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When must you signal before making a turn?

At least 100 feet before the intersection

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How close may you park to a stop sign?

50 feet

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How close may you park to a corner?

25 feet

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How close may you park to a fire hydrant?

10 feet

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What is the stopping distance on a dry road at 50 m.p.h.?

243 feet

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What is the proper distance you may park from the curb?

6 inches or less

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What are the penalties for driving without insurance?

Suspension of driver's license and registration and fines

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Serious accidents causing death, injury or $200 damage must be reported within 5 days to?

A Division of motor Vehicles office

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Points are only issued for?

Moving Violations

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When will you be given a proposed License Suspension Notice?

After receiving 12 points

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What is the penalty for driving with a suspended license-first offense?

Fine of $500 and up to 6 months additional license suspension

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What is the penalty for not telling the truth when applying for a license?

No less than a $200 fine and up to 6 months imprisonment

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Up to 3 points may be subtracted from your record if you receive no moving violations for how long?

One year

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What is the penalty for refusing the breath test?

6 months suspension (first offense)

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Who is responsible if a student commits a traffic offense?

Both the student and the accompanying instructor or licensed driver

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What should you do if approaching a steady yellow or amber signal?

Slow down, and stop before entering the intersection only if possible

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What is a good practice while driving?

Keep from looking at one thing for more than a few seconds

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What is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn?

The lane nearest the center in the direction you are heading

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When driving at night you should be able to stop?

Within the distance you can see ahead

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Where should you position your car to make a left turn from a two way street?

The lane nearest the center of the road

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What is a good practice when nearing an intersection?

Slow down and be prepared to stop`

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What is the purpose of traffic laws?

To protect you and other drivers

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If there's a "No Turn On Red" sign, when can you make a turn on red?

Never

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24

If you feel or hear unusual thumping noise while driving it may be?

The tires

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What is the best advice if your car is stranded in a heavy snowstorm?

Stay with your car

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What is a good practice when driving in the city?

Check intersections ahead for signals

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What must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light?

Yield to oncoming traffic

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If the front of your car vibrates, the problem may be with your:

Steering

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What do two parallel white lines across the road mean?

Pedestrian cross walk

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Which lights should you be using when driving in fog?

Low beams, or fog lights

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What papers must you have when operating a motor vehicle?

License, registration, and insurance card

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When should you use your horn?

When coming out of a dark alley

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What should be done if two cars enter an uncontrolled intersection simultaneously?

The driver to the left must yield to the driver on the right

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Yellow center lines would usually be found where?

On a two-way road (no passing)

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Why should you use seat belts and shoulder belts?

They increase your chance of surviving an accident

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When may you pass on the right?

If the car in front is turning left and there is a lane for driving on the right

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What does a flashing red light mean?

Stop, proceed with caution

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What does a green light mean?

Proceed when safe

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What does a single solid white line across an intersection mean?

You should stop behind the line for a traffic sign or signal

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What does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean?

Warning or caution

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When should you use your parking lights?

Only when parking

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Which way should you turn if you are going into a skid?

In the direction the back of your car is skidding

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How far should you stay behind the car that you are following?

At least two seconds

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What direction should you check first when approaching an intersection?

The left

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If two cars reach a four way stop at the same time, what is proper procedure?

The driver on the left yields to the driver on the right

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What should you do if you go into a skid?

Take your foot off the gas

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What is the most common mistake a new driver makes with the brakes?

Pushing the brake too hard

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What is the best way to talk to other drivers?

Through the use of your horn and lights

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What does a red eight-sided sign mean?

Stop

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What does a red and white triangular sign mean?

Yield

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51

If you drive through a deep puddle, what should you do?

Test your brakes

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52

When is the road surface most slippery?

During the first few minutes of rain

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53

When should you use your high beams?

Open country driving situations

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If the lights of oncoming cars are in your eyes, what should you do?

Look to the lower right side of your traffic lane

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A driver's left hand extended upward means what?

