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There is a green arrow in front of you at a turn, do you immediately proceed?
Yes, you are protected. They have a red light. (Always be on the lookout regardless)
There is a solid green light at a turn, do you immediately proceed?
No, you are not protected. They will keep driving forward. You must yield to all traffic.
Pedestrians are crossing the road in front of you, but you need to make a turn. What do you do?
Always yield to pedestrians. Stop before the crosswalk, then move a little forward after they've passed.
You signal to make a right turn but you have a red arrow. Can you turn?
Yes, you may make a right turn on a red arrow and also a left turn at a red arrow if you are on a one-way street and traffic is moving in the same direction (same goes for red lights)
This is a sure way to fail the driving test. What must you do before attempting to make a right turn (limit lines are present)?
Stop *before* limit lines, check for pedestrians, and then advance
What is an illegal left turn (double lanes)?
In double turn lanes, you turn onto the wrong lane. Stay in the lane you turn in.
Define what SMOG signifies
Signal, Mirror, Over the shoulder, Go
Always be scanning for?
Enemies. There are countless on the road, they can be anything and are a danger to you and others. Keep your eye scanner enabled at all times.
What does a solid yellow line on the road mean?
2 way traffic, no passing allowed
What does a dotted white line mean? Can you pass?
Cars are traveling in the same direction, you can pass
What does a dotted yellow line mean? Can you pass?
2 way traffic, can pass driver
What does a double solid yellow line mean?
Absolutely no passing on either side, 2 direction traffic
What does a one dotted, one solid line mean?
The side with the dotted lines can pass but not the solid. Solid = never pass.
Dotted lines = lanes are "broken" so you can pass. Solid lines = never allowed to pass.
NOTE
What does a white curb signify?
Passenger loading
What does a yellow curb signify?
Commercial loading (passengers or freight)
What does a green curb signify?
Limited Time
What does a blue curb signify?
Handicap
What does a red curb signify?
No parking (no parking near fire hydrant)
When turning, check what?
Rear view mirror. Fender benders aren't pretty.
You're 5 miles above the speed limit, would this cause you to fail the test?
Yes
You are waiting for a coming car to pass so you can turn right. The oncoming car turns on their turn signal into your area, do you proceed to take your turn from here?
No, they could be turning into an area in front of you. You would crash into the car for assuming.
Signal at least __ seconds before turning.
5 seconds
Use the __ second rule with car distance
3 second
Are high beams appropriate to use during fog and rain?
No, they limit your sight more. The harsh light illuminates the drops of rain and fog.
If you can't see 100ft in front of you, it's not safe to go over __mph
If you can't see 100ft in front of you, it's not safe to go over 30mph.
What you need for your driver's test: social security, birth certificate, proof of Illinois residency, _____?
I have no idea, so double check.
When parking uphill, which way do the wheels turn?
Away from the curb
When parking downhill, which way do the wheels turn?
Towards the curb
If there is no curb on an uphill or downhill park, which way do the wheels turn?
Toward where the curb would be to make sure the vehicle rolls away from the street, not towards it
Before pulling out of a downhill or uphill park, what should you always do? Neglecting to do this will result in failing the test.
Look over your shoulder

! always important !
When stopping at stop signs, you must *always* stop ____ ?
all the way, fully, before the line, etc
You and another car at a 4 way stop at the same time. Who goes first?
The car on the left always yields to the car on the right. (Right Of Way)
Rural interstate tollways, freeways, and some four lane highways have a max speed limit of ___ mph
Rural interstate tollways, freeways, and some four lane highways have a max speed limit of 65 mph
The maximum speed limit on most other rural highways is ___ mph
The maximum speed limit on most other rural highways is 55 mph
Before pulling out of a downhill or uphill park, what should you always do? Neglecting to do this will result in failing the test.
Look over your shoulder

