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Florida Road Signs and Rules Practice for Written Exam
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You approach an intersection with a set of traffic signals. The signals are blank, what should you do?
Treat the intersection as you would if there were STOP signs in all directions.
You arrive at a crossroads. You want to turn left and you have a green light. Can you proceed?
Yes, you can turn left, however you may still need to yield to pedestrians and oncoming traffic.
You spot an emergency vehicle approach with its flashing lights switched on. What should you do?
Pull over and stop; it doesn't matter which direction the emergency vehicle is travelling.
Two cars arrive at an intersection at the same time. Which of the following is true?
Car A is left of Car B and therefore must yield.
You are driving along a divided highway with a central barrier. You see a school bus parked with its red signals flashing on the other side of the highway. Are you required to stop?
No, you can proceed as normal as your section of road is separated from the bus' section of road.
You are driving along an expressway with a speed limit of 70 mph. Which of the following is true about this road's minimum speed limit?
The minimum speed limit for any 70 mph expressway is 50 mph unless otherwise signed.
You arrive at a railway crossing. The crossing has flashing red lights and a signal bell. You can see that a train is approaching. Which of the following is true?
You must stop at least 15ft away from the tracks.
You are traveling along the right lane of a four lane highway. You see an emergency vehicle pulled over with its lights flashing ahead. Which of the following are true?
You are required to leave an empty lane between your car and the emergency vehicle if it is safe, otherwise reduce speed by 20 mph.
Are you allowed to turn right at a red signal?
Yes, but only coming to a stop and yielding to traffic.
Can you pass a school bus stopped with its red signals flashing?
No, you must come to a complete stop.
What must you do at a flashing red traffic signal?
Treat the signal like a STOP sign; Stop, yield, and proceed when safe.
You have stopped behind a school bus with its red flashing signals on and STOP arm extended. There are no children on the road. When can you pass?
When the red flashing signals are switched off and the STOP arm is retracted.
You have parked next to the curb facing up hill. Which way should you point your front wheels to stop your car from rolling if your brakes should fail?
Steer away from the curb.
You are turning a corner. No other cars are around. Do you still need to signal?
Yes, for at least 100 ft.
What must you do at a flashing yellow traffic signal?
Drive with caution, there may be a hazard ahead.
Which of the following is most true about Florida speed limits?
You can drive no faster than the posted limit and must drive below the limit if weather, traffic or road conditions are poor.
You have parked next to the curb facing down hill. Which way should you point your front wheels to stop your car from rolling if your brakes should fail?
Steer towards the curb.
You are turning left into a driveway. What must you do before you proceed?
Yield to pedestrians and traffic.
Which of the following is true about seat belts?
Seat belts are proven to save lives, so every vehicle occupant should wear a suitable restraint.
You have parked facing down a steep hill. If you drive an automatic you should leave your car in 'park'. What gear should you use with a manual?
Leave your car in reverse.
What must you do at a steady yellow traffic signal?
Stop if it is safe; the signal will soon turn red
You arrive at a crossroad with a green traffic signal. You wish to drive straight through the intersection. Which of the following is true?
You are free to proceed, so long as you yield to any traffic already in the intersection.
Which of the following is true about a flashing yellow arrow?
You can turn left, but this is an 'unprotected' turn so you will still need to yield to oncoming traffic.
When can you turn left at a red light?
When you are turning from one one-way road onto another one-way road.
If you are driving at night, you should not use high-beam headlights within _________ of oncoming vehicles.
When operating a bicycle on a one-way street with two or more traffic lanes, you may ride as close to the _______________ as possible.
left-hand edge of the roadway
A traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow means you must:
yield to the oncoming traffic and proceed with caution
A broken yellow line on a pavement:
separates lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions
If you refuse to take a breath or blood alcohol level test, your driving privilege is automatically suspended for:
In a roundabout, a driver should drive in:
a counterclockwise direction
If a car approaches you with bright headlights, you must __________, to prevent being temporarily blinded.
look toward the right edge of the road
When turning corners, drivers must turn the steering wheel using:
the hand-over-hand technique
If there is another driver tailgating you, you should NOT:
increase your speed
A triangular orange sign on the back of a slow-moving vehicle indicates that:
the vehicle cannot travel faster than 25 mph
If you suddenly have no control of the steering wheel, you should:
ease your foot off the gas petal
If you are going to stop or slow down at a place where another driver does not expect it, you must _________ to let those behind you know your intentions.
tap your brake petal three or four times quickly
When you are traveling on a two-lane road and a vehicle ahead of you stops for a pedestrian, you must:
not pass the stopped vehicle
All regulatory devices on the road instruct you:
to stop, proceed in a certain direction, or limit your speed
If an approaching vehicle has its turn signal on, you must _______ and then start your turn if it is safe.
wait until the other driver actually starts to turn
When a traffic signal turns green at an intersection and you are going straight through, you must:
make sure there are no more vehicles coming through or still in the intersection
When overtaking and passing another vehicle on a two-lane road, you should pass only to:
the left of the vehicle
Which of the following situations is ideal for overtaking and passing another vehicle on the right?
when the vehicle you are passing is making or about to make a left turn
_________ are the most likely places for car and motorcycle collisions to occur.
If traffic from another roadway is merging into the roadway you are traveling on, you must:
adjust your speed and vehicle position to allow the traffic to merge
When entering an interstate highway from the acceleration lane, you must:
keep pace with other traffic or obey posted speed limits
Which of the following are known as "uncontrolled intersections"?
