It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is or higher.
0.08%.
2. California's "Basic Speed Law" says you must:
Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
3. Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted:
Under no circumstances.
4. You may drive a motor vehicle in a bike lane:
No more than 200 feet before making a right turn.
5. If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device, you should:
Let the call go to voicemail.
6. A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
Next to the broken line may pass.
7. You want to park uphill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which direction do you turn your front wheels?
Right, toward the side of the road

8. You are involved in a minor collision at an intersection. There are no injuries and there is very little vehicle damage. You should:
Move your vehicle out of the traffic lane, if possible.
9. Smoking inside a vehicle with a person younger than 18 years of age is:
Illegal at all times.

10. If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should:
Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing.
11. You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck. You should drive:
Farther behind the truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle.

12. You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog:
At all times.
13. To see vehicles in your blind spots, you should check:
Over your shoulders.
By definition, blind spots are areas that cannot be seen using your mirrors. To check your blind spots, you should look over your shoulders.
14. You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:
Make room for the merging traffic, if possible.
15. If a traffic signal light is not working, you must:
Stop, then proceed when safe.
16. Extra space in front of a large truck is needed for:
The truck driver to stop the vehicle.
Because they are larger, trucks take longer to stop than cars traveling at the same speed. Other drivers should not pull in front of a truck and then slow down or stop.
17. When passing another vehicle, it is safe to return to your lane if you:
See the vehicle’s headlights in your rearview mirror.

18. You consent to take a chemical test for the alcohol content of your blood, breath, or urine:
Whenever you drive in California.
19. When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should:
Drive slowly enough that you can stop within the area illuminated by your headlights.
20. You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
Under no circumstances.

21. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
15 mph.

22. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street:
Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
23. When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
At or near the speed of traffic on the freeway.
24. To avoid last-minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about:
10 to 15 seconds.

25. You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last feet before the turn.
100

26. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a residential area is:
25 mph.

27. If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report to the DMV:
If there is property damage in excess of $1,000 or if there are any injuries.

28. You may not park your vehicle:
Next to a red painted curb.

29. Two sets of solid double yellow lines that are two or more feet apart:
May not be crossed for any reason.

30. You are driving on a freeway with a posted speed limit of 65 mph. Traffic is traveling at 70 mph. You may legally drive:
No faster than 65 mph.
On most California highways, the maximum speed limit is 65 mph. You may drive at 70 mph only if the speed limit is posted as such.

31. If you plan to pass another vehicle, you should:
Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane.

32. A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction.

Therefore, long trucks often have to swing wide to complete a right turn.

33. Always stop before crossing railroad tracks when:
There isn't room on the other side for you to completely cross the tracks.

34. You should use your horn when:
It may help prevent a collision.

35. If you drive more slowly than the flow of traffic, you will most likely:
Interfere with traffic and receive a ticket.
36. When changing lanes on a freeway, you should:
Signal for at least five seconds.
37. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:
Motorcycle.
38. You must show proof of insurance to law enforcement:
If you are involved in a collision or stopped for a citation.
39. If you drive 55 mph in a 55 mph zone, you can be given a speeding ticket:
40. It is legal to drive with an alcoholic beverage container that has been opened only if the container is:
In the trunk.
41. You want to turn left at an upcoming corner. Yield the right-of-way to:
All approaching vehicles.
42. There is a vehicle stopped on the right shoulder of the road with its hazard lights on. You should:
Slow down and pass very carefully.
43. Before you change lanes, you should check your mirrors and:
Glance over your shoulder.
44. You want to park downhill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels?
Right, toward the side of the road

45. You want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming vehicle is approaching. You should:
Slow down and let the vehicle pass you before you pass the bicyclist.
46. Always carefully look for motorcycles before you change lanes because:
Their small size can make them hard to see.
47. Drivers must use their seat belt:
And failure to do so will result in a traffic ticket.

48. You should not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection when the light turns red:
Under any circumstances.

49. A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the "Don't Walk" signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green. You should:
Wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding.
50. A vehicle suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. What should you do first?
Take your foot off the gas pedal.
51. A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off of buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:
At any time for any reason.

52. A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:
Not turn in that direction until the light turns green.
53. An orange and red triangular sign on a vehicle always means:
Slow-moving vehicle.
54. You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle that is using its siren and flashing lights by:
Driving as closely to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping.
55. When a school bus is stopped on the road ahead to load or unload children, you must:
Come to a complete stop until the red lights stop flashing and the stop arm is withdrawn.
56. You must look for bicyclists in the same lanes used by motor vehicles because they:
Are entitled to share the road with motor vehicles.
57. You may make a left turn on a red light only from a:
One-way street onto a one-way street.
58. When should you yield your legal right-of-way?
Whenever it helps prevent collisions.

