DUI:
Your driving privilege will be revoked for one year
When you see this yellow sign, you should:
Be prepared to stop if children are in the crosswalk