Intersections not protected by stop signs, yield signs, or traffic lights
The eye test for the driver's license evaluates:
acuity, depth and color perception, and peripheral vision
If there is an emergency vehicle directly behind your vehicle when you are in heavy traffic, you should:
keep moving slowly until you can get out of the way
If your engine dies as you pull around a corner, the best thing you should do is
steer to the right side of the road and stop
Do not make a U-turn on a curve or near the top of a hill if you cannot be seen by:
drivers approaching from either direction
On one-way roads, yellow lines are used as:
The area of the freeway on the outside of the solid white line is meant for:
emergency use only
When approached by an emergency vehicle in a roundabout:
continue on and exit as normal, then pull to the right
When waiting to make a left turn, a driver must:
keep the front wheels pointed straight
When passing another vehicle, get through the other driver's blind spot as quickly as you can-
without exceeding the speed limit
High-beam headlights should be used at night:
where there may be people along the side of the roadway, whenever there are no oncoming vehicles, on unfamiliar roads and in construction areas
If you are driving faster than other traffic on a freeway, you must use:
the middle or left-hand lane
If you are being followed too closely (tailgated), you must:
slow down and encourage the other driver behind you to pass
When turning left from a two-way street onto a one-way street, you must:
begin the turn with your left wheel as close as possible to the yellow dividing line
You must use _______ when the sun is shining brightly or when a line of cars following you could obscure your turn signal light.
When there is not enough room for a U-turn, you are suggested to follow
a three-point turn
When backing up your vehicle, you must:
not depend on your mirrors, instead turn your head to look through the rear window
You must not pass another vehicle if you see:
an approaching hill or a curve where there is no clear visibility, a school bus ahead with red flashing lights and an extended stop arm, a solid yellow line in your lane
If you are preparing for a right turn behind a bicyclist, misjudgment can result in a broadside crash called a:
All trucks and buses have:
side, front and rear blind spots
If you are parked parallel on the right-hand side of the street, you should _________ before pulling out into traffic.
give a left turn signal and look over your left shoulder
_________ may be used in work zones both day and night to guide drivers into certain traffic lanes.
Large flashing or sequencing arrow panels
When you meet a truck coming from the opposite direction, keep as far as possible to the side to avoid:
a sideswipe accident
A yellow-flashing light used mostly on tow trucks and slow-moving vehicles requires other drivers to:
slow down their vehicles
When you want to enter a freeway, you should:
enter the freeway at or near the speed of the freeway traffic
In a standard passenger car, partial hydroplaning can begin at speeds as low as:
A _________ indicates the outside edge of the traffic lane, and may be crossed only by traffic moving to or from the shoulder.
solid white line
With any turning vehicle, the rear wheels follow a _________ than the front wheels.
In a roundabout intersection, drivers must _________, whether they need to make a right turn, a left turn, a U-turn or continue forward.
turn right and merge into the circle
Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines spaced two or more feet apart indicate:
On a road with three or more lanes traveling in the same direction, stay in the _________ lanes, except to pass.
The distance a vehicle travels between the time the driver recognizes a problem and the time he/she applies the brakes is known as:
the reaction distance
_______ may result in the suspension of a Florida driver's license
Failure to pay traffic citation fines, traffic violation conviction(s), Fraudulently completing a driver's license application
After three DUI convictions, a Florida driver's license will be suspended for a period of _________ years.
If a driver is speeding sixteen miles per hour or more over the posted speed limit, his or her driving record will increase by _______ points.
If a Florida driver disregards any restrictions on his or her license, the driver could be charged with:
a second degree misdemeanor
If a Florida resident obtained a driver's license through fraud or coercion, the license will be:
A parent, guardian, or licensed driver over the age of twenty-one must certify that an applicant for a Florida driver's license has completed _____ hours of behind-the-wheel experience.
Upon the second conviction of failing to maintain PIP insurance on a vehicle driven in the state of Florida, a driver will incur a fine of:
Upon the first suspension resulting from failing to maintain PIP auto insurance on a vehicle driven in the state of Florida, a driver will incur a fine of:
For Florida drivers whose driving privileges are restricted to certain hours of the day, how many points will be added as a result of violating such restrictions?
If a Florida driver is convicted of speeding in excess of forty-nine miles per hour over the posted speed limit two or more times, the fine will be:
Florida driver's license are valid for _________ years.
Upon a third suspension period resulting from a DUI conviction and conviction of failure to maintain liability insurance, a Florida driver must pay a reinstatement fee of:
A Florida driver's license may be ___________ upon conviction of a immoral act in which a vehicle was used.
A new Florida resident is allowed _______ days to obtain a driver's license in the state.
Where must a conviction take place for points to appear on a Florida driving record?
If a Florida driver is convicted of speeding in excess of forty-nine miles per hour over the posted speed limit, he or she will incur a fine of:
Which of the following is not grounds for driver's license suspension in the state of Florida?
If a Florida driver is driving above the posted speed limit and, as a result, crashes his or her vehicle, how many points will be added?
If a Florida driver is convicted of failing to stop at a red light as a result of a red light camera, how many points will be added to his or her driving record?
An applicant for a FL driver's license may have ______ traffic violation convictions on his or her driving record during the time he or she held a learner's permit.
A Florida learner's permit applicant who is under the age of eighteen must:
be enrolled in high school or have graduated
If a FL driver's license is suspended because of failure to pay a traffic citation, the driver must pay a fee of ____ to have the license reinstated.
________ offences that result in points being added to a Florida driving record within a five year period will result in driver's license revocation.
For the first ________ months a Florida driver holds a learner's permit, he or she may only drive during daylight hours.
If the responsible parent or legal guardian who signed a FL minor's driver's license application decides he or she no longer wishes to be responsible for the underage driver, the license will be:
cancelled until the driver is eighteen
How many DUI convictions will result in the permanent revocation of a Florida driver's license?
4 or more
Reckless driving and passing a stopped school bus will result in _______ points being added to a Florida driving record.
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