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MPI: Dates, Distances, GDL, BAC, & More...
Dates, Distances, GDL, BAC, & More...
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You should signal in urban areas (city or town) at least _________ before turning.
Under normal conditions and with properly adjusted low beams, you can see:
If your blood alcohol level is equal to or over .08 or you refuse to provide a breath or blood sample to police, you may face a variety of consequences. Which of the following consequences is correct?
a.an immediate three-month Administrative Licence Suspension and a driver's licence reinstatement charge
b.your vehicle will be impounded for 30-180 days, a mandatory Impaired Driver Assessment at your expense and completion of a driver's examination or a driving course at your own expense
c.a minimum fine of $1000 for a first offence
All motor vehicles must have a horn that can be heard for at least:
A vehicle's tires are required to be replaced when the tread depth is less than:
Studded tires are illegal in Manitoba between:
April 30 to October 1
If you cannot otherwise keep your windows clear, frost shields are required in Manitoba from:
November 1 to March 31
To receive a learner's licence in Manitoba, you must take a knowledge driver's test that will evaluate your understanding of:
safe driving practices
You are driving at night as an oncoming vehicle approaches. Your headlights must be dimmed at a distance of:
It is illegal to park:
within 9 metres of a stop sign or other traffic sign posted at an intersection
How close to a stop sign can you park?
You are driving on a multi-lane highway at 100 km/h and wish to turn on to another road. You must signal your intentions:
150 metres before the turn
set up an advance warning by placing reflectors and/or flares some ___ _____________ in front and behind the car, so that the danger may be seen by approaching drivers.
When you are following a vehicle at night, you are required to dim your headlights at a distance of at least:
Which of these statements is true regarding making a left turn from a one-way street onto another one-way street?
b.slow down and begin your left turn after checking for traffic. Turn into the lane closest to the left curb unless blocked within ____ __________ of the intersection
You are not allowed to park a vehicle within _____________ of a pedestrian corridor.
Driving a vehicle in Manitoba is a:
You are coming to a railroad crossing in a RURAL area and the crossing signals are flashing. You should:
stop 15 metres away from the nearest track
When stopping at a railway crossing in a restricted speed area (URBAN Area), always stop at least _____________ away from the nearest track.
A flashing red signal light means the same as a:
A flashing yellow signal light means the same as a:
Drivers may cross a railway crossing when the crossing signals are flashing if:
a.the vehicle is brought to a complete stop and gates or barriers do not protect the crossing
b.the crossing is within a restricted speed area
c.the train is stopped or is a safe distance away and the crossing may be done safely
Pilot vehicles are used to warn drivers they are approaching an oversize vehicle or load. The pilot vehicle must:
be equipped with a flashing yellow light and display an illuminated 'WIDE LOAD' or 'D' sign
1a) What does a flashing amber (yellow) traffic light mean?
1a) prepare to stop and yield the right-of-way to pedestrians
When travelling in a rural area, you notice a large farm vehicle ahead of you with flashing lights. You should:
a.slow down and be aware that at your current highway speed you will approach farm machinery sooner than expected
b.realize it is a piece of farm equipment capable of travelling at only 40 km/h
c.realize that farm equipment can take up more than ½ of the road
1b) You are approaching a flashing amber traffic control signal at an intersection. This signal means:
1b) that you may proceed only with caution
You are approaching a flashing red traffic control signal. You should:
come to a complete stop before the intersection. Check the traffic and go when it is safe
When an emergency vehicle (ambulance, fire or police), sounding an alarm and flashing its lights, is approaching from any direction, you must yield right of way by:
a.immediately moving clear of an intersection if you are stopped for a red light or stop sign
b.driving as closely as possible to the curb or edge of roadway and stopping
c.remaining stopped at the edge of the road until the emergency vehicles have passed
Lighted arrows are sometimes used to control turns from a specific traffic lane. A yellow arrow is:
A steady amber arrow may be shown after a green arrow. It's a warning that oncoming traffic may next receive a green signal. SLOW DOWN & STOP. Unless you are already established in intersection then complete your turn when its safe.
warning that oncoming traffic may next receive a green signal
When a (left-)green arrow is shown with a red traffic light it means:
drive with caution in the direction of the arrow (left)
~ If Left-Green Arrow + Red Light ~
It is ILLEGAL to make a right turn or go straight when a red light is shown with a left green arrow.
