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Practice Questions For Permit Test

If you see farm equipment ahead traveling the same road as you,_______pass them on the right
exercise patience
Driving decisions depend on learned information, realistic perceptions and _____.
sound judgments
Cruise control should not be used__________.
in the rain
Young children can sustain serious injuries from ______, which deploy even in a low speed crash.
air bags
Highway hypnosis is related to ____________.
drowsy driving
If you are stuck in a traffic jam and you can feel your anger rising, you are experiencing an emotional challenge called ________.
One major advantage of push/pull steering from the low-hand position is________.
enhanced vehicle control because the arms stay close to the body and maintain a more stable vertical body position
Most skids are caused by_________.
driver error
While you are passing on a two-lane road, _________.
identify a safe space to return
If you can see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights ahead, ______.
do not follow too closely
If you are involved in a collision and the vehicles are still operational, _______.
move them out of traffic
The majority of drivers involved in collisions are people who have a _____driving record.
Fatality related to motor vehicle traffic is the number one cause of accidental death and motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for people ages _____.
3 to 33
If intervention is not working, instead of driving with the impaired driver, then______.
call a cab
Using an octane rated higher than your vehicle______.
does not increase power
If you take sedatives, you could experience____.
impaired reflexes
Over__________people were killed in 2005 in alcohol-related crashes.
If your vehicle begins to hydroplane, you should _____
reduce your speed
In general, for males it takes the liver up to ________
to process approximately one drink. 1 hour
If you park off the shoulder after a breakdown, ________.
be mindful of tall dry grass
Aggressive driving can be defined as operating a vehicle in a manner that is likely to________.
endanger someone
When your rearview mirror is set to its night setting, it may hamper your ability to_________
judge the distance of traffic behind you
Traffic engineers and lawmakers have designed our roads, laws and traffic controls to help drivers __________ what other road users are about to do
anticipate and predict
Alcohol begins to affect you__________after it enters your body.
After you start your vehicle, ensure that the ___________are off.
warning lights
If an approaching driver refuses to switch his high beams to low, you should_____.
locate the white line marker and use it to guide you
Traction control systems__________the driver
Looking at the ground beside a moving vehicle helps you judge its__________.
In the U.S., each year approximately _______people are injured and around 40,000 people are killed in traffic collisions
3 million
Never ________ on or near a railroad track.
Text can be used with a diamond symbol to delineate__________.
reserved lanes
When approaching a railroad crossing, you must look_____.
both ways
Alcohol is quick to find its way to the brain because______.
The brain contains more blood
One of the most important things you can do while driving is to concentrate on the__________of your passengers
If you see raindrops splashing on the surface of the road or if you are forced to drive through a puddle or standing water, __________.
avoid hard braking and overly aggressive steering
Among those killed, teenage drivers have the highest death rates per miles driven among all age groups, followed by elderly drivers and young ________.
adult males
_________is one of the top three factors associated with fatal crashes
All of these answers are correct.
New pedestrian and school zone signs exist on the roadway to warn drivers of an approaching crosswalk. They are_______.
fluorescent yellow-green diamond-shaped
When you are tired your _________ shrinks.
peripheral vision
On a three or five lane roadway, when you have a broken yellow line on your side of the road,_________.
give the right-of-way to oncoming traffic
If you are a passenger and have your seat reclined with your safety belt on, in the event of a crash, ______
your body could slide forward, increasing the chance of injury
Risk while driving is defined as the probability of _______, damage or loss
When being passed by a motorcycle,________.
stay in your lane
If you pack your vehicle full, you should_______.
reference your owner's manual for maximum load weight
Stay ______ when going through a curve
on the right side of your lane
Slick or wet, low-traction surface conditions make it hard to control the speed and _______of your vehicle
Electronic highway message boardscommunicate______
safety messages
There are usually _______ collisions in a motor vehiclecrash
Turn on your________ well in advance of your maneuver to turn or change lanes.