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Drivers Ed Test
Exam for Friday
Terms in this set (103)
How long do new residents of Louisiana have to obtain a Louisiana License once their residency is established?
Within 180 days before the expiration date
When may a drivers license be renewed?
How long do you have to correct your license whenever you change your residence address?
How long does the Office of Motor Vehicles keep a public record of traffic convictions and accidents?
How long does a conviction for DWI sty on your record at the Office of Motor Vehicles?
Vision test, Written knowledge test, Road skills (driving) test
Which of the following is needed in order to get a Louisiana Drivers License?
4 years from your nearest birthday
When does your drivers license expire?
Which of the following is not needed for a vehicle being used in a driving test?
horn, steering wheel, turn signals but not radio
All of the following parts of a vehicle must be in proper working condition for a road test except the
Whenever it is operational, anytime a law enforcement requests it, whenever it is on Louisiana highways
When is proof of insurance required on a vehicle in Louisiana?
When must new Louisiana residents title and register vehicles they own?
What is the basic color used for construction warning signs indicating that workers, machinery, barricades, or other construction is just ahead?
indicates the direction in which traffic is to pass
What is the purpose of diagonal stripes on barricades and other panels?
slow down or come to a "rolling stop".
A flashing yellow light at an intersection means...
Come to a complete stop before proceeding.
What does flashing red light mean?
A solid yellow line on a two-lane road indicates
two way traffic
What do yellow center lines indicate?
traffic is flowing in one direction only
What do white center lines indicate?
Red reflectors indicate
the exact place at which to stop
Solid white lines painted across the traffic lanes at intersections indicate
Two-way left turn center lanes may be used for
make the turn, then drive around the block
If you are in a lane designated as a turn only lane and you wish to go straight, you should
chances are 3 to 4 times greater
How much does wearing your seat belt and shoulder straps increase the chance of surviving a collision as compared to not wearing safety belts?
the driver, everyone in the front seat, everyone in the back seat.
According to Louisiana Law, who must use safety belts?
to keep you in position to control the car
Why should you wear a safety belt?
All children must be properly restrained
Which of the following about child passenger restraint is true?
turn your head and look back
When you need to back up the best thing to do is
you may take risks that you normally wouldn't, you should let someone else drive, your driving could be affected
If you are worried, nervous, depressed, or under any kind of stress,
every two hours
How often should a driver rest when making a long trip?
take a break, listen to the radio, let fresh air in the car
A good way to fight fatigue while driving is
eat healthy meals, avoid driving in early morning or late night, keep the inside of the vehicle cool
A good way to prevent drowsy driving is to
if you have the "right of way" be sure to take it
Which of the following is not a good defensive driving technique?
Speeding, running red lights, frequent lane changes
Which of the following can be considered aggressive driving?
10 to 15 seconds ahead
How far ahead should a driver look?
check your rear view mirrors often, look far enough ahead to see things early, keep your eyes moving
When driving you should...
Turn your head and check them
What is the best way to handle blind spots when you want to turn or change lanes?
includes pursuing another vehicle, may involve blowing the horn, in a criminal offense.
stay calm and relaxed
What should you do when confronted by an aggressive driver?
use the 4 second rule
An easy way to know how much of a space cushion to leave in front of you is to...
ahead of you, behind you, on side of you
You should keep a space cushion....
The approximate stopping distance at 55 miles per hour on dry roads is...
make a "three point" or "Y" turn if there is light traffic, circle the block if there is heavy traffic, check traffic in front and behind you to be sure the street is clear
A good rule of thumb for turning around on a narrow street is...
turn the wheels toward the curb if facing UPHILL
When parking on a hill, make sure your car does not roll into traffic, if the brakes do not hold. Which of these would NOT help keep the car from rolling into traffic?
smoke coming from the tail pipe, front wheels turning out, brake lights or backing lights on
A clue that a parked car might be ready to pull out is
Pull up closely behind the vehicle you intend to pass
When passing another vehicle, which of these should you NOT do?
turn your head and look out the rear window
The best way to increase visibility when backing up is to
immediately after the rain begins to fall
When are road surfaces most slippery?
ease your foot off the gas, steer the direction you want the front of the car to go, press firmly on the brake if the car has an antilock brake system
If you find yourself in a skid on a slippery road, you should...
reduce your speed, allow twice the normal following distance, use extra caution
When roads are slippery, you should...
During prolonged or heavy rain, hydroplaning starts at speeds of
reduce your speed, allow the tires to make contact with the pavement, keep your wheels straight
To recover from hydroplaning, you should...
When the wipers must be used, When weather makes it difficult to see within 500 feet, between sunset and sunrise
During which times does Louisiana law require headlights on?
within 500 feet
When approaching another vehicle, when should you dim your "bright lights"?
within 200 feet
When following another vehicle when should you dim your "bright lights"?
keeping the windshield and windows clean, reducing your speed, making certain that all lights on your vehicle are operational
Driving at night can be made safer by
repeatedly turn your lights on and off until the other driver dims his lights.
