The danger area around trucks and buses where crashes are more likely to occur are called
Statistics show that in a crash, 40% of deaths are caused by striking the windshield, windshield frame, or instrument panel, which can be prevented by the use of
A driver who wants to enter a highway froma private road
must stop and yield to the vehicles on the highway
If your vehicle hits an unattended vehicle on a highway, you should
notify the state troopers
When you see an elderly person crossing an intersection, you should
stop your vehicle and yield right of way
If your wheels drift onto the shoulder of the road
stay on the shoulder and reduce speed before returning to the road
The best way to stop your vehicle when the road is slippery and wet is to
pump the brakes
A drivers license may be suspended when
a driver is convicted of racing on the highways
when you are under emotional or physical stress while driving a vehicle,it is better to
stop driving or have someone else drive
A first conviction for not having mandatory liability insurance carries a fine up to
The _________ design feature enables vehicle to enter or leave the main highway, while flowing with the traffic
When drivers hear the siren of an emergency vehicle while driving on a one-way street they should
pull their vehicles right or left to the nearest curb and stop
how should you use your cell phone when you drive?
Hands-free only. Texting and driving is against the law in many alabama jurisdictions
When you see a car coming towards you in your lane, you should
pull to the right and slow down
In bad weather conditions,increase your following distance to a _____ count
five second (the two second rule is for good driving conditions only)
When preparing to leave a parallel parking spot you should
look in your rear-view mirror, indicate your intention by signalling, and look over your shoulder. (not just one of these)
To handle hydroplaning the best thing to do is to
take your foot off the accelerator (the gas), braking will only increase hydroplaning
On two-lane roads with traffic moving in both directions, you may pass traffic on the left IF
the pass can be completed without exceeding the speed limit
A ________________ indicates the outer edge of the traffic lane, and it may be crossed only by traffic moving to or from the shoulder.
A solid white line
As you approach and enter the acceleration lane
increaseyour speed to match that of vehicles in the through lane
What is the safe braking distance for a passenger vehicle moving at a speed of 55 miles per hour?
When you see a motorcyclist on the right side of your lane, you should
If your intention at an intersection is to turn left, you must
move your vehicle in the lane nearest to the center line or traffic divider and turn from the inside lane.
If two vehicles enter an intersection that is not controlled by signs/signals, from different roadways at about the same time, then the vehicle _____has the right of way
On the right
The penalty for a first conviction, for persons whose blood alcohol level content is .02% or more, and who are under 21 years of age, is the suspension of license for
90 days (pluse a fine of $600-$2100,and/or up to one year in jail.
While driving at night, you must ______ when within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle.
Dim your high-beam lights
Rain,snow,and fog reduce visibility, so drivers should use _____ in such situations
When stopped for a traffic violation, which documents must be provided by the driver?
driver's license,vehicle registration, and proof of insurance (all three)
What is the correct hand signal for indicating a right turn?
Hand and arm extended upwards
Upon seeing a school bus with flashing lights approaching in an opposite direction,a driver traveling on a DIVIDED HIGHWAY should
continue driving (its not required to stop on a divided highway unless the bus is on the same side as you. be advised people sometimes stop anyway)
When yellow lights are flashing, all drivers approaching ______must obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph
a school zone
_____ are the most frequent type of crashes on interstates.
The hand and arm bent at 90 degrees and pointing downward indicated the drivers intention to
Slow down or stop
What is considered to be a safe driving practice?
Defensive driving (aggressive driving, distracted driving, and tailgating are good ways to get into an accident)
In heavy rain, your tires can ride on a film of water and lose contact with the road. This hazard is known as
With any turning vehicle, the rear wheels follow a ____than the front wheels.
If an emergecy vehicle approaches while you are driving in a roundabout, you must
continue to your exit, pull over,and let the emergency vehicle pass. you must NEVER stop in a roundabout.
If you see a pedestrian using a guide dog or other service animal, or carrying a white cane at an intersection, you must
stop at least ten feet away from the pedestrian
When you see another vehicle stopped for pedestrians in a crosswalk, you must
not pass until pedestrians have safely crossed the road
which is NOT a true statement about safety belts?
You will be trapped after an accident if you wear a safety belt
How should your seat belt be worn?
Low and snug on the hips and tight across the shoulder
If your vehicle does NOT have ABS and your brakes fail while driving, which must be done first?
pump the brake several times
when slowing down or stopping, you must
Use a turn signal to alert the driver behind you OR use the appropriate arm signal if your signals dont work
Proactively looking ahead, to the sides, and behind the vehicle to anticipate problems ahead is part of
When parking on a downhill grade, how do you turn your wheels
toward the curb
When is it legal to park on the shoulder of the road, as far away from traffic as possible?
In an emergency only
____show parking spaces for persons with disabilities
blue pavement markings
At the end of most entry ramps on a freeway, you will find ____ that allows you to increase your speed.
An acceleration lane.
Passing is not allowed on either side of a highway when
both sides have solid yellow line markings
If the braking action has been reduced due to water or rain, apply _____until proper braking action has been restored.
the brakes lightly several times
If a car approaches you with bright headlights, you must _____ to prevent being temporarily blinded..
look toward the right edge of the road.
