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If you are moving to Washington state, you will be required to obtain a Washington state driver's license within how many days of becoming a new resident?
30 days.
It costs how much money for a 5-year license?
Once you receive an immediate license, you may not drive between the hours of:
1 a.m. and 5 a.m. unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or licensed driver who is at least 25 years of age
For the first 6 months you may not drive a person who is:
under 20 and not a member of your immediate family
For the remaining time, you may not drive:
more than 3 passengers who are under 20 and not members of your immediate family
Restrictions are automatically lifted when you've had an intermediate license for one year from the date of issuance and:
you have not been in an automobile collision and you have not been convicted or found to have committed rules-of-the-road traffic offense or violated any of the intermediate license restrictions
A passing score on the knowledge test is good for how many years?
2 years.
You must notify the Department within how many days of a change in your address or name?
10 days.
Failure to Appear is:
failure to appear, comply with, respond to, or pay a traffic infraction or criminal citation.
If you get a ticket, you must comply within __ days, and if you don't you are ___ and given ___ days to comply or your driving privilege will be suspended.
15 days
45 days
An alcohal-related suspension requires a reissue fee of how much in addition to other legal fees?
A reflective orange triangle at the rear of a vehicle means it is traveling less than __ miles per hour
25 mph
Fines ___ for moving violations in construction areas when workers are present
Signs that are square, rectangular, or have a special shape and are usually white, red, or black with black, red, white, or green letters or symbols that give you information about rules for traffic direction, lane use, turning, speed, parking, and other special situations are called:
Regulatory signs
Signs that tell you where you can go or where you can turn and often use an arrow symbol and are sometimes painted on the road as a supplement to the signs are called:
lane use control signs
These signs tell you where passing is not permitted. They consider unseen hazards such as hills, and curves, intersections, driveways, and other places a vehicle many enter the roadway.
no passing signs
A ___ is a downward pointing triangle. It is red and white with red letters. It means you must slow down and ___ the right of way to traffic in the intersection you are crossing or roadway you are entering.
Yield sign
The fine for parking in disabled parking stalls without displaying the required placard or plate and for blocking the access aisle next to a space reserved for a physically disabled person.
A rectangular sign with a white background and black letters. These signs tell you when chains are required.
Tractory Advisory signs
There is a ___ penalty for failing to use chains when required.
Solid lines along the side of the road that show you where the edge of the road or lane is located.
Edge and Lane Lines
Solid white lines used to mark both edges of two-way roads and the right edge of one-way roads
White lane markings
You should not drive to the ___ of the edge line
A dashed white line between lines of traffic means that:
you may cross it to change lanes if it is safe.
A solid white line between lanes of traffic means that:
You should stay in your lane unless a special situation requires you to change lanes.
Solid yellow lines that mark the left edge of one-way roads and seperate traffic moving in opposite directions.
Yellow lane markings.
A dashed yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic means that:
You may cross it to pass if it is safe to do so.
A dashed yellow line between two lanes with traffic going in opposite directions means:
All traffic may pass when safe.
Two solid yellow lines between two lanes with traffic going in opposite directions means:
No passing allowed.
One solid, one dashed yellow line between two lanes with traffic going in opposite directions means:
Traffic next to the dashboard line may pass when safe.
Two solid yellow lines between lanes of traffic means:
neither side can pass.
Vehicles approaching a roundabout must ____ to the traffic in the circle.
Always drive around the circle at the roundabout to the ___.
Roundabouts are designed for speeds of:
15-20 mph.
In a reversible lane, a flashing yellow "x" means the lane is:
only for turning
A steady yellow "x" means that:
the use of the lane is changing and you should move out of it as soon as it is safe to do so.
"Transit" or "bus" means the lane is for:
bus use only.
"HOV" stands for:
High Occupany Vehicles.
Two-way left turn lanes (aka suicide lanes) cannot be used for travel further than:
300 ft.
On a road with two lanes traveling in opposite directions, you must drive on the ___ side of the road except when you are ______ ______ _______ _______.
legally passing another vehicle
On a road with two or more lanes traveling in the same direction, stay in the right lane except:
to pass
On a road with three or more lanes traveling in the same direction, if there is a lot of entering or exiting or exiting traffic, use the ____ travel lane.