Lighted arrows are sometimes used to control turns from a specific traffic lane. A green arrow:
means the same as a green light, but you must go only in the direction the arrow indicates
Flashing Green Left-Arrow
You may proceed only to make left turn unless facing another signal that indicates other movements are allowed.
Green U-Turn Arrow
You may proceed to make a U-Turn after yielding to pedestrians and other vehicles.
Transit Priority Signal
A signal light with a white vertical bar on a black background allows transit buses to proceed before other traffic.
Red Traffic Control Signal
STOP in front of marked crosswalk, or if there is none then before sidewalk. Unless a sign prohibits it, you may AFTER STOPPING completely turn right.
~You may also turn right or left from a one-way onto another one-way~
Amber Traffic Control Signal
Is a warning that the light is going to turn red. SLOW DOWN & STOP. Never: accelerate to "make the light"
If already in intersection when light switches then continue through
Green Traffic Control Signal
You may proceed, but you must yield right-of-way to pedestrians and other vehicles in the intersection before proceeding.
If turning left you may enter intersection on green, but you must yield R.O.W to peds and other vehicles. You may have to complete your turn during amber or red light.
Must pass KT
Only Supervising Driver as Front seat passenger
Only have 1 passenger after midnight
Must pass road test
From 5AM-Midnight = 1 passenger + passengers in back seats.
From Midnight-5AM = 1 passenger, UNLESS accompanied by Supervising Driver in front seat then = passengers in back seats too.
.08 BAC (after 3 yrs)
May supervise after 3 yrs
Where should you place hands on wheel?
3 & 9 positions
Stop signs only tell you to stop not where to stop. Where are the 3 places you should stop:
-Before stop line
-Before intersecting highway
At 4-way stop:
If 2 cars stop at same time: car on the right ALWAYS has right of way.
Turning cars must always yield to cars going straight
How far before and behind a bus MUST you stop when lights and sign is out?
5 metres in front and behind.
If speeding how much will fuel consumption increase by?
When should you turn on headlights?
1/2 hour before sunset until 1/2 hour after sunrise
and when visibility is reduced to 60 metres
If you fail KT how many days do you have to wait to retake test?
7 business days
When passing cyclist how much space should you leave?
at least 1 metre
Changing lanes is best option
same distance for parked car
What do you do if:
Blind person is crossing crosswalk...
When are you allowed to exceed speed limit?
Never allowed not even when passing
Types of Drivers
Aggressive <--------- Cooperative ---------> Defensive
Who are most vulnerable road users?
Pedestrians and cyclists
Keep them safe by checking blind spots
What are examples of Driving Conditions?
Night Driving, Winter, Gravel Road, Reduced Visibility
When changing addresses or moving you must notify MPI within....
Unless otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit in urban areas (city or town) of Manitoba is:
U-turns are prohibited at which of the following locations:
b.approaches to or near the crest of a hill where there is not at least a 150-metre clear view of oncoming traffic
c.middle of a block
Where signs prohibit
Whats the speed limit down a backlane/alley?
Unless otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit in rural areas of Manitoba is:
What is considered a safe speed
Speed that allows you to stop in case of an emergency
A person acting as a Class 1-5 supervising driver must be under:
.05 blood alcohol content
A Class 5 supervising driver must:
be the only front seat passenger
Only thing that can get alcohol out of your system is...
alcohol is a ....
How far behind a crosswalk can you park?
