Drivers license test - florida

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what equipment is not permitted on your vehicle?

Red lights visible from front or blue lights. For emergency/law enforcement vehicles only.

More than two spotlights, cowl or fender lights, fog lights, or other extra lights.

A siren, bell, or whistle.

A very loud mufler (heard from more than 50 feet) or one that emits smoke.

Signs, posters, or stickers on the windshield or windows (except if required by law).

A “television-type receiver” that the driver can see.

Headsets/headphones worn by driver while operating a vehicle.

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penalties for passing a school bus

Moving violation subject to citation;

► Must complete a basic driver improvement course;

► Four points on your driver license; and

► Minimum fine of $265, if you pass on the side where children enter and exit,

you will receive a minimum fine of $465.

► When passing results in the serious injury or the death of another person:

► Serve 120 community service hours in a trauma center or hospital;

► Participate in a victim’s impact panel session or driver improvement course;

► Six points on your driver license;

► Suspension of license for a minimum of one year; and

► A $1,500 fine.

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Driving Record Points

Any driver under the age of 18 who accumulates six or more points within a 12 month period is automatically restricted for one year to driving for “Business Purposes ONLY.”

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Learner’s License for minor drivers

Must always drive accompanied by a licensed driver, age 21 or older, who rides in the closest seat to the right of the driver.

Must only drive during daylight hours during the first three months afer earning learner’s license. Afer three months, may drive until 10 pm.

Must have at least 50 hours driving experience prior to getting driver license, and 10 hours should be at night.

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Age 16 with Driver License

Must not drive between 11 pm to 6 am unless driving to or from work OR accompanied by a licensed driver who is age 21 or older.

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Age 17 with Driver License

Must not drive between 1 am to 5 am unless driving to or from work OR accompanied by a licensed driver who is age 21 or older.

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Before you start the engine you need to do what?

be sure vehicle is in park or neutral.

adjust the seat so you can reach all controls.

adjust all rear-view mirrors so that you can use them without having to lean forward or backward.

move anything that blocks your view of mirrors or roadway.

lock all car doors.

put your seat belt on and make sure all passengers do the same.

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What do you always need when driving?

your driver license with you & always have proof of vehicle registration & insurance with you in the vehicle

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<p>edge lines</p>

edge lines

solid lines along the side of the road mark the right or left edge of the roadway

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<p>single solid white lines</p>

single solid white lines

marks the right edge of the roadway

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<p>single solid yellow line</p>

single solid yellow line

marks the left edge of the roadway on divided highways & one way streets

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white lane lines

separate lanes of traffic moving in the same direction

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<p>single broken white line</p>

single broken white line

you may cross this line to change lanes when its safe to do so

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<p>single solid white line</p>

single solid white line

you may travel in the same direction on both sides of this line, but don't cross the line unless you must do so to avoid a hazard. also used to discourage lane changes near intersections

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<p>double solid white lines</p>

double solid white lines

crossing a double solid line/changing lanes isnt allowed

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<p>single broken yellow line</p>

single broken yellow line

stay to the right of the line. you may cross this line to pass a car ahead of you on the left on when its safe

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<p>double solid yellow lines</p>

double solid yellow lines

vehicles moving in either direction must not pass/cross these lines unless turning left when its safe to do

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Double yellow lines–solid on right (“your side” of line), broken on left

Passing is not allowed in this lane. (May turn left when safe to do so)

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<p>Double yellow lines–broken on right (“your side” of line), solid on left</p>

Double yellow lines–broken on right (“your side” of line), solid on left

passing is permitted in this lane when its safe

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arrows are usually used with what lines & why?

white lane lines to show which turn may be made from the lane

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<p>lane marked with a curved arrow and the word &quot;ONLY”</p>

lane marked with a curved arrow and the word "ONLY”

you must turn in the direction of the arrow

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<p>Lane is marked with both a curved and straight arrow</p>

Lane is marked with both a curved and straight arrow

you may either turn or go straight

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<p>Two-way roadway with center lane</p>

Two-way roadway with center lane

drivers from either direction may use the center lane for left turns; you must not use for passing

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reversible traffic lanes

are to help handle rush-hour trafic. The direction of trafic is normally reversed at set times each day. These lanes are marked with special pavement markings, lane signals, and signs.

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<p>Bicycle lanes</p>

Bicycle lanes

Some roads have pavement markings that show lanes specifically designated for the exclusive use of bicycles or for shared use.

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<p>exclusive bike lane</p>

exclusive bike lane

`Solid white lines separate these bike lanes from motor vehicle travel lanes. Often marked with bike lane signs/symbols.

