Colorado Permit Test Flash Cards

a stop sign means
stop completely, check for pedestrians, and cross traffic
If there are no signals at a railroad crossing you should
slow down and prepare to stop if you see or hear a train approaching
Highway & Expressway guide signs are
green with white letters
A yellow and black diamond-shaped sign
warns you about conditions on or near the road
If a green arrow turns into a green light you
may still turn but you must yield to oncoming traffic
you may continue carefully through a yellow light if
you are within the intersection
you may turn left at a red light if
you are turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street
you may turn right on red if you
stop first and check for traffic and pedestrians
when making a right turn on a green light, you must
yield to pedestrians
the speed limit is _____ miles per hour when the yellow lights are flashing on the school zone speed sign
you may cross solid yellow lines
when making turns
teenage drivers are more likely to be involved in a crash when
they are driving with teenage passengers
the top major crash type for 16 year old drivers in PA is
single vehicle/ run-off-the-road
if you are driving behing a motorcycle, you must
allow the motorcycle to use a complete lane
when traveling behind a motorcycle allow
at least 4 seconds of following distance
an orange triangle on the back of a vehicle indicates that vehicle
travels at lower speeds than normal traffic
when sharing the road with a truck, it is important to remember that, in general, trucks
take longer distances than cars to stop
the only time you do not have to stop for a school bus whose red lights are flashing and stop arm is extended is when you
are driving on the opposite side of a divided highway
if you need to slow down or stop when other drivers may not expect it, you should
quickly tap your brake pedal a few times
when you are planning to make a turn, you should activate your signals
3 to 4 seconds before you reach the intersection
your blind spot is the area of the road
you cannot see without moving your head
when you ppark on the roadway, you should
use your four-way flashers
before backing up, you should
turn your head and look through the rear window
to help avoid crashes, you should
communicate with other drivers on the road
when traveling below 40 miles per hour on a limited access highway, you should
use your four-way flashers
you must use your headlights when other vehicles are not visible from ____ feet away
if a vehicle using high beams comes toward you, you should look towards ____ of the road
the right side
the effect that lack of sleep has on your safe driving ability is the same as
the effect that alcohol has
teenagers should try to get at least ____ of sleep each night to avoid the risk of drowsy driving crashes
7 hours
if another driver cuts you off in traffic, you should
ignore the other driver
for an average person, how many minutes does the body need to process the achohol in one drink?
crashing in work zones are most commonly the result of
carelessness and speeding
when driving through a work zone, it is a good safey practice to
lengthen your usualy following distance–by double
on two lane, two way streets or highways, you should start left turns
close to the center line
to turn left on multi-lane streets and highways, you should start from
the left lane
on a two-lane road, you may pass another vvehicle on the right when
the driver you are passing is making a left turn
the most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is to
slow down before you enter the curve
drivers entering a roundabout or traffic circle
must yield to drivers in the roundabout or traffic circle
the law gives ____ the right of way at intersections
no one
at an intersection with a stop sign, you should stop and
look left, right, then left again
when entering a highway frmo an entrance ramp, you should
accelerate to the speed of traffic
when exiting a highway, you should slow down
once you have moved into the exit lane
when driving on a freeway entrance ramp, you should look for a gap in freeway traffic by
looking in your mirrors and turning your head to look over your shoulder
you are waiting to turn left at a multilane intersection, and opposing traffic is blocking your view, you should
wait until you can see all the lanes you need to cross before going ahead with your turn
When passing on a multi-lane highway
be sure the passing lane is clear
The Max speed limit in this state is __ miles per hour
at highway speeds, on a dry road, a safe following distance is at least
4 seconds of following distance from the car ahead of you
when driving on wet roads you should drive ___ to ___ below the speed limit
5 to 10
when driving on wet roads you should increase following distance to __ or__ seconds
5 or 6
when driving in fog you should use your
low beam headlights
when approaching a stopped school bus with its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended, you must
stop and remain stopped until the red lights stop flashing and the stop arm has been withdrawn
if a person under 21 years old consumes alcohol, but is not driving a motor vehicle, the penalty for a first offense is
90-day driver license suspension and up to 500 fine
parental consent to conduct breath, blood, and urine tests is
not required
one of the penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol is
attendance to alcohol highway safety school
if you are arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and you refuse to take the blood test you will recieve a
drivers license suspension
if a police officer requires you to take a blood, breath, or urine test, you
must take the test or your license will be suspended
for the first conviction for driving under the influence at any blood alcohol concentration level, you could
pay a fine of at least $300
if under 21 you are considered to be driving while under the influence if your blood alcohol level is
.02% or higher
if you are under 21 and are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, you will receive a __ license suspension for a first offense
1 year
if you are under 21 and are convicted of carrying a false id card, you will be required to pay a $500 fine and your license will be suspended for 90 days
even if you were not driving
the zero tolerance law reduced the blook alcohol content from .08% to __ for drivers under 21 to be charged with driving under the influence
if you are stopped by a police officer, you should
stay in your vehicle with your hands on the steering wheel, and wait for the officer to approach you