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This is the answers to the New York state DMV Test in order to get your drivers permit.

The driver's left arm and hand are extended downward. This hand signal means that the driver plans to


You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should

Signal and keep your wheels straight.

The driver's left hand and arm are extended upward. This hand signal means that the driver plans to

Turn right.

You have the right-of-way when you are

Already in a traffic circle.

When you want to make a right turn, your car must be

Close to the right side of the street.

You want to turn left at an intersection. The light is green but oncoming traffic is heavy. You should

Wait in the center of the intersection for traffic to clear.

When two vehicles enter an intersection from different highways at the same time, which vehicle must yield the right-of-way

Vehicle on the left.

You must yield the right-of-way to an approaching vehicle when you are

Turning left.

You come to an intersection which is blocked by other traffic. You should

Stay out of the intersection until you can pass through

You drive along a street and hear a siren. You cannot immediately see the emergency vehicle. You should

Pull to the curb and look to see if it is on your street.

You want to turn right at the next intersection. You should begin to use your turn signal

At least 100 feet before the turn.

You are making a left turn from a two-way street into a one-way street. When you have completed the turn your car should be

In the left lane of the street.

What should you do when you are going to enter a roadway from a private road

Yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and roadway traffic.

A red and white triangular sign at an intersection means

Slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary.

A rectangular-shaped sign is

Speed limit sign.

A diamond-shaped sign is a

Road hazard sign.

What are the colors of the warning signs that indicate hazards ahead, such as curves in the road or narrow bridges

Black letters or symbols on a yellow background.

What are the colors of a sign which tells you the distance to the next exit of a highway

Green with white letters.

What does this road sign mean (stop sign)

Come to a full stop, then go when it is safe to do so.

Which of the following must you obey over the other three

A policeman.

As you near an intersection, the traffic light changes from green to yellow. Your best action would be to

Be prepared to stop before the intersection.

You may cross a double solid yellow line

To turn into a driveway.

You may cross a single solid white line in the highway

If traffic conditions require.

A traffic light which has a green arrow and a red light means that

You may drive only in the direction of the green arrow.

What does a flashing yellow light mean

Proceed with caution.

An intersection has a stop sign, crosswalk, but no stop line. You must stop

Before the crosswalk.

You come to an intersection which has a flashing red light. You should

Come to a full stop, then go when safe to do so.

Which of the following is used on some highways to direct drivers into the proper lanes for turning

White arrows in the middle of the lanes.

You may not cross a single broken white (or yellow) line

When to do so would interfere with traffic.

When the road is marked with a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line on your side you may pass

If traffic is clear.

A solid white line on the right edge of the highway slants in towards your left. That shows that

The road will get narrower.

What vehicles must stop at all railroad crossings

School buses and passenger buses carrying passengers.

What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals (such as lights or crossing gates)

Slow down and be prepared to stop.

If traffic prevents you from crossing all the way across a set of railroad tracks, you may proceed only when

There is room for your vehicle on the other side.

If an approaching train is near enough or going fast enough to be a danger, you must

Not cross the tracks until the train has completely passed.

You may drive around or under a gate that is being lowered or raised at a railroad crossing

Under no circumstances.

What does it mean when a school bus is stopped and its red lights are flashing

You may not pass while the red lights are flashing.

You may pass another vehicle on the right if it is waiting to

Turn left.

The car behind you begins to pass you. You should

Slow down slightly and stay in your lane.

When you want to overtake and pass another vehicle you should

Signal and pass when safe to do so.

In general, you should pass vehicles going in the same direction as you are going

On the left.

In which of the following situations is passing always forbidden

The vehicle ahead is stopped for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

After you have passed a car you should return to the right lane when you

See the front bumper of the other car in your mirror.

You are driving in the middle lane on a three lane expressway. A car begins to pass you on the right. The actions of that driver are

OK if no signs forbid passing on the right.

A "no standing" sign at a certain location means

You may stop temporarily to pickup or discharge passengers.

A "no parking" sign at a certain location means

You may stop temporarily to load or unload passengers.

A "no stopping" sign means that, unless directed to do so by a policeman, you may stop only

To avoid conflict with other traffic.

You may never park

In a crosswalk.

Assuming that the street is level, what should you do after you have finished parallel parking in a space between two other cars

Straighten your front wheels and leave room between cars.

