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Learning to Drive

Teenage Drivers are more likely to be involved in a crash when... They are driving with teenage passengers
Drivers who eat and drink while driving... have trouble controlling their vehicles
Preparing to smoke and smoking while driving are distracting activities
The top major crash type for 16 year old drivers is Single vehicle/run-off-the-road
When passing a bicyclist, you should move as far left as possible
When you drive through an area where children are playing, you should expect them to run out in front of you
If you are driving behind a motorcycle, you must: Allow the motorcycle to use the whole lane
When traveling behind a motocycle allow at least 4 seconds following distance
You need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrain using a white cane because the person is blind
When driving near a blind pedestrian who is carrying a white cane or using a guide dog, you should slow down and be prepared to stop
Who must yield when a driver is turing and a pedestrain is crossing without a traffic light? the pedestrian
An orange triangle on the back of a vehicle indicates that vehicle travels at slower speeds than normal traffic
At night, it is hardest to see pedestrians
When a truck driver behind you wants to pass a vehicle, your speed should: remain steady or decrease
When sharing the road with a truck, it is important to remember that, in general, trucks: take longer distances than cars to stop
If you stop at a railroad crossing with more than one track, you should wait until you have a clear view of both tracks
If you are following a truck that wings left before making a right turn at an intersection, you should remember that is is very dangerous to: try and squeeze between the truck and curb to make a right turn
The only time you do not have to stop for a school bus whose red lights are flashing and stop arm is extended when you: are driving on the oppostie side of a divided highway
When a school bus has its lights flashing and its stop arm extended, you must: stop at least TEN feet away from the bus
After a train has passed, you should check again for appraching trains and proceed with caution
If you need to slow down or stop when other drivers may not expect it, you should quickly tap your brake pedal a few times
When you are planning to make a turn, you should activate your turn signals 3 to 4 seconds before you reach the intersection
Before passing another vehicle you should give the proper turn signal to show you are changing lanes
Your blind spot is the area of the road that you cannot see without moving your head
Before passing another vehicle, you should signal early enough so others know your plans
Before changing lanes on a multi-lane highway you should: check your mirrors and blind spots
When you park on the roadway, you should: use your four-way flashers
To help avoid crashes, you should: communicate with other drivers on the road
If your turn signals fail, you should use _____ to indicate you are turning hand signals
When traveling below 40 mph on a limited access highway, you should: use your four-way flashers
You should honk your horn when you see a child who is about to run into the street
You must use your headlights when other vehicles are not visible from ________ feet away. 1000 feet
If a vehicle using high beams comes toward you, you should: flash your high beams
you may honk your horn when you have lost control of your car
Your brake lights tell other drivers that you are slowing down or stopping
Before turning, you should use your signal
If another car is in danger of hitting you, you should sound your horn
If you begin to feel tired while driving, the best thing to do is: stop driving
The effect that lack of sleep has on your safe driving ability is the same as the effect alcohol has
Teenagers should try to get at least ____ of sleep each night to avoid the risk of drowsy driving crashes. 8 hours
If another driver cuts you off in traffic, you should ignore the other driver
If someone is driving aggressively behind you, you should try to get out of the aggressive driver's way
For an average person, how many minutes does the body need to process the alcohol in one drink? 60 minutes
______ limit(s) your concentration, perception, judgement, and memory. Even the smallest amount of alcohol
Taking drugs along with alcohol increases the risk of causing a crash
As alcohol builds up in your blood, it: slows down your reactions
If your blood alcohol level is .04, you: are 2-7 times more likely to have a crash than a person who has not consumed any
When you hear a fire engine siren, you must: pull over to the side of the road and stop
If you have a tire blowout, you should: let the car slow to a stop
If your car breaks down on a highway, you should use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers
When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must pull to the curb and stop
When driving on a one way street and an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is behind your car, you drive toward the nearest road side and stop
After an emergency vehicle passes you with its siren on, you must avoid driving closer than 500 feet behind the emergency vehicle
Crashes in work zones are most commonly the result of carelessness and speeding
When driving through a work zone, it is a good safety practice to lengthen your usual following distrance-by double
On two-lane, two-way streets or highways, you should start left turns close to the center of the line
To turn left on multi-lane streets and highways, you should start from: the left lane
On a two-lane road, you may pass another vehicle on the right when: the driver you are passing is making a left turn
To pass a slower-moving vehicle on a two-lane road you must: use that lane that belongs to oncoming traffic
The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is to: slow down before you enter the curve
Drivers entering a roundabout or traffic circle must yield to drivers in the roundabout or traffic circle
The law gives _____ the right of way at intersections. No one
At an intersection with a stop sign, you should stop and: look left first, then right, then left again
When entering a highway from an entrance ramp, you should generally accelerate to the speed of traffic
When exiting a highway, you should slow down: Once you have moved into the exit lane
When driving on a freeway entrance ramp, you should look for a gap in freeway traffic by looking in your mirrors and turning your head to look over your shoulder
If you want to get off of a freeway, but you missed your exit, you should: go to the next exit and get off of the freeway there
You are waiting to turn left at a multilane intersection, and opposing traffic is blocking your view you should: wait until you can see all the lanes you need to cross before going ahead with your turn
When no signs, signals, or police tell you what to do at an intersection, the law states that Drivers turning left must yield to drivers going straight through the intersection.
"Highway Hypnosis" is a driver condition that can result from staring at the roadway for long periods of time
When passing on a multi-lane highway you should be sure that the passing lane is clear
The "Four-Second Rule" refers to how one should: follow another car
It is best to keep a space cushion on all sides of the vehicle
Allowing a space cushion is important because it allows you time to react to situations
Allow a larger space cushion when stopping: on an up-hill
When making a turn, you must _______ your speed. Reduce
When driving in traffic, it is safest to drive with the flow of traffic
The maximum spped limit in this state is ______ miles per hour. 65
Drive below the posted speed limit when anythin makes conditions less than perfect
The amount of space you need to cross traffic depends on the: road and weather conditions, and oncoming traffic
Your ability to stop is affected by: the condition of the road
To prepare for anything coming up the road ahead, you should continually scan the entire road and roadsides
At highway speeds, on a dry road, a safe following distance is at least: 4 seconds of following distance from the car ahead of you
what can you do to avoid the need to make emergency (or "panic") stops while driving in traffic? Look ahead and maintain a safe following distance
when faced with one oncoming car to the left and a bicyclist to the right, you should let the car pass and then pass the bike
If an oncoming driver is heading toward you in your lane, you should: steer right, blow your horn, and brake
If the rear of your vehicle starts to skid left, you should steer left
The most effective thing you can do to reduce your risk of getting injured or killed in a traffic crash is wear your seat belt
When driving on slick roads, you should take turns more slowly
Which of the following is true about driving on a wet roadway? as you drive faster, your tires become les effective
When driving on slippery roads, you should increase your following distance
When driving on wet roads, you should drive 5 to 10 miles below the speed limit and increase following distance to 5 to 6 seconds
Roads freeze more quickly when they are Shaded
Roads become slippery for the first 10 to 15 minutes of a rain storm
Hydroplaning is usually caused by excessive speed
Hydroplaning can be helped by driving slower
When driving in fog, you should use your low beam headlights
Compared to driving during the day, driving at night is more dangerous
When you are in a line of traffic that is crossing a railroad track that has no signals or gates You need to make sure there is space to get all the way across the tracks without stopping, before you start to cross
When spproaching a stopped school bus with its red light flashing and its stop arm extended, you must: Stop and remain stopped until the red lights stop flashing and the stop arm has been withdrawn
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