International Driver's Test for Military in Germany.

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  1. For registration purposes, the insurance policy cannot substitute for the insurance confirmation card as proof of automobile insurance under German law and U.S. Forces regulations.
  2. License plates issued to drivers by the Registry of Motor Vehicles automatically become the driver's property.
  3. The driver of a registered motor vehicle is required to observe which of the following with respect to U.S. Forces POV license plates?
    License plates will not altered. The rear license plate must be illuminated. License plates always must be firmly attached with bolts and screws.
  4. A driver who lends his or her vehicle to a member of the U.S. Forces is required to provide the borrower with the registration certificate.
  5. U.S. Forces regulations do not prohibit abandoning a privately owned vehicle (POV).
  6. Attaching old State license plates or signs to U.S. Forces POV plates is permitted.
  7. The Traffic Point System applies to military personnel and civilian employees, but does not apply to Family members.
  8. Persons declared ineligible for a U.S. Forces certificate of license will remain ineligible until they successfully petition the revoking authority for reinstatement of their eligibility.
  9. German police are empowered to arrest U.S. personnel when German laws are violated.
  10. German police do not have the authority to require U.S. Forces drivers to pay a warning fee for minor traffic violations.
  11. German traffic law does not require every user of a public road or highway to conduct himself or herself so that no other user is endangered, injured, unnecessarily impeded, or inconvenienced.
  12. A POV may not be rejected during mechanical inspection because of bent hoods, torn fenders, altered plates, or faulty body trimmings.
  13. Vehicles are considered unsafe if the tires have less than 1.6 millimeters of tread on any portion of the traction surface.
  14. If a vehicle is equipped with radial tires, the tires should be mounted on which of the following?
    On all four wheels.
  15. Avoidable noises such as honking horns and racing engines are prohibited by the German traffic ordinance.
  16. Kilometers may be converted to miles by multiplying the kilometers by 6 and then dropping the last digit.
  17. Children under 12 years old are not allowed to sit in the front seat of a vehicle unless the rear seat is already occupied by children of that age group.
  18. Drivers are not always required to indicate their intention to pass by using directional signals.
  19. What may cause danger to others in road traffic?
    A disabled POV with warning devices not placed at a sufficient distance. Driving a POV while intoxicated. Driving a POV while fatigued.
  20. What should be considered when choosing a safe distance from the vehicle ahead?
    Condition of the highway and driving speed.
  21. When approaching children, drivers must try to anticipate their behavior.
  22. The proper technique for driving around a curve is to slow down before the curve and accelerate toward the end of the curve.
  23. If the vehicle starts skidding while braking, the driver should do which of the following?
    Turn the steering wheel in the direction that the rear of the vehicle is skidding and pump the brakes lightly.
  24. Fast driving often leads to accidents in which of the following situations?
    At points where vision is restricted, at pedestrian crossings, at intersections and junctions.
  25. Drivers caught in a heavy downpour with limited visibility should pull off the road and wait for the rain to let up.
  26. Drivers who suddenly find themselves on an icy patch of road should continue driving with no abrupt change in direction, speed, or braking.
  27. Drivers must be especially careful when passing during twilight hours; they must be alert to vehicles without light coming from the other direction.
  28. When passing anothe vehicles, drivers must return to the right lane as soon as possible without impeding the vehicle being passed.
  29. When approaching an intersection with directinoal arrows painted on the pavement, the driver will enter the appropriate lane and do which of the following?
    Follow the direction of the arrow.
  30. A continuous, solid, white center line on the road may not be crossed or even touched by the wheels of the driver's vehicle.
  31. When a broken white line and a solid white center line appear together, traffic on the broken-line side is permitted to pass.
  32. Directional arrows on the pavement must be followed once the driver has entered a lane that is so marked.
  33. Unless otherwise posted, a speed limit of 100 (kph) applies to all vehicles on all highways and roads in Germany.
  34. Under certain circumstances, the maximum speed posted may be too fast for road and traffic conditions.
  35. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit within city limits is 60 kph.
  36. How many times greater is the force of collision if the driving speed is doubled?
    Four times as great.
  37. Minimum speed limits must be obeyed according to which of the following?
    Except where road or traffic conditions make drivers drive more slowly. Except when visibility or weather conditions make drivers drive more slowly.
  38. When traveling on multilane roads with dense traffic, it is illegal for vehicles in the right lane to go faster than those in the left lane.