! always important !
When stopping at stop signs, you must *always* stop ____ ?
all the way, fully, before the line, etc
You and another car at a 4 way stop at the same time. Who goes first?
The car on the left always yields to the car on the right. (Right Of Way)
Rural interstate tollways, freeways, and some four lane highways have a max speed limit of ___ mph
Rural interstate tollways, freeways, and some four lane highways have a max speed limit of 65 mph
The maximum speed limit on most other rural highways is ___ mph
The maximum speed limit on most other rural highways is 55 mph
The maximum speed limit (under safe conditions) in city/town areas is:
The maximum speed limit (under safe conditions) in city/town areas is: 30mph max unless otherwise stated
The maximum speed limit (under safe conditions) in alleys is:
The maximum speed limit (under safe conditions) in alleys is: 15 mph max
The maximum speed limit in school zones is:

and during what time of the day?
The maximum speed limit in school zones is: 20mph max 7am - 4pm or when children are present + signs are posted.
What is the fine for speeding in a school zone?
$150 fine
What is the consequence of hurting a child in a school zone?
$25,000 fine and a minimum 1 year driving suspension
What is the consequence of hurting a construction worker?
$100,000, driving suspension of 90 days and at least 2 years in prison.
There are still car(s) waiting to turn at an intersection even though you have a green light. You must always ____ to those cars.
There are still car(s) waiting to turn at an intersection even though you have a green light. You must always yield to those cars.
Don't forget the ________ right of way
pedestrian
You must make sure you are how far from the airbag, in inches?
10-12 inches from the airbag
When passing a vehicle (across dotted lines), you must return to your lane before you get within ___ ft of an oncoming vehicle
When passing a vehicle (across dotted lines), you must return to your lane before you get within 200 ft of an oncoming vehicle
It is permissible to pass a car on the shoulder of the road
No, never
It is acceptable to pass a car on the right (but not on the shoulder):

-

-

-
It is acceptable to pass a car on the right (but not on the shoulder):

- vehicle you're passing is making a left turn

- one way street or roadway with 2 or more clear lanes in each direction

- intersection that is widened for this purpose
Name 3 instances where passing on a two-lane, two-way roadway is not allowed:
Name 3 instances where passing on a two-lane, two-way roadway is not allowed:

- No passing zone (sign)

- Solid yellow line

- Hills or curves (limited sight)

- No passing within 100ft of an intersection or railroad crossing

- View blocked within 100ft of a bridge, viaduct, or tunnel

- Vehicle has stopped at a crosswalk for a pedestrian

- Construction zone

- School zone

- School bus

- Driving off the road onto dirt to pass = always a no
As a driver you must make sure you are at least _ ft away from bicyclists on the road
As a driver you must make sure you are at least 3 ft away from bicyclists on the road
What lane is reserved for slow vehicles?
right
It is acceptable to weave through lanes under certain conditions
No, it is unlawful
While in business and residential areas, it is required to signal __ft before turning
While in business and residential areas, it is required to signal 100ft before turning

(3 second rule)
Besides residential and business areas, it is required you signal __ft in other areas
200ft
A driver in front of you has their arm out the window at a right angle, what does this mean?
Right turn
A driver in front of you has their arm completely extended, what does this mean?
Left turn
You cannot do this unless you see 500ft in all directions. What is it?
u-turn
Railroad crossings:

stop 15ft to __ ft from nearest rail
50ft
Drivers do not have to come to a complete stop before entering the sidewalk area when moving out an alley, building, private road, or driveway so long as they check for pedestrians as they drive
False, must come to a complete stop before entering those areas
When parallel parking, the wheels must be within how many inches of the curb?
12 inches of the curb
If you stop, stand, park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant you will fail the test.
NOTE
There is no current law against phone usage in construction or school zones
FALSE. No phone in construction or school zones
There is a new Illinois law that states a driver cant type or send text messages while driving except if the car is parked or neutral on a roadway. T or F?
TRUE

GPS and + navigational devices are exempt.
You may not operate a neighborhood or low speed vehicle on a street , road, or highway without liability insurance. T or F?
TRUE
A driver is allowed to use a wireless phone if they are at least 18 years old. T or F?
FALSE

Cannot use it if they are under 19, only in case of emergencies
It is against the law to open car doors on the side traffic is moving. T or F?
TRUE

unless it can be done safely (but it must be done quickly)
It is not against the law to use a headset while driving. T or F?
FALSE

Although single-sided headset pieces are permitted. Motorcyclists may use intercom helmets to communicate
Law states that a sound system cannot be so loud it can be heard 75ft away on a highway. T or F?
TRUE

We'd all like to enjoy our own music too knuckleheads
It is illegal to hitchhike. What is/are the consequence(s) if convicted?
$2,500 and a year in jail
If you violate the no soliciting law, you face paying... ?
$2,500 and spending a year in jail
Joggers, walkers must jog/walk against oncoming traffic
NOTE
It is illegal to drive if blood alcohol level is...?
.08 or greater

Note: You can still be convicted even if it's lower than .08
When driving on Illinois roadways, you automatically consent to submit to certain tests such as breath tests, blood tests, and urine tests. T or F?
TRUE
You are slammed with a DUI. What are the consequences of your actions?
arrested or convicted, put on permanent record, lose driving priveleges and vehicle registration and are also fined and/or imprisoned.

