Permit Practice Test

Help get your permit!
You can avoid dangerous last minute maneuvers by looking ________ ahead of your vehicle at all times.
10 to 15 seconds
Driving off the paved roadway to pass another vehicle is allowed when:
You may never drive off the paved roadway to pass
If you notice that your vehicle begins to hydroplane, you should:
Decelerating by taking your foot off the gas pedal and not using brakes
When merging on to the interstate(freeway) you must accelerate to:
A speed which matches the flow of traffic
Before you make a left hand turn you must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn
If you see a school bus stopped with flashing red lights ahead of you, you should:
Stop behind the school bus and wait for the driver to turn off the flashing red lights.
If you are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway causing reduced visibility, you should reduce your speed and turn on your:
Head lights
If you see a solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line this means:
That vehicles only next to the broken yellow line may pass
You must remember when backing up a vehicle that:
It is always dangerous
You must stop at a rail road crossing when:
There isn't enough room on the other side for you to completely clear the tracks.
Which of the following statements is true about blind spots.
Tractor trailers and large vehicles have blind spots which are larger than most passenger vehicles.
The freeway is most slippery when:
During the first rain after a dry spell.
If you're driving on an Interstate(freeway) and a car is attempting to merge into your lane, you should:
If possible, safely make room for the merging vehicles.
The only way to ensure you have safely checked your blind spot is to:
Turn your head and look over your shoulders
You must obey instructions from school crossing-guards when:
You must always obey school crossing guards
If you are at a traffic light and it turns green but there is traffic blocking the intersection you must:
Stay where you are at and wait until the intersection is clear
Smoking in a vehicle while a minor is present is:
Always illegal
You drive defensively when you:
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards
You may legally block an intersection when:
It is never legal to block an intersection
Choose the best answer for driving on a slipper surface with snow or ice.
Drive slowly to avoid sudden turns or stops
At what distance should you stop when you see active crossing devices at the railroad crossing?
A maximum of 50 feet and a minimum of 15 feet from the nearest railroad track
What is the most appropriate thing to do if you've stopped at an intersection with a red traffic signal and an emergency vehicle with flashing red lights is behind you?
Do nothing and wait for the traffic signal to turn green
At what time are you allowed to pass a school bus?
If the school bus is in motion.
When planning to make a left turn across an intersection and you are waiting in the middle of the intersection for the traffic to clear, your front tires should be turned:
straight ahead
When you see a flashing yellow light at an intersection you should:
slow down and cross the intersection carefully
When you are driving on the freeway and the vehicle in front of you is a large truck, you should drive:
farther behind than you would for a passenger vehicle
Good drivers, traveling in heavy fog at night, always use the:
Low beams
If you become tired or sleepy while driving, you should:
stop and rest
Should you always drive slower than other traffic?
No, you can block traffic when you drive too slowly
The law requires that you do not follow any fire engines traveling to a fire closer than:
500 feet
You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should slow down and:
Slow down or stop, if necessary, and then make the turn
When passing, you should return to the right side of the road when:
•You see the headlights of the vehicle you just passed in your rear view mirror.
In what position must you be when making a left hand turn?
In the leftmost lane used by traffic going in your direction.