If a broken yellow line is on your side of the center dash stripe, then
you may cross the line to pass other vehicles.
If you must park your vehicle on a roadway,park your vehicle
as far away from traffic as possible
When driving on highways, slow moving vehicles should drive on the _____ side
When driving on highways,fast moving vehicles should driveon the _____ side.
When there is not enough room for a U turn, you are suggested to use
a three-point turn
if you find yourself in a side while driving, you must
ease your foot off the gas and carefully steer in the direction you want the front of the car to go
When you meet a truck coming from the opposite direction, keep as far as possible to the side to avoid
a sideswipe accident
Is crossing a double solid white line allowed on a highway?
when a turning lane is provided for vehicles traveling in both directions, drivers must use extreme caution when making a ____ turn
_______ are the most likely places for car and motorcycle collisions to occur.
If you find a "speed zone ahead" sign, you are approaching
An area where a reduced speed limit has been established. AKA a speed trap. Like Rogersville.
When making a right turn from a four-lane divided highway, enter the right lane well in advance of the turn and make
a tight turn into the right lane of the cross street
Motorists entering a highway from the entrance ramp must yield the right-of-way to
traffic already traveling on the highway
Flag persons are often located on highways and in work zones to
stop, slow, or guide traffic safely though construction areas.
A single solid white line across a road at an intersection means that a motorist must_____ for a traffic signal or sign.
Stop behind the line.
If you have already started through an intersection when the signal light changes, you must
follow through and proceed to clear the intersection.
When you see a flashing yellow signal at an intersection, you should
slow down and cross the intersection carefully
When changing lanes, to make sure there are no other vehicles in_______,look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
on a multiple-lane roadway with several lanes in one direction, you must use_______ for passing.
the middle and left lanes
if a railroad grade crossing has no warning devices or only a crossbuck sign, you should
slow down and proceed with caution
When overtaking and passing another vehicle on a two-lane road, you should pass
only on the left side of the vehicle
What should you do if you are one of the first persons to come upon the scene of a collision?
first, pull your vehicle off the road, get medical help for the injured without moving injured persons unless there is a danger of fire, and notify emergency officials. (seriously, do this in a rural area. if its not a rural area, drive away and call the cops)
You must use ____ when the sun is shining brightly or when a line of cars following you could obscure your turn signal light.
Because of their size, trucks and buses often need to move _____ to make right turns.
Into the left lane.
Even if it contradicts existing traffic signals, you must always obey signals given by
A law enforcement officer
Warning signs are used along roadways to
indicated potentially hazardous conditions ahead
_________may be used in work zones in both day and night to guide drivers into certain traffic lanes
large flashing or sequencing arrow panels
Although passing on the left is best,passing on the right is only not permitted
when driving in a lane set aside for left turns
When making a left turn at an intersection or into an alley or driveway, you must yield the right of way to
all traffic coming from the opposite direction
when approaching or driving through a work zone, you must NOT
weave from lane to lane
A single broken yellow line usually marks the centerline of a two-way roadway where
a vehicle may pass if its safe
when there are doube solid lines next to your lane, you are
not allowed to pass or change lanes
When it is raining or the road is wet, you must reduce your speed to avoid
Talking on a cell phone while driving increases your chances of being in a car crash by
as much as four times
if you accidentally pass your exit on an expressway, you must
continue to the next exit
you should switch on your high beams when
there may be people along the side of the road, you drive in construction areas, you drive on unfamiliar roads
At railroad crossings that have the standard,octagonal, red-and-white stop sign, drivers must stop and proceed only when
"they determine all of the above" is the answer. THIS IS A TRICK QUESTION. You are tempted to answer "they determine that no train is approaching" but you also, at any stop sign, have to determine there are no pedestrians or school children.
What are UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTIONS?
Intersections not protected by stop signs, yield signs, or traffic lights
Do not ________ at crash scenes or locations along the highway where a law enforcement officer may have pulled a vehicle off the road.
Rubberneck (which means slowing down to gawk at the scene)
While driving, if you need to read a map or directions, you should
pull over to the side of the road in a safe place and then read the map
The area of the freeway on the outside of the solid white line is meant for
emergency use only
Where there are four or more lanes with traffic moving in opposite directions, what do two solid yellow lines mark?
The center of the roadway
Drivers must maintain a constant speed when passing and reentering the lane in front of trucks or buses,since trucks and buses require
longer distances to slow down than cars
If you approach a vehicle displaying a reflective orange triangle sign on the read, you must
slow down and use caution
who has the right-of-way when more than one driver arrives at a four-way stop?
the first driver to stop should be the first to go
Headrests should be adjusted so that the head restraint contacts the back of the head.This prevents
neck injuries if you are hit from behind.
if you are having vehicle trouble and need to stop, the first step you should do is
pull off the road and away from traffic
a steady YELLOW ARROW displayed with a circular green means
the previous protected green arrow movement is endiing
You must avoid _______ while crossing railroad tracks
stopping or shifting gears
The stopping distance of your vehicle depends what three factors?