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<p>shared use lane</p>

shared use lane

Marked with “sharrows.” These markings alert motorists that bicyclists may use the entire lane, indicate to bicyclists where to ride, and discourage bicycling in the wrong direction.

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<p>white stop lines</p>

white stop lines

Stop lines show where you must stop for a stop sign or red light. You must stop your vehicle before any part of it crosses the line before the crosswalk.

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<p>crosswalks</p>

crosswalks

are marked with solid white lines and sometimes filled with white diagonal or perpendicular lines & is where pedestrians should cross

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motorists must always do what at crosswalks

yield the right of way to pedestrians

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Curbs are often marked yellow when?

no parking zones near fire hydrants or intersections

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What are yellow or white diagonal stripes for?

They mark fixed obstructions (medians, no parking zones, etc.)

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where is it illegal to park in or drive through?

areas that have pavement markings indicating fire lanes or safety zones`

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<p>red traffic sign</p>

red traffic sign

means stop, dont enter, wrong way & yield

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<p>orange traffic sign</p>

orange traffic sign

is a construction and maintenance warning

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<p>yellow traffic sign</p>

yellow traffic sign

is a general warning, advisory of unexpected roadway conditions

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<p>Fluorescent yellow green</p>

Fluorescent yellow green

high emphasis warning of school, pedestrian and bicycling activity

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<p>what does the white &amp; black traffic sign mean?</p>

what does the white & black traffic sign mean?

regulatory, control traffic; set limits or give commands

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<p>what does the green traffic sign mean</p>

what does the green traffic sign mean

guide or directional information

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<p>what does the blue traffic sign mean</p>

what does the blue traffic sign mean

driver guidance, it is also used to identify parking spaces for disabled drivers

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<p>what does the brown traffic sign mean?</p>

what does the brown traffic sign mean?

areas of public recreation, cultural & historical significance

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<p>what does the traffic sign octagon shape means</p>

what does the traffic sign octagon shape means

stop

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<p>traffic sign triangle shape</p>

traffic sign triangle shape

yield

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<p>traffic sign diamond shape is used to</p>

traffic sign diamond shape is used to

warn of existing or potential hazards

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<p>traffic sign pennant shape is used to show a</p>

traffic sign pennant shape is used to show a

no passing zones

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<p>traffic sign crossbuck shape is used to show a</p>

traffic sign crossbuck shape is used to show a

railroad crossing

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<p>traffic sign round shape is used to</p>

traffic sign round shape is used to

warn about railroad advance

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<p>traffic sign pentagon shape is used to</p>

traffic sign pentagon shape is used to

school advance/ school crossing

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<p>traffic sign vertical rectangle shape is used to</p>

traffic sign vertical rectangle shape is used to

Set rules on the road

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<p>traffic sign vertical rectangle shape is used to</p>

traffic sign vertical rectangle shape is used to

set rules on the road

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<p>traffic sign horizontal rectangle shape is used to</p>

traffic sign horizontal rectangle shape is used to

Guide

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Regulatory signs are used to

control traffic; they set limits or give commands & are enforceable by law

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<p>a stop sign means</p>

a stop sign means

You must bring your vehicle to a complete halt at the stop line. If there is no stop line, stop before entering the crosswalk. If there is no marked crosswalk, stop before entering the intersection at a point near the intersecting roadway where you have a clear view of approaching traffic

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<p>a four way stop means</p>

a four way stop means

Traffic from all four directions must stop. Vehicles proceed through the intersection in the order that they arrived at the intersection; the first vehicle to reach the intersection should move forward first. If vehicles arrive at approximately the same time, each driver must yield to the drivers on their right

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<p>yield means</p>

yield means

You must slow down and give vehicles crossing your path the right-of-way. If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping

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<p>a do not enter sign means</p>

a do not enter sign means

On one-way streets and roadways that you are not allowed to enter. You may see this sign if you enter an expressway ramp in the wrong direction. Turn around!

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<p>a wrong way sign means</p>

a wrong way sign means

You are going the wrong way. Do not drive past this sign! Turn around immediately.

