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What is the minimum age at which you can get a Class C driver license without either driver education or being a hardship case?
How much is the maximum fine for a first conviction of driving without a license?
What type of restrictions may be placed on your license?
Restrictions relating to time/speed/location at which the driver may operate the vehicle and referring to passengers in the car.
In what direction should you turn your wheels when parking uphill without a curb?
Right (front of wheels towards curb).
What action should you take if you fail to receive the renewal notice card reminding you that your driver license is about to expire?
Renew your license anyway.
On a one-way street, what color is the broken lane marker?
Describe the "Yield" sign.
Upside-down red triangle with white triangle inside that reads "YIELD"
What does a "Narrow Bridge" sign look like, and how should the driver react when he sees one?
Yellow rhombus with broken lane marker and two lines curving into it.
What is the shape of "Keep Right" sign, and how should the driver react when he sees one?
White rectangle with "U" block and arrow to the right. One should keep to the right of the sign.
Which sign tells you to slow down because you are approaching a double-curve?
Yellow rhombus with curving line and arrow
What does a "Do Not Pass" sign mean?
It means "do not pass."
Which sign tells you to keep in the right-hand lane when driving slow?
The sign is a white rectangle that reads "SLOWER TRAFFIC KEEP RIGHT." One should keep right when seeing it.
What does "Yield Right-of-Way" mean?
The phrase means that you must allow the following vehicles to proceed before you do: those on your right at an intersection, approaching, on through street, exiting and entering highway, school buses, emergency vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles.
Describe the equipment required on passenger cars by state law.
brakes, lights, horn, muffler, safety glass, license plates, windshield wiper, rearview mirror, front seat-belts, tires, and fuel cap
What is the purpose of an exhaust emission system?
reduce air pollution
Ch. 2
Describe the types of equipment which Texas state law specifically forbids on passenger cars drivin within the state.
red light showing from the front; bell, siren, or exhaust whistle; muffler cutout; anything three inches from left, six from other places
How should you react when a traffic officer tells you to do something which is ordinarily considered to be against the law?
obey him anyhow
Once the brakes have been applied, about how many feet does a car which was going 70 mph travel before it comes to a stop?
387 feet
When is it necessary to stop before proceeding when you overtake a school bus loading or unloading children?
About how many feet will the average driver going 50 mph travel from the moment he sees danger until he hits the brakes?
110 feet
Within how many feet of a crosswalk may you park, when parking near a corner?
20 feet
What is the state speed limit for automobiles in urban districts?
30 mph
Does a posted speed limit of 55 mph mean that you may drive 55 mph on that highway under all conditions?
You should never drive on the left half of the roadway when you are within how many feet from an intersection, bridge, or railroad crossing?
100 feet
What should you do if you discover you are in the wrong lane to make a turn as you enter an intersection?
continue straight ahead
When two cars meet at the intersection of a two-lane road with a four-lane road, which one must yield the right-of-way?
the vehicle on the two-lane street must yield
If you are driving and hear a siren coming, what should you do?
pull to the right edge of the road and stop
What is the first thing that should be done when a car starts to skid?
turn your steering wheel in the direction of the skid
At what time of the day should your headlights be turned on?
Under what conditions may your driver's license be suspended?
DWI, drug offense, intoxication manslaughter, intoxication assault, failure to stop and render aid, causing death or serious injury while in vehicle, any felony during operation, passing a school bus, evading arrest, unlawful use of driver license
What is carbon monoxide, and how may it be harmful to drivers?
Carbon monoxide is a deadly gas produced by cars.
Describe what you should do if you have a blowout while driving.
take your foot off the gas and gently apply the breaks
What should you do when driving down a steep grade in a car with standard transmission?
use a low gear
What should you do if you damage an unattended vehicle?
locate the vehicle owner and give them your name and address or leave your name and address in the windshield
When are accident reports required?
If you are required to show proof of financial responsibility for the future, how many years must such proof be kept up?
What type of sign warns you to watch right and left for cross traffic?
yellow rhombus with black cross
Describe the emblem which identifies vehicles which travel at speeds of 25 mph or less.
neon orange triangle with red lining
on back of tractors, etc.
In which gear should you drive when going down a steep hill?
a low gear
If the person is under 18, when does his provisional license expire?
his next birth date
When parked parallel, your curb side wheels must be no more than how many inches from the curb?
18 inches
When following another car, what is a good rule to determine the distance at which you should follow behind?
two seconds behind
To what agency and within what time period must a change of address be reported for driver licensing purposes?
reported to the Drivers License office within thirty days of change
What effects does the use of marijuana and amphetamine have on driving?
affected concentration, judgment, and sensory and perceptual skills, loss in coordination, "edginess"