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  1. It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is _____ or higher.
    A. 0.08%--eight hundredths of one percent
    B. 0.05%--five hundredths of one percent
    C. 0.10%--one tenth of one percent
    C. 0.10%--one tenth of one percent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:
    A. sell or transfer your vehicle
    B. paint your vehicle a different color
    C. are cited for a traffic violation
    A. sell or transfer your vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. On freezing, wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice?
    A. roadways near the tops of hills
    B. roadways paved with asphalt
    C. roadways on bridges and overpasses
    C. roadways on bridges and overpasses
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. You should signal continuously while turning because it:
    A. lets other drivers know what your intentions are
    B. is always unsafe to turn off a signal before completing a turn
    C. is illegal to turn off your signal before completing a turn
    A. lets other drivers know what your intentions are
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. After passing a vehicle, it is safe to return to your driving lane when:
    A. the driver you just passed signals you to return to your lane
    B. you see the headlights of the passed vehicle in your rearview mirror
    C. you signal for three seconds your intention to return to your lane
    B. you see the headlights of the passed vehicle in your rearview mirror
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. On a freeway, you should look farther ahead than you would on a city street:
    A. because it helps you keep up with traffic.
    B. in order to see potential hazards early
    C. because is takes 1/4 mile to stop your vehicle completely
    B. in order to see potential hazards early
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. When a school bus with its red lights flashing is stopped ahead on your side of the road, you must:
    A. change lanes, drive slowly, and pass cautiously
    B. stop until all the children have left the bus
    C. stop until the lights stop flashing
    C. stop until the lights stop flashing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Three of the most important times to check traffic behind you are before:
    A. backing, making a sharp turn, or crossing an intersection
    B. changing lanes, crossing intersections, or slowing down quickly
    C. backing, changing lanes, or slowing down quickly
    C. backing, changing lanes, or slowing down quickly
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. When should you yield your legal right-of-way?
    A. when it helps prevent collisions
    B. never, it confuses other drivers
    C. often, even at controlled intersections
    A. when it helps prevent collisions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. You may make a left turn on a red light only from a:
    A. two-way street onto a one-way street
    B. one-way street onto a two-way street
    C. one-way street onto a one-way street
    C. one-way street onto a one-way street
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. It is illegal to leave children age six or younger unattended in a vehicle on a hot day:
    A. even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system
    B. if they are supervised by a person twelve years of age or older
    C. only if the key is in the ignition
    A. even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65mph. Traffic is heavy and moving at 35mph. The best speed for your vehicle is most likely:
    A. 30 mph
    B. 35 mph
    C. 25 mph
    B. 35 mph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is:
    A. illegal at all times
    B. legal, if it is your child
    C. not restricted by law
    A. illegal at all times
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:
    A. under no circumstances.
    B. if the vehicle ahead is turning left
    C. if there are two or more lanes traveling in your direction
    A. under no circumstances.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. A vehicle suddenly "cuts" in front of you creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you take first?
    A. honk and step on the brake firmly
    B. swerve into the lane next to you
    C. take your foot off the gas
    C. take your foot off the gas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. An orange and red sign of this shape on a vehicle always means:
    A. shoulder work ahead
    B. slow-moving vehicle
    C. the vehicle has the right-of-way
    B. slow-moving vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. A curb painted blue means parking is:
    A. for picking up or dropping off passengers
    B. for disabled persons with a special placard or plate
    C. allowed for no longer than 15 minutes
    B. for disabled persons with a special placard or plate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle by:
    A. stopping immediately, even if you are in an intersection
    B. moving into the right lane and driving slowly until it has passed
    C. driving as near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping
    C. driving as near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. To help avoiding skidding on slippery surfaces you should:
    A. shift to a lower gear after starting down a steep hill
    B. slow down before entering curves and intersections
    C. speed up to enter curves and slow down to exit them
    B. slow down before entering curves and intersections
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. You exit a freeway on a ramp that curves downhill. You should:
    A. slow to a safe speed before the curve
    B. wait until you have entered the curve to begin braking
    C. slow to the posted speed limit for the freeway
    A. slow to a safe speed before the curve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device, you should:
    A. check the incoming number before answering the call
    B. let the call go to voicemail
    C. answer the call because it may be an emergency
    B. let the call go to voicemail
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Which statement is true about motorcyclists and motorists?
    A. motorcyclists are not allowed to drive faster than other traffic during congested road conditions
    B. motorcyclists have the same rights/responsibilities as other motorists
    C. motorcycles are heavier than other vehicles and are less affected by wind/rain
    B. motorcyclists have the same rights/responsibilities as other motorists
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Flash your brake lights or turn on your emergency flashers if you:
    A. are backing out of a parking space
    B. need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead
    C. are temporarily parked in a traffic lane to make a delivery
    B. need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. This white sign means don't pass:

    A. unless it seems safe to do so
    B. until after you pass the sign
    C. other vehicles for any reason
    C. other vehicles for any reason
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. A pedestrian who is blind or visually impaired uses traffic sounds before deciding to cross the street. If you see a pedestrian with a guide dog or white cane waiting to cross at a corner, you should:
    A. pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
    B. drive into the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
    C. stop at the crosswalk and honk your horn
    A. pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Drivers of large trucks often travel with a lot of space in front of their vehicle. This extra space is needed for:
    A. other drivers to use when merging onto an offramp
    B. other drivers to use when they want to slow down
    C. the truck driver to use for stopping the vehicle
    C. the truck driver to use for stopping the vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. You must notify law enforcement and file a Report of Traffic Accident Occurring in California (SR1) with DMV when:
    A. You intend to file a certificate of nonoperation for your vehicle
    B. Your vehicle is towed for parking illegally
    C. You have a collision and there is an injury or death
    C. You have a collision and there is an injury or death
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:
    A. prevents rear-end collisions
    B. improves traffic flow by preventing collisions
    C. causes traffic congestion
    C. causes traffic congestion
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Which of these statements is true about drinking alcohol and driving?
    A. If you are under the legal blood alcohol concentration limit, your driving isn't impaired
    B. if you can walk a straight line after drinking, it is safe to drive
    C. alcohol affects judgment, which is needed for driving safely
    C. alcohol affects judgment, which is needed for driving safely
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:
    A. at anytime or for any reason
    B. only when a bus or trolley is present
    C. only when a bus or trolley is unloading passengers
    A. at anytime or for any reason
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. You are approaching a green traffic light, but traffic is blocking the intersection. What is the best thing to do?
    A. continue into the intersection and wait for traffic to clear
    B. Don't enter the intersection until you can get completely across
    C. partially enter the intersection to establish your right-of-way
    B. Don't enter the intersection until you can get completely across
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:
    A. not turn in that direction until the lights turns green
    B. turn in that direction after you come to a complete stop
    C. turn in that direction after slowing and checking traffic
    A. not turn in that direction until the lights turns green
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. You must look for bicycle riders in the same lanes used by motor vehicles because they:
    A. illegally share lanes with motor vehicles
    B. must ride facing oncoming traffic
    C. are entitled to share the road with you
    C. are entitled to share the road with you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. 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:
    A. proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane
    B. wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding
    C. proceed if you have the right-of-way
    B. wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Yellow lines separate:
    A. traffic lanes on one-way streets
    B. traffic moving in opposite directions on a two-way road
    C. all carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes
    B. traffic moving in opposite directions on a two-way road
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. You are driving and there are oncoming vehicles on your left and a row of parked vehicles on your right. You should steer:
    A. closer to the parked vehicles than the oncoming vehicles
    B. a middle course between the oncoming and parked vehicles
    C. closer to the oncoming vehicles than the parked vehicles
    B. a middle course between the oncoming and parked vehicles
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. When driving near road work zones, you should:
    A. decrease your following distance
    B. pass the work zone carefully and avoid distractions
    C. slow down to watch the work as you pass
    B. pass the work zone carefully and avoid distractions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. when approaching a crosswalk where a blind pedestrian is waiting to cross, you must stop:
    A. at the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street
    B. at the crosswalk and then tell the pedestrian when to cross the street
    C. more than five feet from the crosswalk so the pedestrian will not be distracted by the sound of your engine
    A. at the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:
    A. station wagon
    B. passenger vehicle
    C. large tour bus
    C. large tour bus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. This red and white sign means:

    A. You may not enter the road from your direction.
    B. Stop and proceed with caution.
    C. The road ahead is closed to traffic in all directions.
    A. You may not enter the road from your direction.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. It is very foggy. You should slow down, turn on your windshield wipers, and your:
    A. emergency flashers
    B. low beam lights
    C. high beam lights
    B. low beam lights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. If a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:
    A. Slow or stop your car and use your horn.
    B. Honk your horn and maintain your speed.
    C. Use your horn and swerve into the next lane.
    A. Slow or stop your car and use your horn.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. 36. If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:

    A. Either of the two right lanes
    B. The far right lane only
    C. Any of the traffic lanes in your direction
    A. Either of the two right lanes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. 37. To see vehicles in your blind spots, you must look:

    A. Over your shoulders
    B. In your side mirrors
    C. In your inside rearview mirror
    A. Over your shoulders
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. You are approaching a sharp curve in the road. You should:

    A. Accelerate into the curve and brake out of it
    B. Start braking before you enter the curve
    C. Start braking as soon as you enter the curve
    B. Start braking before you enter the curve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to:

    A. Increase your speed to 60 mph
    B. Have a large enough gap in the oncoming traffic
    C. Wait until double, yellow lines separate the lanes
    B. Have a large enough gap in the oncoming traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of:

    A. An oncoming vehicle
    B. A sharp curve or hill
    C. A vehicle approaching you from behind
    A. An oncoming vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. 2. Which of these statements is true about and taking medication:

    A. Most cold medications can make a person drowsy
    B. Over-the-counter medications cannot impair driving ability if taken in the recommended dosages
    C. Prescription medications are safe to take at any time
    A. Most cold medications can make a person drowsy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. 3. When stopped at railroad tracks with no crossing gate, you may cross:

    A. As soon as the train has passed your roadway
    B. Only when you can see clearly in both directions
    C. Only when the train is completely out of sight
    B. Only when you can see clearly in both directions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. 4.When can you drive using only your parking lights?

    A. On foggy days when visibility is low
    B. Under no circumstances
    C. 30 minutes after sunset or 30 minutes before sunrise
    B. Under no circumstances
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. 5.During the first 6 months after you are licensed, you may:


    A. Transport minors unaccompanied at any time
    B. Not transport minors between midnight and 5:00 am unaccompanied
    C. Drive between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am unaccompanied
    B. Not transport minors between midnight and 5:00 am unaccompanied
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. 6.You should use your horn:


    A. To alert a driver who may try to turn in front of you
    B. If a driver does not immediately begin driving at a green light
    C. To tell another driver he or she has made a mistake
    A. To alert a driver who may try to turn in front of you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. 7.When you are in a dedicated turn lane controlled by a green arrow, which of the following is true?


    A. All oncoming vehicles and pedestrians are stopped by red lights
    B. You may turn in the arrow's direction without checking traffic
    C. All vehicles or pedestrians in the intersection must yield to you
    A. All oncoming vehicles and pedestrians are stopped by red lights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. 8.The speed limit in any alley is:


    A. 20 mph
    B. 15 mph
    C. 10 mph
    B. 15 mph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. 9.You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:


    A. Modify your vehicle's exhaust system
    B. Paint your vehicle a different color
    C. Sell or transfer your vehicle
    C. Sell or transfer your vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  56. 10.If you have a green light, but traffic is in the intersection:


    A. Enter the intersection and wait until traffic clears
    B. Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
    C. Merge into another lane and try to go around the traffic
    B. Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. 11.If a vehicle approaches you quickly from the road on the right while you are driving through an uncontrolled intersection, you should:


    A. Speed up to get out of the way
    B. Stop in the middle of the intersection and back up
    C. Sound your horn and stop your vehicle in the intersection
    A. Speed up to get out of the way
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. 12.When you change lanes or merge with another lane, you:


    A. Need at least a 4-second gap in traffic
    B. Have the right-of-way
    C. Should first stop and check for cross traffic
    A. Need at least a 4-second gap in traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. 13.The driver ahead of you stops at a cross walk. What should you do?


    A. Change lanes, look carefully, and pass the stopped vehicle
    B. Pass the vehicle only once the pedestrian has crossed your lane
    C. Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed
    C. Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. 14.You are on a two-way road and the vehicle ahead of you is turning left into a driveway. You may legally pass the vehicle on the right:


    A. Even if you must drive on the shoulder to do so
    B. If there is enough road between the vehicle and the curb to do so
    C. Even if you must cross a solid white line painted on the road
    B. If there is enough road between the vehicle and the curb to do so
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. 16.When you back up in a passenger vehicle:

    A. Only use your side and rearview mirrors
    B. Look over your right shoulder through your rear window
    C. Rely on your rear view mirror
    B. Look over your right shoulder through your rear window
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. 17.Driving slower than the traffic flows tends to:

    A. Make an accident less likely to happen
    B. Not change the chances of having an accident
    C. Make an accident more likely to happen
    C. Make an accident more likely to happen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  63. 18.If an oncoming vehicle has started to turn left in front of you:

    A. Honk your horn to warn the driver and maintain your speed
    B. Maintain you speed and take your right-of-way
    C. Slow or stop your car to prevent an accident
    C. Slow or stop your car to prevent an accident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. 19. A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when:

    A. In secured seats and using approved safety belts
    B. The back of the pickup is covered with a camper shell
    C. The sides of the pickup bed are at least 24 inches high
    A. In secured seats and using approved safety belts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. 20.It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is _____ or more:

    A. 0.08% - eight hundredths of 1%
    B. 0.05% - five hundredths of 1%
    C. 0.01% - one hundredth of 1%
    C. 0.01% - one hundredth of 1%
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  66. 22.Use your high-beam headlights at night:

    A. As little as possible
    B. Whenever it is legal and safe
    C. Only on unlighted streets
    B. Whenever it is legal and safe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. a. Pass other vehicles


    24.A school bus has stopped ahead on your side of the road and is flashing its red lights. What should you do:

    A. Stop until all of the children have crossed your lane
    B. Stop as long as the red lights flash
    C. Stop first, then proceed when you think it is safe
    B. Stop as long as the red lights flash
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. 25.The speed limit on the road is 55 mph. When this road is wet:

    A. Drive 5 to 10 mph under the limit
    B. Maintain a 55 mph speed
    C. Drive 20 to 25 mph under the limit
    A. Drive 5 to 10 mph under the limit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  69. 26.A large truck is driving in the middle of three lanes. You want to pass the large truck. It is best to pass:

    A. Very slowly on the left and move ahead of it
    B. Quickly on the left and move ahead of it
    C. Very quickly on the right and move ahead of it
    B. Quickly on the left and move ahead of it
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. 27.If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, you should:

    A. Drive at a constant speed to gain better traction
    B. Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes
    C. Apply the brakes firmly to prevent your vehicle from sliding
    B. Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. 29.If another driver "cuts" in front of you, if would be better if you:

    A. Take your foot off the gas
    B. Accelerate to avoid being "cut" off
    C. Brake suddenly
    A. Take your foot off the gas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. 30.You have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol. The judge sentenced you to 48 hours in jail. In addition, you may:

    A. Have your vehicle taken away for 60 days
    B. Have to pay a fine
    C. Lose your license for up to 18 months
    B. Have to pay a fine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  73. 31.Which of these is true about other drivers?

    A. Truck drivers are professionals and pose less of a hazard
    B. Drivers using turn signals always turn in the direction indicated
    C. Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way
    C. Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  74. 32.When looking straight ahead of your vehicle while driving, you should look:

    A. Only at the car ahead of you
    B. Back and forth, near and far
    C. Straight ahead at all times
    B. Back and forth, near and far
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  75. 33.To back out of an angled parking space, always back slowly and look:

    A. At your side mirrors as you back up
    B. At your rearview mirror as you back up
    C. Over your right shoulder as you back up
    C. Over your right shoulder as you back up
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. 34 When driving in fog, snow or rain, you should use your:

    A. High beam headlights
    B. Running lights
    C. Low beam headlights
    C. Low beam headlights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. 35.You may not park a passenger vehicle at any time:

    A. Within 1000 feet of a police station
    B. Next to a curb painted red
    C. In front of a school when children are present
    B. Next to a curb painted red
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. 36.You are driving slowly in the fast lane of a freeway and there is traffic behind you in your lane. The driver behind you wished to drive faster. You should:

    A. Only change lanes if five or more vehicles are behind you
    B. Not change lanes if you are driving the speed limit
    C. Change lanes to the right when safe to do so
    C. Change lanes to the right when safe to do so
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  79. 38.You are driving on a four-lane freeway in the lane closest to the center divider. To exit the freeway n the right you should:

    A. Change lanes one at a time until you are in the proper lane
    B. Slow before beginning each lane change
    C. Carefully cross all the lanes at one time
    A. Change lanes one at a time until you are in the proper lane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. 39.There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many cars are passing you on the right. You should:

    A. Stay in your lane so you don't impede the traffic flow
    B. Pull onto the left shoulder to let them other vehicles pass
    C. Move over into the right lane when it is safe
    C. Move over into the right lane when it is safe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. 40.If your vehicle is going to be hit from behind, you should:

    A. Be ready to brake after impact
    B. Shift to neutral and turn off the ignition
    C. Hold down the brake pedal
    A. Be ready to brake after impact
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. 41.Which of these is the proper way to change lanes?

    A. Signal and look over your shoulder before you change lanes
    B. Signal, check your mirrors, and then change lanes
    C. Check your mirrors and then change lanes
    A. Signal and look over your shoulder before you change lanes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  83. 42.If you are involved in an accident, you must exchange with the other person(s) involved, your driver license information and:

    A. Proof of insurance only
    B. Proof of insurance and vehicle registration only
    C. Proof of insurance, vehicle registration and current address
    C. Proof of insurance, vehicle registration and current address
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  84. 43.If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at or above the legal limit:

    A. You will be issued an order suspending your driving privilege
    B. Your car will be immediately seized and sold at auction
    C. Your breath test result by itself cannot be used to convict you
    A. You will be issued an order suspending your driving privilege
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  85. 44.You are approaching an intersection. The traffic signal light is flashing red. What should you do?

    A. Stop before entering. Wait for the green light before proceeding
    B. Slow down as you drive through the intersection
    C. Stop before entering, then proceed when safe
    C. Stop before entering, then proceed when safe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  86. 45.You are required to wear your safety belt in a moving vehicle:

    A. If your vehicle is equipped with safety belts
    B. Unless your vehicle was manufactured before 1975
    C. Unless you are riding in the back of a pickup/camper
    A. If your vehicle is equipped with safety belts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. 46.Which of the following is true about large trucks?

    A. Trucks have fewer blind spots due to the vehicle's height
    B. It is best to pass trucks very slowly and on the right side
    C. Trucks often appear to travel slower because of their large size
    C. Trucks often appear to travel slower because of their large size
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. 47.If you are convicted by the courts of a first DUI, DMV will:

    A. Put your vehicle in storage for up to 30 days at your expense
    B. Sentence you to mandatory 30 days in jail
    C. Revoke your driving privilege
    C. Revoke your driving privilege
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  89. 49.For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle:

    A. Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and blacked-out traffic lights
    B. Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and yellow lights
    C. Solid red lights, red arrows, and flashing yellow lights
    A. Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and blacked-out traffic lights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  90. 50.Cargo extending more than four feet from your rear bumper:

    A. Is illegal under all circumstances
    B. Does not legally have to be marked, but it is a good idea
    C. Must be marked with a red flag or lights
    C. Must be marked with a red flag or lights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  91. 53.Your wheels should be pointing straight ahead, unless you are:

    A Parked on a hill or sloping driveway
    B Waiting to make a left turn at a traffic light
    C Parked on the side of a level roadway and there is no curb
    A Parked on a hill or sloping driveway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. 54.You are driving in the far right lane of a four -lane freeway and notice thick broken white lines on the left side of your lane. You are driving in:

    A The car pool lane and must merge into the next lane
    B An exit lane
    C A special lane for slow moving vehicles
    B An exit lane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. 55.You are getting ready to make a right turn. You should:

    A Always stop before making a right turn
    B Signal during the last 100 feet before you turn
    C Slow down and signal as you start your turn
    B Signal during the last 100 feet before you turn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. 56.If you are involved in an accident and there is more than $500 in damages, you must make a written report (SR-1) to:

    A The CHP
    B Your insurance company
    C The DMV
    C The DMV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. 57.You should stop before crossing railroad tracks:

    A If your vehicle has three or more axles
    B Whenever a crossing is not controlled by gates
    C Any time a train mar be approaching, even if you cannot see it
    C Any time a train mar be approaching, even if you cannot see it
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. 58.The speed limit for a school zone where children are present is _____ unless otherwise posted:

    A 15 mph
    B 20 mph
    C 25 mph
    C 25 mph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. 59.Instructions from school crossing guards must be obeyed:

    A At all times
    B Only when children are present in front of a school
    C During school hours only
    A At all times
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. 61.You are driving in the far right lane on a multilane freeway. A line of five cars is merging into your lane from an on-ramp. You:

    A Must slow down to let the other vehicles merge
    B Must maintain your speed and position
    C Should make room for the merging vehicles, if possible
    C Should make room for the merging vehicles, if possible
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. 62. To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, start from:

    A Any lane as long as it seems safe to do so
    B The center lane
    C The lane closest to the left curb
    C The lane closest to the left curb
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. 63.Check your rear view mirrors:

    A Only on a freeway or highway
    B Only when you are slowing down
    C Often to see how traffic is moving behind you
    C Often to see how traffic is moving behind you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  101. 64.Which of the following contributes to improved traffic flow?

    A Using your car instead of public transportation
    B Not slowing down to look at an accident scene
    C Lowering the speed limit on major freeways
    B Not slowing down to look at an accident scene
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  102. 65.If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should:

    A Maintain the posted speed and make it through the water
    B Shift into neutral as you drive through the water
    C Steer your vehicle around the water, if possible
    C Steer your vehicle around the water, if possible
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  103. 66.You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?

    A Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down
    B Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
    C Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass
    B Drive to the right edge of the road and stop
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  104. 67.To be sure the lane is clear before you change lanes, you should:

    A Always turn your head and look over your right shoulder
    B Look in your outside mirrors only
    C Look over your shoulder into the lane you want to enter
    C Look over your shoulder into the lane you want to enter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  105. 68.The "California Driver's Handbook" recommends several tip to help you keep alert on long drives. One of these tips is:

    A Alternately drive close to the left and right sides of your lane
    B Pull off the road and rest
    C Turn on your air conditioner
    B Pull off the road and rest
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  106. 69.Give extra space to drivers backing out of parking spaces because:

    A They have the right-of-way
    B It is required by law
    C They may not see you
    C They may not see you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  107. 70.You may legally park your car:

    A In a bicycle lane of there is no sign forbidding it
    B Across a sidewalk if you are partially in a driveway
    C At the corner of an intersection
    A In a bicycle lane of there is no sign forbidding it
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  108. 71.When looking ahead when driving, you should:

    A Scan from side to side
    B Look directly in front of your car
    C Stare at the middle of the road
    A Scan from side to side
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. 72.To pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when a car is approaching:

    A Slow down and let the car pass, then pass the bicyclist
    B Speed up to pass the bicyclist before the car comes
    C Drive into the oncoming lane to pass the bicyclist
    A Slow down and let the car pass, then pass the bicyclist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. 73.Two vehicles are approaching an uncontrolled "T" intersection. One vehicle is on the through road and the other is on the road that ends. Who has the right-of-way at the intersection?

    A The vehicle on the right
    B The vehicle on the through road
    C The vehicle that arrives first
    B The vehicle on the through road
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. 74.Which of these statements is true about child passengers?

    A Babies shouldn't ride in the front seat if there is a passenger-side airbag
    B Children age 1 or older and over 20 pounds should ride buckled up in the front seat
    C The front seat is generally the safest place for children age 6 and older
    A Babies shouldn't ride in the front seat if there is a passenger-side airbag
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  112. 75.When a traffic signal isn't working at an intersection, you should:

    A Stop before entering and let other traffic go first
    B Come to a complete stop, then proceed when it is safe
    C Slow down or stop, if necessary
    B Come to a complete stop, then proceed when it is safe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. 76.If your brakes fail while driving, you should:

    A Turn the ignition off immediately
    B Immediately shift into neutral and put on your parking brake
    C Downshift to a lower gear
    C Downshift to a lower gear
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  114. 77.When merging onto a freeway, you should be driving:

    A At or near the same speed as the freeway traffic
    B At the legal freeway speed limit
    C Slower than the freeway traffic
    A At or near the same speed as the freeway traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  115. 78.You should adjust your rearview and side mirrors:

    A Only when driving on a level surface
    B Before you get in the car
    C Before you start driving
    C Before you start driving
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  116. 79.On a sharp curve, you should use your brakes to slow your vehicle:

    A Just after you enter the curve
    B During the entire time you drive through the curve
    C Before you enter the curve
    C Before you enter the curve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  117. 80.You should usually drive your vehicle slower when:

    A Passing large trucks on the freeway
    B You see brake lights coming on several vehicles ahead of you
    C You want to look at a controlled accident scene
    B You see brake lights coming on several vehicles ahead of you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  118. 81.You are driving on a divided road with multiple lanes in your direction. If you need to make a U-turn, where should you start?

    A On the shoulder
    B In the median
    C In the left lane
    C In the left lane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  119. 83.Where should you stop your vehicle when there is no limit line?

    A East of the corner
    B After the cross walk
    C At the corner
    C At the corner
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  120. 84.There is one lane in your direction. The driver ahead of you often slows down for no apparent reason. The "California Driver's Handbook" recommends:

    A Allowing a lot of room between you and the driver
    B Speeding up to pass the driver as soon as possible
    C Flashing your headlights quickly to alert the driver
    A Allowing a lot of room between you and the driver
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  121. 85.If you are driving and find it hard to stay awake, you should:

    A Open your windows
    B Pull off the road and rest
    C Drink plenty of black coffee
    B Pull off the road and rest
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  122. 86.What is the best advice for driving when heavy fog or dust occurs?

