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What are the 3 basic parts of an expressway
Entrance Ramp, Acceleration Lane, Merging Area
What should you do if you break down?
1. park the vehicle where it can be seen 2. Move all of the wheels off of the pavement 3. turn on the hazard/emergency lights 4. get all of the passengers out of the car
When it is raining, slow down and plan for at least ____ times the normal stopping speed
Two times
If you approach a red ight and a traffic officer directs you to go through the intersection, you should
go through the intersection without stopping
What is hydroplaning?
When your tires rise on a thin film of water
What should you do in the acceleration lane?
Speed up so that you can move into traffic at the end of the lane.
Driving under the influence may be proven with a blood alcohol level of
.08% or higher
A double solid white center line on the highway means
You are on a four lane highway and changing of lanes is not permitted.
It is unlawful and unsafe to over take and pass...
On a hill or curve if view is obstructed, within 100 feet of railroad crossing, and within 100 feet of any bridge when the view is obstructed
It is unlawful to pass within ___ feet of a railroad crossing
100 feet
It is unlawful to pass within ___ feet of a bridge?
100 feet if view is obstructed
Prior to entering a roundabout, who must drivers yield to?
Pedestrians and vehicles already in the intersection
Who has the right away in Florida?
No one. The laws says everyone must yield and avoid a crash.
If 2 vehicles reach an intersection at the same time, which vehicle goes first?
The driver on the left yields to the driver on the right
What is the Move Over Law?
When driving on a highway with 2 ot more lanes, if you are in the same lane as an emergency vehicle on the side of the raod, you must move your vehicle over when it is safe to do so
When driving in fog, you should always use your ____ lights
dim/low beam
Do not use high beams within __ feet of oncoming vehicles
500
When should you use your headlights?
Between the hours of sunset until sunrise
What should you do on an entrance ramp?
Beginning looking for an opening in traffic and signal for your turn
Parking is not allowed within ___ feet of an intersection
20
When is passing legal?
When there are 2 or more lanes
when traffic is moving in the same direction
the vehicle you pass is turning left
You may pass a vehicle when there are ___ or more lanes
2
You may pass when a vehicle is moving in the ___ direction
same
You may pass when the vehicle you are passing is turning ____
left
When passing, you must return to the right side of the road before coming within ___ feet of a vehicle on the other side
200
When passing, do not return to the right side of the road until you can see...
the tires of the other vehicle in your rear view mirror
What does a broken white line on a highway mean?
You may change lanes when it is safe to do so
What do double yellow lines on the highway mean?
You may not cross the line to change lanes and can only cross when turning and it is safe to do so
What is the maximum speed limit for a car on a two-lane highway during the day?
55
If your driver's license is suspended for too many points, what tye of insurance must you purchase or prove you had?
Bodily injury

Liability
What type of insurance must you have on a motor vehicle with 4 or more wheels?
10,000.00 Property Damange Liability Insurance
10,000.00 Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
What are the penalties for DUI?
Fine, community service of 50 hrs. probation for no more than a year, imprisonment of no more more than 6 months, license revoked at least 180 days, DUI school for 12 hrs, Ignition interlock device for up to 6 months
If convicted of DUI, you may have to have an interlock device for up to ___ months
6
If convicted of DUI, you may have to serve ___ hours of community service
50
If convicted of DUI, you may have to go to prison for no more than ___ months
6
If convicted of DUI, you may have to have serve probation for no more than ___ year (s)
1
If convicted of DUI, you may have your license suspended for up to ___ days
180
Allow a minimum of ___ feet of clearance when passing a cyclist
3
What side of the road should you park on?
The right unless it is a one way road
What is the rule for the following distance of trucks?
No vehicle may follow within 300 feet
When parking uphill, which way should you turn your wheel?
toward away from the curb
When parking downhill, which way should you turn your wheel?
toward the curb
When drinking, your driving is affected after ___ drink(s)
1
When moving, you must notify the DMV of your address change within ___ days
10
If you break the law or become an unsafe driver, your license can be___
suspended, revoked, or canceled.
Fines are ___ when infractions occur within a school or construction zone
tripled
If you receive 12 points in one year your licenses will be ___
suspended
Drivers under the age of 18 who accumulate four or more points within a 12-month period will___
Have their license restricted for one year to business driving only
A DUI will stay on your record for ___ years
75
Drug and alcohol consumption___
slow reaction time and impair judgement
Alcohol affects people negatively by ___
slowing reflex and reaction time
Which emotions may negatively impact your ability to drive well?
Angry and Depressed
If you do not have proper insurance, your license can be suspended for
up to 3 years
If you are in a traffic accident, you must
1. stop 2. report the crash 3. move your car if it is blocking traffic
If you double the speed of a car, you increase its force of impact by ___ times
4
What is the number one violation drivers are convicted of?
speeding
At stop signs, you must yield the right of way to
all other traffic and pedestrians
On a two way street or highway, if a bus is stopped and has the bus signal on you must
Stop until the bus signal has been withdrawn
On a four- lane road, you may only drive in the ___ lane if you are overtaking and passing another vehicle
left
When passing another vehicle, you should
stay a safe distance behind the vehicle you are passing, give your signal before changing lanes, and return to the right side of the road once you see the vehicle in your rear view mirror
Parking is not allowed
On sidewalks, in front of driveways, within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
What does an eight-sided sign mean?
stop
At an intersection with a four-way stop, which driver can go first?