How far from a fire station driveway can you park?
How far from a railway crossing can you PARK?
How far from curved road can you park?
Uphill wheels =
Away from curb
Downhill wheels =
uphill or downhill WITHOUT CURB wheels =
Turn wheels to the right
A car going 30 km/h MUST be able to stop within
vans/trucks >4540 = 9 metres
If you fail road test you have to wait how many days before retaking test?
14 days (2 weeks) waiting period
Which of these statements is true regarding a school bus with flashing red lights on an undivided highway. You must:
b.stop at least 5 metres from the bus (regardless of your direction) and remain stopped until the lights stop flashing
d.both a and b
Under normal conditions and with properly adjusted high beams, you can see:
Alcohol is a drug that quickly affects the body. It:
a.Delays reaction time.
When passing another vehicle, are you allowed to exceed the posted speed limit?
If you are taking up residence in Manitoba, you may operate a passenger car and trucks (that have gross weights, including load, not exceeding 3,700 kilograms) for ___________ months before you must register and insure your vehicle here.
Drivers who are convicted under the criminal code for the first time of driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs will be suspended for a minimum of:
Which of the following reversing procedures is correct?
a.if you are reversing straight back or to the right, look over your right shoulder
c.if reversing to the left, look over your left shoulder
You are driving on a narrow rural road and you are about to meet an oncoming vehicle. You must:
allow the on-coming vehicle at least one-half of the main traveled portion of the road
When driving in a heavy fog or a snowstorm, you should use:
You must take a driver test for the class of vehicle you intend to drive if you:
a.have never been licensed for that class of vehicle
b.have not held a Manitoba licence within the last four years
c.hold a licence from outside Canada or the United States
d.all of the above
Drivers who are convicted for the first time of driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs:
will be suspended for a year and move down 10 levels on the DSR Scale
Your vehicle should be checked for mechanical defects:
Twice a year.
Following too closely causes many traffic accidents. To avoid these kinds of accidents, the proper interval for following is:
found by spacing your vehicle at least 4 seconds behind the vehicle ahead
As you enter a school or playground area, you must drive slowly and be prepared to stop. Which statement is true regarding school zones and playgrounds?
It is illegal to pass another vehicle in a school area, within 15 minutes of either the opening or closing of classes or at any time when children are on the school grounds or near the road.
Pedestrian signals consist of the lighted words 'WALK' and 'DON'T WALK' and the symbols of a walking person and an orange hand. A steady 'DON'T WALK' or orange hand signal means:
a.Pedestrians must not enter the roadway toward the signal.
b.Pedestrians already in the intersection facing the signal may continue to the nearest sidewalk, traffic island or safety zone.
______________ can be compared to a drugged condition and is often referred to as 'highway hypnosis', which can result in a fatal crash.
Drowsiness or fatigue.
When a green arrow is shown with a red traffic light it means:
drive with caution in the direction of the arrow
When towing a trailer large enough to obstruct your inside rear-view mirror, you are required to have:
outside mirrors on the right and left sides
To improve the safety and flow of designated vehicles such as transit buses and bicycles, certain traffic lanes have been reserved for their use only. Which statement is true?
a.the lanes are marked by double broken lines and white diamond patterns
b.traffic signs identify the vehicles and the times that the lanes are reserved
c.motorists making a right turn are permitted to enter the reserved lane at any point in the block preceding their turn
d.all of the above
Heavy vehicles have entered the roadway from a muddy area. You should:
a.slow down as you approach the area
b.allow at least twice the following distance behind other vehicles
c.know that rain will make the area extremely slippery
d.all of the above
Who is responsible for the costs of a vehicle being impounded?
