DMV CA sample tests

  1. It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is _____ or higher.


    C. 0.10%--one tenth of one percent
  2. You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:


    A. sell or transfer your vehicle
  3. On freezing, wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice?


    B. roadways on bridges and overpasses
  4. You should signal continuously while turning because it:


    A. lets other drivers know what your intentions are
  5. After passing a vehicle, it is safe to return to your driving lane when:


    C. you see the headlights of the passed vehicle in your rearview mirror
  6. On a freeway, you should look farther ahead than you would on a city street:


    C. in order to see potential hazards early
  7. When a school bus with its red lights flashing is stopped ahead on your side of the road, you must:


    B. stop until the lights stop flashing
  8. Three of the most important times to check traffic behind you are before:


    A. backing, changing lanes, or slowing down quickly
  9. When should you yield your legal right-of-way?


    B. when it helps prevent collisions
  10. You may make a left turn on a red light only from a:


    C. one-way street onto a one-way street
  11. It is illegal to leave children age six or younger unattended in a vehicle on a hot day:


    B. even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system
  12. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65mph. Traffic is heavy and moving at 35mph. The best speed for your vehicle is most likely:


    B. 35 mph
  13. Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is:


    C. illegal at all times
  14. You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:


    B. under no circumstances.
  15. A vehicle suddenly "cuts" in front of you creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you take first?


    A. take your foot off the gas
  16. An orange and red sign of this shape on a vehicle always means:



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    B. slow-moving vehicle
  17. A curb painted blue means parking is:


    A. for disabled persons with a special placard or plate
  18. You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle by:


    C. driving as near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping
  19. To help avoiding skidding on slippery surfaces you should:


    C. slow down before entering curves and intersections
  20. You exit a freeway on a ramp that curves downhill. You should:


    A. slow to a safe speed before the curve
  21. If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device, you should:


    A. let the call go to voicemail
  22. Which statement is true about motorcyclists and motorists?


    B. motorcyclists have the same rights/responsibilities as other motorists
  23. Flash your brake lights or turn on your emergency flashers if you:


    C. need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead
  24. This white sign means don't pass:
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    C. other vehicles for any reason
  25. A pedestrian who is blind or visually impaired uses traffic sounds before deciding to cross the street. If you see a pedestrian with a guide dog or white cane waiting to cross at a corner, you should:


    B. pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
  26. Drivers of large trucks often travel with a lot of space in front of their vehicle. This extra space is needed for:


    C. the truck driver to use for stopping the vehicle
  27. You must notify law enforcement and file a Report of Traffic Accident Occurring in California (SR1) with DMV when:


    A. You have a collision and there is an injury or death
  28. Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:


    B. causes traffic congestion
  29. Which of these statements is true about drinking alcohol and driving?


    C. alcohol affects judgment, which is needed for driving safely
  30. A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:


    A. at anytime or for any reason
  31. You are approaching a green traffic light, but traffic is blocking the intersection. What is the best thing to do?


    C. Don't enter the intersection until you can get completely across
  32. A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:


    B. not turn in that direction until the lights turns green
  33. You must look for bicycle riders in the same lanes used by motor vehicles because they:


    B. are entitled to share the road with you
  34. A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the "Don't Walk" signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green. You should:


    A. wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding
  35. Yellow lines separate:


    B. traffic moving in opposite directions on a two-way road
  36. You are driving and there are oncoming vehicles on your left and a row of parked vehicles on your right. You should steer:


    B. a middle course between the oncoming and parked vehicles
  37. When driving near road work zones, you should:


    C. pass the work zone carefully and avoid distractions
  38. when approaching a crosswalk where a blind pedestrian is waiting to cross, you must stop:


    C. at the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street
  39. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:


    A. large tour bus
  40. This red and white sign means:
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    A. You may not enter the road from your direction.
  41. It is very foggy. You should slow down, turn on your windshield wipers, and your:


    B. low beam lights
  42. If a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:


    A. Slow or stop your car and use your horn.
  43. 36. If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:



    C. Either of the two right lanes
  44. 37. To see vehicles in your blind spots, you must look:



    A. Over your shoulders
  45. You are approaching a sharp curve in the road. You should:



    A. Start braking before you enter the curve
  46. You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to:



    A. Have a large enough gap in the oncoming traffic
  47. You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of:



    A. An oncoming vehicle
  48. 2. Which of these statements is true about and taking medication:



    A. Most cold medications can make a person drowsy
  49. 3. When stopped at railroad tracks with no crossing gate, you may cross:



    C. Only when you can see clearly in both directions
  50. 4.When can you drive using only your parking lights?



    C. Under no circumstances
  51. 5.During the first 6 months after you are licensed, you may:




    B. Not transport minors between midnight and 5:00 am unaccompanied
  52. 6.You should use your horn:




    A. To alert a driver who may try to turn in front of you
  53. 7.When you are in a dedicated turn lane controlled by a green arrow, which of the following is true?




    B. All oncoming vehicles and pedestrians are stopped by red lights
  54. 8.The speed limit in any alley is:




    B. 15 mph
  55. 9.You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:




    A. Sell or transfer your vehicle
  56. 10.If you have a green light, but traffic is in the intersection:




    A. Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
  57. 11.If a vehicle approaches you quickly from the road on the right while you are driving through an uncontrolled intersection, you should:




    A. Speed up to get out of the way
  58. 12.When you change lanes or merge with another lane, you:




    C. Need at least a 4-second gap in traffic
  59. 13.The driver ahead of you stops at a cross walk. What should you do?




    A. Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed
  60. 14.You are on a two-way road and the vehicle ahead of you is turning left into a driveway. You may legally pass the vehicle on the right:




    C. If there is enough road between the vehicle and the curb to do so
  61. 16.When you back up in a passenger vehicle:



    A. Look over your right shoulder through your rear window
  62. 17.Driving slower than the traffic flows tends to:



    A. Make an accident more likely to happen
  63. 18.If an oncoming vehicle has started to turn left in front of you:



    C. Slow or stop your car to prevent an accident
  64. 19. A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when:



    C. In secured seats and using approved safety belts
  65. 20.It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is _____ or more:



    C. 0.01% - one hundredth of 1%
  66. 22.Use your high-beam headlights at night:



    B. Whenever it is legal and safe
  67. a. Pass other vehicles


    24.A school bus has stopped ahead on your side of the road and is flashing its red lights. What should you do:



    A. Stop as long as the red lights flash
  68. 25.The speed limit on the road is 55 mph. When this road is wet:



    A. Drive 5 to 10 mph under the limit
  69. 26.A large truck is driving in the middle of three lanes. You want to pass the large truck. It is best to pass:



    B. Quickly on the left and move ahead of it
  70. 27.If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, you should:



    B. Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes
  71. 29.If another driver "cuts" in front of you, if would be better if you:



    B. Take your foot off the gas
  72. 30.You have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol. The judge sentenced you to 48 hours in jail. In addition, you may:



    C. Have to pay a fine
  73. 31.Which of these is true about other drivers?



    B. Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way
  74. 32.When looking straight ahead of your vehicle while driving, you should look:



    B. Back and forth, near and far
  75. 33.To back out of an angled parking space, always back slowly and look:



    B. Over your right shoulder as you back up
  76. 34 When driving in fog, snow or rain, you should use your:



    B. Low beam headlights
  77. 35.You may not park a passenger vehicle at any time:



    B. Next to a curb painted red
  78. 36.You are driving slowly in the fast lane of a freeway and there is traffic behind you in your lane. The driver behind you wished to drive faster. You should:



    A. Change lanes to the right when safe to do so
  79. 38.You are driving on a four-lane freeway in the lane closest to the center divider. To exit the freeway n the right you should:



    A. Change lanes one at a time until you are in the proper lane
  80. 39.There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many cars are passing you on the right. You should:



    C. Move over into the right lane when it is safe
  81. 40.If your vehicle is going to be hit from behind, you should:



    C. Be ready to brake after impact
  82. 41.Which of these is the proper way to change lanes?



    C. Signal and look over your shoulder before you change lanes
  83. 42.If you are involved in an accident, you must exchange with the other person(s) involved, your driver license information and:



    C. Proof of insurance, vehicle registration and current address
  84. 43.If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at or above the legal limit:



    B. You will be issued an order suspending your driving privilege
  85. 44.You are approaching an intersection. The traffic signal light is flashing red. What should you do?



