Alabama permit test

  1. The danger area around trucks and buses where crashes are more likely to occur are called
    No Zones
  2. 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
    safety belts
  3. A driver who wants to enter a highway froma private road
    must stop and yield to the vehicles on the highway
  4. If your vehicle hits an unattended vehicle on a highway, you should
    notify the state troopers
  5. When you see an elderly person crossing an intersection, you should
    stop your vehicle and yield right of way
  6. If your wheels drift onto the shoulder of the road
    stay on the shoulder and reduce speed before returning to the road
  7. The best way to stop your vehicle when the road is slippery and wet is to
    pump the brakes
  8. A drivers license may be suspended when
    a driver is convicted of racing on the highways
  9. when you are under emotional or physical stress while driving a vehicle,it is better to
    stop driving or have someone else drive
  10. A first conviction for not having mandatory liability insurance carries a fine up to
  11. The _________ design feature enables vehicle to enter or leave the main highway, while flowing with the traffic
    diamond interchange
  12. 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
  13. how should you use your cell phone when you drive?
    Hands-free only. Texting and driving is against the law in many alabama jurisdictions
  14. When you see a car coming towards you in your lane, you should
    pull to the right and slow down
  15. In bad weather conditions,increase your following distance to a _____ count
    five second (the two second rule is for good driving conditions only)
  16. 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)
  17. To handle hydroplaning the best thing to do is to
    take your foot off the accelerator (the gas), braking will only increase hydroplaning
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. As you approach and enter the acceleration lane
    increaseyour speed to match that of vehicles in the through lane
  21. What is the safe braking distance for a passenger vehicle moving at a speed of 55 miles per hour?
    193 feet
  22. When you see a motorcyclist on the right side of your lane, you should
    change lanes
  23. 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.
  24. 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
  25. 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.
  26. While driving at night, you must ______ when within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle.
    Dim your high-beam lights
  27. Rain,snow,and fog reduce visibility, so drivers should use _____ in such situations
    low-beam headlights
  28. 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)
  29. What is the correct hand signal for indicating a right turn?
    Hand and arm extended upwards
  30. 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)
  31. When yellow lights are flashing, all drivers approaching ______must obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph
    a school zone
  32. _____ are the most frequent type of crashes on interstates.
    Rear-end collisions.
  33. The hand and arm bent at 90 degrees and pointing downward indicated the drivers intention to
    Slow down or stop
  34. 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)
  35. In heavy rain, your tires can ride on a film of water and lose contact with the road. This hazard is known as
  36. With any turning vehicle, the rear wheels follow a ____than the front wheels.
    shorter path
  37. 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.
  38. 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
  39. When you see another vehicle stopped for pedestrians in a crosswalk, you must
    not pass until pedestrians have safely crossed the road
  40. which is NOT a true statement about safety belts?
    You will be trapped after an accident if you wear a safety belt
  41. How should your seat belt be worn?
    Low and snug on the hips and tight across the shoulder
  42. If your vehicle does NOT have ABS and your brakes fail while driving, which must be done first?
    pump the brake several times
  43. 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
  44. Proactively looking ahead, to the sides, and behind the vehicle to anticipate problems ahead is part of
    defensive driving
  45. When parking on a downhill grade, how do you turn your wheels
    toward the curb
  46. When is it legal to park on the shoulder of the road, as far away from traffic as possible?
    In an emergency only
  47. ____show parking spaces for persons with disabilities
    blue pavement markings
  48. At the end of most entry ramps on a freeway, you will find ____ that allows you to increase your speed.
    An acceleration lane.
  49. Passing is not allowed on either side of a highway when
    both sides have solid yellow line markings
  50. 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
  51. If a car approaches you with bright headlights, you must _____ to prevent being temporarily blinded..
    look toward the right edge of the road.
  52. If a broken yellow line is on your side of the center dash stripe, then
    you may cross the line to pass other vehicles.
