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What age must wear appropriate safety restraints while the vehicle is in motion?
Children under the age of fifteen.
Who must be secured in an approved safety seat?
Children under the age of six, or weighing less than sixty pounds.
What do work area signs typically look like?
Diamond shaped & orange with black letters or symbols.
What are the rules for right on red?
Come to a full stop, and if there is no opposing traffic, proceed with a right turn.
What does a flashing red light indicate?
The same as a stop sign; come to a complete stop, them proceed when it is safe.
What does a continuous yellow light indicate?
The traffic signal is about to change and the driver must stop if it is safe to do so.
What does a flashing yellow traffic signal light indicate?
Proceed with caution.
What does a lighted red arrow indicate?
The driver must stop and is prohibited from turning in the same direction of the arrow until the arrow light changes to green.
What does a yellow lighted arrow indicate?
The signal is about to change and if the driver is about to turn in the direction of the arrow, preparation should be made to stop.
What rules govern turning left from a one-way street into another one-way street?
You can even if the traffic signal is red (unless a traffic sign is posted prohibiting it), but only after the driver has come to a complete stop and yields any opposing traffic within the intersection.
What do warning signs look like?
Yellow with black letterings or symbols; most are diamond shaped.
What does a white X-shabed "crossbuck" sign mean?
Yield at the railroad crossing to trains.
What do regulation signs look like?
White with black print, sometimes with a red circle and slash. They include lane control signs and passing signs.
What do work area signs look like?
Diamond shaped, orange with black letters or symbols.
Where may lane control arrows be?
On a regulation sign or painted on the road.
What does an orange diamond sign with black arrows pointed in opposite directions (up & down) mean?
Two-way traffic.
How should drivers respond to stop signs?
Come to a full stop at the stop line. Wait until crossing vehicles and pedestrians have cleared. Driver may pull forward to the stop sign or the edge of the intersection if necessary to see better.
What does a yield sign look like?
Red and white triange pointing down with red lettered YIELD.
How should drivers respond to yield signs?
Slow and yield the right-of-way to traffic in the intersection or roadway.
What does a white line on the road indicate?
Traffic is moving in the same direction.
What does a yellow line on the road indicate?
Traffic is moving in opposite directions.
What does a dashed white line between lanes of traffic indicate?
Driver may cross the line to change lanes if it is safe.
What does a solid white line between lanes of traffic indicate?
Driver should stay within the lane.
What does a broken yellow line indicate?
Driver may cross to pass if there is no opposing traffic.
When may a driver cross a solid yellow line?
To turn into a driveway where there is no opposing traffic approaching the planned turn site.
When can a driver back their vehicle in a travel lane?
Never.
When may a driver stop in a travel lane?
Never.
What lane should drivers drive in?
The far right lane.
When should a driver be in the left-most lane?
To pass slower vehicles.
Who has right-of-way at intersections?
Vehicles approaching from the right.
How should drivers react to vehicles they're passing which are traveling in the same direction?
Yield to them. (as appropriate, slow/stop)
How close may a driver park to a crosswalk at an intersection?
20 feet.
How close may a driver park to a traffic signal?
30 feet.
How close may a driver park to a stop sign?
30 feet.
How close may a driver park to a yield sign?
30 feet.
How close may a driver park to a pedestrian safety zone?
30 feet.
How close may a driver park to a fire hydrant?
15 feet.
How close may a driver park to a railroad crossing?
50 feet.
How far may a driver park from a curb?
No more than 18 inches.
How close may a driver park to a fire station driveway on the same side of the street?
25 feet.
How close may a driver park to a fire station driveway on the opposite side of the street?
75 feet.
Can a driver park in front of lowered curb access?
No.
Can a driver park on a bridge?
No
Can a driver park on an overpass?
No.
Can a driver park in a tunnel?
No.
Can a driver park in an underpass?
No.
What do red curbs indicate?
Fire zone - no parking.
What do yellow curbs indicate?
Loading zone, etc.; no parking.
How far ahead should you always be able to see?
One city block OR 1/4 mile, which is 15 seconds ahead of your vehicle.
Which direction should you look before turning left?
right-left-right again
Where should you look before changing lanes?
In your rear-view and side mirrors, then over your shoulder (quickly!).
When should you dim your high beams when following another vehicle?
When closer than 200 feet.
When should you dim your high beams for an oncoming vehicle?
When closer than 500 feet.
What weather necessitates low beams?
Fog, snow, rain.
What must you turn on with your wipers?
Your headlights.
When in a day should you turn on your headlights?
1/2 hour after sunset, 1/2 hour before sunrise, or any time you can't see a person or object clearly within 500 feet.
What special headlight rules relate to the sun?
When driving away from a rising our setting sun.
When are turn signals to be used?
Before changing lanes, turning right or left, merging into traffic, or parking.
How early should you signal?
At least 100 feet before the change in direction.
When do you signal if there are streets, driveways, or entrances between you and where you want to turn?
After you have passed them.
When do you signal if another vehicle is about to enter the street between you and where you plan to turn?
After you have passed.
When do you need to slow your car?
Before a curve, when the roadway is slippery, and when there is standing water on the road. Also when driving on gravel or dirt.
How slow do you need to go on a wet road?
Reduced by 10 mph.
How slow do you need to go on packed snow?
Cut speed in half.
How slow do you need to go on ice?
At a crawel.
How fast do tires have good traction when it's raining or the road is wet?
Up to about 35mph.
How long can it take to stop at 50mph?
A city block (400 feet).
How long can it take to stop at 30mph?
1/2 city block (200 feet).
How far do your headlights let you see? What speed should you drive with that distance visible?
About 400 mph. 50 mph.
How do you know if you are driving too fast for conditions?
Four Second Sight Distance Rule
How close can you follow?
2 seconds.
When do you use the safe four second following distance?
Slippery roads, driver behind you wants to pass, following motorcycles, following drivers who can't see you, towing, poor visibility, being followed too closely, following emergency vehicles, approaching railroad crossings, stopping on an incline
What gap do you need to merge?
Four seconds.
What gap do you need to pass (at 55mph)?
10 seconds.
How close to a hill or curve may you pass?
More than 1/3 mile.
When can you safely return to the driving lane after passing?
When you can see both headlights of the vehicle you just passed in your rear-view mirror.
What % can put you under arrest for Underage Driving Under The Influence?
.02%