Segment 1 Study Guide

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This is a great website. i needed flashcards for my drivers training test tomorrow -_- very nervouse. hopefully i ace it ! :D


 
  
Created Aug 17, 2011
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When a traffic signal isn't working at an intersection, you treat the intersection as open...
 
true
2
to make a right turn, you should start your turn in the farthest right hand lane and end in...
 
false
3
right of way laws are laws telling you who must yield the right of way. 
 
true
4
a driver alert and searching ahead will avoid sudden braking or swerving.
 
true
5
wet roads allow you to make fast turns.
 
false
6
the blind spots can be reduced by adjusting the _______ mirrors.
 
side-view
7
you are at a traffic light and want to make a left turn. there is a green arrow pointing to...
 
true
8
before making a right turn at an intersection from a stop, you look left right then left again.
 
true
9
as you approach the intersection, the signal light changes yellow, you should  make every...
 
safely
10
a no passing zone is usually marked with a yellow pennant shaped sign.
 
true
11
to turn right from a one way street, position your car in the right lane. 
 
true
12
you approach an intersection where where you plan to make a right turn. the signal light is...
 
yield.. traffic
13
before turning left onto a two way street, your last check should be to the ____.
 
left
14
you should turn your left wheel ____ from the curb when you park your car uphill.
 
away
15
you are about to enter the car from the street side, you stand at the _____ of the vehicle...
 
front
16
you are on the freeway and want to exit. the exit ramp is entirely blocked with traffic. you...
 
true
17
you are driving on a two lane highway, you want to pass the car in front of you. just prior...
 
true
18
you are driving at night on a dimly lit city street with your high beam headlights on. you...
 
dim.. headlights.. 500
19
if your car starts to lose traction on the roadway, you speed up and then apply the brakes.
 
false
20
when driving on a one way street past vehicles parked on the left, you should position your...
 
one
21
unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a residential area is ___ mph
 
25
22
a driver loses control of his or her emotions and attempts to harm another driver. this display...
 
road range
23
the purppose of traffic signs are to ____, to ____ and to ____.
 
guide.. regulate.. warn
24
you have the right of way only when other drivers give it to you.
 
true
25
if the oncoming driver at night fails to use low beam head lights, you can attempt to reduce...
 
false
26
drivers of large trucks will have difficulty seeing to the sides and rear of the truck.
 
true 
27
a school bus is stopped on your side of the road with its red flashing lights on. you must...
 
stop.. stop
28
you want to make a U-turn. the first thing you should be thinking is if the U-turn is legal. 
 
true
29
under no circumstances can you legally drive off the road to pass another vehicle. 
 
true
30
in construction zones, you will usually find ___ moving ____ trucks.
 
slow.. large 
31
you are driving in the center lane at 55 mph. other cars are passing you on the right and on...
 
right
32
a 3-second following distance permits a driver to brake out of problems at speeds under 45...
 
true
33
when turning, your last check is in the direction of your intended path of travel.
 
true
34
entering an expressway from the left presents a higher risk because there is more traffic travelling...
 
true
35
a weave lane on a freeway is very dangerous because it is both an entrance and exit lane. 
 
true
36
you are driving on a clear night in an area with few street lights on. if you cannot see well...
 
true
37
you can overcome "sleep debt" by sleeping more.
 
true
38
implied consent laws are designed to penalize driver for refusing to take a breath or blood...
 
true
39
you are driving on the freeway at 55 mph. your minimum following distance should be ____ seconds. 
 
4
40
children under the age of ___ and less than 4 feet and 9 inches in height must be properly...
 
8
41
you are driving in steady rain. the car in front of you is creating water splashes. this may...
 
true
42
you are driving along and all of a sudden your right tire blows out. you need to concentrate...
 
steering
43
you must stop at the intersection ahead. just before the intersection, you have to cross railroad...
 
false
44
when passing a car on a two lane road, you should return to the right side of the road when...
 
true
45
you need to take some medication. first you need to read the label on the medicine to see if...
 
true
46
if you must attend to a distraction while driving, you should increase your following distance. 
 
true
47
if a motorcyclist applies the front brake too hard, the front brakes can lock up. 
 
true
48
if you must leave the roadway at a high speed and no open space is available, you should steer...
 
soft
49
when going uphill, more engine power is needed for the car to overcome the effects of ____.
 
gravity
50
when driving a vehicle with air bags, you are safest when seated at least ___ inches away from...
 