  39. A slow vehicle is being followed by several other vehicles that cannot pass because of the traffic. On reaching a suitable place, the driver of the slow vehicle should pull to the right to allow the other vehicles to pass.
  40. What must a driver do when approaching a round blue sign with a white number 30 on it?
    Stay off this road if driving a vehicle that can move only at a speed of less than 30 kph. Not drive at less than 30 kph, weather conidtions and traffic permitting.
  41. When passing, drivers must return to the right as soon as possible without impeding the vehicle being passed.
  42. Drivers may exceed the posted speed limit while passing another vehicle.
  43. Drivers may not increase their speed while being passed.
  44. Drivers may pass a streetcar on the left when the road is a one-way street.
  45. Two-wheeled vehicles are particularly dangerous to pass and should be passed only with side clearance of at least 1.5 meters.
  46. When is passing another vehicle prohibited?
    When the traffic situation is unclear.
  47. At unmarked intersections, vehicle coming from the right have the right-of-way.
  48. In the city where no priority signs are posted, the driver on the widest street has the right-of-way.
  49. The "right-before-left" rule applies at unmarked intersections.
  50. A driver wants to leave a private driveway and turn right onto a public road. At the same time, a cyclist is approaching from the left. Who has to wait?
    The driver of the motor vehicle.
  51. A driver who disregards the safety of others is excused legally from responsibility when he or she has the right-of-way.
  52. A vehicle is considred to be parked when the driver leaves the vehicle or the vehicle has been stopped for longer than which of the following?
    3 minutes.
  53. On which streets is parking on the left permitted?
    On one-way streets and on streets that have streetcar tracks that do not permit parking on the right side.
  54. Outside city limits, the minimum distance for parking cars from a warning cross indicating a railroad corssing is 50 meters.
  55. Emergency warning equipment should be stored where?
    In the passenger compartment under the front seat.
  56. If involved in a traffic accident that is investigated by only German officials, U.S. Forces drivers are not required to notify the military police or security forces.
  57. Under the Good Samaritan Law in Germany, drivers are required to render first aid to persons injured in a traffic accident if reasonably possible.
  58. A person who is involved in a traffic accident and flees the scene may be prosecuted.
  59. When are drivers required to switch on headlights?
    At dusk and dawn, when weather conditions require it and when driving through fog.
  60. When is the use of fog lights and low-beam healights permitted in daylight?
    If visibility is reduced by fog or snowfall and if visibility is reduced by rain.
  61. When are drivers allowed to use only the parking lights while driving?
    Not at all.
  62. Headlights must be dimmed for oncoming traffic and when following another driver to reduce the glare in his or her rearview mirror.
  63. Refusal to undergo a urine or blood alcohol content test when requested to do so by the military police or security forces will result in revocation of driving priveleges.
  64. If the German police suspect drivers of driving while intoxicated, they may demand, using force if necessary, that drivers submit to a urine or BAC test.
  65. When may a horn be honked within city limits?
    When a pedestrian suddenly steps out onto the roadway and when another vehicle suddenly backs into the street from a narrow driveway.
  66. During daytime, where is it permitted to use healights to signal the inention to pass?
    Outside city limits.
  67. Inside city limits, drivers may indicate their intention to pass by flashing healights or sounding the horn.
  68. A driver in the passing lane of the autobahn must slow down if he or she sees a vehicle approaching from behind with flashing headlights.
  69. What is the minimum distance to park cars from marked or unmarked junctions or pedestrian crosswalks?
    5 meters.
  70. Stopping is prohibited at which of the following?
    On the autobahn.
  71. Parking is prohibited at which of the following?
    In front of a private driveway or an entrance, at taxi stands and wherever official signs expressly forbid it.
  72. How close to a public transportation stop is stopping or parking allowed?
    15 meters.
  73. Drivers may park beside a traffic island as long as their parking lights are on.
  74. POVs may be left unattended and unlocked if no property of value is left in plain view.
  75. A driver is required to warn approaching traffic when his or her vehicle is stopped for any reason on any road.
  76. At what distance should the warning triangle be placed if a vehicle breaks down on any roadother than an autobahn?
    100 meters.
  77. U-turns are prohibited on autobahns.
  78. The turn indicator must be used for all turns and to warn other traffic of the driver's intention to do which of the following?
    Pass another vehicle or change lanes of traffic, pull away from a curb or parked position and leave a traffic circle.
  79. When a streetcar comes up behind a driver's vehicle while the driver is waiting to make a left turn, the driver must do which of the following?
    Move to the next block or to some point where a left turn can be made without holding up the streetcar.
