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~Segment 1 Drivers Test~
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What is the main value of making a head check to the left or right before changing lanes?
It covers areas not visible in the rear view mirrors
When the expressway is slippery or wet, your following distance should be
At least 4 seconds
In a multiple lane roundabout, you should:
Change lanes before entering
Purpose of traffic signs are:
To regulate, to warn, and to guide
When driving in the far right lane of the expressway, you:
Should expect merging vehicles at entrance ramps
Before making a right turn at an intersection from a stop, you should look:
Left, right, and left again
A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection means:
Stop before entering
If the speed of a vehicle doubles, its destructive power in a crash:
Increases by four times
You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle by:
Driving to the right edge of the road and stopping
Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If necessary, you may:
Stop, if absolutely necessary, and wait for a large gap in traffic before merging with expressway trafic
When making a right turn in a urban setting you should signal your intention to turn at least _________ ahead of the turn
100 feet or 1/2 a block
The exit ramp you want to use is entirely blocked by traffic. You should:
Use the next exit ramp
What is a way to control your emotions as they affect driving?
Expect other drivers to make mistakes
SEE stands for:
Search, Evaluate, Execute
A 3-second following distance permits a driver to brake out of problems at speeds under:
What is a danger signal of drowsy driving?
You don't remember driving the last few miles
If you encounter a vehicle headed the wrong way on a one-way street, you should:
Slow, steer right, and sound your horn
When you have a tire blowout, what should you do first?
Grip the steering wheel firmly
When passing a vehicle on a two-way, two-lane road, you should return to the right side of the road when you can see _________.
You are 2 seconds ahead of a passed vehicle
A flashing yellow turn arrow tells you oncoming through traffic has a:
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
They eyes see a hazard to the time the brain knows it is a hazard
Large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction:
Often have to use part of the left lane to complete the turn
The best way to prevent skidding on a slippery road surface is:
Steer and brake smoothly and gradually
On the expressway, the "Move Over Law" requires drivers to:
Slow down and proceed with caution if unable to lane change away from incident/parked emergency vehicle
You are driving on a city street and have a green light. A pedestrian begins to cross the street ahead of you. You:
Must stop regardless of the signal light
You are driving and there are oncoming vehicles on your left and a row of parked vehicles on your right. You should steer:
Closer to the parked vehicles than the oncoming vehicles
You should not pass if:
You cannot complete the pass before a no-passing zone
Are difficult to see in traffic
The single biggest causes of crashes is:
When 2 vehicles arrive at an uncontrolled intersection at the same time:
The driver on the left shall yield to the vehicle on the right
How can you keep the inside of your vehicle windows clear after you have cleared them in high humidity or rainy conditions?
Partially open the driver window
When you are behind a school bus that has stopped outside the city limits with its red flashes on, you must:
Stop at least 20 feet from the bus and wait until the bus turns off its red flashers
The vehicle safety technology that compares where a driver is steering the vehicle with where the vehicle is actually going is called:
Electronic stability program
You want to back out of a angled parking space on a street with a two-way traffic. You should always back slowly and look:
Over your right shoulder as you back up
When approaching a crosswalk where a blind pedestrian is waiting to cross, you must stop:
At the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street
You are driving in the right of an icy, two-way, four-lane street when you see a vehicle in your lane is stopped. Your vehicle is not equipped with anti lock brakes. You should:
Brake softly and clear the lane by steering to an open space
You only have the right of way when:
other drivers give it to you
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving in city traffic at low speeds is at least:
At least 2 blocks
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. What's a good rule to remember?
You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop
It's night. A vehicle coming toward you has its high beam headlights on which makes it hard to see the road ahead. You should look:
Ahead toward the right edge of your lane
Broken white lines:
separate lanes of traffic moving in the same direction
If you experience a sudden brake failure while driving, you should:
Rapidly pump the break
To make a left turn from a one-way street to a two-way street, you should turn from:
The far left lane
On freezing, wet days, what roadway is most likely to hide a spot of ice?
Roadways on bridges and overpasses
The best way to control consequences if you cannot avoid a collision is to:
Control brake and steer to collide at an angle with the object
A school sign is:
yellow-green with 5 sides
Before moving a vehicle in reverse, you should:
Check to see that the area behind the vehicle is clear
Hand-over-hand steering involves:
Pushing the steering wheel down with one hand while your other hand crosses over to pull the wheel farther down
Why should you stay out of the open space to the right of a tractor-trailer at an intersection?
Trucks make very wide right turns
The best way to keep from getting involved in emergency driving situations is:
Continually looking for hazards
When driving at night, you should use your low beams when an oncoming vehicle is within:
What should you do at an intersection with a flashing yellow signal light?
Slow down and be prepared to yield
The loss of traction most difficult to identify is:
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is:
Before entering the curve
A body at rest tends to remain at rest is defined as:
When a traffic sign isn't working at an intersection, you should:
Come to a complete stop, then proceed when it's safe
When driving on gravel and following another vehicle, you should:
Reduce speed and allow the vehicle to move further away
You should increase your following distance if the vehicle in front of you is:
Whats true regarding mirrors?
Drivers should glance at their mirrors often when driving
Its illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration that is _______ or higher.
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a business district is:
When practical, it is best to have a space of at least _____on both sides of your vehicle.
When turning, your last check is:
in the direction of your intended path of travel
If you MUST attend to a distraction while driving:
Drive in the left lane to avoid congestion on the right
Passing on the right of another vehicle by crossing the solid white line that marks the edge of the railroad:
The most basic principle of controlling the consequences of a crash is to avoid a _______crash.
When a vehicle is equipped with air bags, the safest position for any child restraint is:
In the middle of the backseat
When making a right turn at an intersection onto a 2-way street, you should:
Turn from the lane closest to the right curb unless the turn is allowed from other lanes
What's true about motorcycles?
Motorcycles should be followed at a greater distance
By law, a child less than 4 years of age may legally be positioned in the child restraint system in the front seat:
If the front passenger air bag is turned off and the rear seating is occupied by children less than 4 years of age
Rumble strips that are placed on the side of roadways are to alert drivers when they are:
Driving off the traveled portion of the roadway
You are driving in steady rain. A good indication that hydroplaning can occur is when:
The vehicle in front of you creates water splashes
You are driving on a clear night in an area with few street lights on. If you cannot see well with your headlights, what would help?
Use your high beams when legal and keep your interior light off
Tread worn down to the wear bars means your tires:
Need to be replaced
You should stop no closer than __________ feet from a railroad crossing if a train is approaching.
You are driving through a highway work zone. You should:
Lower your speed any time you see a highway worker
In a real-wheel skid your:
Vehicle moves sideways without any additional steering input
Driving of rural roadways can be especially hazardous due to:
If you enter a expressway entrance ramp that you do not want, you should:
Continue onto the expressway and use the next exit
After completion of segment one you will receive a green certificate which does NOT allow you to _______.
You will be eligible to take segment two ______months after the date you are issued your level one License.
When applying for a level one license from the secretary of state, be sure to bring the documents listened on the back of the ______certificate that you received after the completion of segment one.
Take your ________________to the secretary of state, where you will be issued your Level one Learners License(aka your driving permit).
Green certificate of completion
You can start logging your hours driven once you have obtained your ____________________.
Level one learners license
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