  53. If you must park your vehicle on a roadway,park your vehicle
    as far away from traffic as possible
  54. When driving on highways, slow moving vehicles should drive on the _____ side
  55. When driving on highways,fast moving vehicles should driveon the _____ side.
  56. When there is not enough room for a U turn, you are suggested to use
    a three-point turn
  57. 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
  58. When you meet a truck coming from the opposite direction, keep as far as possible to the side to avoid
    a sideswipe accident
  59. Is crossing a double solid white line allowed on a highway?
  60. when a turning lane is provided for vehicles traveling in both directions, drivers must use extreme caution when making a ____ turn
  61. _______ are the most likely places for car and motorcycle collisions to occur.
  62. 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.
  63. When making a right turn from a four-lane divided highway, enter the right lane well in advance of the turn and make
  64. a tight turn into the right lane of the cross street
  65. Motorists entering a highway from the entrance ramp must yield the right-of-way to
    traffic already traveling on the highway
  66. Flag persons are often located on highways and in work zones to
    stop, slow, or guide traffic safely though construction areas.
  67. 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.
  68. If you have already started through an intersection when the signal light changes, you must
    follow through and proceed to clear the intersection.
  69. When you see a flashing yellow signal at an intersection, you should
    slow down and cross the intersection carefully
  70. When changing lanes, to make sure there are no other vehicles in_______,look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
    blind spots
  71. on a multiple-lane roadway with several lanes in one direction, you must use_______ for passing.
    the middle and left lanes
  72. if a railroad grade crossing has no warning devices or only a crossbuck sign, you should
    slow down and proceed with caution
  73. When overtaking and passing another vehicle on a two-lane road, you should pass
    only on the left side of the vehicle
  74. 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)
  75. You must use ____ when the sun is shining brightly or when a line of cars following you could obscure your turn signal light.
    hand signals
  76. Because of their size, trucks and buses often need to move _____ to make right turns.
    Into the left lane.
  77. Even if it contradicts existing traffic signals, you must always obey signals given by
    A law enforcement officer
  78. Warning signs are used along roadways to
    indicated potentially hazardous conditions ahead
  79. _________may be used in work zones in both day and night to guide drivers into certain traffic lanes
    large flashing or sequencing arrow panels
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. when approaching or driving through a work zone, you must NOT
    weave from lane to lane
  83. A single broken yellow line usually marks the centerline of a two-way roadway where
    a vehicle may pass if its safe
  84. when there are doube solid lines next to your lane, you are
    not allowed to pass or change lanes
  85. When it is raining or the road is wet, you must reduce your speed to avoid
  86. Talking on a cell phone while driving increases your chances of being in a car crash by
    as much as four times
  87. if you accidentally pass your exit on an expressway, you must
    continue to the next exit
  88. 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
  89. 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.
    Intersections not protected by stop signs, yield signs, or traffic lights
  91. 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)
  92. 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
  93. The area of the freeway on the outside of the solid white line is meant for
    emergency use only
  94. 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
  95. 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
  96. If you approach a vehicle displaying a reflective orange triangle sign on the read, you must
    slow down and use caution
  97. 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
  98. 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.
  99. 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
  100. a steady YELLOW ARROW displayed with a circular green means
    the previous protected green arrow movement is endiing
  101. You must avoid _______ while crossing railroad tracks
    stopping or shifting gears
  102. The stopping distance of your vehicle depends what three factors?
    Braking distance, reaction distance, perception distance
  103. A red light with a green arrow means
    you may go cautiously in the direction of the arrow, yielding to pedestrians
  104. If drivers approaching from opposite directions reach a stop sign at the same time,then
    the driver turning left must yield to the driver going straight or turning right.
  105. To turn left from a one-way street to another one-way street, a driver must begin the turn
    from the left lane and make the turn close to the left curb
  106. on a multi-lane roundabout, if you intend to exit the roundabout less than halfway around it us
    the right lane
  107. Diabetic drivers who take_____ should not drive vehicles when there is any chance of going into shock
  108. All regulatory devices on the road instruct you
    to stop, proceed in a certain direction, or limit your speed
  109. You are allowed to use your horn in the following situations
    Around hazardous curves, to warn pedestrians, bicyclists, and children you are passing, and if you see a car coming toward you in your lane. (honestly, noone does the hazardous curves thing)
  110. what three things should you do if your tires have lost traction with the surface of the road?
    keep steering straight, ease your foot off the gas pedal,and dont stop until your tires are gripping the road again.