On a road with two lanes traveling in the same direction, the left-hand lane is intended to be used for:
passing slower vehicles
On roads with more than two lanes traveling in the same direction, use the ____ lane for slower speeds, the ____ lane for higher speeds, and the left-hand lane for _______ only.
right; middle; passing
On limited access roadways of three or more lanes in one direction, vehicles towing a trailer or vehicles over 10,000 lbs may not use the ____-____ lane unless otherwise posted. However, this does not prevent these vehicles from using the ___ lanes.
left-hand; HOV
The speed limit driving on ocean beaches is:
25 mph
On ____ turns, avoid moving wide to the left before going into the turn.
Pedestrians and bicyclists have the right-of-way at:
crosswalks and intersections, whethere the crosswalk is marked or not
Vehicles must stop if a pedestrian or bicyclist is in ___ ____ of the roadway.
their half
Vehicles must stop if a pedestrian or bicyclist is within ___ lane of their half of the roadway.
Once the pedestrian or bicyclist is beyond __ lane of their half of the roadway, the vehicles may go.
Drivers turning ___ must yield to oncoming vehicles and pedestrians and bicyclists
Drivers entering a roundabout must ___ drivers already in the circle.
At an intersection where there is no stop sign, yield sign, or traffic signal, drivers must yield to:
vehicles in the intersection and those coming from the right
If more than one vehicle arrives at the same time, the vehicle on the ____ goes first.
You must stop for a school bus that is stopped with its red lights flashing:
whether it is on your side of the road, the opposite side of the road, or at an intersection you are approaching.
You are not required to stop for a school bus with red lights flashing when the stopped school bus is traveling in the opposite direction and the roadway:
has 3 or more marked traffic lanes; is seperated by a median; is seperated by a physical barrier
When you park on a hill with a curb and are facing facing uphill, set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel ___ the curb.
away from
When you park on a hill facing downhill, set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel ___ the curb.
When you park on a hill and there is no curb, set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel ____ the edge of the road.
When you parallel park, park within _____ of the curb.
12 inches
Do not park within ____ of a traffic signal, stop sign, or yield sign.
30 feet
Do not park within ____ of a pedestrian safety zone.
20 feet
Do not park within _____ of a fire hydrant.
15 feet
Do not park within _____ of a railroad crossing.
50 feet
Do not park more than ___ inches from the curb.
12 inches
Do not park within ____ of a fire station driveway on the same side of the street or within ____ of the fire station driveway on the other side of the street.
20 feet; 75 feet
Do not park within ____ of a driveway, alley, private road, or area of the curb removed or lowered for access to the sidewalk.
5 feet
Signs or curbs painted white indicate that:
only short stops are permitted
Signs or curbs painted yellow/red indicate:
a loading zone or some other restriction
Speed limits, unless otherwise posted, are: ___ in school zones, ____ on streets of cities and towns, _____ on county roads, and _____ on state highways.
20 mph; 25 mph; 50 mph; 60 mph
The single biggest contributer to collisions is:
failure to see what is happening.
Safer drivers tend to look at least ___ seconds ahead of their vehicle, or ___ city blocks or _____ mile.
10 seconds; 4 city blocks; a quarter of a mile
Before you turn left across oncoming traffic, turn on your left turn signal at least _____ ahead.
100 feet
Before turning right, turn on your right turn signal at least ____ ahead.
100 feet
You may also turn left from a one-way or two-way street onto:
a one-way street unless otherwise prohibited.
Changing lanes includes:
changing from one lane to another, merging onto a roadway from an entrance ramp, and entering the roadway from the curb or shoulder.
By law, your vehicle's headlights must be turned on from ____ after sunset until ____ before sunrise.
half hour/half hour
Use your high beams when:
there are no oncoming vehicles
High beams let you see ___ as far as low beams.
Dim your high beams when you come within _____ of an oncoming vehicle.