61. There are two traffic lanes moving in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should:
Move into the right lane when it is safe.

62. While driving at night, a vehicle coming toward you has its high beams on, making it hard for you to see the road ahead. You should:
Look ahead toward the right edge of your lane.

63. You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:
Are being tailgated by another driver.
64. Check your rearview mirrors:
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.

65. At an uncontrolled intersection where you cannot see cross traffic until you are just about to enter the intersection, the speed limit is:
15 mph.

66. If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road, you should:
Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes.
67. You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching while using its siren and flashing lights. You should:
Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop.

68. A peace officer is signaling for you to drive to the edge of the roadway. You decide to ignore the officer's warning and flee the scene. You are guilty of a misdemeanor and can be punished by being:
Jailed in the county jail for not more than one year.

69. The speed limit on a school zone where children are present is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.

When driving within 500 to 1,000 feet of a schoolwhile children are outside or crossing the street, the speed limit is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted.
70. It is illegal to leave a child age six or younger alone in a vehicle.
Six

71. When approaching a roundabout, you should always:
Decrease your speed.

72. When using a roundabout, drivers should:
Yield to traffic already in the roundabout.

73. If you pass a school bus that is stopped with its red lights flashing, you will:
Be fined up to $1,000.

74. Placard abuse will result in:
Placard revocation, a fine, and/or jail time.

75. Fines in a construction zone are:
Doubled.

76. California's Move Over law requires:
All vehicles to vacate the lane closest to an emergency vehicle that is stopped with its lights flashing.

77. If you hit an animal with your vehicle while driving on a California highway, you should:
Call the humane society.
If you injure or kill an animal on the roadway, you should call CHP, the nearest humane society, or the police.
78. Abandoning an animal on the highway may result in:
Jail time.

79. To prevent tailgating, drivers should follow the:
Three-second rule.

80. If you come across livestock or other animals on the roadway, you should:
Slow down and stop.

81. You should turn on your headlights:
One half hour after sunset.
82. What usually causes a locked wheel skid?
Braking too hard at a fast speed.

83. If a green arrow turns into a solid green light, you:
May still turn, but you must yield to oncoming traffic.
84. When making a right turn on a green light, you must:
Yield to pedestrians.
85. When you drive through an area where children are playing, you should expect them:
To run out in front of you without looking.
86. If you stop at a railroad crossing with more than one track:
Wait to proceed until you have a clear view of all tracks.
87. While backing, you should:
Turn your head and look through the rear window.
When intending to back up, always check behind yo
88. To help prevent crashes, you should:
Communicate with other road users.
89. If you begin to feel tired while driving, the best thing to do is to:
Stop driving.

90. If your car breaks down on a highway, you should:
Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers.

91. To pass a slower-moving vehicle on a two-lane, two-way road, you must:
Use the lane that belongs to oncoming traffic.
92. The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is that you must:
Slow down before you enter the curve.
93. At an intersection with a stop sign, you should stop and:
Look left first, then right, then left again.
94. It is best to keep a space cushion:
On all sides of the vehicle.
95. Allow a larger space cushion than usual when stopping:
On an incline.
96. When making a turn, you must reduce your speed.
97. When driving on slick roads, you should:
Take turns more slowly than usual.
98. When driving on slippery roads, you should:
Increase your following distance.
99. Roads freeze quickly when they are:
Shaded.
100. You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should: Signal and keep your wheels straight.
101. What does alcohol do to your driving skills and judgement?
It harms both driving skills and judgement.
102. What is the only way to reduce your blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?
Allow your body time to get rid of the alcohol.
103. At an intersection with a yield sign, you should:
Slow down and yield the right-of-way to other traffic.
104. If a transit vehicle is signaling to re-enter the main roadway following a stop, you must: Yield.
105. A good defensive driver: Looks out for the actions of other drivers.

106. When driving in fog, rain, or snow, use: Low beams.

107. If you experience a tire blowout: Slow down gradually and use your brakes lightly.

108. In rainy weather, you should be most careful when turning or stopping: During the first half hour of rain.

109. If two drivers arrive at the same time to a four-way intersection controlled by stop signs: The driver on the right has the right-of-way.
Yield the right-of-way to the driver on your right at a four-way

110. If worried, nervous, angry, or crying, a driver: Should take the time to focus on driving before starting the engine.

