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Washington State DOL - Knowledge Test

<Please select "ignore punctuation/parentheses" as you're drilling these - I included the page number for a few of these, and it's not necessary to know this info - selecting those two boxes will allow you to simply punch in the relevant information> These questions are designed specifically to address some of the technicalities on the exam (numbers, statistics, etc.) This set will assume the individual already has a basic knowledge of the material covered in the book. (ex: steady, red light mea…

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15, 20 (p. 33)
Roundabouts are designed for speeds of ___ mph
yellow, turning (p. 34)
Reversible lanes: A flashing ____ arrow means you can only use it for _____.
steady, yellow (p. 34)
Reversible lanes: A ____ ____ arrow means that the use of the lane is changing and you should move out of it as soon as it is safe to do so
passing, 300 (p. 35)
Two-Way Left Turn Lanes: These lanes cannot be used for ____ and cannot be used for travel further than ____ feet.
crosswalks, intersections (p. 40)
Right-of-Way: Pedestrians and bicyclists have the right-of-way at ___ and ___, whether the crosswalk is marked or not
half (p. 40)
Vehicles must stop if a pedestrian or bicyclist is in their ___ of the roadway
one (p. 40)
Vehicles must stop if a pedestrian or bicyclist is within ___ lane of their half of the roadway
left (p. 41)
Drivers turning ___ must yield to oncoming vehicles and pedestrians and bicyclists.
in the intersection, right (p. 41)
At and intersection where there is no stop sign, yield sign, or traffic signal, drivers must yield to vehicles _ _ ___ and to those coming from the ___
first, right (p. 41)
At a four-way stop the driver reaching the intersection ___ goes first (after coming to a complete stop). If more than one vehicle arrives at the same time, the vehicle on
the ___ goes first.
right of way (p. 41)
Pedestrians using a guide dog or other service animal or carrying a white cane have absolute ___-_-___. It is unlawful to interfere with or distract a service animal.
sidewalk, stop (p. 41)
Drivers crossing a ___ while entering or exiting a driveway, alley, or parking lot must ___ and yield to pedestrians. It is illegal to drive on a sidewalk except to cross it.
right, stop (p. 42)
Emergency Vehicles: Pull over to the ___ edge of the road, or as near to the right as
possible, and ___ when you see or hear an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction.
drive through (p. 42)
Emergency Vehicles: If you are in an
intersection, ___ ___ the intersection before you pull over.
red, stay (p. 42)
Emergency Vehicles: If the light is ___, ___ where you are.
your side, opposite, intersection (p. 42)
School Bus - You Must Stop: if the stopped school bus (w/ red lights flashing) is on ___ ___ of the road, the ___ side of the road or at an ___ you are approaching.
three, median, physical barrier (p. 42)
School Bus - You Are Not Required to Stop: if the stopped school bus (w/ red lights flashing) is traveling in the opposite direction AND the roadway:

- has ___ or more marked traffic lanes,
- is separated by a ___, or
- is separated by a ___ ___.
pulling back (p. 42)
You must yield to any transit vehicle (bus) that has signaled and is ___ ___ onto the roadway.
16 (p. 43)
It is against the law to leave children under __ years of age alone in a parked car with the engine running.
away (p. 43)
Parking on Hills: (With a curb and are facing uphill, on the R side of a street) Set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel ___ from the curb. (clockwise)
toward (p. 43)
Parking on Hills: (With a curb and are facing downhill, on the R side of a street) Set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel ___ the curb. (counterclockwise)
edge (p. 43)
Parking on Hills: (With no curb) Set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel toward the ___ of the road. This way, if your vehicle starts to roll, it will roll away from
12 (p. 44)
Parallel Parking: Park within __ inches of the curb.
30 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within __ feet of a traffic signal, stop sign, or yield sign.
20 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within __ feet of a pedestrian safety zone.
15 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within __ feet of a fire hydrant.
