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Illinois Rules of the Road Written Exam- Sample Questions
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The 3-second rule helps the driver
determine a safe following distance.
Regardless of fault, a crash report must be filed by the driver if a vehicle if the crash
involved death, bodily injury or property damage of more than 1,500 (or more than $500 if a vehicle is uninsured).
Cellphone use while driving is permitted as long as
the driver is using a hands- free device.
In order to obtain court supervision for a traffic violation, a minor must
appear in court with a parent/legal guardian.
A parent or legal guardian may request
that the driver's license of a minor be canceled at any time prior to age 18.
After making a complete stop and yielding to traffic or pedestrians within the intersection,
it is permissible for drivers on a one way street to turn left at a red light onto another one-way street that moves traffic to the left.
When passing another vehicle, a driver should
wait until the entire car being passed is visible in the rear-view mirror before turning back into the right hand lane.
How should a driver proceed if within an intersection waiting to make a left turn and the traffic signal light turns red?
Yield to oncoming traffic and complete the turn.
When on a two-lane roadway, a driver must
stop their vehicle when approaching a stopped school bus with its red warning lights flashing and stop signal arm extended.
When an authorized vehicle using its siren and flashing lights approaches a vehicle, the driver should
pull to the right-hand edge of the roadway and wait for the emergency vehicle to pass.
Your driving privileges will be suspended if you are convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus.
A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road.
It is permissible to
make a right turn against a red signal light after stopping and yeilding to other vehicles and pedestrians.
A driver must give the right or left turn signal when changing lanes.
In urban areas, drivers moving out of an alley, building, private road or driveway
need to come to a complete stop before entering the roadway is clear of traffic
For what distance should a continuous turn signal be given when making a left or right turn in a business or residential district?
Not less than 100 feet before turning.
When waiting at an intersection and the traffic signal light turns green, a driver should
look to the left and then right before proceeding into the intersection.
What should drivers do when approaching a construction area?
Slow down, stop all wireless telephone communications and yield the right of way.
Drivers are required to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
It is permissible for anyone to wear a head-set while driving.
Speed should be reduced below the posted speed limit for which of the following reasons.
Driver is driving in unfavorable weather conditions.
Driver is approaching and crossing an intersection.
Slow vehicles should use the right hand lane except
when passing or making a left turn.
When must a driver slow down for a school zone?
On school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. when children are present and signs are posted.
Drivers may open car doors on the side on which traffic is moving only when
it can be done safely and without interfering with traffic.
It is permissible to pass on a two-lane, two way roadway within 100 ft of an intersection or railroad crossing.
Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may
park in spaces reserved for them by an official PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES sign.
When a motorist is turning right and a bicyclist is coming on the right, the motorist must
allow the bicyclist to go through the intersection first before making the turn.
Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not
break into the line of a funeral procession.
A driver needs to allow as much distance when
following a motorcycle as when following a car.
Motorcyclist are entitled to use the full width of a traffic lane, therefore,
a driver should pass a motorcycle the same way as passing another vehicle.
When following a vehicle at night it is important to
dim your high beams.
When approaching a disabled pedestrian using a guide dog, white cane or other assisitive device,
a driver should yield the right-of-way.
If arrested with a blood-alcohol concentration of .08 percent or more,
an individual's driving privileges will be suspended for at least 6 months.
Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes.
What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?
If a driver is arrested for DUI and refuses to submit to testing,
driving privileges will be suspended for 3 months.
A driver whose license has been revoked as a result of DUI
must meet several requirements, including an evaluation for alcohol and drug problems and paying a reinstatement fee, to regain their license.
It is illegal for persons under age 21 to drive
with any trace of alcohol or drugs in their system.
Before a driver can regain driving privileges after losing them for failure to pay for damages caused by a crash,
the driver must file proof of financial responsibility with the Secretary of State's office.
If you are involved in a traffic crash,
you should stop your vehicle in a safe, well-lighted public place that does not obstruct traffic, of able to do so.
Driving privileges may be revoked for
giving false info to the Secretary of State.
What should a driver do when approaching a traffic control signal that is not in operation?
Come to a full stop and yield the right of way before entering the intersection.
If a traffic light shows both a red light and a green arrow,
a driver may turn in the direction of the arrow until the red light has changed.
Drivers may not pass on a two-lane roadway marked with a
single solid yellow line on their side of the center line.
A railroad crossing sign should be treated the same way as a yield sign.
Signs are different but act the same
All vehicle are required to top within how many ft of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing when a train is approaching?
between 15 and 50 feet.
When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals (such as electric flashing lights or gates)
a driver should look, listen, and slow down.
After a train clears a crossing that has flashing signals, drivers may proceed after
checking for a second train on another track and the lights have stopped flashing.
If moving with a stream of vehicles across a railroad track it is safe to stop on the track for a short period of time.
False. It is not safe at all.
The road surface of a bridge may be dangerous in winter
due to stop on the track for a short period of time.
When driving in fog a driver should
not turn on the high beam headlights to increase the field of vision.
Most rear-end collisions are caused by
the vehicle in the back following too closely.
If a vehicle starts to skid on water (hydroplane) the driver should
not quickly apply the brakes.
If the front right wheel of a vehicle runs off the pavement , a driver should
ease off the accelerator, allow the vehicle to slow down, and gently steer back onto the pavement.
A driver who becomes stranded in blizzard conditions should
remain in their vehicle.
When experiencing a tire blowout, the driver should
not apply the brakes and quickly pull off the side of the road.
If a vehicle starts to skid, the driver should
not apply the brakes and steer in the opposite direction of the skid.
Illinois law requires that headlights be on when
atmospheric conditions require the use of windshield wipers.
After being pulled over by law enforcement, a driver should
not immediately exit the vehicle and quickly approach the officer's squad car.
Within how many feet are not required to dim the high beams before meeting another vehicle?
required to be illuminated after dark.
Your car must have a horn that can
be heard from a distance of 200 feet.
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