  80. A driver on the right-hand side of the road who wants to turn left should do which of the following?
    Watch traffic to the rear, give a directional signal, and move next to the center line.
  81. When either nighttime or datime visibility is substantially reduced by fog, rain, or snowfall, use of low-beam headlights is required.
  82. What is the minimum speed a vehicle must be able to maintain on the autobahn?
    60 kph.
  83. If a vehicle breaks down on the autobahn, help can be obtained by which of the following?
    Using one of the telephone boxes located at regular intervals along the autobahn.
  84. How long may a driver remain in the passing lane while traveling at a high rate of speed?
    Only as long as necessary to pass other vehicles. Until the vehicle ahead completes its passing maneuver.
  85. Stopping, making U-turns, and backing up are prohibited on autobahns.
  86. If a driver misses anautobahn exit, the driver must drive to the next exit and use the overpass or underpass.
  87. Which parts of the autobahn are particularly prone to becoming ice hazards?
    Bridges and stretches leading through forests.
  88. Drivers who run out of gas on the autobahn may be fined for stopping on the autobahn.
  89. When vehicles are halted at railroad crossings at night waiting for a train to pass, drivers must turn on high-beam headlights.
  90. What must a driver do when passing a streetcar that has stopped to take on and let off passengers on the roadway?
    Stop and procceed only after the streetcar doors are closed and the roadway is clear of pedestrians.
  91. What must a driver do when approaching a railroad crossing without a warning cross?
    Approach with caution and look both directions for approaching trains and listen for sounds that indicated an approaching train.
  92. When are drivers required to wait at a railroad corssing?
    When there is a flashing red light.
  93. When may drivers cross the tracks of an unguarded railroad crossing marked by a flashing light when a train has just passed?
    When the flashing red light goes out.
  94. What must a driver do when approaching a railroad crossing where the barriers are open?
    Approach at a moderate speed and observe the tracks to the right and left.
  95. In a housing aread controlled by the U.S. Forces, what are drivers required to do when apporaching a school bus that has come to a stop?
    Stop, regardless of whether or not approaching or following the bus, and do not continue until the bus begins to move again.
  96. When a streetcar has stopped at a pedestrian island, drivers must watch out for passengers getting on and off, but may proceed carefully on the right.
  97. Passing a vehicle at a railroad crossing is illegal.
  98. If a vehicle breaks down on the autobahn, the vehicle may be towed to which of the following?
    The next autobahn exit.
  99. Under what conditions may drivers pass other vehicles at zebra crossings?
    None. Drivers must not pass other vehicles at zebra crossings.
  100. When a driver sees a pedestrian wearing a yellow armband marked with three black dots attempting to cross the street, the driver must do which of the following?
    Slow down and stop if necessary to allow the pedestrian to cross.
  101. Drivers may not pass cars at a pedestrian crosswalk even if no pedestrian is in sight.
  102. The lights is green. What must the driver do?
    Wait and permit the pedestrians to cross.
  103. The basic rule in observing hand signals given by German police officers is that traffic parallel to the outstretched arms of the officer may proceed.
  104. When approaching a congested intersection and the light is green, the driver should do which of the following?
    Stop before the intersection until the intersection is clear.
  105. When a yellow light is flashing at an intersection, the driver must do what?
    Approach cautiously and yield the right-of-way if necessary.
  106. What must the driver do when approaching an intersection and seeing the traffic light turn from green to yellow?
    Slow down and prepare to stop if this can be done without endangering vehicles to the rear.
  107. If the driver of a passenger vehicle wants to turn left and a streetcar traveling in the same direction left of the passenger vehicle is proceeding straight ahead, which vehicle has to wait?
    The passenger vehicle.
  108. A police officer controls traffic at an intersection and the traffic lights are in operation. Which signals must drivers obey?
    The police officer's.
  109. A driver who notices that an emergency vehicle is approaching should do which of the following?
    Drive to the extreme right and stop. In bumper-to-bumper traffic, as in a Stau, move to the extreme right from the right-hand lane and to the extreme left from the left-hand lane to form a passageway in the middle.
  110. What do drivers have to do when a vehicle with flashing lights and multitone horn approaches?
    Clear the road immediately and stop immediately.
  111. Drunk driving is a felony in Germany and may result in imprisonment for up to 5 years.
  112. What besides alcohol may impair a person's ability to drive safely?
    Fatigue and medication.
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International Driver's Test for Military in Germany.
International driver's test for military men and women based in Germany.
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