He's making a right turn

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A driver's left hand extended straight out means what?

He's making a left turn

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A driver's left hand extended downward means what?

He's making a stop or slowing down

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The safest way to exit an expressway is to?

Slow your car to the posted speed limit

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What should you do if your brakes fail?

Shift to a lower gear and pump your brakes

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What should you do if your electric signal fails to operate?

Use hand signal(s)

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What should you do if you have a blowout?

Slow down gradually

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One method of using the 2 second rule is by using a:

Fixed object on the side of the road

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What should you do if you miss an exit on an expressway?

Go to the next exit. Don't back up

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When you are driving on a curve, your vehicle will go in what direction?

Straight

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What is good practice at an intersection that has no signs or signal?

Be ready to stop if necessary (cover the brake)

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It is good practice to keep a space cushion in order to?

Give you time to react

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One of the best defenses against drunk drivers is:

Proper wearing of seat belt

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When a school bus has stopped at a school to pick up or let off children, you may pass in either direction at a speed no more than:

10 miles per hour

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How should you turn your wheels when parking downhill next to a curb?

To the right towards the curb

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70

Special permits may be issued for a 16 year old when:

The 16 year old is enrolled in a Behind the Wheel Driver Education Course or enrolled in a Commercial Driving Education course and when the permit is purchased by a state approved Driving Instructor

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In city driving, a good habit is to:

Look ahead 12 seconds

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When approaching a railroad crossing with flashing lights:

Stop no closer than 15 feet of the nearest rail

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You are required by new Jersey law to keep to the right except:

When on a one-way street, when passing, or if it is impractical to travel on that side of the roadway

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Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drunk driving had been drinking what kind of alcoholic beverage?

Beer

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75

The speed limit in a school zone is:

25 mph

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The speed limit in a business area is:

25 mph

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The speed limit on a highway is:

50 mph

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You should always yield to:

Other vehicles already in the intersection, pedestrians and emergency vehicles

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If you want to return to the road from a dirt shoulder:

Slow down, then turn your wheels to climb the pavement edge

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An agricultural license allows the operation of a farm registered vehicle:

For agricultural use only

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To make a right turn you should:

Get in the right lane

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82

A 12 oz. Can of beer has as much alcohol in it as:

1 ½ oz. Of 86 proof whiskey or one 5 oz. Glass of wine

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Whether your blood alcohol content raises above legal limits depends on:

How fast you drank, your weight, how much you drank

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The best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident is:

Don't drink and drive

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If you are arrested for drunk driving in New Jersey, your chances of being convicted are:

96%

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Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are:

Cold medicines, tranquilizers, and some prescription drugs

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Driving while under the influence of intoxicated beverages means:

The driver shows obvious signs of being drunk

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When blood/alcohol content reaches 0.15%, your chances of getting into a serious/fatal accident will increase:

25 times

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What is "Habitual Offender"?

Any person whose license has been suspended 3 times within 3 years

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The first conviction penalty for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is:

$250-$400 fine and possible imprisonment for 30 days and loss of license for 6 months - 1 year

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In NJ, you must always keep to which side of the road (except when passing)?

Right

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With a blood alcohol concentration of .05 - .08%:

You may or may not be under the influence

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With a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or more:

You are definitely under the influence (regardless of age)

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New Jersey licensed drivers have an eyesight recheck every:

10 years

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What is a good rule of thumb in adjusting to traffic?

Try to adjust your speed to the flow of traffic

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What is a good rule of thumb for following distances on dry roads?

One car length for every 10 mph speed or 2-3 second space between cars

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What does the word " tailgating" mean?

Driving too close to the vehicle in front. This does not allow enough time to react if the vehicle ahead stops suddenly or slows

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What does hydroplaning mean?

Losing the tire grip on wet roads and riding on a film of water

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What is an uncontrolled intersection?

An intersection where there's no traffic signals or signs

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When should you dim your headlights?

In city driving and when following or meeting another vehicle within 500 feet

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