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The most common license for Minnesota drivers, which allows you to operate:
* cars and small trucks under 26,000 pounds
* farm machinery within 150 miles of he farm
* authorized emergency vehicles
* recreational vehicles for personal use
* motorized bicycles
* motorcycles with license endorsement
* Neighborhood electric vehicles
Class D license
How often must you renew your MN driver's license?
a) every four years after you have reached age 21
b) every year
c) every 2 years
a) every four years after you have reached age 21
If you are on active duty with the US armed forces, you are not required to renew your license until you are discharged.
True or False
If you change our name or address before your lecense expires, you must apply for a duplicate license within
______ days.
If you are between the ages of
_____ and ______ , you will be registered with the US Selective Service when you apply for a MN Driver License.
18 and 26
How many brake systems must cars and trucks have?
Foot brake
Emergency brake
How many bumpers must a passenger vehicle have?
Front and rear
*Pickup trucks and vans must have front bumpers and rear bumpers or reflectors.
A motor vehicle must have a working
a) horn
b) bell
c) siren
d) whistle
a) horn
Use your horn
a) as a signal to make the car in front of you go faster
b) only when necessary to avoid a crash
c) to let someone know you have arrived
d) only when you are really angry
b) only when necessary to avoid a crash
What lights must all motor vehicles have?
Two white headlights (high and low beams)
Red tail lights that illuminate when the brake pedal is pushed.
When set on high beam, headlights must make objects visible on the road ahead from at least _____ feet away.
a) 100
b) 300
c) 1000
d) 350
d) 350
Why should you replace damaged headlights?
Moisture and dust can accumulate inside the lamp, resulting in a loss of illumination.
How often should you clean your headlights?
As often as you clean your windshield.
Dirty headlights can reduce light output by as much as _____ percent.
75 %
When should your headlights be turned on?
a) from sunset until sunrise
b) during weather conditions that include rain, snow, hail, sleet or fog
c) any time you cannot clearly see the road ahead for at least 500 feet
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
A white light bulb must illuminate the rear license plate to make it visible at night.

All turn signal lights must be in working order.

Blue lights or strobe lamps are acceptable for use on passenger vehicles.


They are not for use on non-authorized vehicles.
Mufflers must be maintained in order to prevent loud noises and carbon monoxide leaks.

All passenger vehicles must be equipped with _________ mirrors.
Check your tire pressure often, and never drive with tires that are ________.
under inflated.
Regularly inspect your tires for:
a) cuts, cracks, or punctures
b) uneven wear
c) bald spots and bulges
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
A tire is illegal if the tread is less than _______ deep.
one sixteenth (1/16) of an inch
Your view through the windshields must not be obstructed by _________ while driving.
a) cracks
b) discoloration
c) steam, frost, snow or ice
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
Objects may be suspended between the driver and the windshield.

Labels and stickers permitted by law include:
a) State and national park stickers
b) official safety inspection stickers
c) MNpass electronic toll-collection devices
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
Global positioning and navigation systems may be mounted near the ___________ part of the windshield.
bottom most
Windshields may be treated with a material that makes the glass more reflective or reduces the amount of light that travels through it.

Window tint material that transmit less than 50 percent of light or reflects more than 20 percent of light may NOT be used on:
a) the rear window of a pickup truck
b) the rear and side windows of a van
c) the drivers window of a van
d) on a limousine or funeral home vehicle
c) the drivers window of a van
Minnesota's basic sped law requires you to drive at a speed no faster than is reasonable under existing conditions, including:
a) weather
b) traffic
c) road conditions
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
It is permissible to travel up to 10 miles above the speed limit if you are passing a vehicle on a two lane highway with a posted speed of at least 55 mph.

It is legal to drive slower than the posted minimum speed under normal weather.

Under ideal driving conditions, the speed limit for driving in an alley is ________ mph unless otherwise posted.
10 mph
Under ideal driving conditions, the speed limit for driving on urban or town roads is ________ mph unless otherwise posted.
30 mph
Additional fines will be charged if you are caught driving ______ mph or more over the posted limit.
20 mph
Fines will be ____________ for speeding in marked construction zones.
If you are caught driving in excess of ________ mph, your driving privileges will be revoked for a minimum of ______ months.
100 mph, 6 months
What must you do when you approach or pass a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing?
slow down
Situations in which drivers are required to slow down include:
a) a flag person
b) pedestrians
c) barricades, flares or reflectors on the road
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
Situations in which drivers are required to slow down include:
a) travelling on a narrow or winding road
b) approaching a curve, hilltop or railroad crossing
c) bad weather or poor road conditions
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
What must you watch for on bridges?
special speed limits and "no passing" signs.
When changing lanes or turning, you should activate your signal at least ______ feet before you make a turn or changed lanes.
100 feet
You may use a hand signal instead of a lighted blinker to signal a turn or lane change at night.

FALSE (other drivers cannot see your arm signal at night.)
When you change lanes, look in the side mirror.

Turn your head in the direction of the lane you are moving into. If you rely only on mirrors, you may not see vehicles in your "blind spots."
Which of the following could be blind spots?
a) the pillars that support the roof of your vehicle
b) dirty windshields
c) glaring lights of oncoming traffic or the sun
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
Be particularly conscious of blind spots when driving near ____________ vehicles.
While waiting to turn, keep your wheels ________ and keep your foot on the _________.
straight, brake
When making a left turn, move into the lane closest to the _________ line and complete the turn in the first lane right of the __________ line.
center, center
When making a right turn, move close to the _______ __________. Complet the turn in the lane next to the ______ ______.
right curb, right curb
When waiting to make a left turn at a green light, position the car into the intersection where your body appears even with the _______ ________.
curb line.
(The only opportunity to make a left turn may occur when the green light changes to yellow.)
You may make a right turn on a red light after you have come to a _______ __________, as long as there is not a "___ _______ ___ _____" sign.
complete stop; "No Turn on Red"
If the light is red, you may make a left turn from a _____ _______ to another _____ _____ street, as long as there is not a "No Turn on Red" sign.
one way; one way
When in a roundabout, it is acceptable to stop, pass, or change lanes.

What should you do if an emergency vehicle approaches the roundabout?
Exit the roundabout and pull over.
U-turns are not allowed:
a) if you cannot do so without disrupting other traffic
b) on interstate freeways
c) near the tops of hills and curves where the other drivers cannot see you from 1000 feet away
d) all of the above
d) all of the above