BAC is .08 or greater = driving priveleges suspended for 6 months. If tests are refused, one year.
If you are a second time DUI offender within a _ year period, your driving is suspended for one year or 3 if you refuse.
If you are a second time DUI offender within a 5 year period, your driving is suspended for one year or 3 if you refuse.
Illegal transportation of an alcoholic beverage container -- what does this mean?
It is illegal for ANYONE to drink alcoholic beverages in a vehicle --> traffic citation. Can't have it open on the passenger's side.

If it is your second offense within 1 year, your license is suspended for one year.
What is an aggravated DUI?
DUI + crash resulting in death or personal injury

- 3 DUI's

- DUI involving a schoolbus and children

- DUI without having a valid license, permit, or insurance
You are involved in a crash. What information do you ask for?
Name, address, phone, license plate, drivers license number
A crash report must be filed by the driver of a vehicle if the crash involves death, bodily injury, or property damage of more than $1,500. T or F
TRUE
Square/rectangle signs mean? (e.g. speed limit)
regulatory or guide signs
The red and white yield sign signifies?
Let all traffic and pedestrians go before proceeding. Slow down and stop if necessary.
Diamond shaped signs are yellow, yellow-green, or orange with black letters. What do these mean? (e.g. merge sign)
Slow down + use caution
House-shaped signs are yellow and are used primarily for what?
Yellow = caution, school zone/school crossing

2 children walking sign = school is near

2 children walking with a downward arrow = school crossing
Pizza slice-shaped signs are yellow w/ black lettering. These represent? Seen on the left side of a two lane, two way roadway
No passing zone (caution, must be obeyed)
Seeing a red sign signifies? Example?
it is a regulatory sign and must be obeyed (stop, yield, do not enter, wrong way)
A black and white sign means?
Some are also regulatory (apart from red signs), others are used as route markers

(speed limit, etc)
Seeing a yellow-colored sign means?
It is a warning sign. It tells you of road conditions and dangers ahead.
An orange sign signifies:
Orange signs are also warning signs. They alert you to possible danger due to construction and maintenance projects
Seeing a green sign means?
Green signs are guide signs. Where you are, which way to go, distance (expressway)
Seeing a blue colored sign after hours of driving would provide relief to most. What does it mean?
Stands for services, such as KFC, McDonalds, etc
Brown signs stand for?
parks and recreational signs (Zoos, etc)
Yellow-green signs pose as?
warning signs. Pedestrian crossings, school zone
Encountering a pink sign on the road means?
Pink signs stand for traffic incident signing. Possible dangers ahead due to unplanned traffic incidents such as traffic crashed or natural disasters
Seeing this red octagon sign with a "4 way" sign under it means?
It is a 4-way stop
Where do you see red "Do Not Enter" signs?
one-way streets, expressway ramps if you try to enter the wrong way
What color and shape are "Wrong Way" signs?
Red; Rectangle
What color and shape are "One Way -->" signs?
They are black and white, rectangle (varies in size)
What do two way left turn signs look like?
square, two arrows turning in different directions (both left sides)

black and white
Where would you see a "Divided Highway" sign?
The sign is used on approaches to a divided highway. It tells you that a median separates both directions of traffic on the road you are going to turn to or cross

Rectangle sign

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The keep right sign looks like?
Squiggled arrow to the right
When you come across a "Pass With Care" sign it means?
You are at the end of the no-passing zone and you may now pass only when it's safe
When there is a pedestrian crossing sign with an arrow below it, it signifies there is a crosswalk where the arrow points. T or F?
FALSE

it means there is NO crosswalk so you must be careful
Exit Ramps:

Posted at freeway exit ramps, this sign shows the maximum safe speed a vehicle can be driven on the ramp. T or F?

(yellow, square)
TRUE
What is the "downgrade" sign?
Diamond, yellow

This sign warns you of a dangerous hill. It may be very long or steep, or it may have sharp curves. Slow down before you start down the hill.