The one who reached the intersection first
How far ahead should you look when you are on the open highway?
About a quarter of a mile
Under most conditions, what is a safe traveling distance?
3 seconds
When drinking, alcohol first affect your _____
judgement
If you are stopped by law enforcement, you should
Pull of immediately to the extreme right, clear of traffic if possible, turn off your engine, reduce your headlights to the parking light position at night
Before making a left or right turn, you should signal for ___ feet
100
A green arrow showing at the same time as a red traffic light means___
you may go in the direction of the arrow with caution
If you drive past the exit where you wanted to leave a highway, you should
go on to the next exit
You are driving too slowly if you
block other vehicles moving at normal safe speeds
Your license may be suwspended if you commit 15 traffic offenses within ___ years.
5
If you experience ___ do not use brakes, concentrate on sterring, slow down gradually, brake softly whent he car is under control, and pull completely off of the pavement.
A tire blow out.
On a road with a divided line, which vehicles must stop for the bus?
Vehicles on both sides of the road.
If you are stopped at a crossing where there is more than one set of tracks, ____ before you start across.
Be alert for a second train on the other set of tracks.
High beam headlights are most effective for speeds faster than ____ mph.
25
Roads that have double solid lines indicate
It is illegal to pass in either direction.
A yellow dashed line means
You may pass using the oncoming lane when it is safe to do so.
To use the two-second rule, watch the vehicle ahead pass ___ and start counting one thousand one.
A fixed object such as an overpass.
An average freight train traveling at 30mph needs a stopping distance of more than ___ mile.
1/2
In a driving environment, your reaction time would be a bout ____ seconds.
1.5
If you are behind another vehicle, use low beams when yo are within ____ feet of the vehicle ahead.
300
When approaching a round about
-always signal going in and out
-always yield to pedestrians
-always yield to traffic already in the round about
Most of the crashes that cause injury or death ahppen at speeds less than ____ and within ____miles of home
40mph
25 miles of home
Parking is not allowed iwthin ____feet of an ambulance, firetruck, or rescue station
20
If you double the speed of a car, you increase its force of impact _____ times.
4
A ____ is used to separate lanes of traffic moving in OPPOSITE directions where changing lanes is not permitted.
Solid yellow line
Your car must have a white light that makes your license plate visible from _____ feet.
50 feet
____ lines separate lanes of traffic moving in the SAME direction where crossing over the line is not permitted.
Double solid white lines
Infant carriers or car seats must be used for children up to ____ yrs. of age or older.
3
The correct signal to indicate a right turn is
Hand and arm extended upward
A broken yellow line on a roadway means
separate lanes of traffic are moving in opposite directions.
When 2 vehicles reach an intersection at the same time
The driver on the left must yield to the driver on the right
When operating a bicycle on a one-way street with 2 or more traffic lanes, you may ride close to
the left-hand edge of the roadway
If you are driving at night, you should not use high-beam headlights within _____ feet of oncoming vehicles
500
The seat belt law exempts
-employees of newspaper delivery while delivering
-farm equipment
-motorcycles, mopeds, and bikes
A traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow means
Proceed with caution
The standard speed in residential areas is
30 MPH
If your right wheels are off of the pavement
Brake lightly
When you see a yellow X lane signal
Prepare to leave the lane when safe to do so.
You must signal at least ____ feet before making a turn
100
You may not follow fire engines closer than ____ feet
500
What does a broken line on your side and a solid line on the other side of the road mean?
You may pass when it is safe to do so
If you approach a car that has its signal on and is ready to park, you should
stop several car lengths behind and wait
Your license can be suspended if:
-you get 12 points in 12 months
-you get 18 points in 18 months
-you get 24 points in 36 months
-fail to pay child support
-fail to carry insurance
Your license can be suspended for 30 days if you
Get 12 points in one year
Without proper motor vehicle insurance, your license can be suspended for up to _
3 years
The #1 violation drivers are convicted of is
speeding
If you double the speed of your car, you increase its force impact by ___ times
four
On a two-way street or highway with no median, if a school bus stops and has the sign out
You must stop until the sign is withdrawn
On a two-way street or highway with a divide and median, if a school bus stops and you are on the opposite side
You may proceed
When passing another vehicle you should
stay a safe distance behind the vehicle you are passing
Give your signal before changing lanes
Return to the right side of the road once you see the vehicle you passed in your rear view mirror
You may NOT pass
-At intersections
-If a solid yellow line is printed on your side of the center line
-within 100 feet of a bridge or railroad crossing
Parking is NOT allowed
-within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
-In front of driveways
-on sidewalk
When traveling under 40 mph you should follow other vehicles with a distance of ____
one second for every 10 feet of your vehicle length
When you are merging onto the freeway/highway, you should be driving
At or near the same speed as the other traffic
When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street
Park within 18 inches of the curb