Drivers Permit Study Guide.txt

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  1. When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be:
    Turned to the right (toward the street)
  2. What to do? Brake failure.
    Match the emergency response with the event: Pump the brake pedal several times. If this does not work, use the hand/emergency brake, pulling slowly so the wheels do not lock.
  3. When slowing down behind another vehicle, you should:
    Apply your brakes early as a signal to the other vehicles behind you
  4. When you park your car uphill, next to a curb, the right front wheel:
    Should be turned so the back of the wheel is against the curb.
  5. When driving in the fast lane, if you are tailgated, the best thing to do is?
    Move to the right and let the tailgater pass.
  6. A curb painted red means:
    No stopping or parking (except buses).
  7. When entering an expressway from an entrance ramp, you should:
    Adjust the position and speed of your vehicle to the flow of traffic
  8. When you come to a corner where there are no traffic lights or stop signs, you should:
    Slow down, so you can stop, if necessary.
  9. If you find that your car is hydroplaning, you should:
    Decelerate and drive straight ahead without hitting the brakes.
  10. When approaching a stop sign where there is no stop line, sidewalk or crosswalk you should:
    Stop just before you enter the intersection.
  11. You are driving on an Interstate posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
    65 MPH or less
  12. To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about
    10-15 seconds
  13. You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
  14. Which of the following is a basic step to take after an accident?
    Care for victims, call authorities, and protect area
  15. A U-turn is not permitted when..
    there is a sign prohibited U turns, on a curve, near/at ther crest of a hill
  16. You may legally block an interesection
    False, at no circumstances
  17. When driving in the rain, fog, or smoke, and your visibility is reduced, you must?
    Turn on your lower beam(dim) headlights
  18. At a blind intersection
    always stop
  19. You park your car on the side of the road and you are facing uphill. You should:
    Place the manual transmission in low gear or place the automatic transmission in park.
  20. You should never coast in neutral or with the clutch in because:
    You need to be in gear to safely control your vehicle.
  21. You are coming to an intersection with a yellow flashing light. You should: Drive carefully through the intersection.
  22. You park your car on the side of the road. You are facing uphill and there is no curb present. You should:
    Turn the steering wheel toward the right.
  23. If a broken yellow line is on your side of the center dash stripe, then:
    you may cross the line to pass other vehicles
  24. The areas around trucks where other vehicles cannot be seen are known as:
  25. _________ may be used in work zones both day and night to guide drivers into certain traffic lanes.
    large flashing or sequencing arrow panels
  26. When making a turn, you must use:
    the push-pull technique
  27. What is the push-pull technique?
    When you use the push-pull steering technique, the palms of both hands should be facing you. To turn right, firmly grasp the steering wheel with your left hand at about the 7 o'clock position. Push the wheel until your hand is at about the 11 o'clock. Slide your right hand up to about 12 o'clock and pull the steering wheel down while moving your left hand back down to 7 o'clock. Continue pushing and pulling the wheel as you complete the turn.
  28. To avoid the glare caused by oncoming headlights, drivers must shift their eyes:
    down to the lower right side of the road
  29. The allowable blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for drivers over 21 years of age is:
    below 0.08%
  30. Which of the following situations prohibit you from driving on the left half of the road?
    When there are two or more traffic lanes in each direction, when pavement markings prohibit driving on the left, and when driving within 100 feet of an interesection
  31. When going down a steep hill/road put on..
    lower gear
  32. When you approach a railroad crossing, you must stop your vehicle _________ from the nearest rail, if you see an approaching train.
    within 50 fet but not less than 15 feet
  33. As you approach and enter the acceleration lane, ______to match that of vehicles in the through lanes.
    increase your speed
  34. It is against the law to make a left turn on red light EXCEPT:
    from one one-way street to another
  35. If you have vehicle troubles at night, you must use _______ to avoid an accident.
    all four flashing turn signals simultaneously
  36. If you are driving on a road with three or more lanes, you should stay _________, except when passing another vehicle.
    in the middle lane
  37. Drivers entering a main road from a driveway, alley or roadside should:
    yield to vehicles already on the main road
  38. If you are preparing for a right turn behind a bicyclist, misjudgment can result in a broadside crash called a:
    right hook
  39. When entering a paved thoroughfare from a private road, a driveway, or an unpaved road, you must
    come to a complete stop and then give the right-of-way to pedestrians and bicyclists, and vehicles in the road you're entering
  40. _________ lane is intended to be used for passing slower vehicles, on multi-lane roads.
    the leftmost
  41. When you come to an intersection and try to make a move, you must follow the _________(rule)before you pull out.
  42. A _________ on a two-way road allows you to cross over into the oncoming lane temporarily to pass a vehicle, if it is safe to do so.
    broken yellow line
  43. If you see a pedestrian using a guide dog or other service animal and/or carrying a white cane at an intersection, you must:
    stop your vehicle
  44. When parking and leaving your vehicle on a highway or street, which of the following should NOT be done?
    lower the windows
  45. When is it legal to pass another vehicle using the paved shoulder of a road?
    whent he vehicle in front of you is slowing or stopped in the middle lane, disabled, or making a left turn
  46. If you wish to enter an express highway or freeway, you must _________ before merging with the traffic.
    move to the accelereation lane
  47. Before changing lanes, drivers should:
    check mirrors and look over shoulder torward rear
  48. Including reaction time, the stopping distance is more than 20 ft for 10 mph, at 20 mph it would be ____ft?
  49. When liscence is suspended you would only be able to drive if you have ___?
    an essential need liscense
  50. What lane is for slow drivers?
  51. 1st offense for DWI(drinking while driving) for a minor is up to ____?
  52. For driving in the fog, use _______.
    low beam lights
  53. If you refuse to take blood/breathalizer test when arrested for DUI you will be suspended for at least ____ days?
  54. Speed limit for Urban District
  55. Alley Speed Limit
  56. Beaches speed limit
  57. How long does a driver have to register a new vehicles after purchasing?
    30 days
  58. The TX Dept. of Transportation must be contacted within ___ days when you ___?
    10; cause and accident/crash of $1000 or more
  59. Yellow signs most likely mean?
    general warning
  60. Blue signs typically mean?
    litter disposal
  61. green signs typically mean?
    directional guidance such as mileage to towns
  62. If you have a tire blowout you...?
    gently apply breaks
  63. When towing a vehicle the connector/rope must be no longer than __?
    15 ft
  64. foot brakes must stop a car within a distance of __ ft at 20 mph?
  65. you can park next to a fire hydrant..
    more than 15 feet away
  66. Do not park more than __ in away form a a curb
  67. Highway hypnosis is cause by
    sounds of wind, engine, and tire hum
  68. "Slow down or move over"
    reduce speed to 20 mph below speed limit or move out of lane to emergency vehicle
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