    C. Stop before entering, then proceed when safe
  86. 45.You are required to wear your safety belt in a moving vehicle:



    C. If your vehicle is equipped with safety belts
  87. 46.Which of the following is true about large trucks?



    A. Trucks often appear to travel slower because of their large size
  88. 47.If you are convicted by the courts of a first DUI, DMV will:



    C. Revoke your driving privilege
  89. 49.For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle:



    B. Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and blacked-out traffic lights
  90. 50.Cargo extending more than four feet from your rear bumper:



    C. Must be marked with a red flag or lights
  91. 53.Your wheels should be pointing straight ahead, unless you are:



    A Parked on a hill or sloping driveway
  92. 54.You are driving in the far right lane of a four -lane freeway and notice thick broken white lines on the left side of your lane. You are driving in:



    C An exit lane
  93. 55.You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should:



    B Signal during the last 100 feet before you turn
  94. 56.If you are involved in an accident and there is more than $500 in damages, you must make a written report (SR-1) to:



    B The DMV
  95. 57.You should stop before crossing railroad tracks:



    A Any time a train mar be approaching, even if you cannot see it
  96. 58.The speed limit for a school zone where children are present is _____ unless otherwise posted:



    A 25 mph
  97. 59.Instructions from school crossing guards must be obeyed:



    A At all times
  98. 61.You are driving in the far right lane on a multilane freeway. A line of five cars is merging into your lane from an on-ramp. You:



    B Should make room for the merging vehicles, if possible
  99. 62. To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, start from:



    A The lane closest to the left curb
  100. 63.Check your rear view mirrors:



    B Often to see how traffic is moving behind you
  101. 64.Which of the following contributes to improved traffic flow?



    A Not slowing down to look at an accident scene
  102. 65.If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should:



    B Steer your vehicle around the water, if possible
  103. 66.You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?



    B Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
  104. 67.To be sure the lane is clear before you change lanes, you should:



    C Look over your shoulder into the lane you want to enter
  105. 68.The "California Driver's Handbook" recommends several tip to help you keep alert on long drives. One of these tips is:



    C Pull off the road and rest
  106. 69.Give extra space to drivers backing out of parking spaces because:



    A They may not see you
  107. 70.You may legally park your car:



    C In a bicycle lane of there is no sign forbidding it
  108. 71.When looking ahead when driving, you should:



    C Scan from side to side
  109. 72.To pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when a car is approaching:



    B Slow down and let the car pass, then pass the bicyclist
  110. 73.Two vehicles are approaching an uncontrolled "T" intersection. One vehicle is on the through road and the other is on the road that ends. Who has the right-of-way at the intersection?



    C The vehicle on the through road
  111. 74.Which of these statements is true about child passengers?



    C Babies shouldn't ride in the front seat if there is a passenger-side airbag
  112. 75.When a traffic signal isn't working at an intersection, you should:



    B Come to a complete stop, then proceed when it is safe
  113. 76.If your brakes fail while driving, you should:



    A Downshift to a lower gear
  114. 77.When merging onto a freeway, you should be driving:



    A At or near the same speed as the freeway traffic
  115. 78.You should adjust your rearview and side mirrors:



    A Before you start driving
  116. 79.On a sharp curve, you should use your brakes to slow your vehicle:



    C Before you enter the curve
  117. 80.You should usually drive your vehicle slower when:



    C You see brake lights coming on several vehicles ahead of you
  118. 81.You are driving on a divided road with multiple lanes in your direction. If you need to make a U-turn, where should you start?



    B In the left lane
  119. 83.Where should you stop your vehicle when there is no limit line?



    A At the corner
  120. 84.There is one lane in your direction. The driver ahead of you often slows down for no apparent reason. The "California Driver's Handbook" recommends:



    A Allowing a lot of room between you and the driver
  121. 85.If you are driving and find it hard to stay awake, you should:



    B Pull off the road and rest
  122. 86.What is the best advice for driving when heavy fog or dust occurs?



