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Do You Know The Rules of the Road? See If You Can Get 100% On This Driver’s License Quiz

Do you consider yourself to be familiar with the traffic laws? Test your knowledge about driver safety.

What age do you have to be to get a motorcycle license?

16

24

18

19

18
Although rules differ by state, it is widely acknowledged that you can receive a motorbike license at the age of 16, though you may be subject to certain restrictions until you become 18.

What does a flashing yellow light mean?

Nothing

Proceed with caution

Proceed with caution

Speed up

Proceed with caution
If you see a flashing yellow light, it implies you’re approaching an intersection and may need to slow down or stop. Continue with caution and adjust your actions to the traffic conditions

What is the best method for parking on a hill when going downhill?

You should never park when heading downhill

Park with the front wheels turned toward the curb and use your parking brake

It doesn’t matter as long as you use your parking brake

Park with the back wheels turned toward the curb and use the

Park with the front wheels turned toward the curb and use your parking brake
To park securely on a downward slope, point your car’s front wheels toward the curb or the side of the road. If the car moves, it will crash into the side of the road rather than into traffic. As an added precaution, you should apply your parking brake.

When you get to a yield sign, what should you do?

Slow down and prepare to stop if traffic conditions require it

Don’t do anything

Stop until it is safe to proceed

Speed up

Slow down and prepare to stop if traffic conditions require it
A yield sign, while not a stop sign, indicates that someone else, whether another lane of traffic or a pedestrian, has the right of way. You must slow down and prepare to halt when you reach the sign.

Which of the following is not a valid endorsement for a commercial driver’s license?

T – double/triple trailers

H – hazardous materials

N – tank vehicle

dump truck

dump truck
T – double/triple trailers, N – tank vehicle, H – hazardous materials, X – combined tank vehicle and hazardous materials, S – school bus, and P – passenger are the six endorsements you can have on your CDL.

Is it necessary to stop at a stop sign even if no one is present?

Yes, always

No

Yes, but you can do a rolling stop

No, you can treat it like a yield sign

Yes, always
Even if there is no one else around, you must come to a complete stop whenever you come to a stop sign.

What is the minimum tread depth for a steer tire, according to the FMCSA?

7/35 of an inch

4/32 of an inch

2/32 of an inch

3/34 of an inch

4/32 of an inch
The FMCSA requires a minimum tread depth of 4/32 of an inch on all steer tires. This applies to all major tread grooves. A citation will be issued for any place with insufficient tread depth. The tread depth on drive and trailer tires must be at least 2/32 of an inch. The CVSA has its own set of rules.

How can you go past a parked emergency vehicle with flashing lights on the side of the road?

Pass slowly

Stop

Drive as normal

Move to another lane or slow down and proceed with caution

Move to another lane or slow down and proceed with caution
If you see a flashing light from an emergency vehicle, construction worker, or tow truck, you should relocate to a lane further away if possible. Otherwise, drive slowly and carefully.

When you observe a solid yellow line on your side of the highway and a broken yellow line on the other side, it signifies you can:

Pass if it is safe to do so

Not pass unless there is an emergency

Traffic on the other side of the road can pass

It doesn’t mean anything

Pass if it is safe to do so
If you see a broken yellow line, it signifies you can pass as long as there is no traffic and it is safe to do so. On the other side, a solid yellow line indicates that traffic from the other direction is not permitted.

Is it mandatory that your motorcycle has a muffler?

Is it mandatory that your motorcycle has a muffler?

In most states, but there may be some guidelines to follow

Only above a certain decibel

No

In most states, but there may be some guidelines to follow
Only a few states do not require a muffler, so you’ll almost always need one. Some states have specific rules about what kind of muffle to use and whether to employ a cut-out or bypass.

What should you do when driving on a curving road?

Go as fast as you can

Don’t make any changes to your driving

Slow down before you enter the curve and try not to brake

Enter fast but then brake as you turn through the curve

Slow down before you enter the curve and try not to brake
You should slow down to a reasonable driving speed before entering a bend in the road to ensure safe navigation. Then, when passing through the area, avoid braking.

What should you do if your vehicle breaks down on the side of the road?

Nothing

Use your hazards and stay away from the traffic side of the car

Stay inside the car

Stand on the traffic side of the car with your hazards on

Use your hazards and stay away from the traffic side of the car
When you have a flat tire or any car issue, drive the vehicle as far as possible to the shoulder. Then put on your hazards, exit the vehicle, and retain your distance from the traffic side. If needed, call a tow truck, 911, or other emergency services.

When entering a freeway, what speed should you go?

35 mph

55 mph

At or near the posted speed limit

As fast as possible

At or near the posted speed limit
When merging onto a freeway, you want to keep your speed as near to the posted limit as possible to avoid causing an accident.

When merging into a motorway, who has the right of way?

You

The traffic on the freeway

Depends on the situation

Nobody

The traffic on the freeway
When you merge into the motorway, the traffic already on the freeway has the right of way. Although you may wish that others would let you in, you must yield until an opening occurs. Many drivers, on the other hand, are kind enough to let people in even when they have the right of way.

When are you exempt from not needing a CDL for farm vehicle operation?

The vehicle is operated by the farmer, a family member or an employee

It is within 150 air miles from the farm

It is used for other commercial purposes

You are transporting products, equipment or supplies to and from a farm

It is within 150 air miles from the farm
Farmers, their family members, and employees without a CDL can drive automobiles to or from the farm as long as they are within 150 air miles of the farm.

What does this sign imply?

Very sharp curve ahead

Winding road ahead

Right curve ahead

Intersection within curve ahead

Winding road ahead
This sign indicates that you are approaching a winding road and should proceed with caution, slowing down if necessary.

What should you do if you come across a flashing red light?

Stop until the light changes

Slow down and stop only if there are other cars

Stop, check your surroundings, and proceed if it is safe

Proceed with caution

Stop, check your surroundings, and proceed if it is safe
A blinking red light works in the same way as a stop sign. Regardless of traffic, you must come to a complete stop and only proceed after ensuring that it is safe to do so.

Which of the following tests is NOT required to obtain a commercial driver’s license?

Written test

Oral exam

Vision and medical tests

Driving exam

Oral exam
To obtain your CDL, you must pass a medical and vision examination, as well as a written and practical exam.

Which lights should you use when driving in fog?

High-beam lights

High-beam lights

Low-beam lights

No light is necessary

Low-beam lights
You should use your low-beam lights when driving in fog. You should use lights to aid visibility, but more importantly so that other vehicles can see you.

What should you do if an emergency vehicle approaches with its lights flashing?

Move to the right lane and stop

Stop

Move to the left lane

Speed up

Move to the right lane and stop
If feasible, go to the shoulder or right lane when you observe an emergency vehicle with flashing lights. If not, slow down as traffic allows so that the emergency vehicle can make its way through. If the emergency vehicle gives you directions, follow them.

Sorry, you failed. You need to take driving lesson before you hit the road.

Great! you did it. You know the rules of the road well.

Awesome! You’re a Pro.

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