500 feet
Use your low beams when following ____ or less behind another vehicle.
300 feet
Use the low beams:
in fog or when it is snowing or raining hard.
If you turn on your wipers...
turn on your headlights.
When driving away from a rising or setting sun:
turn on your headlights
If you stop along the road at night:
turn on your emergency flashers and leave your lowbeams on.
Place emergency flares ___ to ____ behind the vehicle to allow other drivers to change lanes if neccessary.
200 to 300 ft
Hand signals when signal lights cannot be seen by other drivers are ____ for a right turn, ___ for a left turn, and ___ to stop or decrease speed.
Arm straight up; arm straight horizontal; arm straight down
Signal when you slow down to:
turn off a roadway which does not have seperate turn or exit lanes; to park or turn just before an intersection; to avoid something on the road,stopped traffic, or slowing vehicles that a driver behind you cannot see
For example, at 60 mph it will take you ___ times as far to stop as it takes to stop at 30 mph.
3 times
Always slow down before you enter a curve so you do not have to brake in the curve because:
braking in a curve can cause the vehicle to skid
On a wet road you should reduce your speed by:
10 mph
On packed snow you should:
cut your speed in half
When it is raining or the road is wet, most tires have good traction up to about ___ mph.
35 mph
In a heavy rain, your tires can lose all traction with the road at about ____.
50 mph
Farm tractors, animal-drawn vehicles, and roadway maintanance vehicles usually go ____ or less.
25 mph
At 50 mph, it takes about ___ ft to react to something you see and bring your vehicle to a stop
400ft/a city block
At 30 mph, it can take about ___ ft to react and stop
200 ft/half a city block
Your headlights will let you see about ____ ft ahead.
In a heavy rain, snowstorm, or fog, you may not be able to see more than ___ft ahead. When you cannot see any farther than that, you cannot safely drive faster than ___mph.
200 ft; 30 mph
If you are driving at __ mph or less, a following time of 2-3 seconds may be enough to stop safely. However, at higher speeds, the best rule to use is the _______.
30mph;4 second rule
Do not follow closer than ___ ft to any emergency vehicle.
500 ft
If you are being followed too closely and there is a right lane:
move over to the right.
Anytime you want to merge with traffic, you need a gap of about __ seconds.
4 seconds
Do not start to pass if you are:
within one third of a mile of a hill or curve
Motorists and riders who don't obey traffic laws:
can be ticketed.
Over _____ bicyclists are killed or injured in the United States every year.
Drivers must stop for bicyclists crossing in a painted or unpainted crosswalk when the bicyclist is within:
one lane of their half of the roadway
Drivers crossing a sidewalk must yield to bicyclists on the sidewalk. Bicyclists riding on a sidewalk or in a crosswalk are granted:
all the rights and duties of a pedestrian
Allow at least ____ of space when overtaking or passing a bicycle.
3 feet
When riding at night the bicycle must have a white headlight visible for ____ft and a red reflector visible for ___ ft to the rear.
500ft; 600ft
Do not pass on the ___.
Alcohol is involved in about ___ percent of the traffic collisions in which someone is killed.
Alcohol reached your brain in __ to __ minutes,
20 to 40 min
It takes about ___ hour for your body to get rid of one drink.
1 hour
You can be arrested for driving with a blood alchohol content (BAC) of ___or more.
BAC stands for:
Blood Alcohol Content
In Washington, if you are under 21 you can also be arrested for a BAC of __ or more.
The Implied Consent Law means:
When you operate a motor vehicle, you have agreed to take a breath or blood test to determine the alcohol or drug content of your blood. If a police officer asks you to take a BAC test, you must do so.
If you refuse to take a BAC test you will lose your driver license for at least ___.
1 year
If it is your first arrest within 7 years and the breath or blood test result shows a BAC of .08 or more, your license will be suspended for ___.
90 days
If it is your first arrest and you refuse to take a BAC test, your license will be revoked for __.
one year
Alcohol-related offenses appear on your driving record for ___.
15 years
ABS stands for
Antilock braking system
How many days to transfer ownership before you have to pay extra fees?
15 days