10
51
rumble strips on the side of the road alert drivers driving off their lane. 
 
true
52
detecting potentially threatening objects or conditions in traffic mostly depends on an organized...
 
true
53
in a front wheel power skid, your tires spin when you accelerate. 
 
true
54
you can usually identify aggressive drivers by their increased risk-taking.
 
true
55
since it takes a few seconds for your eyes to adjust to darkness after being exposed to glare,...
 
true
56
young drivers can cause other young drivers to get into accidents. 
 
true
57
if you want to pass a bicycle on a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming vehicle is approaching,...
 
true
58
searching for visual clues changes according to the driving environment. when driving on open...
 
true
59
if you want to stop or slow down gradually when driving on ice, you should use light and steady...
 
true
60
when you must handle several hazards at the same time, you must adjust your speed and position...
 
true
61
when driving in the far right lane of an expressway you should expect merging vehicles at entrance...
 
true
62
you should be looking at least _____ seconds or more ahead searching for potential hazards. 
 
20-30
63
when driving on gravel and following another car, you should ____ your speed and allow the...
 
decrease 
64
you are driving on a city street and have a green light. a pedestrian begins to cross the street,...
 
true
65
you are driving in heavy fog. you need to ___ down and turn your windshield wipers on and your...
 
slow
66
the size of the gaps needed to safely cross an intersection from a stop depends on the size...
 
false
67
on a multiple lane roundabout, you should change lanes before entering. 
 
true
68
alcohol begins to affect a persons abilities almost the moment it enters the body. 
 
true 
69
if your car has an air bag in you vehicles steering wheel, it is best to keep your hands at...
 
true
70
on rural roads, conditions can change quickly. 
 
true
71
when approaching a person crossing the street who is using a white cane or using a guide dog,...
 
true
72
managing space wisely allows you to see and be seen.
 
true
73
you experience sudden brake failure, you should rapidly pump the brake. 
 
true
74
a depressant drug speeds up the central nervous system. 
 
false
75
look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane...
 
true
76
if you must brake for an emergency and your vehicle has anti lock brakes, you need to apply...
 
true
77
it is most difficult for a driver to judge a motorcycles speed and distance. 
 
true
78
large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction, usually will use...
 
true
79
a broken yellow line means you can pass when it is safe to do so.
 
true
80
a construction zone is indicated by an _____ sign.
 
orange
81
each time you drive, make a routine before driving check of tires, lights, and controls. 
 
true
82
fatigue affects your ability to perceive or respond to hazards. 
 
true
83
you are never allowed to use emergency crossovers or expressways. 
 
true
84
a flashing red signal at an intersection means stop before entering. 
 
true
85
the 4-second rule is an estimate of your total stopping distance. 
 
true
86
hand over hand steering involves pulling the steering wheel down with one hand while your other...
 
true
87
when driving at night, you should adjust your speed to keep your stopping distance within your...
 
true
88
the speed limit for a mobile home park or some roads adjacent to parks is ___ mph.
 
15 
89
using amphetamines can create a false sense of alertness. 
 
true
90
yielding the right of way means letting other go first. 
 
true
91
U-turn in residential area is legal when there are no cars approaching. 
 
true
92
your accelerator is sticking. you should apply the brakes and shift to neutral . 
 
true
93
most cold medications can make a person drowsy. 
 
true
94
aggressive driving is driving a vehicle in a selfish, bold, or pushy manner. 
 
true
95
in rural driving your most important decision is to determine a safe speed. 
 
true
96
you are the first car in line when the signal light turns green. the first thing you do before...
 
true
97
you are approaching an intersection. the light for your direction is green. you notice the...
 
true
98
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101
other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto an expressway. if necessary, you may...
 
true
102
changing lanes and passing vehicles are similar tasks because the drivers view is easily blocked.
 
true
103
to avoid a collision with a vehicle that appears will hit you in the side, you should brake...
 
true

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