the owner of the vehicle
Hydroplaning occurs when the vehicle's tires 'ride up' on water on the roadway during heavy rains. To help prevent hydroplaning you should:
a.ensure that the tires on the vehicle have good tread depth
b.ensure that the tires on the vehicle are inflated to the proper pressure
c.reduce vehicle speed when driving in the rain
d.all of the above
There is a 'reduce speed' sign ahead. As a driver you should know that:
you should begin to reduce your vehicle's speed
To brake in an emergency situation in a vehicle without ABS (antilock) brakes, you should:
You are driving a vehicle without ABS (antilock) brakes on a slippery road, how should you apply the brakes?
apply hard steady pressure without locking up the wheels (threshold braking)
apply steady pressure without locking up the wheels
You notice a vehicle defect which may make your vehicle unsafe. You should:
correct the defect as soon as possible
You drive your vehicle into the side of an unattended vehicle and you cannot locate the vehicle's owner. You as a driver:
must leave a written notice your name, address and circumstances of the accident
Most automobile accidents involving dangerous road conditions are caused by:
drivers who do not have full control of their vehicles
When riding in a vehicle, small children:
must never be allowed to ride standing on a seat
You intend to parallel park. Before backing into the spot, you should:
check oncoming traffic, to the rear, your blind spots, both sides and then turn to the right and look to the rear
The safest area in your vehicle to secure a child seat is the:
middle of the back seat
The police have stopped and asked you to provide an alcohol breath sample. If you refuse you may lose your driver's licence for a minimum of three months:
automatically because you have refused to take the test
Which of the following influences your driving actions most?
your attitude towards driving
You are passing a car when you notice a 'Hidden Intersection' sign ahead. You should:
drop back and pass after the intersection when safe to do so
Certain highway signs and markings contain information about where you are, what road you are on or how to get to certain places. These signs are known as:
guide and information signs
Certain highway signs and markings require that you must obey the indicated instruction. Such signs are known as:
You are responsible for keeping full control of your vehicle at all times, even under dangerous conditions. While driving on icy roads, or in sleet or snow conditions, you should:
a.leave earlier, start out slowly, test your steering and brakes, reduce your speed and increase your following distance
b.be alert to pedestrians, other vehicles, slippery patches, bridges, blind intersections, slippery intersections, snow plows, graders, etc.
c.keep windows and windshields clear of ice and snow, and make sure your defroster and windshield wipers are working properly
d.all of the above
You may leave a vehicle unattended when the motor is running:
only for reasons such as warming a vehicle and defrosting the windshield
If you operate a vehicle and have a blood alcohol concentration between .05 and .08, you will face a variety of consequences that may include:
a.an immediate driver's licence suspension
b.a driver's licence reinstatement charge
c.a mandatory Impaired Driver Assessment if two or more suspensions within a 10-year period
d.all of the above
What should you do if another driver attempts to overtake and pass you?
slow down and move to the right
You are planning to turn right at an intersection of a multi-lane lane street that is controlled by a green traffic light. You should:
signal, move to the right lane, slow down, scan the intersection for pedestrians and vehicles, recheck mirrors and blind spots, and turn from the right lane nearest the curb into the right lane nearest the curb of the road
The exit speed shown on the sign is the speed you should:
slow down to while on the freeway exit ramp
You are driving and a front tire blows out. You should:
hold your steering wheel firmly, take your foot off the accelerator, reduce your speed, brake gradually and steer to the shoulder
When passing a motorcycle you must:
give the motorcycle the entire traffic lane as if it were a car
While driving you come upon a sign which reads, 'Maximum speed 60 km/h ahead'. You as a driver should know:
that the new 60-km/h-speed zone begins at the 'Maximum speed' sign
You are stopped at a red light and the light changes to green. You should:
check left, centre, right and then left again before proceeding
Which type of car seat must be used from birth until the infant reaches the maximum weight and height limits stated in the car seat manual?
a rear-facing infant car seat
To recover from a skid caused by driving too fast for the conditions, you should:
a.take your foot off the accelerator or the brake
b.shift to neutral (or depress the clutch)
c.look and steer in the direction you would like to go
d.all of the above
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