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driving test

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recognition distance
the distance the vehicle travels from the time the driver is able to identify a real or potential hazard and decide what action to take
highway
a main road or thoroughfare, such as a street, boulevard, or parkway. available for public use for travel or transportation
private roads
are intended for use by a few private individuals, as distinguished from highways that are for public use
abandonment
non use
vacation
occurs when its existence is terminated by the direct action of public officials
octagon
exclusively for stop signs
horizontal/rectangle
generally for guide signs
triangle
exclusively for yield signs
pennant
advance warning of no passing zones
diamond
exclusively to warn of existing or possible hazards on roadways or adjacent areas
vertical rectangle
generally for regulatory signs
pentagon
school advance and school crossing signs
round
railroad advance warning signs
crossbuck
railroad crossing
blue
color for motorist services guidance; used to identify oarking spaces for disabled drivers
orange
color for construction and maintenance warning
brown
color for public recreation areas, guidance to areas of cultural and historical significance
yellow
color for general warning and advisory of unexpected roadway conditions
white/black
colors for regulatory (2)
fluorescent yellow green
color for high emphasis warning of school, pedestrian, and bike activity
green
color for guide, directional info
red
color for stop, do not enter, wrong way
privilege
driving is a _____, not a right
10
when you change your residence address, you must have your license corrected with ___ number of days
5
the DMV keeps a public record of all your traffic convictions and accidents for___ number of years
10
convictions for DWI are maintained for __ number of years
vehicle
The ___ must be in safe driving condition, pass a safety inspection, have a valid inspection sticker, current license plate and registration.
liability
You must also present proof of ____ on the vehicle used on the test
inspection sticker
Every automobile, truck, trailer, boat trailer, and motorcycle operated on LA highways must have a current motor vehicle ___ _____.
stop sign
sign that means that you must stop completely
stop before:
- marked or unmarked crosswalk
- a stop line
- before entering the intersection
yield sign
sign that tells you to slow down and stop quickly if you must
do not enter
sign that indicates a one-way roadway with traffic coming against you
wrong way
sign that means you've made a wrong turn and entered a lane of oncoming traffic
one way
sign that means traffic flows only in the direction shown by the arrow
detour
sign that means a route to be taken by traffic as an alternative to the normal route
do not pass
sign that means do not pass; if written on a pendant, it will always be on the left side of the road
orange warning signs
tell you that workers, machinery, and barricades are just ahead (slow down and change lanes if necessary)
diamond
most signs in work areas are ____ shaped
public/private
It is against the law to drive across ___ or ____ property to avoid a traffic control device
red light
light that means you must come to a complete stop

-may turn right except when prohibited by sign
yellow light
light that warns you it is about to turn red
green light
light that lets you drive
flashing red light
light that means you must come to a complete stop, used at dangerous intersections
flashing yellow light
light that means caution, slow down, and proceed accordingly
green arrow
light that means you may turn
yellow center lines
used to separate traffic on a one-way street
- must stay to right of centerline, may pass when safe
double solid yellow lines
may not cross these lines to pass, may pass these lanes to turn
white lines
separate lanes of traffic moving in the same direction