Transportation- Speed Restrictions

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Speed Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 545 regarding speed restrictions. Questions range from easy to very difficult. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On a highway outside an urban district, number by the Federal or State government, the daytime speed limit for passenger cars, motorcycles, light trucks is __ m.p.h. (number only)
  • 2. 
    A person operating a motor vehicle may not drive any faster than a speed which is _____ and ____. This defines the act of speeding.
    • A. 

      Safe, cautious

    • B. 

      Reasonable, prudent

    • C. 

      Quick, cumbersome

    • D. 

      Not slow, not fast

  • 3. 
    A vehicle is lawfully merging into traffic flow on I-45 North when it is rear ended by a vehicle going the speed limit. While not exceeding the posted speed limit, the at fault operator can be charged with.
    • A. 

      Speeding

    • B. 

      Failure to Yield to Slower Vehicle

    • C. 

      Failure to Control Speed

    • D. 

      Unsafe Merging

  • 4. 
    While riding down FM 149, north of Montgomery, a motorcyclist crashes while driving around a corner at the posted speed limit. When the Sheriff arrives he cites the driver for his speed. What is the title of the arrest?
    • A. 

      Failure to Control Speed

    • B. 

      Speeding (Outside a Municipality)

    • C. 

      Unsafe Speed

    • D. 

      Reckless Driving

  • 5. 
    The speed limit in an urban district is always __ m.p.h. (number only)
  • 6. 
    The speed limit in an urban district in an alley is __ m.p.h. (number only)
  • 7. 
    The speed limit on a beach shall be __.
    • A. 

      Idle Speed

    • B. 

      20 m.p.h.

    • C. 

      15 m.p.h.

    • D. 

      35 m.p.h.

  • 8. 
    If a minimum speed limit is posted, an operator may not drive slower than that posted speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following vehicles are exempt to speed limits?
    • A. 

      Police vehicles on patrol

    • B. 

      Physicians responding to emergencies

    • C. 

      Volunteer firefighter responding to emergencies

    • D. 

      Ambulances responding to emergencies

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A street legal forklift with solid tires is traveling down a street from a warehouse to the maintenance facility, what is the fastest legal speed it can travel?
    • A. 

      5 m.p.h

    • B. 

      10 m.p.h.

    • C. 

      35 m.p.h

    • D. 

      Any posted speed limit