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20 - 30 seconds ahead
12 - 15 seconds ahead
4 - 5 seconds ahead
three distinct types of driving distractions
3. Cognitive (mental)
When encountering bicyclists, how should you drive?
Share the road, be cautious and courteous
What procedures should you follow when entering an expressway?
Accelerate in the entrance ramp. Before merging, use your rear view mirror to look over your shoulder to ensure the way is clear.
True or false? Bicyclists are vehicle drivers and have all the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of motor vehicles.
When passing a bicyclist, how much room should you give?
At least 3 ft
True or False? You should use your low beams in fog, snow, or heavy rain.
Where is it dangerous to pass?
How do you determine whether or not there is enough room to pass the car in front of you?
3 second rule (2 for test)
When attempting to pass should you always treat a hill as an oncoming vehicle?
What should you do when you're having car trouble and you have to stop?
3. pull over
4. Turn on emergency flashers
5. Lief the hood. Give warning
Where is the blind spot usually located?
The part of the road you can't see when you check your mirrors. (Always look)
What is a safe speed?
A speed within the posted speed limit which is also appropriate for weather and traffic conditions
At 50 mph it takes about___feet to stop?
What traffic signs are almost always yellow and diamond shape?
Unless otherwise posted at what speed should you travel when driving through a business District?
What should you do if you are driving along in the rain, snow, or fog and begin to have difficulty seeing either ahead, beside, and behind you?
Pull off road, wait till clears
When following trucks, tractor trailers, and buses, what driving considerations should you keep in mind?
Don't follow so closely that the drivers cant see you in their rearview mirrors.
Leave space in front when stopped behind them at an intersection, especially on a hill, in case the roll back while starting.
True or false? the driver behind you has more control over the space directly behind you than you do
True. But you can help by keeping a steady speed
True or false? when driving long-distances on straight roads you should keep your vehicle as warm as possible
Automobiles get __% better mileage at 55 mph than at 70 mph
At a four way stop, who has the right-of-way?
First one there, car to the right
What does a red line through a red circle mean?
You cannot do something
What routine maintenance steps should you follow to maximize your automobiles fuel efficiency?
Take good care of your car, getting tuneups and oil changes
What is the difference between a solid line on the roadway and a broken one?
You should not pass when there is a solid center line on your side of the road
you may pass if there's a broken centerline on your side of the road
How should you proceed when approaching a traffic circle?
Must yield the right-of-way to vehicles already in the roundabout(circle)
Good drivers try to see ahead for at least how many seconds?
10 - 15 ( search = 20 - 30)
What procedures should you follow before attempting to pass another vehicle?
Use your mirrors and check over your shoulder to make sure that the way is clear before passing
do not pass on the right
You are at a stop sign. a car approaches from the left which has its directional signal flashing indicating a right turn into the road you were about to leave. is it safe to assume that this vehicle will make the turn?
To change lanes safely while driving what procedures should you follow?
Pass on the left
never pass a vehicle by driving off the pavement
never pass a vehicle when an official sign or traffic control device limits the use of the center lane to turn in only
3 things that go into driving
3. Change in direction
What tax must be paid prior to registering a motor vehicle?
How often should I have my vehicle inspected?
Once a year
What is a title? Why do you need one?
A title is a legal document which identifies ownership of a motor vehicle
prove ownership and to show any debts on your vehicle
How do you apply for a title?
Where your vehicle was purchased, The dealer will give you a blue copy of the title application which must be presented at time of first registration
Will I need liability insurance when I register my motor vehicle?
Where and how do I register my motor vehicle?
•Registration and plates may be obtained by visiting any motor vehicle branch offices;
•Payment of the excise tax is the 1st step
•the excise tax receipt serves as your registration application
•back of the white copy of registration must be completed and parent must sign if your under 18
What are some of the emergency supplies I should have in my vehicle at all times?
Lug wrench, tire jack, owners manual, flashlight, blanket, spare tire, road map, first aid kit
What is the BrAC level which denotes operating under the influence OUI in Maine for people under 21 years of age?
What is the legal BrAC level for determining OUI and those aged 21 and older in Maine?
What does "implied consent" mean?
By operating a vehicle in Maine you are automatically agreeing to be tested at any time. If you refuse, your license will be suspended for up to 6 years
What drug is the most damaging and wildly used in the United States today?
True or false? And OUI could cost you more than $7000
Who can file a request with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to suspend the license or instruction permit of a minor?
The illegal transportation of liquor by a minor carries a minimum suspension of how many days?
How many classes of driver's licenses are issued in Maine?
3; A B and C
What are demerit points?
Points accumulated by breaking laws while driving
Name the violations of traffic laws which, upon conviction, carry automatic 90 day suspensions
Passing a roadblock