    A Alternate your low and high beams to improve your vision
    B Do not drive too slowly, because other drivers may hit you
    C Try not to drive until the conditions improve
    C Try not to drive until the conditions improve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  123. 88.Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a business district is:

    A 35 mph
    B 25 mph
    C 30 mph
    B 25 mph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  124. 90.You should not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection when the light turns red:

    A Unless you entered the intersection on a green light
    B Under any circumstances
    C Unless you entered the intersection on a green arrow
    B Under any circumstances
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  125. 91.When planning to pass another vehicle you should:

    A Not assume they will make space for you to return to your lane
    B Assume they will maintain a constant speed
    C Assume they will let you pass if you use your turn signal
    A Not assume they will make space for you to return to your lane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  126. 92.What is the difference between traffic lights with red arrows and those with solid red lights?

    A Red arrows are only used to stop traffic which is turning red
    B You cannot turn against a red arrow, even if you stop first
    C Red arrows are only used for protected turn lanes
    B You cannot turn against a red arrow, even if you stop first
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  127. 93.Animals may be transported in the back of a pickup truck only if:

    A The tailgate of the truck is closed
    B They are properly secured
    C The sides of the truck bed are at least 18 inches high
    B They are properly secured
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  128. 94.You should use your horn when:

    A It may help prevent an accident
    B Another vehicle is in your way
    C Another driver makes a mistake
    A It may help prevent an accident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  129. 95.You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street:

    A. If traffic on the other street moves to the right
    B. Only if a sign permits the turn
    C. If traffic on the other street moves to the left
    C. If traffic on the other street moves to the left
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  130. 96.Which of these statements is true about road construction zones?

    A You are responsible for the safety of the road worker
    B Slow down only if you think workers are present
    C Fines are the same for violations committed in construction zones
    A You are responsible for the safety of the road worker
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  131. 97.When changing lanes on a freeway, you should:

    A Cross several lanes at a time to avoid slow downs
    B Signal for at least five seconds
    C Avoid driving over broken white lines and lane markings
    B Signal for at least five seconds
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  132. 98.You are driving on a road with only one lane in each direction. You want to pass another vehicle, but there is a curve approaching which blocks your view of the road ahead. You must:

    A. Signal longer than five seconds to pass safely
    B. Not pass the other vehicle
    C. Increase your speed to pass safely
    B. Not pass the other vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  133. 100.Driving faster than traffic and continually passing other cars:

    A Increases your chances of an accident
    B Will get you to your destination much faster and safer
    C Helps to prevent traffic congestion
    A Increases your chances of an accident
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  134. 101.Which of these vehicles must stop before crossing railroad tracks?

    A Motor homes or pickup trucks towing a trailer
    B Sport utility vehicles carrying four or more persons
    C Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards
    C Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  135. 102.At dawn or dusk, or in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to:

    A Turn on your parking lights
    B Use your horn every once in a while
    C Turn on your low-beam headlights
    C Turn on your low-beam headlights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  136. 103.When parking your vehicle on any hill:

    A Use your parking brake and leave the vehicle in gear or "park"
    B Your front wheels should be parallel to teh road if there is no curb
    C One of your rear wheels should touch the curb
    A Use your parking brake and leave the vehicle in gear or "park"
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  137. 104.A traffic light is red, but a peace officer is signaling you to continue driving. What should you do?

    A Wait for the green light
    B Change lanes and drive slowly
    C Do as the officer tells you
    C Do as the officer tells you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  138. 105.If you have trouble seeing other vehicles because of dust or smoke blowing across the roadway, you should drive slower and turn on your:

    A Interior lights
    B Headlights
    C Parking lights
    B Headlights
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  139. 106.You are driving on a road where the speed limit is 45 mph. All other vehicles are driving 50 mph or faster. You may legally drive:

    A Anywhere between 45 mph and 50 mph
    B 50 mph or faster. The speed of traffic
    C No faster than 45 mph
    C No faster than 45 mph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  140. 107.At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always:

    A Stop, listen, and proceed cautiously
    B Look to the sides of your vehicle
    C Pass vehicles that seem to be stopped for no reason
    B Look to the sides of your vehicle
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  141. 108.You are driving on a highway when a tire blows out on your vehicle. What should you do?

    A Pump your brakes and slow to a stop on the roadway
    B Don't apply the brake until the vehicle is almost stopped
    C Brake hard and steer to the right
    B Don't apply the brake until the vehicle is almost stopped
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  142. 109.Pedestrians crossing at corners have the right-of-way:

    A Only at controlled intersections
    B Only when a crosswalk is painted on the street
    C Whether or not a crosswalk is marked
    C Whether or not a crosswalk is marked
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  143. 110.When you park on a level road next to a curb:

    A Your front wheels must be turned towards the side of the road
    B You do not have to set your parking brake
    C Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb
    C Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  144. 112.You are driving defensively when you:

    A Always put one car length between you and the car ahead
    B Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards
    C Stare at the car in front of you while driving
    B Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  145. 113.You should allow more space in front of your vehicle when following large trucks because:

    A You need the extra room to see around the truck
    B If you follow too closely, you will get caught in the wind draft caused by the truck
    C Their heavier weight allows them to stop more quickly than you
    A You need the extra room to see around the truck
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  146. 114.Which of the following will help you to avoid being hit from behind?

    A Quickly pumping your brakes just before turning
    B Decreasing your following distance
    C Signaling at least 100 feet before turning
    C Signaling at least 100 feet before turning
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  147. 115.Large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction:

    A Must stay in the right lane at all times
    B Often have to use part of the left lane to complete their turn
    C May complete their turn in either the left or right lane
    B Often have to use part of the left lane to complete their turn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  148. 116.Highways are typically most slippery:

    A After it has been raining for a long time
    B During a heavy rainstorm in the middle of summer
    C When it first starts to rain after a dry spell
    C When it first starts to rain after a dry spell
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  149. 118.To make a right turn onto a two-way street, start in the right-hand lane and end in:

    A The lane closest to the curb
    B The left lane
    C Any lane that is available
    A The lane closest to the curb
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  150. 119.Which of these is a good way to spot driving hazards?

