New York Permit Test

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A regulation sign is normally what shape?

  • rectangular

  • black or red label/symbol

<ul><li><p>rectangular</p></li><li><p>black or red label/symbol</p></li></ul>
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What is the normal color and shape of a warning sign?

  • yellow with black letters/symbols

  • diamond shape

<ul><li><p>yellow with black letters/symbols</p></li><li><p>diamond shape</p></li></ul>
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What color and shape is a destination sign?

  • green with white label/symbol

  • rectangular

<ul><li><p>green with white label/symbol</p></li><li><p>rectangular</p></li></ul>
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What must you do at a STOP sign?

  1. come to full stop

  2. yield right of way to pedestrians/vehicles

  3. go when safe

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What must you do when facing a flashing red light?

  1. stop

  2. yield right of way

  3. go when safe

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What must you do when facing a flashing yellow light?

drive with caution

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What must you do when facing a steady yellow light?

be prepared to stop for red light

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What must you do when facing a red light with a green arrow?

  • you can go in the direction of the arrow

  • you must yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection

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What does it indicate if an edge line angles in toward the center of the road?

road is narrower ahead

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What do one broken line mean?

you can pass other vehicles or change lanes

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What does one solid line mean?

you can pass other vehicles or change lanes

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double solid

  • you can not pass or change lanes

  • only turn left to enter or leave the highway

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solid and broken together

  • solid line => you cannot pass other vehicles or go across the line

  • broken line => pass if it is safe to and you will not interfere with traffic

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If an intersection has crosswalk lines but no STOP line, where must you stop for a red light at that intersection?

before the crosswalk

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What type of pavement marking is used to show you which lane you must use for a turn?

arrows

<p>arrows</p>
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Which of the following must you obey over the other three: steady red light, flashing red light, STOP sign, police officer?

police officer

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What does the yield sign mean?

  • decrease speed as you reach the intersection

  • prepare to stop

<ul><li><p>decrease speed as you reach the intersection</p></li><li><p>prepare to stop</p></li></ul>
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What do work area signs look like?

orange with black letters/symbols

<p>orange with black letters/symbols</p>
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What is the hand signal for a stop?

knowt flashcard image
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What is the hand signal for right turn?

knowt flashcard image
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If two drivers enter an intersection from opposite directions at the same time, and one travels straights, the other prepares to turn left, which must yield the right-of-way?

person turning left must yield right-of-way

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If you enter an intersection to make a left turn, but oncoming traffic prevents the turn immediately what should you do?

yield the right-of-way to traffic

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If you reach an intersection that is not controlled at the same time as a driver on your right, and both of you prepare to go straight, who has the right-of-way?

right has right-of-way

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What must you do if you enter a road from a driveway?

stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians

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You face a green light, but traffic on the other side of the intersection does not allow you to travel all the way through the intersection. May you enter the intersection?

you CANNOT enter

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Does a vehicle prepared to enter a traffic circle or rotary have right-of-way over vehicles already in the circle?

yield the right-of-way to drivers already in the circle

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What will you do if you hear a siren nearby but cannot see where the emergency vehicle is?

  1. safely pull over to the right-side edge of the road

  2. stop until you are sure it is not headed toward you

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How far before a turn must you signal?

turn lights or hand signals at least 100 feet (30 m) ahead

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When you prepare for a right turn, should you remain as close to the center of the lane as possible?

no, get as far to the right as possible

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Where must you position your vehicle when you prepare to make a left turn from a two-way roadway into a one-way roadway?

approach the turn from the right half of the roadway closest to the center

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Under most conditions, on which side can you pass another vehicle that is headed in the same direction?

pass on the left of a vehicle

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What should you do before you pass another vehicle?

check mirror and signal lane change

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What should you see in your rear-view mirror before you attempt to return to the right lane after you pass a vehicle on the left?

  • you can see the front bumper of the vehicle you passed

  • you can see at least several feet of pavement between your vehicle and the one you passed

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Under what conditions can you pass a vehicle on the right?

  • when a vehicle ahead makes a left turn.

  • when you are on a two-way road or one-way road that is marked for two or more lanes or is wide enough for two or more lanes

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When can you pass a vehicle stopped at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to go across?

NEVER pass a vehicle that has stopped at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to go across

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What action should you take when another vehicle passes you on the left?

  1. decrease speed

  2. stay centered in your lane

  3. when car has passed, continue at normal speed

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What do yellow lights going on and off on a school bus indicate?

passengers are about to be loaded or discharged

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What do red lights going on and off on a school bus indicate?

you may not pass the school bus when the red light is flashing

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After you have parallel parked, how near to the curb must your vehicle be?

wheels must be no more than 1 foot from the curb

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May you open a door on the road side of your vehicle if there is no oncoming traffic?

no

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41

Before you leave a parking space, what should you do?

check rear window for pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles

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What does a NO STOPPING sign mean?

stop only to obey a traffic sign, signal or officer or to prevent conflicts with other vehicles

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Can you stop to load or drop off passengers at a NO STANDING or NO PARKING sign?

yes

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May you park on a crosswalk in the middle of a block?

no

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What does a NO STANDING sign mean?

  • you can make a temporary stop to load or discharge passengers

  • the driver cannot exit the vehicle

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What does a NO PARKING sign mean?

you can make a temporary stop to load or discharge merchandise or passengers

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When can non-disabled drivers park in a parking space reserved for people with disabilities?

NEVER

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What must you do when parking on a hill?

