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California DMV permit test
DMV practice test
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Driving Skills
01/05/2011

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Term
You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle?
Definition
Never!!! Under no circumstances
Term
You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
Definition
15 mph
Term
When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street.
Definition
Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
Term
When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving
Definition
At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
Term
When driving in fog, you should use your:
Definition
Low Beams
Term
A white painted curb means:
Definition
Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
Term
A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
Definition
Stop as long as the red lights are flashing
Term
California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
Definition
You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
Term
You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within ___ days.
Definition
5 days
Term
To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about ______________.
Definition
10 to 15 seconds
Term
You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
Definition
signal for 100 feet before turning
Term
Do Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles?
Definition
YES
Term
You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
Definition
Leave a note on the vehicle AND Report the accident without delay to city police or in unincorporated areas to the CHP
Term
You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
Definition
Leave a note on the vehicle AND Report the accident without delay to city police or in unincorporated areas to the CHP
Term
You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
Definition
Leave a note on the vehicle AND Report the accident without delay to city police or in unincorporated areas to the CHP
Term
Unless otherwise posted the speed limit in a residential area is ____.
Definition
25 mph
Term
You may legally block any inersection:
Definition
Never!! Under no circumstance
Term
When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be:
Definition
turned to the right (away from the street)
Term
With a Class C drivers license a person may drive:
Definition
A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds
Term
To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should start your turn from:
Definition
The lane closest to the left curb
Term
If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report (SR1) to the DMV:
Definition
If there is property damage in excess of $750 or if there are any injuries
Term
Roadways are the most slippery:
Definition
the first rain after a dry spell
Term
YOu may not park your vehicle:
Definition
next to a red painted curb
Term
You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
Definition
Sell or transfer your vehicle.
Term
Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart:
Definition
May not be crossed for any reason.
Term
You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should slow down and:
Definition
Signal for 100 feet before turning.
Term
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
Definition
No faster than 65 mph
Term
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
Definition
No faster than 65 mph
Term
It is illegal to park your vehicle:
Definition
In an unmarked crosswalk
Term
The safest precaution that you can take regarding the use of cellular phones and driving is:
Definition
The safest precaution that you can take regarding the use of cellular phones and driving is:
Term
If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection, you should:
Definition
Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
Term
You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should:
Definition
Slow down or stop, if necessary, and then make the turn.
Term
You must obey instructions from school crossing guards:
Definition
At ALL times
Term
It is a very windy day. You are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway reducing your visibility. You should drive slower and turn on your:
Definition
Headlights
Term
If you plan to pass another vehicle, you should:
Definition
Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane.
Term
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 mph. Most of the other vehicles are driving 70 mph or faster. You may legally drive:
Definition
No faster than 65 mph.
Term
If you drive faster than other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction and continually pass the other cars, you will:
Definition
Increase your chances of an accident
Term
Which of these vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks?
a)Tank trucks marked with Hazardous placards.
b) Moor homes or pickup trucks towing a boat trailer
c) any vehicle with 3 or more axles or weighting more than 4,000 pounds
Definition
Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards.
Term
You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street only if:
Definition
Traffic on the street moves to the left
Term
A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck:
Definition
May have to swing wide to complete the right turn.
Term
You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to:
Definition
Your side of the road is a broken line
Term
At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:
Definition
Look to the sides of your vehicle to see what is coming.
Term
You drive defensively when you:
Definition
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.
Term
You are driving on the freeway. The vehicle in front of you is a large truck. You should drive:
Definition
Farther behind the truck than you would for a passenger vehicle.
Term
All of the following practices are dangerous to do while driving. Which of these is also illegal?
a)listening to music through headphones that cover both ears
b) adjusting your outside mirrors
c) transporting an unrestrained animal inside the vehicle
Definition
Listening to music through headphones that cover both
Term
Always stop before you cross railroad tracks when:
Definition
You don't have room on the other side to completely cross the tracks.
Term
When you tailgate other drivers (drive close to their rear bumper):
Definition
You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry.
Term
You see a signal person at a road construction site ahead. You should obey his or her instructions:
Definition
At all times.
Term
When can you drive in a bike lane?
Definition
When you are within 200 feet of a cross street where you plan to turn right.
Term
You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. The flashing yellow light means:
Definition
Slow down and cross the intersection carefully
Term
There is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane ahead. You should:
Definition
Stop and let him/her finish crossing the street.
Term
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
Definition
Next to the broken line may pass