  111. If you are already in an intersection to turn left and the traffic light has changed to yellow, you should
    continue your turn to the left
  112. What three things does the eye test for the drivers license evaluate?
    Acuity, depth and color perception, and periphreral vision
  113. You must not use ______to exit the freeway, even in a traffic jam
    an entrance ramp
  114. Before reaching the crest of a hill or entering a curve, you must _____ and watch for oncoming vehicles.
    Slow down,move to the right side of the road
  115. A regular speed limit sign (with no conditions added) indicates
    the highest speed you can travel in ideal road conditions. (not wet or freezing roads,or construction)
  116. When backing up your vehicle, you must
    not depend solely on your mirrors, and instead, turn your head to look over your right shoulder.
  117. At a stop sign, when you are waiting to turn right and a vehicle approaching from the left has its turn signal on, you must
    wait until the other driver actually starts to turn and then start your turn
  118. If another driver is passing your vehicle, you must
    stay in the lane and do not increase your speed
  119. When making a U-turn, you must NOT
    make it on a curve in the road or near a hill
  120. If a driver behind you repeatedly flashes his/her headlights, you should
    get out of the way, this driver is being a dick
  121. When there are no signs to control turning,you must turn into the lane farthest from the one you came from. Is this true or false?
    False. you should turn into the lane closest to you without crossing lane lines
  122. A _____ offers you the best possible protection in a car crash and therefore, is your best defense against drunk drivers.
    Safety belt/seat belt
  123. If you are driving on a road with three or more lanes, you should stay ______ except when passing another vehicle
    In the middle lane
  124. If traffic from another roadway is merging into the roadway you are traveing, you must
    adjust your speed and vehicle position to allow the traffic to merge
  125. If a driver behind you is following too closely, you must
    move to the left lane and reduce your speed. this person is being a dick
  126. Being constantly aware of the driving conditions,planning ahead, anticipating dangers, and taking the right actions so as to avoid obstacles or other vehicles is known as
    defensive driving
  127. When you reach a marked or unmarked crossing, you must yield and watch for
  128. ________ are the mobile devices that are often used on some roads to give drivers an advance warning of construction zones.
    Flashing arrow signs
  129. If there are no reduces speed limits posted at work zones, drivers shoul
    obey the normal posted speed limit
  130. When stopped behind another vehicle on a hill, you should stay back at least
    one vehicle length
  131. If you are in an intersection and hear the siren of an emergency vehicle, you should
    continue through the intersection, then drive to the right and stop
  132. Which type of parking is commonly used in parking lots, shopping centers, and wide streets?
    angle parking
  133. You must NOT pass a vehicle on the right when
    the vehicle ahead is making a right turn
  134. You are driving the wrong way when you see a _____ sign in your driving lane
    do not enter
  135. what should be done before entering a curve, in order to avoid a skid while driving?
    Reduce the speed by applying the brakes
  136. When two or more lanes of travel are permitted in the same direction, a broken white line is used
    to divide each side of the highway into separate lanes for vehicles travelling in the same direction
  137. If you are behind a eighteen wheel truck and you can't see their side mirrors, the driver ______ see you.
    Can't. It also means you are driving in the no zone, a dangerous place.
  138. When traffic control lights are NOT working, you must _____ before proceeding through the intersection
    come to full stop
  139. What should you NOT do if you experience a tire blow-out?
    Brake immediately
  140. Rumble strips are intendedto alert drowsy or inattentive drivers through vibration and sound that they are
    approaching a stop sign or signal
  141. what do diagonal yellow lines on streets and highways mean?
    Either the road is narrowing or there is an obstruction in the roadway
  142. A wide white line painted across a traffic lane before you enter an intersection is known as a
    stop line
  143. Tailgating is the practice of
    following too closely
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