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<p>a no passing sign means</p>

a no passing sign means

you are entering a no passing zone

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<p>the NO symbol sign means</p>

the NO symbol sign means

this what you’re not allowed to do

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<p>the pass with care sign means</p>

the pass with care sign means

youre allowed to pass but do so with caution

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<p>the no U-turn sign means</p>

the no U-turn sign means

you must not make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction where the sign is displayed

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<p>the no right turn sign means</p>

the no right turn sign means

you must not make a right turn at this intersection

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<p>what does the speed limit sign mean</p>

what does the speed limit sign mean

your speed must not exceed the posted speed in this area

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<p>what does the speeding fines doubled mean</p>

what does the speeding fines doubled mean

posted in active school and work zones. Fines will be doubled if you are cited for speeding in this area

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<p>what does the must turn sign mean</p>

what does the must turn sign mean

You cannot go straight ahead. You must turn either to the right or left

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<p>what does the one way sign mean</p>

what does the one way sign mean

You must travel only in the direction of the arrow

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<p>what does the keep right sign mean</p>

what does the keep right sign mean

stay to the right of the divider

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<p>what does the no turn on red mean</p>

what does the no turn on red mean

You must not turn right or lef during the red light. You must wait for the green signal

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<p>what does the left lane must turn sign mean</p>

what does the left lane must turn sign mean

Traffic in the left lane must turn left at L the intersection ahead (also Right Lane Must Turn)

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<p>what does the turn lanes mean?</p>

what does the turn lanes mean?

At the intersection ahead, trafic in the lef lane must turn lef and trafic in the adjoining lane may turn lef or continue straight ahead.

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what does no turns mean?

you must not turn either to the right or to the left at this intersection

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No turns mean that

You must not turn either to the right or to the left at this intersection

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What are Center turn lanes for?

It is shared for left turns in both directions of travel

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What does begin right turn mean?

When entering a right turn lane you may encounter bicyclists traveling straight; you must yield to the bicyclists.

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What is the exit speed?

It lists the maximum safe speed for an exit ramp on an expressway. Slow down to the posted speed.

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What does the slower traffic keep right sign mean?

Slower driving trafic must stay in the right lane unless passing. Slower trafic must move out of the left lane when being overtaken by a faster vehicle.

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<p>What is the center turn lane for?</p>

What is the center turn lane for?

It's shared for left turns in both directions of travel.

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What is the begin right turn sign for?

it means that when entering a right turn lane you may encounter bicyclists traveling straight; you must yield to the bicyclists.

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What is the exit speed?

it lists the maximum safe speed for an exit ramp on an expressway. slow down to the posted speed.

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what does the slower traffic keep right sign mean?

it means that slower driving traffic must stay in the right lane unless passing. slower traffic must move out of the left lane when being overtaken by a faster vehicle

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what does the restricted lane ahead sign mean?

its a diamond shaped marking that shows that a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles such as buses or carpool vehicles during rush hour traffic and is also used in bike lanes.

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what does the emergency stopping only sign mean?

that you must only stop for emergencies

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what does the no parking on pavement sign mean

it means if you stop you must always park off the pavement of the roadway

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what deos the parking by disabled permit only sign mean

it means that parking in this space is only for vehicles displaying an official disabled parking permit and transporting a person with a disability

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what does the move over sign mean

it means when approaching stopped emergency or service vehicles with flashing lights, you must move over a lane. if you can move over, then reduce your speed to 20 mph below the posted limit

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what does the reduction of lanes warning sign mean

it means there will be fewer lanes ahead. the right lane ends and traffic must merge left. drivers on the left should allow others to merge smoothly.

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what does the divided highway ahead mean

it means that the highway ahead is divided by a median or physical barrier. keep to the right.

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what does the divided highway ends mean

it means that the divided highway on which you are traveling ends 350 to 500 ft ahead. you will then be on a roadway with two way traffic. keep to the right.

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what does merging traffic sign mean

it means you are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one you are on. watch for other traffic and be ready to yield the right of way when necessary

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what does the pavement ends sign mean

it means that the paved surface ahead changes to a gravel or earth road

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what does the low clearance sign mean

it means do not enter if your vehicle is taller than the height listed on the sign

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what does the slippery surface sign mean

it means in wet weather, drive slowly. do not speed up or brake quickly. make turns at a very slow speed

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what does the dip sign mean

it means that there is a low place in the road. go slowly and be ready to stop and turn around if the dip is filled with water.

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what does the bicylce crossing sign mean

it means a bikeway crosses the roadway ahead. watch for bicyclists.

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what does the pedestrian crossing sign mean

it means watch for people crossing the street. slow down or stop to yield for pedestrians

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what does animal crossing sign mean

it means the animal pictured on the sign is common in this area; watch for animals crossing the road particularly during twilight and nighttime hours.

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what does truck crossing sign mean

it means to watch for trucks entering or crossing the roadway

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what does the narrow bridge mean

it means the bridge is wide enough to accommodate two lanes of traffic, but with very little clearance. stay in your lane.

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what does one lane bridge mean

it means the bridge is wide enough for only one vehicle at a time. make sure the bridge is clear of oncoming traffic before you cross

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