Drivers permit Test

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If a passing vehicle has to cut closely in front of you to avoid oncoming traffic, you should:

slow down and allow them in

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When a tire blow-out occurs, what is the FIRST thing you do?

grip the steering wheel firmly

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When a motorcyclist is passing your vehicle, you should:

maintain speed and lane position

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If you encounter a vehicle headed the wrong way on a one-way street, you should:

steer to the right, slow down, aim for something soft

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When you have two hazards at the same time...

separate the hazards

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Work zone speed limit is typically...

45 mph

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You're mirrors often do not show you smaller vehicles such as...

motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles

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When driving at night, you should:

adjust speed so you can stop within the distance of your headlights

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When 2 vehicles arrive at an uncontrolled intersection at the same time

the vehicle on the left, yields to the vehicle on the right

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Tread worn down tires to the wear bars means...

you need new tires

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You're waiting to make a left turn at an intersection with a standard green light. You should..

keep your wheels straight while "claiming the lane" (*wait in the intersection)

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You have the right of way only "if"...

it's given to you

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A good indication hydroplaning might occur is...

water splashes on the roadway

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Never pass on a two way road if.

there is oncoming traffic

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Young children should always...

be seated in the middle of the back seat, if possible.

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When exposed to glare such as bright headlights...

look down to the right edge of the road or "fog line".

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When the fog is so bad that you can barely see.

it's best to not drive at all

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You are at the greatest risk of distraction when.

there are other passengers

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When merging onto the freeway, the shorter the merge lane the...

bigger the gap you'll need to enter traffic

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You're driving behind a school bus and its red lights start flashing, you should...

stop at least 20ft away behind and wait.

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If a traffic light has been green for awhile or "stale" it means...

it will likely turn yellow soon.

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When approaching a railroad crossing that has it guard rails lowered, lights flashing, etc.

you have to stop and wait, no matter what

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If airbags are not in the proper operating position...

the warning light will stay on

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If you must leave the road at a high speed and no open space is available..

always try and aim for something soft.

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What action should you take if the acceleration sticks?

shift to neutral and apply brakes

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When exiting an expressway...

look for your exit early and do not slow down ahead of time.

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When driving on a one way street past vehicles parked on the right, you should...

move just left of center, if possible.

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When a car understeers...

it moves straight ahead without additional input

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Who has the right-of-way in a roundabout?

vehicles already in the roundabout

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When the weather turns bad...

always slow down and increase space

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When making a turn at an intersection you should most of the time...

turn to the first available legal lane.

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line of sight" =

an imaginary line that extends from a drivers eyes to a point of focus.

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Distractions can be...

mental, physical or combined

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When large trucks are turning at intersections, expect them to...

make wide turns and use more than one lane to do so

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BEFORE going around a sharp turn or curve you need to...

slow down

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An advisory speed sign with a speed limit of 35 mph on a curve means that...

35 is the fastest recommended speed under ideal conditions.

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When properly adjusted, head restraints provide the most protection in...

rear end crashes

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You should be in the correct _______ before making a turn.

lane

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One of the best things you can do to prevent emergencies is...

continually look for hazards.

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When the weather is terrible the best thing to do is...

go slower or simply wait to drive.

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A flashing red light means the same as a...

stop sign

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The typical following distance is about..

3-4 seconds

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If your vehicle's brakes fail you maybe able to stop by...

downshifting or using the parking/emergency brake.

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In Michigan, the legal BAC if you're 21+ is...

.08.

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When a driver loses control of their emotions and attempt to harm another driver.

road rage

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The safest way to hold the steering wheel if it's equipped with an airbag is

9 and 3 or 8 and 4

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when driving past vehicles parked on the left you should be

four feet away

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Your vehicle's outside mirrors should be adjusted to...

reduce blind spots.

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Which of the following is a good thing to remember so you will not be involved in a road rage accident

Give other driver's the benefit of the doubt

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A flashing yellow arrow in the left turn lane mean

proceed with caution.

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It is best to always pass a semi truck on the _______________ side.

left

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Driving drowsy has the same effects as if you drive...

drunk

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You do not have to stop for a school bus if

If it is stopped on the other side of a separated highway

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If you're under 21 the alcohol law is...

zero tolerance

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When driving in bad weather you should use _______ beam headlights.

low

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Each time you drive make a routine check of...

tires, lights, and controls

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If the driver ahead of you is swerving or driving erratically you should...

increase space.

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Increasing speed means....

increasing following distance.

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The largest blind spots on a semi truck are located....

to the rear and to the right side.

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When can a left or right turn be made from a lane other than the far left or right lane?

when pavement markings or signs say otherwise

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What is the typical speed limit in a business district, school zone or neighborhood?

25 mph

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The larger the vehicle the...

more space needed to stop

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If the traffic lights at an intersection are not working you should treat it as an..

all way stop.

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Aggressive Driving" means...

driving a vehicle in a selfish, bold, a pushy manner

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Michigan Left Intersections decrease conflict with

high speed oncoming traffic.

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Areas of the roadway more likely to freeze include

bridges, overpasses and spots that are shaded

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If you're stopped off the road for an emergency you should....

activate your hazard/emergency flashers.

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When merging onto the freeway you should...

merge with the flow of traffic as much as possible.

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Kelsey's Law means..

teens may not initiate a call while driving on a Level 1 or Level 2 license

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A double yellow line down the middle...

means no passing

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You must always yield to...

pedestrians, especially those with a white cane or guide dog.

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In a right turn, where will you the rear wheels track in relation to the front wheels...

closer to the curb

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The typical speed limit out in the country where it is unmarked is...

55 mph

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Guide signs come in what three colors?

blue, brown and green

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To prevent skidding

brake, steer and accelerate smoothly

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When backing up to the left you will also turn the wheel...

to the left

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A solid yellow line on one side and a broken line on the other means

the side with the solid yellow line cannot pass but the side with the broken line can.

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When driving up a steep hill..

stay to the right and keep pressure on the gas pedal.

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If a child is riding a bike along side of the road...

slow down, give more space and be ready to adjust.

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when making turns you look

to the left, right, then left again

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Who has the right-of-way when merging?

the vehicles already on the expressway

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The main reason to yield your right-of-way is to...

prevent a crash.

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Michigan's headlight law means...

headlights should be on 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise.

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What is the typical speed limit on a Michigan freeway?

70 mph (*55 mph minimum)

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Skidding happens mainly from

too much steering, braking or accelerating.

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If you're engine light comes on it means..

the engine is too hot and needs to cool down or be repaired before attempting to drive again.

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It is best to place items on the floor so that in a crash...

they don't go flying forward.

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At night you should be able to...

stop within the clear distance of your headlights.

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You should always drive with two hands on the wheel, especially when it's...

windy

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When attempting a right-on-red always...

fully stop, check for signs, check traffic and pedestrians

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In a construction zone or school zone your speeding ticket fine will be...

doubled

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Combining alcohol and drugs creates a _____________ effect.

synergistic

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The primary place where alcohol is eliminated in the body is...

the liver through a process called oxidation.

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The first impairment after consuming alcohol is.

judgment, decision making and reasoning.

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BAC stands for...

Blood Alcohol Content

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The implied consent law means...

by driving on a Michigan roadway you authorize consent to a chemical test should an officer deem it necessary.

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Factors affecting BAC include:

gender, weight, strength of drink and time spent drinking.

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You've just stopped at a stop sign and are turning right. You need to look...

left, right, left".

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When preparing to stop look for the...

stop line or crosswalk/sidewalk

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