    B Try not to drive until the conditions improve
  123. 88.Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a business district is:



    B 25 mph
  124. 90.You should not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection when the light turns red:



    C Under any circumstances
  125. 91.When planning to pass another vehicle you should:



    A Not assume they will make space for you to return to your lane
  126. 92.What is the difference between traffic lights with red arrows and those with solid red lights?



    A You cannot turn against a red arrow, even if you stop first
  127. 93.Animals may be transported in the back of a pickup truck only if:



    B They are properly secured
  128. 94.You should use your horn when:



    A It may help prevent an accident
  129. 95.You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street:



    C. If traffic on the other street moves to the left
  130. 96.Which of these statements is true about road construction zones?



    A You are responsible for the safety of the road worker
  131. 97.When changing lanes on a freeway, you should:



    A Signal for at least five seconds
  132. 98.You are driving on a road with only one lane in each direction. You want to pass another vehicle, but there is a curve approaching which blocks your view of the road ahead. You must:



    B. Not pass the other vehicle
  133. 100.Driving faster than traffic and continually passing other cars:



    C Increases your chances of an accident
  134. 101.Which of these vehicles must stop before crossing railroad tracks?



    B Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards
  135. 102.At dawn or dusk, or in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to:



    B Turn on your low-beam headlights
  136. 103.When parking your vehicle on any hill:



    B Use your parking brake and leave the vehicle in gear or "park"
  137. 104.A traffic light is red, but a peace officer is signaling you to continue driving. What should you do?



    A Do as the officer tells you
  138. 105.If you have trouble seeing other vehicles because of dust or smoke blowing across the roadway, you should drive slower and turn on your:



    A Headlights
  139. 106.You are driving on a road where the speed limit is 45 mph. All other vehicles are driving 50 mph or faster. You may legally drive:



    C No faster than 45 mph
  140. 107.At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:



    C Look to the sides of your vehicle
  141. 108.You are driving on a highway when a tire blows out on your vehicle. What should you do?



    A Don't apply the brake until the vehicle is almost stopped
  142. 109.Pedestrians crossing at corners have the right-of-way:



    C Whether or not a crosswalk is marked
  143. 110.When you park on a level road next to a curb:



    B Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb
  144. 112.You are driving defensively when you:



    A Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards
  145. 113.You should allow more space in front of your vehicle when following large trucks because:



    C You need the extra room to see around the truck
  146. 114.Which of the following will help you to avoid being hit from behind?



    C Signaling at least 100 feet before turning
  147. 115.Large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction:



    B Often have to use part of the left lane to complete their turn
  148. 116.Highways are typically most slippery:



    C When it first starts to rain after a dry spell
  149. 118.To make a right turn onto a two-way street, start in the right-hand lane and end in:



    A The lane closest to the curb
  150. 119.Which of these is a good way to spot driving hazards?



    C Scan ahead of your vehicle
  151. 121.When you enter traffic from a full stop (i.e. pulling away from a curb), you:



    B Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic
  152. 122.Generally speaking, you are in a large truck's blind spot if you:



    C Can't see the truck driver in the truck's side mirrors
  153. 123.If the roadway is wet and your car starts to skid, you should:



    C Slowly ease your foot off the gas pedal
  154. 124.After passing a car, it is safe to return to your driving lane when:



    A You see the headlights of the passed car in your rearview mirror
  155. 125.If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:



    B Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead
  156. 126.If a pedestrian is in a crosswalk in the middle of a block:



    A The pedestrian has the right-of-way
  157. 127.Dim your lights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:



    A You are approaching from behind
  158. 128.When a school bus with its red lights flashing is stopped ahead on your side of the road, you must:



    A Stop until the lights stop flashing
  159. 129.You are entering a freeway. You should check traffic by using:



    A All mirrors and turning your head
  160. 132.You are going to make a left turn from a dedicated left-turn lane when a yellow arrow appears in your lane. You should:



    C Be prepared to obey the signal that next appears
  161. 133.A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:



    C Not turn in that direction until the light turns green
  162. 134.If you have an accident, the law requires you to exchange your driver license information with:



    B Others involved in the accident
  163. 135.Which of these is recommended when driving at night on a dimly lit street:



    C Drive slowly enough to stop within the area lighted by your headlights
  164. 137.Before getting out of your parked car on the traffic side of the street, you should:



    B Check traffic from behind before opening your door
  165. 138.The "three-second rule" applies to the space _____ of your vehicle.