    A Focus on the vehicle ahead
    B Scan ahead of your vehicle
    C Focus on your outside mirrors
    B Scan ahead of your vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  151. 121.When you enter traffic from a full stop (i.e. pulling away from a curb), you:

    A Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic
    B Should drive slower than other traffic for 200 feet
    C Should wait for the first vehicle to pass, then pull into a lane
    A Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  152. 122.Generally speaking, you are in a large truck's blind spot if you:

    A Can't see the truck driver in the truck's side mirrors
    B Follow no closer than 10 feet behind the large truck
    C Drive close to the truck's left front wheel
    A Can't see the truck driver in the truck's side mirrors
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  153. 123.If the roadway is wet and your car starts to skid, you should:

    A Slow down by pumping the brakes quickly and firmly
    B Slowly ease your foot off the gas pedal
    C Slow down by shifting to a lower gear
    B Slowly ease your foot off the gas pedal
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  154. 124.After passing a car, it is safe to return to your driving lane when:

    A You see the headlights of the passed car in your rearview mirror
    B You signal for four seconds your intention to return to your lane
    C The driver you just passed signals you to return to your lane
    A You see the headlights of the passed car in your rearview mirror
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  155. 125.If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:

    A Change lanes and maintain your current speed
    B Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead
    C Slow down because the lane ends ahead
    B Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  156. 126.If a pedestrian is in a crosswalk in the middle of a block:

    A The pedestrian has the right-of-way
    B The pedestrian must yield the right-of-way
    C Vehicles have the right-of-way, but drivers must legally take care for the pedestrian's safety
    A The pedestrian has the right-of-way
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  157. 127.Dim your lights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:

    A You have already passed
    B You are approaching from behind
    C Approaching you from behind
    B You are approaching from behind
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  158. 128.When a school bus with its red lights flashing is stopped ahead on your side of the road, you must:

    A Change lanes, drive slowly, and pass cautiously
    B Stop until the lights stop flashing
    C Stop until you think the children are unloaded
    B Stop until the lights stop flashing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  159. 129.You are entering a freeway. You should check traffic by using:

    A The inside and outside mirrors only
    B Only your rearview mirror
    C All mirrors and turning your head
    C All mirrors and turning your head
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  160. 132.You are going to make a left turn from a dedicated left-turn lane when a yellow arrow appears in your lane. You should:

    A Stop and do not turn under any circumstances
    B Speed up to get through the intersection
    C Be prepared to obey the signal that next appears
    C Be prepared to obey the signal that next appears
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  161. 133.A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:

    A Not turn in that direction until the light turns green
    B Turn in that direction after you come to a complete stop
    C Turn in that direction after slowing and checking traffic
    A Not turn in that direction until the light turns green
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  162. 134.If you have an accident, the law requires you to exchange your driver license information with:

    A Security guards
    B Others involved in the accident
    C Fire fighters
    B Others involved in the accident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  163. 135.Which of these is recommended when driving at night on a dimly lit street:

    A Drive slowly enough to stop within the area lighted by your headlights
    B Keep instrument lights bright to be more visible to other drivers
    C Briefly look at oncoming headlights so you won't be blinded
    A Drive slowly enough to stop within the area lighted by your headlights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  164. 137.Before getting out of your parked car on the traffic side of the street, you should:

    A Give a hand and arm signal for a left turn
    B Check traffic from behind before opening your door
    C Open your door so the other vehicles will stop and let you out
    B Check traffic from behind before opening your door
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  165. 138.The "three-second rule" applies to the space _____ of your vehicle.

    A In back
    B Ahead
    C To the sides
    B Ahead
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  166. 139.A peace officer stops you because he suspects you are DUI. You refuse to take a chemical test. What happens now?

    A Your driving privilege will be taken away
    B You will not be allowed to post bail
    C You will receive an additional fine
    A Your driving privilege will be taken away
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  167. 140.At night, if an oncoming vehicle fails to dim its high beams, look:

    A Toward the right edge of your lane
    B Toward the center of the roadway
    C Straight ahead of your lane, beyond the oncoming vehicle
    A Toward the right edge of your lane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  168. 141.You have consented to take a test for the alcohol content of your blood, breath, or urine:

    A Only if an accident has occurred
    B Whenever you drive in California
    C Only if you have been drinking alcohol
    B Whenever you drive in California
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  169. 142.When roads are slippery, you should:

    A Avoid making fast turns and stops
    B Stop and test the traction of your tires while going up steep hills
    C Decrease the distance that you look ahead of your vehicle
    A Avoid making fast turns and stops
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  170. 143.Parking is never permitted:

    A In a bicycle lane, unless otherwise posted
    B In a crosshatched pattern space
    C Twenty feet from a railroad track
    B In a crosshatched pattern space
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  171. 144.A law enforcement officer notices that one of your passengers is not wearing a seat belt and writes a citation. Which of the following is true?

    A You may receive the citation if the passenger is 15 or younger
    B Both you and your passenger will receive a citation
    C Your passenger will receive a citation, regardless of age
    A You may receive the citation if the passenger is 15 or younger
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  172. 145.You exit a freeway on a ramp that curves downhill. You should:

    A Slow to the posted speed limit for the freeway
    B Slow to a safe speed before the curve
    C Wait until you have entered the curve to begin braking
    B Slow to a safe speed before the curve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  173. 146.If there is a solid double, yellow line in the center of the roadway, you:

    A Are in a center left-turn lane
    B May turn left into a private driveway
    C Are on a one-way street
    B May turn left into a private driveway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  174. 147.When traffic is slow and heavy and you must cross railroad tracks before reaching the upcoming intersection, you should:

    A Stop on the tracks and wait for the light to turn green
    B Stop between the crossing gates in case they close
    C Wait until you can completely cross the tracks before you proceed
    C Wait until you can completely cross the tracks before you proceed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  175. 149.Which way do you turn your front wheels when parked uphill next to a curb?

    A Away from the curb
    B Into the curb
    C Parallel to the curb
    A Away from the curb
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  176. 150.Always look carefully for motorcycles before you change lanes because:

    A They usually have the right-of-way at intersections
    B Their smaller size makes them harder to see
    C It is illegal for motorcycles to share traffic lanes
    B Their smaller size makes them harder to see
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  177. 151.A green arrow means go, but first you must:

    A Wait five seconds before proceeding
    B Check the vehicle behind you in your rearview mirror
    C Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection
    C Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  178. 152.Before driving into an intersection from a stop, you should look:

    A Left, right, and left again
    B Left and right only
    C Straight ahead and to the left
    A Left, right, and left again
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  179. 153.You may legally drive in any carpool lane if:

    A You are carrying the minimum number of persons shown on the sign
    B All the other lanes have heavy traffic
    C It is between the hours of 7 pm and 7 am
    A You are carrying the minimum number of persons shown on the sign
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  180. 154.During the second six months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:

    A Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
    B Drive between the hours of 5:00 am and midnight
    C Transport adults between the hours of 5:00 am and midnight
    A Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  181. 155.A green arrow pointing to the left on a traffic light means you may:

    A Turn left or continue going straight
    B Make a protected left turn in that direction
    C Turn in that direction only after you stop
    B Make a protected left turn in that direction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  182. 156.U-turns in residential districts are legal:

    A When there are no vehicles approaching nearby
    B On a one-way street at a green arrow
    C Across two sets of solid double, yellow lines
    A When there are no vehicles approaching nearby
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  183. 157.You are at a red traffic signal. The traffic light turns green, but there are still other vehicles in the intersection. You should:

    A Enter the intersection and wait for traffic to clear
    B Move ahead only if you can go around the other vehicles safely
    C Wait until the vehicles clear the intersection before entering
    C Wait until the vehicles clear the intersection before entering
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  184. 158.Following closely behind another vehicle:

    A Increases fuel efficiency
    B Helps you avoid other drivers' blind spots
    C Is a common cause of rear-end accidents
    C Is a common cause of rear-end accidents
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  185. 159.You should always turn on your emergency flashers when:

    A Your car has broken down on the roadway
    B You are double parked in a traffic lane
    C You are parked on the side of the road in heavy fog
    A Your car has broken down on the roadway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  186. 160.You are driving 45 mph in a 55 mph zone. You can be cited for speeding:

    A If road or weather conditions require an even slower speed
    B Only if you are approaching a sharp curve in the road
    C Under no circumstance because it is always legal
    A If road or weather conditions require an even slower speed
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  187. 162.If you always insist on letting other drivers go ahead of you at intersections, you are most likely:

    A Causing traffic delays
    B Improving traffic flow
    C Effectively using defensive driving techniques
    A Causing traffic delays
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  188. 164.You were in an accident which caused more than $500 worth of damage. You must report the accident within 10 days to:

    A The DMV
    B The CHP
    C Your insurance company
    A The DMV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  189. 165.You may cross double, yellow lines to pass another vehicle if the:

    A Yellow line next to the other side of the road is broken
    B Vehicle in front of you moves to the right to let you pass
    C Yellow line next to your side of the road is broken
    C Yellow line next to your side of the road is broken
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  190. 166.To see cars in your blind spots, you should check:

    A Over your shoulders
    B The inside rearview mirror
    C The outside rearview mirror
    A Over your shoulders
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  191. 167.Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their bumper):

    A Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
    B Reduces accidents by preventing you from being "cut off"
    C Cannot result in a traffic violation
    A Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  192. 168.Backing your vehicle is:

    A Always dangerous to do
    B Only dangerous in large vehicles
    C Not dangerous if you have a helper
    A Always dangerous to do
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  193. 169.You may drive in a bike lane:

    A During rush hour traffic if bicycles are not present
    B Whenever bicyclists are not present
    C No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
    C No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  194. 170.Do not start across an intersection if you know you will block the intersection:

    A Unless you entered the intersection on a green light
    B Under any circumstances
    C Unless you entered the intersection on a green arrow
    B Under any circumstances
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  195. 171.To turn right from a highway with two lanes in your direction, turn from:

    A The lane closest to the center of the road
    B The lane closest to the curb or edge of the roadway
    C Either lane, depending on oncoming traffic
    B The lane closest to the curb or edge of the roadway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  196. 172.Which of these statements about drugs and driving is true?

    A Even over-the-counter drugs can impair your driving
    B Only illegal drugs can impair your driving
    C Any prescription drug is safe to use if you don't feel drowsy
    A Even over-the-counter drugs can impair your driving
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  197. 173.A flashing red traffic light at an intersection means:

    A Stop and wait for the green light
    B Slow down before entering
    C Stop before entering
    C Stop before entering
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  198. 174.You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:

    A Modify your vehicle's exhaust system
    B Sell or transfer your vehicle
    C Paint your vehicle a different color
    B Sell or transfer your vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  199. 175.While all of the following are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal?

    A Reading a road map
    B Listening to music through a set of dual headphones
    C Adjusting your outside mirrors
    B Listening to music through a set of dual headphones
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  200. 176.If your driving record shows you failed to appear in court after receiving a traffic ticket, the DMV will:

    A Suspend your driving privilege until you appear in court
    B Restrict your driving privilege
    C Suspend the registration of the vehicle you are driving
    A Suspend your driving privilege until you appear in court
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  201. 177.You have had your license for three months. You may:

    A Transport minors between midnight and 5:00 am unaccompanied
    B Drive between 5:00 am and 5:00 pm unaccompanied
    C Transport minors unaccompanied at any time
    B Drive between 5:00 am and 5:00 pm unaccompanied
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  202. 178.Who has the right-of-way at an intersection with no crosswalks?

    A Vehicles, but they should slow down and be careful
    B Pedestrians, but only with the green "WALK" signal
    C Pedestrians always have the right-of-way
    C Pedestrians always have the right-of-way
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  203. 180.You are approaching a sharp curve in the road. You should:

    A Start braking as soon as you enter the curve
    B Accelerate into the curve and brake out of it
    C Start braking before you enter the curve
    C Start braking before you enter the curve
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  204. 181.If you approach a curve on the top of a hill and you do not have a clear view of the road ahead, you should:

    A Use your high beam lights to be more visible
    B Slow down so you can stop if necessary
    C Pull over and wait for conditions to improve
    B Slow down so you can stop if necessary
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  205. 182.A person between 13 and 18 years of age may have his/her driving privilege _____ for one year if convicted as a habitual truant.

    A Extended
    B Cancelled
    C Suspended
    C Suspended
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  206. 183.If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:

    A Any of the traffic lanes in your direction
    B The far right lane only
    C Either of the two right lanes
    C Either of the two right lanes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  207. 184.To see vehicles in your blind spot, you must look:

    A Over your shoulders
    B In your side mirrors
    C In your inside rearview mirror
    A Over your shoulders
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  208. 185.When you look ahead while driving, it is best to:

    A Look only at the back of the car ahead of you
    B Look beyond the car ahead of you
    C Focus on the right side of your lane
    B Look beyond the car ahead of you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  209. 186.You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with siren and lights flashing. You should:

    A Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop
    B Pull to the right in the intersection and stop
    C Stop immediately in the intersection until it passes
    A Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  210. 187.It is a good habit to signal continuously during the last 100 feet before you turn at an intersection:

    A Unless your turn is protected by a green arrow
    B Even if you do not see any other vehicles around
    C Unless you are in a designated turn lane
    B Even if you do not see any other vehicles around
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  211. 188.For the first six months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:

    A Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
    B Transport adults between the hours of 5:00 am and midnight
    C Drive between the hours of 5:00 am and midnight
    A Transport minors between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  212. 189.Which of these is a legal U-turn?

    A 150 feet away from a hill or curve
    B On a highway where there is a paved opening for a turn
    C Over two sets of double, yellow lines in the roadway
    B On a highway where there is a paved opening for a turn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  213. 190.When a traffic light turns green, should you go immediately?