111. When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:
Avoid eye contact, slow down, and let them pass.

112. Distracted driving is Extremely risky behavior.
113. A single broken yellow line down the center of a two-lane road indicates: Lanes are moving in opposite directions and drivers are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.

114. A single broken white line down the center of a two-lane road indicates: Lanes are moving in the same direction and drivers are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.
White lines are used to separate traffic moving in the same direction. Dashed lines indicate that drivers directly next to the line are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.

115. A solid white line down the center of a two-lane road indicates:
Lanes are moving in the same direction and drivers are not permitted to pass.
116. A double solid yellow line down the center of a two-lane road indicates:
Lanes are moving in opposite directions and drivers are not permitted to pass.
117. Signs that are colored orange are:
Work zone signs.
118. Guide signs are signs that provide directional and mileage information to drivers.
Green Guide signs, sometimes known as destination signs, have a green background and provide directional and mileage information to specific destinations. They can be a helpful resource when driving in unfamiliar locations.

119. Regulatory signs are usually and should always be obeyed.
White Regulatory signs regulate the movement of traffic. They are usually white with black markings and must always be obeyed by motorists.
120. Pennant-shaped signs indicate:
No passing zones.
Pennant-shaped signs usually indicate no passing zones. Text will also be on the sign to confirm that it is a no passing zone.
121. Pentagonal signs indicate:
School zones.
122. An octagonal sign is always a:
Stop sign.

123. A diamond-shaped sign:
Warns of existing or possible hazards. these signs in yellow or orange.
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124. When approaching a steady yellow traffic light, drivers should:

A steady yellow traffic light indicates that a red light is about to appear. Stop unless you are already within the intersection.
125. When approaching a steady red traffic light, drivers should:
Come to a complete stop.
126. When approaching a flashing yellow light, drivers should:
Slow down and proceed with caution.
127. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a flashing yellow arrow, drivers:
May turn left after yielding to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
128. If an officer is directing traffic at a working traffic light, drivers should:
Follow the directions given by the officer.

129. If a flagger is directing traffic in a construction zone, you must:
Follow the directions given by the flagger.
130. What do speed limit signs indicate?
The maximum or minimum speed that is legally allowed to be drivent.
131. greatly increase stopping distances and severity of crashes.
High speeds
132. If two drivers arrive at the same time to an open intersection:
The driver on the right has the right-of-way.
133. If you are driving in another driver's blind spot, you should:
Move forward or drop back so the other driver can see you.

134. Larger vehicles have:
Larger blind spots.
135. A driver entering interstate traffic from an entrance or acceleration ramp:
Should yield to drivers already on the interstate.
136. If you are driving on the interstate and pass your exit, you should:
Continue driving and use the next exit.
137. Motorcycles are entitled to:
The same full lane width as other motor vehicles.
138. If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:
Turn your steering wheel in the direction you want to go.

139. When approaching a flashing red traffic light, drivers should:
Treat the light like a stop sign.
140. When approaching a steady green traffic light, drivers should:
Continue driving, unless there are vehicles or pedestrians already in the intersection.
141. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a steady yellow arrow, drivers: Should slow to a stop, if it is safe to do so.
142. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a steady green arrow, drivers: May turn in the direction of the arrow after yielding to traffic and pedestrians already in the intersection.
143. If a crossing guard is directing traffic in a school zone, you must:
Follow the directions given by the crossing guard.

144. An "End school zone" sign indicates: The end of a reduced speed zone.
145. Downward-facing triangular signs:
Tell drivers to yield.
146. Round signs indicate: Upcoming railroad crossings.
147. Crossbuck signs indicate: Railroad crossings.
148. At a four-way stop:
The driver to arrive first has the right-of-way.

149. Remove all snow, frost, and ice from:
All windows.
150. When passing a row of parked vehicles, you should:


Be prepared for a person or vehicle to unexpectedly enter your lane.
Keep a space between your vehicle and parked vehicles.

