"North Carolina DMV Driver’s License Test Study Guide" flashcards

chains or snow tires
In densely packed snow you should use

use your low-beam headlights
If you must drive during heavy snow or fog

alcohol-related
What accounts for 38% of highway deaths?

You watch the tail-lights.
If you are following a car at night, how do you know if the road is bumpy?

you should stop and rest
When you get tired on a long trip,

shoulder check
a quick glance over your shoulder on the side in which you intend to turn or change lanes

signal and approach the right-hand side of the road
When preparing to make a right-hand turn, turn on your turn

side and rear
Large trucks (tractor trailers) have large blind spots to the

the farm vehicle has the chance to pull over to the side, then pass with caution
When traveling behind a farm vehicle on a two-lane road wait until

it has just begun to drizzle or rain
Slippery roads are most likely to occur when

driving on a highway and no car is approaching
Use high beams when

carry or wear something white
If you are a pedestrian walking along side the road at night, you should

the turning lane is the only lane that should stop
If you pull up to a red arrow

slow down and prepare to stop
When approaching a railroad crossing

not be in truckers’ blind spots
“Don’t hang out in the No zone” refers to

gently apply the brakes
To dry wet brakes

use your high beams
When driving behind someone you should not

continue to the next intersection, then turn
If you plan to turn and are not in the proper lane to do so, you should

200 ft
If going 45 miles per hour, how far ahead should you signal before turning?

10 seconds
Defensive drivers check their rear view mirror and side mirrors roughly every __ seconds.

stop and proceed with caution.
When approaching a road that is blocked from view you should

0.08 percent
Your license will be revoked immediately if your blood alcohol concentration is at least ____ percent.

the law requires a one-year driver license revocation
For any underage person who aids or abets another attempting to purchase any alcoholic beverage

turn right on red after stopping and making sure that the turn can be made safely
Unless there is a sign indicating no turn on red, you can

disappear from view
Truckers have serious blind spots into which cars can

make quick stops
In city traffic, you should be alert for drivers who

all railroad crossings
School buses are required to stop at

move your car off of the road
If you are in a crash, you should

already in the circle
If you are driving into a circle you should yield to cars

15-20 mph
When traveling on rural highways, farm equipment usually travels at its maximum speed of ___ to ___ mph

gradually take your foot off the gas pedal
If you run off the side of the road, you should

shift into a lower gear to control your speed
When driving down a very steep hill, you should

look ahead to ensure that there is enough room for you to pass
Before passing another vehicle, you should

100 miles
If you are planning a long road trip, you should stop and rest every ___ miles

find out what effect the medicine has
If you take any medication before you drive, you should

two-second rule
To maintain a safe driving distance between your car and the car in front of you, you should use the

call a law enforcement officer
If you experience a breakdown, you should

the suspension system
If a vehicle sways freely, leans heavily to one side during a turn or seems to bounce continuously, there may be a problem with

the car on the right.
When three vehicles reach a 4-way stop at the same, the right of way belongs to

visit a driver license office, pay a restoration fee, and reapply for a license
To have a revoked driver license restored, you must

34 miles per hour.
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in cities and towns is ___ miles per hour.

roads where hills are more likely to be more steep and curves are likely to be more sharp than on primary roads
“Secondary roads” are

passing a stopped school bus that is loading or unloading children
The traffic conviction that adds the highest number of points (5) to your driving record is

attend a Driver Improvement Clinic to deduct 3 points from your driving record
If you accumulate 7 or more points on your traffic record you may