If you are parked parallel to the curb, you may get out of the car on the traffic side

When you won't interfere with oncoming vehicles.

Before you leave a parking space which is parallel to the curb you should

Look for traffic by turning your head.

A driver may park in a space reserved for people with disabilities if the vehicle displays license plates for the disabled

And is carrying the disabled person named on the registration.

In a parking space reserved for people with disabilities, a non-disabled driver

May neither park, stop nor stand.

What does alcohol do to your driving skills and judgement

It harms both driving skills and judgement.

What kinds of drugs, other than alcohol, can affect your driving ability

an allergy medicine, weed, cold remedy

What effect might alcohol and another drug have when combined in your blood

Increase the effects of both.

What is the only effective way to reduce your blood alcohol content (BAC)

Allow your body time to get rid of alcohol.

Drinking alcohol and driving is

A serious traffic safety problem.

A driver who is taking a non-prescription drug should

Read the labels on the drug before driving.

What happens to your driver's license if you refuse to take a chemical test (breath or blood)

Your driver's license will be taken away.

What are the consequences that can result from driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs

Possible imprisonment.
A mandatory fine.
Driver license revocation.

Drinking coffee after drinking alcohol

Has no effect on blood alcohol content.

On average, the human body can dispose of the alcohol in 12 ounces of beer in about

An hour.

A chemical test is used to measure


Which of the following influence the effects of alcohol

The amount of food in the stomach.
The body weight of an individual.
How much time passes between drinks

In this state, what BAC (blood alcohol content) is evidence of intoxication


Which of the following does not happen after drinking

you calm down so you can concentrate.

What effect does drinking alcohol and taking a prescription drug or over the counter medicine have

The combination could multiply the effects of the alcohol.

If you drink alcohol socially, what helps insure safe driving

Ride home with a friend who has not been drinking.

Which of the following is true - People driving under the influence of alcohol are

Every driver's problem whether they drink or not.

Which of the following statements is true about BAC (blood alcohol content)

The "breathalyzer" is a test of a person's BAC.

Why is driving on an expressway different from driving on an ordinary street

You must think faster and handle your vehicle more effectively.

Night driving is dangerous because

The distance we can see ahead is reduced.

Which of the following statements applies to all driving emergency situations

Think before you act.

You have just left an expressway and are starting to drive on an ordinary highway. You should

Check your speedometer to keep at the lower speed limit.

Your car starts to skid on a slippery road. You should

Steer in the direction you want the front wheels to go.

Expressways have "expressway entrance lanes" (acceleration lanes) so that drivers can

Reach the proper speed before blending with traffic.

When you drive in heavy fog during daylight hours you should drive with your

Headlights on low beam.

When driving at night, it is most important for you to

Drive within the range of your headlights.

If you drive past your exit on an expressway, you should

Drive to the next exit and leave the expressway.

When you get ready to leave an expressway, you should begin to use your turn signal

100 feet before the exit ramp.

If a tire blows out, the proper thing to do is

Hold the steering wheel firmly, and ease up on the gas.

When attempting to stop on a slippery road, the best action to take is to

Apply the brakes in slow, steady strokes.

When your right wheels run onto a soft shoulder what is the best way to get back on the highway

Ease your foot off the gas and brake gently.

If your brake pedal suddenly sinks to the floor, you should first

Try to pump it to build up the pressure.

When you drive at night you can reduce the problem of glare from the headlights of an approaching car by

Looking to the lower right side of your lane.

You are getting on a highway which has a very short entrance lane. The safest way for you to enter the flow of traffic would be to

Wait for a large gap in traffic then speed up quickly.

A blind person legally has the right-of-way when crossing the street when he is

Led by a guide dog, or using a white or metallic cane.

A bicyclist differs from a motorist in that he isn't required to

Insure the bicycle.

On a road which has no sidewalks a pedestrian should walk on the

Side of the road facing oncoming traffic.

A motorist should know that a bicyclist operating on a roadway must

Ride on the right side of the road.

What does a "slow moving vehicle" emblem look like

A triangular orange sign.

Motorists should be aware that all bicycles used after dark must have

Front headlight and red taillight.

A motorist approaching a bicyclist should

Exercise extreme caution.

You want to back out of your driveway. You see children playing nearby. Before you start to move your car you should

Walk to the back of the car to be sure the way is clear.

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