 

1. You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
Under no circumstances.
2. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
15 MPH
3. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street:
Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
4. When merging onto the freeway you should be driving:
At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
5. When driving in fog you should use your:
Low beams.
6. A white painted curb means:
Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
7. A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.
8. California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
9. You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within _____ days.
5
10. To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about
10 to 15 Seconds
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  1. You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
Correct Answer: Under no circumstances.
2. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
Correct Answer: 15 MPH
3. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street:
Correct Answer: Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.
4. When merging onto the freeway you should be driving:
Correct Answer: At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
5. When driving in fog you should use your:
Correct Answer: Low beams.
6. A white painted curb means:
Correct Answer: Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
7. A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
Correct Answer: Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.
8. California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
Correct Answer: You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
9. You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within _____ days.
Correct Answer: 5
10. To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about _______________.
Correct Answer: 10 to 15 Seconds

  1. You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
Correct Answer: Signal for 100 feet before turning.
2. Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?
Correct Answer: Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.
3. You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
Correct Answer: Both of the above.
(Leave a note on the vehicle. AND Report the Accident without delay to city police or in unincorporated areas to the CHP.)
4. Unless otherwise posted the speed limit in a residential district is ____.
Correct Answer: 25 MPH
5. You may legally block an intersection:
Correct Answer: Under no circumstances.
6. When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curbs, your front wheels should be:
Correct Answer: Turned to the right (away from the street).
7. With a Class C drivers license a person may drive:
Correct Answer: A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds.
8. To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should turn from:
Correct Answer: The lane closest to the left curb.
9. If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report (SR1) to the DMV:
Correct Answer: If there is property damage in excess of $1,000 or if there are any injuries.
10. Roadways are the most slippery:
Correct Answer: The first rain after a dry spell.
1. You may not park your vehicle:
Correct Answer: Next to a red painted curb.
2. You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
Correct Answer: Sell or transfer your vehicle.
3. Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart:
Correct Answer: May not be crossed for any reason.
4. You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should:
Correct Answer: Signal for 100 feet before turning.
5. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
Correct Answer: No faster than 65 mph.
6. It is illegal to park your vehicle:
Correct Answer: In an unmarked crosswalk.
7. The safest precaution that you can take regarding the use of cellphones and driving is:
Correct Answer: Use hands-free devices so you can keep both hands on the steering wheel.
8. If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection, you should:
Correct Answer: Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears.
9. You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should:
Correct Answer: Slow down or stop, if necessary, and then make the turn.
10. You must obey instructions from school crossing guards:
Correct Answer: At all times.
1. It is a very windy day. You are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway reducing your visibility. You should drive slower and turn on your:

Interior lights.
Parking lights.
Headlights.


2. If you plan to pass another vehicle, you should:

Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane.
Assume the other driver will let you pass if you use your turn signal.
Assume the other driver will maintain a constant speed.


3. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 mph. Most of the other vehicles are driving 70 mph or faster. You may legally drive:

70 mph or faster to keep up with the speed of traffic.
Between 65 mph and 70 mph.
No faster than 65 mph.


4. If you drive faster than other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction and continually pass the other cars, you will:

Get you to your destination much faster and safer.
Increase your chances of an accident.
Help prevent traffic congestion.


5. Which of these vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks?

Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards.
Motor homes or pickup trucks towing a boat trailer.
Any vehicle with 3 or more axles or weighing more than 4,000 pounds.


6. You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street only if:

A sign permits the turn.
Traffic on the street moves to the right.
Traffic on the street moves to the left.


7. A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck:

May complete its turn in either of the two lanes.
May have to swing wide to complete the right turn.
Must stay in the right lane at all times while turning.


8. You may cross a double yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to:

The other side of the road is a solid line.
Your side of the road is a broken line.
The other side of the road is a broken line.


9. At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:

Stop, listen, and proceed cautiously.
Look to the sides of your vehicle to see what is coming.
Slowly pass vehicles that seem to be stopped for no reason.


10. You drive defensively when you:

Always put one car length between you and the car ahead.
Look only at the car in front of you while driving.
Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.
1. You are driving on the freeway. The vehicle in front of you is a large truck. You should drive:
Correct Answer: Farther behind the truck than you would for a passenger vehicle.
2. All of the following practices are dangerous to do while driving. Which of these is also illegal?
Correct Answer: Listening to music through headphones that cover both ears.
3. Always stop before you cross railroad tracks when:
Correct Answer: You don't have room on the other side to completely cross the tracks.
4. When you tailgate other drivers (drive close to their rear bumper):
Correct Answer: You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry.
5. Should you always drive slower than other traffic?
Correct Answer: No, you can block traffic when you drive too slowly.
6. You see a signal person at a road construction site ahead. You should obey his or her instructions:
Correct Answer: At all times.
7. When can you drive in a bike lane?
Correct Answer: When you are within 200 feet of a cross street where you plan to turn right.
8. You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. The flashing yellow light means:
Correct Answer: Slow down and cross the intersection carefully.
9. There is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane ahead. You should:
Correct Answer: Stop and let him/her finish crossing the street.
10. A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
Correct Answer: Next to the broken line may pass.