If a stubborn driver refuses to dim his lights, what should you do?
when crossing an intersection with a green traffic signal, when they are in a marked crosswalk, when a vehicle is making a right turn on red
When do pedestrians have the right of way?
pass it the same way you would pass a car
The proper way to pass a motorcycle is to
Where is the most likely place for car/motorcycle collisions to occur?
give the trucks plenty of room when they are turning
When sharing the road with a big truck, drivers of smaller vehicles...
Have a larger blind spots than small vehicle
remain in your vehicle unless the officer tells you otherwise, be prepared to produce your divers license and other information, have proof of insurance.
When you are stopped by a police officer you should
treat it as an all-way or a four -way stop
When a traffic light is not functioning at an intersection
The main factor that often turns a minor accident into a fatal crash is
check your rear view and side view mirrors, look over your shoulder to see if someone is in your blind spot, check for other drivers who may also be moving into the same lane.
To change lanes properly...
complete the maneuver before coming within 100 feet of any approaching vehicle.
When passing on the left of another vehicle, you should
when your view is blocked by a hill or curve, when there is a solid yellow line in your lane, when you are within 100 feet of an intersection, railroad crossing, bridge, or tunnel.
When is it against the law to pass another vehicle on the left?
When there are two or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction.
When may you pass on the right of any vehicle?
When the bus is stopped on a four lane or five lane roadway that has no barriers
When do you not have to stop for a stopped school but that is loading or unloading children?
30 feet away
When you must stop for a bus that is loading or unloading children you must stop at least
100 feet before making the turn
When you wish to make a turn, you should get in the proper lane and signal at least
A left turn is signaled manually by holding the arm
When you slow down or stop, you can signal manually by holding the arm
The driver on the right.
When two vehicles approach an intersection with a four-way stop at the same time who has the right of way?
on a sidewalk, in front of a driveway, in an intersection
It is illegal to park
at least 15 feet away
How far away must you park from a fire hydrant?
How far away much you stop from the nearest rail of a railroad crossing when a train is approaching?
no more than 3
How many people many occupy the front seat of moving vehicle?
Persons over the age of 12
Who may be a passenger in the open bed of a truck?
Other vehicles may follow an emergency vehicle and park within the block of the emergency if they do not block the roadway
Which of the following statements concerning emergency vehicles is not true
may be worn in one ear only while driving.
Headphones or other listening devices (other than hearing aids)
The driver, regardless of whether the littering was intentional or not
Who is responsible for litter coming from a vehicle?
look for a gap in the approaching traffic, when adjust your speed to meet that gap.
When merging on to an interstate, you should
The maximum speed allowed (except in areas where it is posted to be less) on Louisiana interstate highways is
go on to the next exit, then return to the exit that you want.
If you miss your exit on the interstate you should
driving at a steady speed within the posted speed limit
Which of the following is appropriate driving on an interstate highway during ideal conditions?
press the brakes hard and hold
If your vehicle has an anti-lock brake system (ABS) the best way to stop in an emergency is to
stop quickly, turn quickly, speed up quickly
To avoid a collision, you may have to
steer into the other vehicle's lane
If a car is coming toward you in your lane, you should do all of the following except
slow down slightly, then steer gently back on to the road
If your wheels should slip off the edge of the road and the shoulder is much lower than the pavement, you should
Alcohol is a depressant
Which of the following statements about alcohol is true?
speeding, slow driving, weaving
Some tell-tale signs of drunk driving are
What is the minimum blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for drivers age 21 and OVER convicted of DWI?
What is the minimum blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for drivers UNDER the age of 21 to be convicted of DWI?
6 months in jail and loss of license for 90 days
A first DWI conviction for drivers age 21 and OLDER a maximum penalty of
6 months in jail and loss of license for 180 days
A first DWI conviction for drivers UNDER age 21 has a maximum penalty of
First offense refusal to submit to an alcohol analysis test is punishable by a loss of driving privileges for
The effects of smoking one marijuana cigarette will wear off after about
hold the steering wheel firmly and keep the car in the same lane, let your car slow down, then brake when you reach about 30 mph, pull all the way off the road into a safe area
What should you do if you have a tire blow out?
pull to the side of the road and turn the engine off
If your car overheats, you should
take your foot off the accelerator and carefully move the vehicle to the side of the road, make the car easily visible using emergency flashers or reflectorized triangles, stand away from the vehicle and wait for help
If you experience car trouble you should
stop your vehicle immediately if its is clear and safe to do so, make a first aid check of all persons involved in the crash, notify your insurance company as soon as practical.
If you are involved in a traffic crash resulting I injury, death or property damage, you are required to
failure to stop for a school bus loading or unloading children, failure to stop and give assistance at an accident in which you are involved and that result in the injury or death of a person, conviction of driving while intoxicated.
Which of the following violations will result in driving privileges being suspended?
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