  1. put transmission in park

  2. turn wheels towards the curb

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49

Should you always look straight ahead when you drive?

yes

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If there is no posted speed limit, what is the fastest you can legally drive in New York City?

55mph

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51

Is it always safe to drive at the assigned speed limit?

no, the safe speed depends on the weather and road conditions

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What is the purpose of minimum speed limits?

keep traffic flowing smoothly

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53

Who must wear seat belts? Who should wear them?

passengers and driver whenever they are in the car

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54

How can you prevent fatigue on a long trip?

stopping at regular intervals for rest

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What is road rage?

aggressive drivers try to cause damage to another driver

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How can you prevent becoming involved in road rage?

do not make eye contact with the other driver

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How should you drive safely through a work zone?

  1. decrease speed

  2. be alert

  3. obey signs

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How should you drive safely through a roundabout?

  1. yield the right-of-way to any pedestrians and bicyclists and any cars already in the roundabout

  2. remain in your lane until you are ready to exit

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How does drunk driving rank as a highway safety problem?

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What are the effects of alcohol on the skills you need to drive?

  • reduces reaction time

  • reduces your ability to see clearly

  • changes your judgment of speed and distances

  • less inhibited and makes you more prone to take chances

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Which of these drugs could affect your ability to drive: marijuana, a cold remedy, a tranquilizer?

all 3

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If you take a non-prescription drug, what must you do before you drive?

  • check the label for warnings about its effects

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What is a likely effect when you take another drug while you drink beverages containing alcohol?

  • severely reduces your ability to drive and can cause serious health problems, including death

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On what three conditions does your blood alcohol content (BAC) depend?

  1. How much alcohol you drink

  2. How much time passes between drinks

  3. Your weight

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Which of these contains more alcohol than the other three: 1 1/2 ounces (30 ml) of 80 proof liquor, five ounces (120 ml) wine, 12 ounces (360 ml) of beer, 12 ounces (360 ml) of wine-cooler?

all amount to the same amount of alcohol

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On average, how long does it take your body to remove the alcohol contained in 12 ounces of beer?

1 hour

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What is the only effective method to reduce your BAC?

not drink over a period of time

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What happens to your driver license if you refuse a chemical test?

driver license will be revoked

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Other than fines, action against your driver license and a possible jail term, what are some of the results when you drive under the influence of alcohol or other drugs?

you can be sued, have to pay legal fees, have a criminal record which could make it harder to get a job

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70

What color and shape is a railroad crossing warning sign?

yellow circle with black X symbol

<p>yellow circle with black X symbol</p>
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What should you do if you miss an expressway exit?

stay on the expressway until the next exit

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What are expressway entrance ramps used for?

to enter the expressway

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What should you do if an entrance ramp is short?

stop and wait for a larger space in traffic

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When should you signal that you are exiting an expressway?

100 ft (30 m) before the exit

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What should you check for when you leave an expressway?

look for the speed limit and check your speedometer

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76

Why is expressway driving different from normal driving?

because its at a higher speed with heavy traffic

  • handle your vehicle in a more efficient manner

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What is the main reason night driving is more difficult than daytime driving?

you can't see as much as you can during the day which is less safe

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Driving within the range of your headlights indicates you can stop your vehicle within about how many feet?

less than 1,000 ft (300 m)

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What should you do if you are blinded by headlights on an approaching vehicle?

dim your lights, use road edge as a guide, flash lights bright then dim them to indicate that you are there.

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Is it best to keep your headlights on high beam or low beam when there is fog, rain or falling snow?

low beam

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Which direction should you turn your steering wheel to get out of a skid?

in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.

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How should you use your brake pedal on a slippery road?

press your brakes in slow, steady, strokes allow wheels to keep turning if they begin to lock up, decrease pressure on the brake pedal as vehicle decreases speed, you can also shift into lower gear

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What is the most important rule to remember in any emergency?

do not panic

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What should you do if one of your tires blows out?

hold steering wheel tight and slowly take foot off gas pedal. Do not use brake until vehicle is controlled.

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What is the first thing you should do if your brakes fail?

pump it to increase pressure

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What should you do if your wheels move off the pavement?

ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.

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How do the blind spots around a large commercial vehicle differ from the blind sports around a car?

they have much larger blind spots

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How does the stopping distance of a large vehicle with air brakes compare with the stopping distance of a car?

adds many feet to the distance it takes to stop

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After you pass a large vehicle, what should you make sure of before you return to the lane of the large vehicle

make sure you can see the whole front of the vehicle

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What is the best method to follow when you approach a large vehicle that is in reverse as it moves toward a loading area?

wait until the larger vehicle has completed its backup maneuver.

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When children are close, what should you do before you back out of a driveway?

get out of the vehicle and look around before you back out

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How can you identify a blind pedestrian to whom you must yield the right of way?

they will have a seeing eye dog or a walking stick

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Where must a pedestrian walk when there are no sidewalks?

side of the road facing traffic

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How must you approach a bicyclist?

give them room and reduce speed

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95

Must a bicyclist obey traffic laws and signs?

yes

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Where there is no bicycle lane, where on the road must a bicyclist ride?

remain need the right curb or edge of the road

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What equipment must a bicycle have when used at night?

must have headlight visible from at least 500 ft (150 m) ahead and a red taillight visible from at least 300 ft (90 m) behind

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What can a driver do to be more aware of motorcyclists?

know you can encounter them anywhere at any time. Always be observant

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What factors contribute to drivers not being aware of motorcycles?

Usually not around all year

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Why are motorcycles harder to see?

smaller appear to move faster may not take up an entire lane lighting is different

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