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Rumble strips that are placed across the road to alert drivers:
They are approaching a change of roadway condition.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving in city traffic at a low speed is at least:
If you encounter a vehicle headed the wrong way on a one-way street, you should:
Slow, steer right and sound your horn.
To avoid a collision with a vehicle that appears will hit you in the side, you should:
Brake or accelerate quickly.
When your vehicle skids, you lose control of it's:
Direction and speed
When you compromise space, you:
Give as much space as possible to the greater hazard.
Implied consent laws are designed to:
Penalize drivers for refusal to take a breath or blood alcohol concentration test.
When driving past vehicles parked on the left, it's best to have a space of at least ____ feet to the left side of your vehicle.
When exiting an expressway:
Search early for your exit.
It can take up to____ for your eyes to adjust to darkness after being exposed to glare:
When should you enter a roundabout?
When there is an adequte gap in traffic.
Children under the age of ___ and less than 4 feet 9 inches in height must be properly secured in a child restraint system.
Which of the following is an anger management technique?
If you react ___ slower because of a distraction, the chance of a crash can double.
Half a second
If you see a pedestrian with a white cane or with a guide dog waiting to cross at a corner, you should:
Pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine.
In a front wheel power skid, your:
Tires spin when you accelerate.
Joining traffic when turning right takes:
A larger gap than crossing the intersection.
In order to avoid conflicts when traffic is heavy in the right lane, you should use the:
Lane-use lights indicate:
Which lane you can use at any given time.
What rule is used to estimate your total stopping distance under ideal conditions?
When driving on a one-way street past vehicles parked on the left, you should position your vehicle:
At least one vehicle door's width away.
Your speed in a roundabout should be less than:
An advantage of keeping a 3-second following distance in city traffic is that you:
You can see farther down the road.
When you are approaching a school bus stopped off the roadway with its hazard warning lights flashing, you should:
Pass the bus with caution.
When driving at night, you should use your low beams when an oncoming vehicle is within:
Which of the following is a sign of an aggressive driver?
Frequently crossing over center line to look at traffic.
When making a right turn, start turning the steering wheel when:
The front wheels are even with the curb line.
When another driver is tailgating your vehicle, it's best to allow a greater space area to the ____ of the vehicle.
You are driving in right lane of an icy, two-way four-lane street when you see a vehicle in your lane stopped. Your vehicle is not equipped with antilock brakes. You should:
Brake softly and clear the lane by steering to the left.
If your vehicle's brakes fail completely, you may be able to stop safely by:
Slowly applying the parking brake.
A ___ second gap is needed to both the left and right when you are crossing a two-lane roadway.
The purpose of a regulatory sign is to:
Control the movement of traffic.
Which of the following is used to guide your driving path?
To steer straight forward, look:
Far ahead toward the center of your intended path.
Right of way laws are written:
In terms of who must yield the right of way.
You should not pass if:
You cannot complete the pass before a no-passing zone.
A weave lane on a freeway is very dangerous because:
It's both an entrance and exit lane.
When all or part of a highway traffic lane is closed for construction, maintenance, or surveying, then speed limit is:
45 mph, unless otherwise posted.
What is the most common reason for loss of traction while driving on the snow?
Sudden or quick maneuvers or reactions.
You should search______ ahead when managing visibility in cities and suburbs.
The loss of traction most difficult to identify quickly is:
According to Michigan law, "operating while intoxicated" means:
A driver has a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or less.
The bodies natural rhythms cause nearly everyone to be less alert during the:
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
The eyes see a hazard to the time the brain knows that it's a hazard.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle to identify potential problems?
20 seconds or more.
Children ____ years of age and under should always ride secured in the back seat.
A 3-second following distance permits a driver to brake out of problems at speed under:
Show a wider area than flat mirrors show.
When driving past vehicles parked on the right, you should position your vehicle:
To the left portion of your lane.
You should prepare for a turn approximately _____ before you make it.
If there is an airbag in your vehicle's steering wheel, keep your hands at the:
9 and 3 or 8 and 4 o'clock positions.
The 4-second rule is an estimation of:
Your total stopping distance.
Before turning left onto a two way street, your last check should be to the:
You are driving on a two-lane highway, the final decision to abort a pass or to proceed to pass should be made:
Just prior to reaching the vehicle you are passing.
Searching for specific driving related clues:
Is different in different environments.
If you are traveling 60 mph and wish to pass a vehicle going 55 mph, you need at least ____ seconds to pass the other vehicle.
When properly seated, the top of the steering wheel should be:
No higher than your shoulders.
When a vehicle is equipped with air bags, the safest position for any child restraint is:
In the middle of the back seat.
The first skill lost by a driver under the influence of alcohol is:
Which of the following distractions is most likely to cause a young driver crash?
Other young passengers.
A flashing yellow X on a lane usage light means:
You should leave this lane because it will soon be controlled by a red X.
You are on a two-way street and have a red light. The cross street is a one way street going left, and you want to turn . You may turn left:
When traffic and pedestrians are not present and there is no sign preventing a turn on red.
To aim high in steering means you should look at least ____ seconds ahead of you.
Traffic is traveling 30 mph. When turning right at an intersection to join this traffic, a____ second gap to the left is needed.
If a motorcyclist applies the front brakes too hard, the motorcycle's:
Front brakes can lock up and cause loss of control.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such time?
You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop.
When making a right turn in an urban setting, you should signal your intention to turn at least ____ ahead of the turn.
100 feet or 1/2 of block.
If the head restraint is adjusted properly, it should:
Be behind the middle of the person's head.
You must use your headlights when there is not enough light to see pedestrians and vehicles clearly at a distance of:
When measuring a following distance under normal driving conditions, the 4-second following distance is:
Safe for dry conditions under 45 mph.
Michigan laws require you to have your headlights on_____.
30 minutes after sunrise until 30 minutes before sunrise.
When approaching a crosswalk where a blind pedestrian is waiting to cross, you must stop:
At the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street.
By law, a child less than 4 years of age may legally be positioned in the child restraint system in the front seat:
If the front passenger air bag is turned off and rear seating is occupied by children less than 4 years of age.
Construction vehicles around construction zones:
Are usually large and slow moving.
When planning for a turn in heavy traffic, you should prepare to get into the proper lane____ in advance.
When a traffic signal isn't working at an intersection, you should:
Treat the intersection as open or uncontrolled
The area you can see around you is called:
Field of vision
What method is the safest and easiest way of making a turnaround?
Drive around the block.
Changing lanes and passing vehicles are similar tasks because:
The driver's view is easily blocked.
You should stop no closer than____ feet from a railroad crossing if a train is approaching.
When driving it is best to have a space at least ____ on both sides of your vehicle.
When driving in an urban area, a pedestrian may appear unexpectedly when you approach a_____.
The imaginary line that extends from a driver's eyes to a point of focus is a:
Line of sight
You are driving on a two lane highway with a speed limit of 55 mph. How long will it normally take you to pass a vehicle ?
About 12 seconds
The speed limit for a mobile home park or on some roads adjacent to park is:
The instant you observe a conflict ahead you should:
Check your mirrors
Which of the following is true regarding mirrors?
Drivers should glance at their mirrors often when driving.
Driving on the expressway requires the driver to search:
At least 20-30 seconds ahead.
When preparing to make a 3 point turnaround, you should:
Pull to the right and stop.
When you intend to turn or change lanes, you must communicate your intentions to other road users by activating your turn signal over a distance of at least ____ feet.
If your vehicle is skidding, you should:
Turn the wheel in the direction you want to go.
After making a turn, you should:
Check your rearview mirror.
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