    A Yes, but yield to any vehicle or person still in the intersection
    B No, because you must first wait 5 seconds before proceeding
    C Yes, or you could be given a ticket for causing gridlock
    A Yes, but yield to any vehicle or person still in the intersection
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  214. 191.You may legally park your car in front of a driveway:

    A If the driveway is in front of your house
    B Under no circumstances
    C As long as it is not parked for longer than15 minutes
    B Under no circumstances
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  215. 193.When parked on any hill, you should always set your park brake and:

    A Leave your vehicle in neutral
    B Keep your front wheels parallel to the road
    C Leave your vehicle in gear or the "park" position
    C Leave your vehicle in gear or the "park" position
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  216. 194.Even if you know your vehicle can maneuver a sharp curve at the legal speed limit, you should still slow down because:

    A You must legally drive below the speed limit on sharp curves
    B There may be a stalled car or accident ahead that you can't see
    C The strong inward pull on your vehicle can be dangerous
    B There may be a stalled car or accident ahead that you can't see
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  217. 195.You may turn right on a sold red light:

    A Only after stopping, unless otherwise posted
    B Under no circumstances
    C Only after slowing down and checking traffic
    A Only after stopping, unless otherwise posted
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  218. 196.If your vehicle's gas pedal sticks. you should:

    A Shift into neutral and apply the brakes
    B Pull up the pedal with your tow
    C Apply the parking brake immediately
    A Shift into neutral and apply the brakes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  219. 197.You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of:

    A A vehicle approaching you from behind
    B An oncoming vehicle
    C A sharp curve or hill
    B An oncoming vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  220. 198.If 5 or more vehicles are following you on narrow two-lane road, you should:

    A Continue driving because you have the right-of-way
    B Pull off the road when it is safe and let them pass
    C Move to the right side of your lane and drive slowly
    B Pull off the road when it is safe and let them pass
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  221. 199. When driving a vehicle with air bags, you are the safest when seated:

    a. at least 10 inches away from the steering wheel
    b. as close to the steering wheel as possible
    c. with your head positioned directly above the steering wheel
    a. at least 10 inches away from the steering wheel
  222. 200.You are involved in an accident and there is a death. You must notify law enforcement and make a written report (SR1) to:

    A The DMV
    B The CHP
    C Your insurance company
    A The DMV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  223. 201.You are approaching an uncontrolled intersection. You:

    A Must yield the right-of-way to all other vehicles
    B Should slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary
    C Should always stop before driving through the intersection
    B Should slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  224. 202.You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to:

    A Increase your speed to 65 mph
    B Wait until double, yellow lines separate the lanes
    C Have at least a 10 to 12 second gap in the oncoming traffic
    C Have at least a 10 to 12 second gap in the oncoming traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  225. 204.Whose responsibility is it to know how your medications affect your driving?

    A Yours
    B You doctor's
    C Your pharmacist's
    A Yours
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  226. 205.When driving in the far right lane of a freeway, you:

    A Must be driving slower than the other traffic
    B Should expect merging vehicles at on ramps
    C Must give the right-of-way to merging traffic
    B Should expect merging vehicles at on ramps
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  227. 206.You see a car approaching from the rear. When you check your mirror again to change lanes, you no longer see the car. You should:

    A Turn your signal on and change lanes slowly
    B Look over your shoulder to be sure the car isn't in your blind spot
    C Signal, honk your horn, and change lanes quickly
    B Look over your shoulder to be sure the car isn't in your blind spot
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  228. 207.If you are unable to see the road ahead while driving because of heavy rain or fog, and your wipers do not help, you should:

    A Turn on your high beams and continue driving
    B Pull off the road completely until visibility improves
    C Slow down and continue driving
    B Pull off the road completely until visibility improves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  229. 208.If you think a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:

    A Honk your horn and maintain speed
    B use your horn and swerve into the next lane
    C Slow or stop your car and use your horn
    C Slow or stop your car and use your horn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  230. 209.It is very foggy. You should slow down and turn on your:

    A High beam lights
    B Low beam lights
    C Emergency flashers
    B Low beam lights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  231. 211.Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:

    A Station wagon
    B Large tour bus
    C Passenger car
    B Large tour bus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  232. 212.When should you use your headlights?

    A Anytime you can't see at least two miles ahead
    B One hour before sunset and one hour before sunrise
    C Anytime you have trouble seeing other cars or being seen
    C Anytime you have trouble seeing other cars or being seen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  233. 213.You park your car at the curb on a level two-way street. Before getting out of the car, you should:

    A Make sure you are parked at least two feet from the curb
    B Turn your front wheels toward the curb
    C Look for cars and bicycles on the traffic side of the vehicle
    C Look for cars and bicycles on the traffic side of the vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  234. 214.When sharing the road with a trolley or light rail vehicle:

    A Never turn in front of an approaching trolley or light rail vehicle
    B Always pass a light rail vehicle or trolley slowly like freight trains
    C Remember they are loud and move slowly like freight trains
    A Never turn in front of an approaching trolley or light rail vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  235. 215.Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If it is absolutely necessary, you may:

    A Drive on the freeway shoulder until a gap appears
    B Stop before merging with freeway traffic
    C make room by forcing your way into a small gap
    B Stop before merging with freeway traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  236. 216.When driving near road construction zones, you should:

    A Slow down to watch the construction as you pass
    B Step on the brakes before you pass the construction
    C Pass the construction zone carefully and avoid "rubbernecking"
    C Pass the construction zone carefully and avoid "rubbernecking"
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  237. 217.Which of the following is true about safety belts?

    A They increase your chances of survival in most types of accidents
    B They keep you from being thrown clear to safety
    C More likely you will drown if your car goes into a lake or a river
    A They increase your chances of survival in most types of accidents
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  238. 218.Solid yellow lines separate:

    A Bicycle lanes from regular traffic
    B Traffic lanes on one-way streets
    C Vehicles going in opposite directions
    C Vehicles going in opposite directions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  239. 220.You must carefully watch for bicycles in traffic lanes because they:

    A usually have the right-of-way
    B Could be hidden in your blind spots
    C Must ride facing oncoming traffic
    B Could be hidden in your blind spots
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  240. 222.It is illegal to leave a child six years of age or younger unattended in a motor vehicle:

    A When the keys are in the ignition
    B Only if the engine is running
    C If they are with a 12-year old brother or sister
    A When the keys are in the ignition
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  241. 223.Which of the following children requires a child restraint system?


    A A six-year old weighing 45 pounds
    B A five-year old weighing 65 pounds
    C A five-year old weighing 55 pounds
    C A five-year old weighing 55 pounds
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  242. 224.
    Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If it is absolutely necessary, you may:

    A. Drive on the freeway shoulder until a gap appears
    B. Make room by forcing yourself in to a small gap
    C. Stop before merging with freeway traffic
    C. Stop before merging with freeway traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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