50 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within __ feet of a railroad crossing.
12 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: More than __ inches from the curb.
20, 75 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within __ feet of a fire station driveway on the same side of the street or within __ feet of the fire station
driveway on the other side of the street.
5 (p. 45)
Do Not Park: Within _ feet of a driveway, alley, private road, or area of the curb removed or lowered for access to the sidewalk.
emergency (p. 45)
Do Not Park: On the shoulder of the freeway unless you have an ___
20 (p. 48)
Speed Limits: __ mph in school zones.
25 (p. 48)
Speed Limits: __ mph on streets of cities and towns.
50 (p. 48)
Speed Limits: __ mph on county roads.
60 (p. 48)
Speed Limits: __ mph on state highways.
10, 1, quarter (p. 51, 52)
Safe drivers typically look at least __ seconds ahead of their vehicle (city: 10 seconds is about ___ block - highway: 10 seconds is about four city blocks or a ___ of a mile)
100 (p. 53)
Before you turn left across oncoming traffic, turn on your left turn signal at least ___ feet ahead
300 (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Dim your HIGH beams whenever you come within ___
feet of an oncoming vehicle.
no oncoming (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Use your HIGH beams whenever there are _ ___
300, behind (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Use your LOW beams when following ___ feet or less
___ another vehicle.
low (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Use the ___ beams in fog or when it is snowing or
raining hard.
emergency flashers, low (p. 59)
Using Your Lights: If you stop along the road at night, turn on your
___ ___ and leave your ___ beams on.
away (p. 59)
Using Your Lights: When driving ___ from a rising or setting sun, turn on your headlights.
headlights (p. 59)
Using Your Lights: If you turn on your wipers, turn on your ___.
200, 300, (p. 61)
(If you're having car trouble and have to stop:) Place emergency flares ___ to ___ feet behind the vehicle.
on, headlights (p. 61)
(If you're having car trouble and have to stop:) Turn ___ your emergency flashers to show you are having trouble. At night, leave your ___ on.
stop, slow, tap (p. 63)
If you are going to ___ or ___ down at a place where another driver does not expect it,
___ your brake pedal three or four times quickly to let those behind you know you are about to slow down.
10, half, crawl (p. 65)
Rain: On a wet road you should reduce your speed about ___ mph. On packed snow you should cut your speed in ___. On ice you must slow to a ___.
35 (p. 66)
Rain: When it is raining or the road is wet, most tires have good traction up to about ___
all, 50 (p. 66)
Rain: In a heavy rain, your tires can lose ___
traction with the road at about ___ mph.
enter, same (p. 67)
When you merge with traffic, signal
and ___ at the ___ speed that traffic is moving.
main, slow down (p. 67)
Keep up with the speed of traffic as long
as you are on the ___ road. If the road you are traveling has exit ramps, do not ___ ___ until you move onto the exit ramp.
50, 400, (p. 68)
At __ mph, it can take about ___feet to react to something you see and bring your vehicle to a stop. (think city block)
30, 200 (p. 68)
At __ mph, it can take about ___ feet to react and stop. (think half a city block)
400, 50 (p. 69)
Visibility v. Speed: (Darkness) Your headlights will let you see about ___ feet ahead. You should drive at a speed that allows you to stop within this distance or about __ mph.
200, 30, (p. 69)
Visibility v. Speed: (Rain, Fog, Snow) You may not be able to see much more than ___
feet ahead. When you cannot see any farther than that, you cannot safely drive faster than __ mph.
adjust, stop (p. 69)
Visibility v. Speed: (Hills, Curves) Whenever you come to a hill or curve where you
cannot see over or around, ___ your speed so you can ___ if necessary.
30, 2, 3, four second (p. 71)
Space Between Cars: If you are
driving at __mph or less, a following time of ___ to ___ seconds may be enough to stop safely. However, at higher speeds, the best rule to use is the ___-___ rule.
