Washington State - Driving Knowledge Test - Abstract Stats
a collection of some of the trickier stuff one has to memorize to ace this exam.
Terms in this set (43)
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 ___ ___.
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 ___
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)
500 (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Dim your HIGH beams whenever you come within ___
feet of an oncoming vehicle.
300, behind (p. 58)
Using Your Lights: Use your LOW beams when following ___ feet or less
___ another vehicle.
200, 300, (p. 61)
(If you're having car trouble and have to stop:) Place emergency flares ___ to ___ feet behind the vehicle.
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.
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.
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.
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
one hour (p. 89)
Alcohol: It takes about ___ ___ for your body to get rid of each drink
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
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.