drivers permit study guide

An excellent rule for motorists sharing the road with a tractor-trailer is, "if you can't see the truck driver in the tractor side mirror, the driver can't see you."
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Though we may think prior air-conditioning will help to keep the car cool after exiting, you should know that within five minutes on a 90-degree day, the temperature within a vehicle reaches that of the outdoors, and for every nine (9) minutes the interior temperature increases:Fifteen (15) degreesAt an intersection where there is no stop sign or traffic signal, drivers must yield to:Vehicles approaching from the rightThe only octagon shaped (8 sides) traffic sign is a:Stop SignThe driver must never attempt to pass in any direction until the school bus has finished receiving or discharging its passengers and begins moving without its red lights flashing.TrueMore than half of the crashes that cause injury or death happen at speeds:Less than 40 mph and within 25 miles from home.If you are pulled over for drinking and driving, the law enforcement officer can choose which test (saliva, breath or urine) to request.TrueMost skids are caused by:Too Fast for ConditionsRailroad crossing warning signs are used to warn drivers of :A trainThe applicant with an instruction permit may drive with a licensed driver:Twenty-one (21) years of age or older, who is occupying a seat beside the driver.Drivers turning left must turn immediately without yielding to oncoming trafficFalse, Drivers turning left must always yield to oncoming traffic.If you have a restriction "B" (must wear contacts or glasses) on your driver license, you must drive with your eye wear.TrueA person shall not knowingly smoke tobacco in any motor vehicle in which a child:Who is less than fourteen (14) years of age is a passengerYou are approaching an intersection with a flashing red light, you should:Stop and check for traffic and then proceed with caution.The only thing that will sober you up is:TimeA white "X" shaped sign with black letters means:This sign marks the grade crossing and requires you to yield the right-of-way to the train.Warning signs are:Yellow and BlackA red arrow on a traffic light meansYou may not turn in the direction of the arrowWhen passing on a multi-lane road, you should use which lane to pass a vehicle:Left-most laneA driver should never drive on the shoulder of any street or road, unless directed by a police officer.TrueGoing much slower than other vehicles traveling in the same direction can be just as bad as speeding?TrueIf an applicant is between the age of fourteen (14) and sixteen (16), a six (6) month driving restriction could be placed on the license?TrueChildren must be secured in a child safety seat until:6 years and 60 poundsWhen the applicant turns sixteen, no restriction is required as long as he/she held a permit for six (6) months prior to being licensed.TrueThe fine for a first offense of Littering in Arkansas is:A fine of up to $1,000 and not more than eight hours of community service.You are approaching railroad tracks with red flashing lights, you should:Not cross the tracks because a train is present and the gates are about to close.When changing lanes you should always check your mirrors and look over your shoulderTrueWhich of the following vehicles is required to stop at a railroad crossing:School BusThe safest speed to drive in traffic is:Same speed as trafficThe lap belt should be adjusted so that it is loose and lies low across your hips after fastening.FalseWhen parking in a handicap parking space, you can use another person's "special certificate" to park your vehicle as long as you are disabled.FalseBicycles are required to travel on the left hand side of the road with other traffic.FalseIf you have a faulty accelerator (gas pedal) and your motor begins to run faster, you should:Shift to neutral, pull over and turn the engine offThe do not enter sign means:Something is not allowedI am allowed to drive myself to the testing center without a licensed driver?FalseOn a wet road you should reduce your speed by ____mph?10Before you start driving you should:Check your rear view mirrorsWhen there are no signs or lane markings to control turning, a driver should:Turn into the lane closest to the direction of travel.A violation of any law may result in a failing grade on the skills test.TrueArkansas fines for speeding in a highway work zone are:DoubledIf you see a bicyclist with a red or orange pennant flag attached to the bike, slow down; this is a symbol to indicate the rider has impaired hearing.TrueYou can reduce the time it takes to stop your vehicle by:Adjusting your speed to the road conditionsBicycles have the same rights and responsibilities on the streets as other vehicles, and must share lanes of traffic.TrueArkansas law requires drivers to turn on their headlights when windshield wipers are needed:TrueYou should always attempt to beat a train to avoid a crash:FalseA speed limit indicates the minimum and maximum speed allowed for a particular section of highway or street?TrueYou should use your brakes before entering a curve?TrueThe registered owner of the special certificate or vehicle with the appropriate license plate must exit the vehicle when utilizing a designated space.TrueThe learners license will restrict the applicant until the:Sixteenth (16th) birthday AND the six (6) months of restricted driving is completeIf you are in a turn lane and there is a traffic arrow for your lane on the traffic light, you should make your turn after the green arrow has appeared and it is safe to do so?TrueHow many alcoholic drinks does it take to affect your driving:OneA driver may use the shared center lane to accelerate into traffic:FalseArkansas law makes it illegal to drive, or to be a front-seat passenger, without wearing safety belts?TrueA person who violates Issac's law is subject to a Class C Felony, for negligent homicide if he or she negligently causes the death of another person.TrueWorn tires can cause your car to:HydroplaneA curb that is painted red indicates:Fire ZoneDrivers passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing upon conviction will beCharged with a Misdemeanor and a minimum fine of $250 not to exceed $1000, up to ninety (90) days jail and/or both.A solid double yellow line in the center of the roadway:Marks passing is prohibited for vehicles traveling in either directionYou should not pass another vehicle if you are within 1/3 mile of a curve or hill?TrueThe driver must never attempt to pass in any direction until the school bus has finished receiving or discharging its passengers and begins moving without its red lights flashing.TrueParking lights may only be used:When parkedIf you are approaching a flashing yellow light you should:Slow down and proceed with cautionArkansas law requires motorists to _______ for police cars, fire trucks, ambulances and other emergency vehicles using a siren or air horn, and a red or blue flashing light.Move over to the rightYou are approaching a police car with its emergency lights flashing, you should:Move to the lane furthest from the police vehicleIf convicted of a first offense alcohol conviction, your fines will be $1,000 to $5,000 plus court cost?False, Incorrect, The fines will be $150 to $1,000When approaching a stop sign or stop line you must:At the stop line, if presentWhen can a driver turn right on a red traffic light:After you stop and check for opposing trafficIn order to park in an handicapped accessible parking space, you must have either the appropriate license plate with the international symbol or the designated hang tag often referred to as a 'Special Certificate'?TrueArkansas State Law allows motorist to use a "rolling stop" at a stop sign if there is no opposing traffic?FalseBefore making a lane change you should only check your side mirrors:TrueIf you are found guilty of a DUI after proper test(s), you could have your license revoked until you reach twenty-one (21) years of age and you could be fined $2000.TrueThe issued or endorsed photo identification card is not required when using an accessible parking space.FalseThis sign means:Provides critical emergency contact information at every highway-rail grade crossing.The maximum speed limit should be used in any conditions and you are not required to reduce speeds when a condition arises such as slippery roads or poor visibility.FalseYou should never park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant?TrueHow should your hands be placed on the steering wheel:On opposite sidesIf you refuse a Breath, Urine or Saliva Test upon request of a law enforcement officer, you can lose your license:For the first few momentsDrivers entering a traffic circle or rotary (roundabout) do not yield to drivers already in the circleFalseIf you are found guilty of an alcohol violation and it is first conviction, you could be fined:$150 to $1000, in addition to court costs and up to one (1) year in jailPedestrians carrying a white cane or using a guide dog must be:Given absolute right of way