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For teenagers who are gearing up to earn a learner’s permit to drive, the process inevitably requires an exam to test knowledge of your state’s traffic laws. While some questions on state sites specifically speak to local laws, the following practice questions address universal, safe-driving practices. Test your teen’s awareness, then see how you fare after driving for all of these years. (Answers are at the end.)
1. You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
2. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
3. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street:
4. Prior to entering a curve, you should:
5. While driving on the roadway with single broken white line markings:
6. When driving in a fog, it’s best to drive with:
7. What is the most important driving technique to avoid crashes when driving in icy or snowy conditions?
8. A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection has the same requirements as which of the following?
9. When two vehicles arrive at an intersection at the same time, which one has the right-of-way when no signs or signals indicate rules?
10. If, while driving, a tire suddenly blows out, you should:
Sources: California Department of Motor Vehicles, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
Answers: 1. C; 2. A; 3. B; 4. B; 5. B; 6. B; 7. C; 8. C; 9. A; 10. A
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