500 (p. 72)
Do not follow closer than ___ feet to a fire truck.
merge, 4 (p. 75)
Passing: Anytime you want to ___ with other traffic, you need a gap of about ___ seconds.
10 (p. 76)
Passing: At a speed of 55 mph, you need
about ___ seconds to pass another vehicle.
800, 1600 (p. 76)
Passing: At 55 mph, you will travel over ___ feet in ten seconds. So will an oncoming vehicle. That means you need over ___ feet or about one-third of a mile to pass safely.
one third (p. 77)
Passing: Do not start to pass if you are within ___-___ of a mile of a hill or curve.
39,000 (p. 78)
Over ___ bicyclists are killed or injured in the United States every year.
500, red (p. 80)
When riding at night, the bicycle must have a white headlight visible for ___ feet and a ___ reflector visible for 600 feet to the rear.
40, killed, (p. 88)
Alcohol: Alcohol is involved in about __ percent of the traffic collisions in which someone is ___.
20, 40 (p. 88)
Alcohol: Alcohol reaches your brain in __ to __ minutes
two, arrested (p. 89)
Alcohol: With ___ or more drinks in your bloodstream you are impaired and could be ___.
one hour (p. 89)
Alcohol: It takes about ___ ___ for your body to get rid of each drink
implied consent, test (p. 89)
The ___ ___ Law means that when you operate a motor vehicle, you have agreed to take a breath or blood ___ to determine the alcohol or drug content of your blood.
first, 90 (p. 90)
Alcohol: If it is your ___ arrest within seven years and the breath or blood test result shows a BAC of .08 or more (.02 if you are under age 21), your license will be suspended for __ days. You may be able to get a restricted license.
first, one (p. 90)
Alcohol: If it is your ___ arrest and you refuse to take a breath and/or blood test, your license will be revoked for ___ year.
once, two, one (p. 90)
Alcohol: If you have been arrested more than ___ within the past seven years, your license will be revoked for __ years. If you are under 21 your license will be revoked for ___ year or until age 21, whichever is longer.
life (p. 90)
Alcohol: Alcohol-related offenses appear on your driving record for ___.
700, four (p. 102)
If the collision results in an injury, death, or property damage of $___or more to one person's property and a report is not made by a law enforcement officer, you must report it to the Washington Department of Transportation on a Collision Report form within ___ days.
new, 30 (p. 103)
You must register your vehicle with us if you are a resident of Washington State and own and operate a vehicle on public roadways. If you are a ___ resident, you must register your vehicle within ___ days of becoming a
5 (p. 105)
When a vehicle is sold or traded to a private party or dealer, the owner must report the sale within ___ days
200, before, after (p. 108)
Emergency zones are defined as the adjacent lanes of the roadway ___ feet ___ and ___ a stationary emergency vehicle with a siren or flashing lights
25000, 1 (p. 15)
$___ or more, payable for the bodily injury or death of ___ person in a collision in which only one person was injured or killed;
50000, 2 (p. 15)
$___ or more, payable for the bodily injury or death of ___ or more persons in any one collision;
10000, property (p. 15)
$___ or more, payable for injury to or destruction of ___ of others in any one collision
08, 02 (p. 89)
You can be arrested for driving with a blood
alcohol content (BAC) of .__or more. In Washington, if you are under 21, you also can be arrested for a BAC of .__or more.
250, disabled (p. 30)
There is a $___ fine for parking in stalls
without displaying the required placard or plate and for blocking the access aisle next to a space reserved for physically ___ persons.
500 (p. 30)
There is a $___ penalty for
failing to use chains when required.
10 , name (p. 11)
You must notify the DOL within ___ days of:
• an address change.
• a legal ___ change
5, birthday (p. 2)
Your license is valid for ___ years from the date of your last ___
three feet (p. 79)
Allow at least ___ ___ of space when overtaking or passing a bicycle.
flashing (p. 24)
A ___ yellow arrow means left turns
are allowed, but you must yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.