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If a traffic signal is not working...
...come to a complete stop, then yield to traffic as if it were a four-way stop.
A reflective orange triangle on the rear of a vehicle means that it is...
...traveling less than 25 mph.
Roundabouts are designed for speeds of...
In reversible lanes, a red X means...
...you cannot use the lane.
In reversible lanes, a green arrow means...
...you can use the lane beneath it.
In reversible lanes, a flashing yellow X means...
...that that lane is meant only for turning.
In reversible lanes, a STEADY yellow X means...
...that the use of the lane is changing and you should move out if it as soon as it is safe to do so.
In a shared center lane (two-way left turn lane), you are not to travel in it more than a distance of...
In travel lanes, do not, for any reason at all...
On a road with two or more lanes traveling in the same direction, you must...
...stay in the right lane except to pass.
On a road with more than two lanes traveling in the same direction, you use the RIGHT lane for...
On a road with more than two lanes traveling in the same direction, you use the MIDDLE lane for...
On a road with more than two lanes traveling in the same direction, you use the LEFT lane for...
It is against the law to leave childeren under the age of __ years of age alone in a parked car with the engine running.
When parked UP-HILL with a curb, what do you do?
Set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel away from the curb.
When parked DOWN-HILL with a curb, what do you do?
Set your parking brake and turn your steering wheel toward the curb.
When parked on a hill WITHOUT a curb, what do you do?
Set your parkking break and turn your steering wheel toward the edge of the road. (This way, if your vehicle starts to roll, it will roll away from traffic. You don't want to kill your...
When parallel parking, how many inches do you park away from the curb?
It is unlawful to travel more than __ mph in school zones.
It is unlawful to travel more than __ mph on streets of cities and towns
It is unlawful to travel more than __ mph on country roads.
It is unlawful to travel more than __ mph on sate highways.
The single biggest contributor to collisions is failing to see what is...
...failing to see what is happening.
How far ahead does a safe driver look while driving?
10 seconds ahead (1/4 mile or one city block).
You can not ___ in a construction are because your vehicle may block traffic.
You can not park within ___ feet of a traffic signal, stop sign, or yield sign.
You can not park within ___ feet of a pedestrian safety zone.
You can not park within ___ feet of a fire hydrant.
You can not park within ___ feet of a railroad crossing.
You can not park more than ___ inches form the curb.
You can not park within ___ feet of a fire station driveway on the same side of the street OR within __ feet of the fire station driveway on the other side of the street.
20 feet. OR 75 feet.
You can not park within ___ feet of a driveway, alley, private road, or area of the curb removed or lowered for access to the sidewalk.
Before turning, you should turn on your turning signals at least ___ feet in advance.
Why do speed limits exist?
Because it takes more distance to slow down the higher the speed in which the vehicle is traveling.
On a wet road, you should reduce your speed by ___mph.
On packed snow, you should reduce your speed to...
When traveling on ice, you must...
...slow your speed to a crawl.
What is hydroplaning?
When you are driving on a wet road and your tires start to ride up on the water like water-skies. A common sport in Washington.
At 50 mph, it can take about ___ feet to react to something you see and bring your vehicle to a stop.
400 feet. (about the length of a city block)
At 30 mph, it can take about ___ feet to react and bring your vehicle to a stop.
200 feet. (about half a city block)
Anytime you want to merge with other traffic, you need a...
...gap of about four seconds.
Over ________ bicyclists are killed or injured in the United States every year.
Drivers must stop for a bicyclist in an unpainted or painted crosswalk when the bicyclist is...
...within one lane of their half of the roadway.
When crossing a sidewalk, drivers should...
...yield to bicyclists on the sidewalk.
Bicyclists are granted all rights and duties of a ___.
Pedestrian. (Local agencies may prohibit bicycling on some sections on sidewalks)
When overtaking or passing a bicycle, you should allow at least __ feet of space.
3 feet of space.
When riding at night, the bicycle must have a white headlight visible for ___ feet and a red reflector visible for ___ feet to the rear.
White headlight: 500 feet.Red reflector: 600 feet.
If your vision is any worse than _/_, you will not get a driver's license.
Alcohol is involved in about _% of the traffic collisions in which someone is killed.
How long does it take alcohol to reach your brain?
A typical alcoholic drink is __?
1.5 oz. of 80-proof liquor (one shot glass/12 oz. beer/5 oz. glass of whine)
How long does it take for your body to get rid of one alcoholic drink?
About one hour.
If you are caught driving with a BAC of _ or higher you will be arrested.
In Washington state, if you are under the age of 21 and are caught driving with a BAC of __, you will be arrested.
If you refuse to take a BAC test, you will lose your license for at least ___.
If it is your first arrest within seven years and your breath or breath test result shows a BAC of .08 or more (.02 is you are under the age of 21) your license will be suspended after...
If it is your first arrest and you refuse to take a breath and/or blood test, your license will be revoked for ___.
If you have been arrested more than once within the past seven years, your license will be revoked for ___ years.
Two years. (If you are under 21, your license will be revoked for one year or until age 21, whichever is longer.)
Alcohol related offenses appear on your record for __ years.
Approaching this sign, you would...
Watch for traffic entering your lane from the right.
This sign means...
Dividing highway ends.
When a school bus traveling towards you is stopped with its red lights flashing and the roadway is four lanes wide with a median, you should...
Slow down and use caution as you pass the bus.
The implied consent law states that...
You agree to a test of your breath or blood, if a police officer has reasonable grounds to determine if you have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
A yield sign in your lane tells you to...
...slow or wait for all other traffic.
When following a fire truck, you may follow no closer than ___ feet.
This sign is an example of a...
On a typical traffic light, which light is on the top?
What is the penalty for parking in a disabled parking stall without a proper permit?
If you have an out-of-state license and become a Washington resident, you must obtain a Washington Driver's License within...
On a two-lane, two-way road, you may pass another vehicle when...
...your view is clear and there is space to return to the driving lane is correct.
By law, your vehicles headlights must be turned on from ____ until ____.
...from a half hour after sunset until a half hour before sunrise.
High beams let you see __ as fare as low beams.
Twice as far.
Dim your high beams whenever you come within __ feet of an oncoming vehicle.
Use your low beams when following ___ feet or less behind another vehicle.
When should you use your low beams?
When it is snowing or raining hard or even foggy.
When driving away from a rising or setting sun, what should you do?
You should turn on your headlights.
The Washington State Driver's Knowledge Test is...
...a waste of our hard earned money.