AZ Permit Test Study Guide

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When driving in a fog, you should use
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low beam headlights
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The following distance for most driving situations is 3 seconds, but when driving on slippery roads, the following distance is
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6 seconds
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If you find yourself feeling sleepy while driving, it is better to
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pull over and take a nap
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If you are already in an intersection to turn left and the traffic light has changed to yellow, you should
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continue to turn to the left
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______lines mean that passing is not allowed in either direction
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double solid yellow lines
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In a heavy rain, your tires can ride on a film of water and lose contact with the road. This hazard is known as
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hydroplaning
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Vehicles approaching a roundabout must
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yield to the traffic in the circle
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If you park on an uphill grade, then
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you should turn your wheels to the left
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Being constantly aware of the driving conditions, planning ahead, anticipating dangers, and taking the right actions so as to avoid obstacles or other vehicles is known as
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defensive driving
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The driver shall maintain a distance of at least ______ behind any police vehicle in an emergency
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300
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You should ______ when you are preparing to turn left at an intersection and see an oncoming vehicle
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yield the right-of-way to the oncoming vehicle
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If you are stopped at a traffic light and another vehicle is approaching you from behind at a high speed, you should
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pull forward
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If you are one of the first persons to come upon the scene of a collision, the first thing you should do is
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turn off the ignition of the cars involved in the crash
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If you encounter a severe dust storm while driving you must
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stop as far to the right as possible, turn off hazard lights and reduce your speed immediately.
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Steam coming from under your vehicle hood may mean that
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your cooling system has overheated
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If your engine dies as you pull around a corner, the best thing you should do is
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steer to the right side of the road and stop
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A driver under age 18 has a graduated driver’s license, and is convicted of a traffic violation for the first time. This driver
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must attend traffic survival school
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Children under the age of ____ should not ride in the front seat of the car
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12 years
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A curb painted with yellow lines indicate that the driver
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may only stop long enough to load or unload
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The correct hand signal to indicate a left turn is
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hand and arm extended outward
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If you plan to turn beyond an intersection
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do not signal until you are in the intersection
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When a vehicle behind you flashes its lights with an intention to pass, you should
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move to the right side when safe to allow them to pass
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On a three-lane highway, a driver towing a trailer keeps to the right while driving because
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it is a slow moving vehicle
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The space between a through roadway and an entrance or an exit ramp is called a(n)
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gore area
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The ______ keeps your head and chest from striking the dashboard or windshield in a collision.
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shoulder belt
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When sharing a lane with a bicycle, allow at least ______ for clearance between you and the bicycle.
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3 feet
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When riding at night, a bicyclist should have a ______ visible from 500 feet.
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white head lamp
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As you approach and enter the acceleration lane, ______to match that of vehicles in the through lanes.
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increase your speed
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Talking on a cell phone while driving increases your chances of being in a crash by
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as much as four times
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Unless prohibited, drivers must use the ‘three point turn’ to
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turn around on a narrow street
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When there is no traffic on both sides of the road, a turn around can be performed using
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a three point turn
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If you find a “speed zone ahead” sign, you are approaching
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an area where a reduced speed limit has been established
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The traffic striping marks of diagonal yellow lines are on streets and highways. These indicate
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there is an obstruction on the roadway and the road is narrowing
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If there are three or more lanes going in the same direction on a highway, the _________ are usually the smoothest, in terms of the flow of traffic.
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middle lanes
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_________ are the most frequent type of crashes on interstates.
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rear end collisions
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What should you do, if you miss your exit on an expressway?
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you must continue onto the next exit
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To prevent drowsiness in continuous driving on an interstate road, drivers must
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keep shifting their eyes

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