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DRIVING TEST:)
driving test for liscense
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Driving Skills
06/01/2010

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Term
When following a fire truck, how far do you have to stay from it?
Definition
No closer than 500 feet.
Term
What percent of collisions involve alcohol?
Definition
About 40%
Term
What is the fee of parking in a handi cap spot?
Definition
$250
Term
What is the speed limit in a school zone?
Definition
20 mph
Term
Bicycles must ride with the ____ of traffic and stay to the ____ side.
Definition

-flow

-right

Term
Who has the right of way on crosswalks or intersections (painted or not)?
Definition
Pedestrians
Term
How many seconds ahead should you look when driving on the freeway?
Definition
10 seconds
Term
What does a regulation sign look like?
Definition
White rectangle, black letters
Term
How many feet before a turn do you put your signal on?
Definition
100 feet
Term
When passing a car, what must you see before returning to the lane?
Definition
The bumper of the car you are passing
Term
Single broken line means?
Definition
You can pass a vehicle or change lanes if it is safe
Term
Solid line with broken line means?
Definition
If the solid line is close to you, you cannot pass. If the broken line is close to you, you can
Term
Difference between yellow and white lines?
Definition

yellow- opposite traffic

white- same way traffic

Term
Double solid lines means?
Definition
You cannot pass, either side
Term
When can you drive off the paved roadway?
Definition
Never.
Term
When crossing a railroad track and you cant see train for 400 ft, the speed limit is?
Definition
15 mph
Term
What do you do if you start hydroplaning?
Definition
Decelorate, and go straight
Term
Always look _ to_ seconds ahead of your vehicle.
Definition
10 to 15
Term
When is the freeway most slippery?
Definition
The first day of rain after a dry spell
Term
Put _______ on if visibility on the road isnt clear.
Definition
Headlights
Term
Use high beams when:
Definition
There is no oncoming traffic
Term
Unless otherwise posted, country roads are:
Definition
50 mph
Term
Unless otherwise posted, city or town roads are:
Definition
25 mph
Term
Unless otherwise posted, highway roads are:
Definition
60 mph
Term
What do you do when your brakes stop working?
Definition
Pump the break pedal several times.
Term
The implied consent law:
Definition

You agree to a test of your breath or blood, if a police officer has reasonable grounds to determine if you have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