    C Ahead
  166. 139.A peace officer stops you because he suspects you are DUI. You refuse to take a chemical test. What happens now?



    C Your driving privilege will be taken away
  167. 140.At night, if an oncoming vehicle fails to dim its high beams, look:



    A Toward the right edge of your lane
  168. 141.You have consented to take a test for the alcohol content of your blood, breath, or urine:



    A Whenever you drive in California
  169. 142.When roads are slippery, you should:



    B Avoid making fast turns and stops
  170. 143.Parking is never permitted:



    B In a crosshatched pattern space
  171. 144.A law enforcement officer notices that one of your passengers is not wearing a seat belt and writes a citation. Which of the following is true?



    C You may receive the citation if the passenger is 15 or younger
  172. 145.You exit a freeway on a ramp that curves downhill. You should:



    A Slow to a safe speed before the curve
  173. 146.If there is a solid double, yellow line in the center of the roadway, you:



    A May turn left into a private driveway
  174. 147.When traffic is slow and heavy and you must cross railroad tracks before reaching the upcoming intersection, you should:



    C Wait until you can completely cross the tracks before you proceed
  175. 149.Which way do you turn your front wheels when parked uphill next to a curb?



    A Away from the curb
  176. 150.Always look carefully for motorcycles before you change lanes because:



    C Their smaller size makes them harder to see
  177. 151.A green arrow means go, but first you must:



    A Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection
  178. 152.Before driving into an intersection from a stop, you should look:



    B Left, right, and left again
  179. 153.You may legally drive in any carpool lane if:



    B You are carrying the minimum number of persons shown on the sign
  180. 154.During the second six months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:



    C Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
  181. 155.A green arrow pointing to the left on a traffic light means you may:



    A Make a protected left turn in that direction
  182. 156.U-turns in residential districts are legal:



    B When there are no vehicles approaching nearby
  183. 157.You are at a red traffic signal. The traffic light turns green, but there are still other vehicles in the intersection. You should:



    C Wait until the vehicles clear the intersection before entering
  184. 158.Following closely behind another vehicle:



    B Is a common cause of rear-end accidents
  185. 159.You should always turn on your emergency flashers when:



    C Your car has broken down on the roadway
  186. 160.You are driving 45 mph in a 55 mph zone. You can be cited for speeding:



    C If road or weather conditions require an even slower speed
  187. 162.If you always insist on letting other drivers go ahead of you at intersections, you are most likely:



    A Causing traffic delays
  188. 164.You were in an accident which caused more than $500 worth of damage. You must report the accident within 10 days to:



    C The DMV
  189. 165.You may cross double, yellow lines to pass another vehicle if the:



    A Yellow line next to your side of the road is broken
  190. 166.To see cars in your blind spots, you should check:



    B Over your shoulders
  191. 167.Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their bumper):



    A Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
  192. 168.Backing your vehicle is:



    A Always dangerous to do
  193. 169.You may drive in a bike lane:



    A No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
  194. 170.Do not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection:



    B Under any circumstances
  195. 171.To turn right from a highway with two lanes in your direction, turn from:



    C The lane closest to the curb or edge of the roadway
  196. 172.Which of these statements about drugs and driving is true?



    A Even over-the-counter drugs can impair your driving
  197. 173.A flashing red traffic light at an intersection means:



    B Stop before entering
  198. 174.You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:



    B Sell or transfer your vehicle
  199. 175.While all of the following are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal?



    A Listening to music through a set of dual headphones
  200. 176.If your driving record shows you failed to appear in court after receiving a traffic ticket, the DMV will:



    A Suspend your driving privilege until you appear in court
  201. 177.You have had your license for three months. You may:



    B Drive between 5:00 am and 5:00 pm unaccompanied
  202. 178.Who has the right-of-way at an intersection with no crosswalks?



