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Driving Knowledge test
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Vertical rectangular signs with black letters on a white background are used as
On a highway with two or more lanes in your direction, if you are driving more slowly than the other vehicles, you should
stay in the right lane
Is it true that chains or snow tires make it safe for you to drive on ice or snow-covered roadways at normal speeds?
A typical passenger car can start to hydroplane at speeds as low as
You must continuously signal your intention to turn for at least _________ before turning.
On steep mountain grades, __________ are built to stop runaway vehicles safely without injuring drivers or passengers.
You must turn on your headlights whenever you cannot see clearly at least ________ ahead.
when using a deceleration lane to exit a roadway
do not slow down until your vehicle has moved onto the deceleration lane
A double solid white line marks the edge of a traffic lane where
travel in the same direction is permitted. crossing the line is prohibited
You may make a left turn at a red light if you are turning from
the left lane of a one-way street to a one-way street
At an intersection, a red arrow signal indicates that
turning traffic must stop
To avoid a head-on collision when you see an oncoming vehicle in your lane, you should
steer right towards the shoulder or curb (drive off road if necessary)
To pass a motorcycle, you must
pass in an adjacent lane
On multilane roads, avoid driving alongside other vehicles because
someone may crowd your lane
If you are changing lanes, preparing to pass another vehicle, or entering traffic, signal and check for passing traffic. First, use your mirrors. Then
check your vehicle's blind spots
If you are parallel parked on the right side of a street, you should _________ before you pull out into traffic.
signal a left turn and look over your left shoulder
When entering and exiting a roundabout, you must always
When you exit a high-speed, two-lane roadway, _________ if you have traffic following you.
try not to slow down suddenly
Do not _________ at crash scenes or locations along the highway where a law enforcement officer may have pulled a vehicle off the road.
rubberneck (remain concentrated on something like an accident)
At an intersection, a steady yellow arrow pointing left indicates
the left-turn signal will change to red
If you are in an intersection and hear the siren of an emergency vehicle approaching, you should
continue through the intersection then pull over to the right
You are on a two-lane road with traffic moving in both directions. To pass on the left, you must
give a left-turn signal before passing and a right-turn signal after passing
_________ are mobile devices that are used to give drivers advance warning of work zones and other unusual conditions.
flashing arrow panels
__________ are usually diamond-shaped with black lettering or symbols on a yellow background.
When a school vehicle has stopped on the roadway and is operating its flashing red lights, you must stop _________, regardless of which direction you are traveling in.
At least 20 feet from the front and rear of the school vehicle
You must cautiously signal your intention to turn for at least ______ feet before turning
You must not park your vehicle _______ feet from the nearest rail of a railroad crossing
If you are found to be driving under the influence ____ points will be added to your driving record
On a highway with two or more lanes in your direction, if you're driving more slowly then others you should
Stay in the right lane (except when passing or making a left turn)
To turn let from a one-way street into another one-way street, start the turn
From the left and make the turn close to the left curb
You are on a two-lane road with traffic moving in both directions. To pass a vehicle on the left, you must
Give a left-turn signal before passing and a right-turn signal after passing
On a multi lane roads, avoid driving alongside other vehicles because
Someone may crowd your lane
___________ are usually diamond-shaped with black lettering or symbols on a yellow background
The stopping distance of a car is equal to
the sum of its reaction distance and braking distance
If it feels like your tires have lost traction with the surface of the road, you should
1. keep the steering wheel straight
2. Not stop until the tires are gripping the road
3. Ease your foot on the gas petal
4. Do all of the above (correct)
Rumble strips use vibration and sound to alert drowsy or inattentive drivers that they are
Approaching a stop sign or signal
Which of the following rules about turning is NOT correct?
1. When making turns, go from one lane to another as directly possible without crossing the line
2. When making a right turn, avoid swinging wide to the left
3. When there are no signs to control turning, you must turn into the lane farthest from the one you came from (correct)
4. when making a left turn, avoid cutting the corner sharply
Warning signs are placed along the roadways to
Indicate potentially hazardous conditions ahead. They are yellow with black letters
If your vehicle's wheels drift onto the shoulder of the road, you should
Not try to turn back on the pavement right away
A curb painted red means
No parking, standing or stopping
A curb painted yellow means
You may stop only long enough to pick up or drop off passengers
A curb painted blue means
Parking for a disabled person with a placard
True or false? If the road is marked with a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line on your side you are allowed to pass
True but passing is permitted on the side with the broken yellow line
What does a solid white line on the right edge of the highway slants in towards your left
The road will narrow and traffic will merge ahead
When sharing the road with a truck, it is important to remember that, in general, trucks
Take a longer distance than cars to stop
After an emergency vehicle passes you with its siren on, you must
Avoid driving closer than 500 feet behind the vehicle
You are allowed to drive on the left half of a multilane roadway when you are
-Passing another vehicle
-Avoiding an obstruction
On which lane of the roadway must you drive on a multilane roadway?
-On the right half unless you are passing
You may pass on the right of another vehicle when:
the vehicle is making or about to make a left turn and there is sufficient pavement width for both your vehicle and the vehicle making the left turn.
Before reaching the crest of a hill or entering a curve, what must you do besides watching out for vehicles?
-Move to the right side of the road
On a road with three or more lanes traveling in the same direction, the leftmost lane is intended to be used
For passing slower vehicles
To avoid crashes while driving in the city you should
Loon ten seconds ahead of your vehicle
If your vehicle's wheels drift onto the shoulder of the road, what should you not do?
Not try to turn back onto the pavement right away f
When you are driving on a freeway, the condition that makes you feel that you are going slower than your actual speed is known as
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