Term
What is the single biggest contributer to collisions?
Definition
Failing to see what is happening
Term
Can you stop to load/unload passengers at a no parking zone?
Definition
Yes.
Term
On a multiple lane road, the far left lane is used only for:
Definition
Passing other vehicles
Term
Traffic control devices include:
Definition
traffic signals, signs, pavement markings, roundabouts
Term
What does a FLASHING red light mean?
Definition
same as a stop sign
Term
describe a warning sign?
Definition
usually: yellow diamond with black letters
Term
describe a slow moving vehicle sign?
Definition
reflective orange triangle
Term
What is the fine for not following the traction advisory signs?
Definition
$500
Term
What does a traction advisory sign mean?
Definition
Chains on tires are required
Term
describe guide signs?
Definition
green or brown rectangle with white letters
Term
What does a guide sign tell you?
Definition
directions, distance to locations
Term
describe service signs?
Definition
blue or brown with white letters/simbols
Term
What does a service sign tell you?
Definition
location of: rest areas, gas stations, campgrounds, hospitals
Term
Two way left turn lanes cannot be used to travel more than ___ ft.
Definition
300
Term
2 lanes traveling side by side in the same direction. Stay in the ____ lane, except to pass
Definition
right
Term
Driving a: Neighborhood Elecric Vehicle or a Medium Speed Electic vehicle, only roads __ or less mph
Definition
35
Term
Driving a Motorized Foot Scooter, only roads __ or less mph
Definition
25
Term
Do drivers entering a roundabout hav to yeild to drivers already in the circle?
Definition
Yes
Term
If an emergency vehicle is coming?
Definition
Pull to the far right, and stop when you see the vehicle aproaching
Term
Its against the law to leave kids under __ in the car alone with the engine running
Definition
16
Term
parking uphill- turn wheel ______ from curb
Definition
away
Term
parking downhill- turn wheel _____ curb
Definition
toward
Term
When parralel parking, park within __ inches of the curb
Definition
12
Term
Do NOT park within __ ft of a traffic signal, stop or yeild sign
Definition
30
Term
Do NOT park within __ ft of a pedestrian safety zone
Definition
20
Term
Do NOT park within __ ft of a fire hydrant
Definition
15
Term
Do NOT park within __ ft of a railroad crossing
Definition
50
Term
Fire Station Driveway- same side street:Do NOT park within __ ft---- Other side street:Do NOT park within __ ft
Definition
20,75
Term
Do NOT park within __ ft of a driveway, alley, private road, ect
Definition
5
Term
if the curb is painted white?
Definition
You can only park there for a short time
Term
If the curb is painted yellow/red?
Definition
loading zone or some other restriction
Term
Where should your hands be on the steering wheel?
Definition
left-between 8 and 9 right-between 3 and 4
Term
You CANNOT send or read a text while driving unless you are:
Definition
• reporting illegal activity.
• summoning medical or other emergency help.
• preventing injury to a person or property.
• operating an authorized emergency vehicle.
• relaying information between a transit or for-hire
operator and that operator’s dispatcher using a device
permanently affixed to the vehicle.
• doing so using a global-positioning or navigation system
permanently affixed to the vehicle.
Term
You CANNOT hold a wireless comunications device to your ear while driving unless you are:
Definition
• reporting illegal activity.
• summoning medical or other emergency help.
• preventing injury to a person or property.
• operating an authorized emergency vehicle.
• operating a tow truck responding to a disabled vehicle.
• operating an amateur radio station under a Federal
Communications Commission license.
• using a hearing aid.
Term
If you hav an out of state liscense and move to washington, you must get a washington one within __ days
Definition
30
Term
dim your highbeams whenever you come within __ feet of an oncomming vehicle
Definition
500
Term
use low beams when following __ feet or less behind a vehicle
Definition
300
Term
when its foggy, snowing, or raining hard, use __
Definition
low beams
Term
if you stop along the road at night, turn on your:
Definition
emergency flashers and low beams
Term
when driving away from a rising or setting sun, turn on your:
Definition
headlights
Term
if on highway, car breaks down or has troubles:
Definition
pull off the roadway and use emergency flashers, tie a white scarf to antena to signify an emergency
Term
hand signal: left turn
Definition
[image]
Term
hand signal: right turn
Definition
[image]
Term
hand signal: stop or slow down
Definition
[image]
Term
retractable stud tires may be used year round but the studs:
Definition
-may only be engaged nov. 1 - apr. 1
-must retract to below the wear bar of the tire
Term
when entering into traffic, signal and ____________________
Definition
enter at the same speed that the traffic is going
Term
at 50 mph, how many ft does it take for you to react to something and stop the car?
Definition
400 ft
Term
At 30 mph, how many ft does it take to react to something and stop the car?
Definition
200 ft
Term
What is the Sight Distance Rule?
Definition
Drive at a speed where you can
always safely stop.
Term
at 30 mph, stay _ to _ seconds behind the car in front of you
Definition
2 to 3
Term
at a speed of 55 mph, you need about __ seconds to pass another vehicle
Definition
10
Term
how many bicicalysts are killed or injured in the US each year?
Definition
over 39,000
Term
bycicle lanes are marked with solid _____ lines
Definition
white
Term
You can park in a bycicle lane. true or false
Definition
false
Term
allow at least __ feet of space when passing a bycicle
Definition
3
Term
when riding at night, bycicles must hav a white headlight visible for ___ ft, and a red reflector visible for ___ ft
Definition
500, 600
Term
alcohol reaches your brain in __ to __ minutes
Definition
20-40
Term
what does BAC stand for?
Definition
blood alcohol content
Term
if you have a BAC of ___ or more while driving, you will be arrested
Definition
.08
Term
if you are under 21, you will be arrested for having a BAC of ___ or more
Definition
.02
Term
if you refuse to take a BAC test you lose your liscense for __ yr
Definition
1
Term
If it is your first arrest within seven years and the
breath or blood test result shows a BAC of .08 or
more (.02 if you are under age 21), your license will
be suspended for __ days.
Definition
90
Term
If you have been arrested more than once within the
past seven years, your license will be revoked for __
years. If you are under 21 your license will be revoked
for __ year or until age 21, whichever is longer.
Definition
2,1
Term
alcohol related offenses apear on your record for ___
Definition
life
Term
if a tire goes flat:
Definition
hold steering wheel tight and go straight
Term
if vehicle begins to skid:
Definition
stay off the brake and steer