    C Pedestrians always have the right-of-way
  203. 180.You are approaching a sharp curve in the road. You should:



    A Start braking before you enter the curve
  204. 181.If you approach a curve on the top of a hill and you do not have a clear view of the road ahead, you should:



    A Slow down so you can stop if necessary
  205. 182.A person between 13 and 18 years of age may have his/her driving privilege _____ for one year if convicted as a habitual truant.



    B Suspended
  206. 183.If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:



    B Either of the two right lanes
  207. 184.To see vehicles in your blind spot, you must look:



    B Over your shoulders
  208. 185.When you look ahead while driving, it is best to:



    C Look beyond the car ahead of you
  209. 186.You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with siren and lights flashing. You should:



    A Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop
  210. 187.It is a good habit to signal continuously during the last 100 feet before you turn at an intersection:



    A Even if you do not see any other vehicles around
  211. 188.For the first six months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:



    B Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
  212. 189.Which of these is a legal U-turn?



    C On a highway where there is a paved opening for a turn
  213. 190.When a traffic light turns green, should you go immediately?



    C Yes, but yield to any vehicle or person still in the intersection
  214. 191.You may legally park your car in front of a driveway:



    A Under no circumstances
  215. 193.When parked on any hill, you should always set your park brake and:



    C Leave your vehicle in gear or the "park" position
  216. 194.Even if you know your vehicle can maneuver a sharp curve at the legal speed limit, you should still slow down because:



    B There may be a stalled car or accident ahead that you can't see
  217. 195.You may turn right on a sold red light:



    B Only after stopping, unless otherwise posted
  218. 196.If your vehicle's gas pedal sticks. you should:



    C Shift into neutral and apply the brakes
  219. 197.You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of:



    B An oncoming vehicle
  220. 198.If 5 or more vehicles are following you on narrow two-lane road, you should:



    B Pull off the road when it is safe and let them pass
  221. 199. When driving a vehicle with air bags, you are the safest when seated:



    A. at least 10 inches away from the steering wheel
  222. 200.You are involved in an accident and there is a death. You must notify law enforcement and make a written report (SR1) to:



    A The DMV
  223. 201.You are approaching an uncontrolled intersection. You:



    C Should slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary
  224. 202.You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to:



    B Have at least a 10 to 12 second gap in the oncoming traffic
  225. 204.Whose responsibility is it to know how your medications affect your driving?



    A Yours
  226. 205.When driving in the far right lane of a freeway, you:



    C Should expect merging vehicles at on ramps
  227. 206.You see a car approaching from the rear. When you check your mirror again to change lanes, you no longer see the car. You should:



    C Look over your shoulder to be sure the car isn't in your blind spot
  228. 207.If you are unable to see the road ahead while driving because of heavy rain or fog, and your wipers do not help, you should:



    A Pull off the road completely until visibility improves
  229. 208.If you think a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:



    B Slow or stop your car and use your horn
  230. 209.It is very foggy. You should slow down and turn on your:



    A Low beam lights
  231. 211.Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:



    A Large tour bus
  232. 212.When should you use your headlights?



    B Anytime you have trouble seeing other cars or being seen
  233. 213.You park your car at the curb on a level two-way street. Before getting out of the car, you should:



    A Look for cars and bicycles on the traffic side of the vehicle
  234. 214.When sharing the road with a trolley or light rail vehicle:



    B Never turn in front of an approaching trolley or light rail vehicle
  235. 215.Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If it is absolutely necessary, you may:



    C Stop before merging with freeway traffic
  236. 216.When driving near road construction zones, you should:



    B Pass the construction zone carefully and avoid "rubbernecking"
  237. 217.Which of the following is true about safety belts?



    A They increase your chances of survival in most types of accidents
  238. 218.Solid yellow lines separate:



    B Vehicles going in opposite directions
  239. 220.You must carefully watch for bicycles in traffic lanes because they:



    C Could be hidden in your blind spots
  240. 222.It is illegal to leave a child six years of age or younger unattended in a motor vehicle:



    A When the keys are in the ignition
  241. 223.Which of the following children requires a child restraint system?




    A A five-year old weighing 55 pounds
  242. 224.
    Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If it is absolutely necessary, you may:



    A. Stop before merging with freeway traffic
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Sbjohnson
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DMV CA sample tests
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DMV CA sample tests
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