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academy school of driving 100 questions
When must you signal before making a turn?
At least 100 feet before the intersectoin
How close may you park to a stop sign?
How close may you park to a corner?
How close may you park to a fire hydrant?
What is the proper distance you may park from the curb?
6 inches or
When will you be given a proposed License suspension Notice?
After receiving 12 points
What is the penalty for driving with a suspended license-
Fine of $500 and up to 6 months additional license suspension
What is the penalty for not telling the truth when applying for a license?
No less than a $200 fine and up to 6 months imprisonment
Up to 3 points may be subtracted from your record if you receive no moving violations for how long?
What is the penalty or refusing the breath test?
7 months- 1 year suspension (first offense) same as DUI
Who is responsible if a student commits a traffic offense?
both the student and the accompanying instructor or licensed driver
What should you do if approaching a steady yellow or amber signal?
stop before entering the intersection, if safe to do so
What is a good practice while driving to avoid Highway Hypnosis?
Keep from looking at one thing for more than a few seconds
What is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn?
The lane nearest the center in the direction you are heading
When driving at night you should be able to stop...?
within the distance you can see ahead
Where should you position your car to make a left turn from a two way street?
the lane nearest the center of the road, and turn right before reaching the middle of the road
What is a good practice when nearing an uncontrolled intersection?
Slow down and be prepared to stop
What is a good practice when driving in the city?
drive slower, watch for pedestrians, 25 mph speed limit, look 12 seconds ahead
What must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light?
yield to oncoming traffic
What do two parallel white lines across the road mean?
pedestrian cross walk
What papers must you have when operating a motor vehicle?
license, registration, and insurance card
When should you use your horn?
to get the attention, or warn other drivers
What should be done if two cars enter an uncontrolled intersection simultaneously?
the driver to the left must yield to the driver on the right
Why should you use seat belts and shoulder belts?
they increase your chance of surviving an accident
When may you pass on the right?
if the car in front is turning left and there is room to pass
What does a flashing red light mean?
stop, proceed with caution
What does a green light mean?
proceed in a safe manner
What does a single solid white line across an intersection mean?
you should stop being the line for a traffic sign or signal
What does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean?
warning or caution
Which way should you turn if you are going into a skid?
in the direction the back of your car is skidding
How far should you stay behind the car that you are following?
at least two- three seconds
If two cars reach a four way stop at the same time, what is proper procedure?
the driver on the left yields to the driver on the right
What should you do if you go into a skid?
take your foot off the gas and turn in the direction of the skid (or where the back is going)
What is the most common mistake a new driver makes?
pushing the brake too hard
What is the best way to talk to other drivers?
through the use of your horn and lights
What does a red and white eight sided sign mean?
What does a red and white triangular sign mean?
If you drive through a deep puddle, what should you do?
test your brakes by pumping them
When is the road surface most slippery?
During the first few minutes of rain
When should you use your high beams?
open country driving situations
A driver's left hand extended upwards means what?
The driver is making a right turn
A driver's left hand extended straight out means what?
the driver is making a left turn
A driver's left hand extended downward means what?
the driver is making a stop or slowing down
What should you do if your brakes fail?
shift to a lower gear and pump your brakes
What should you do if you have a tire blowout?
slow down gradually, grip wheel firmly
What should you do if you miss an exit on an expressway?
go to the next exit. don't back up
When you are driving on a curve, your vehicle will tend to :
What is good practice at an intersection that has no signs or signal?
be ready to stop if necessary (cover the brake)
It is good practice to keep a space cushion in order to?
give time to react
One of the best defenses against drunk drivers is:
proper wearing of seat belt
When a school bus has stopped at a school to pick up or let off children, you may pass in either direction at a speed of no more than:
How should you turn your wheels when parking downhill next to a curb?
towards the curb
You are required by new jersey law to keep to the right except:
when on a one-way street, when passing, or if it is impractical to travel on that side of the roadway
Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drunk driving had been drinking what kind of alcoholic beverage?
The speed limit in a school zone/residential/city:
You should always yield to:
other vehicles already in the intersection, pedestrians and emergency vehicles
If you want to return to the road from a dirt shoulder:
slow down, gain control of the vehicle, return slowly
To make a right turn you should:
get int the right lane
A 12 oz. can of beer has as much alcohol in it as:
1.5 oz. of 86 proof whiskey or one 5 oz. glass of wine
Whether your blood alcohol content raises above legal limits depends on:
how fast you drank, your weight, how much you drank
The best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident is:
don't drink at all
Driving while under the influence of intoxicated beverages means:
The driver's senses and judgement are impaired by alcohol (.08% BAC)
When blood/alcohol content reaches 0.15%, your chances of getting into a serious/fatal accident will increase:
What is a "Habitual Offender"?
any person whose license has been suspended 3 times within 3 years
The first conviction penalty for anyone over 21 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is:
$300-$500 fine and possible imprisonment for 30 days and loss of license for 7 months to 1 year
In NJ, you must always keep to which side of the road (except when passing) ?
with a blood alcohol concentration of .05-.10%:
you may or may not be under the influence
With a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or more:
you are definitely under the influence (regardless of age)
What is a good rule of thumb in adjusting to traffic?
try to adjust your speed to the flow of traffic
What is a good rule of thumb for following distances on dry roads?
2-3 second space between cars
What does the word "tailgating" mean?
driving too close to the vehicle in front. this does not allow enough time to react if the vehicle ahead suddenly stops or slows
What does hydroplaning mean?
Losing the tire grip on wet roads and riding up on a film of water
What is an uncontrolled intersection?
an intersection where there's no traffic signals or signs
When should you dim your headlights?
In city driving and when following or meeting another vehicle within 500 feet
What is an acceleration lane? Deceleration lane?
An extra lane provided at the entrance to an expressway to provide a vehicle distance in which to build up speed. Deceleration lane is to exit the expressway.
You must stop (in either direction) at least how many feet from a school bus with its red lights on?
Dates for studded tires on NJ roadways are?
November 15th to April 1st
Persons under the age of 21 are considered under the influence (DUI) when their blood alcohol content is:
You can practice driving with a valid special learners permit (for 16-20 year olds):
Between 5:01 AM and 11 PM
It is important to slow down and be ready to stop:
on narrow roads, at intersections or railroad crossings, and when the road is wet or slippery
The best way to take a curve is to:
slow down before entering the curve
You may drive on public or private property to avoid a traffic sign or signal only if:
directed to do so by a police officer
When it is legal to make a right turn on red, you must:
make a full stop and treat it like a stop sign
You can get alcohol out of your blood by:
time. the more you wait the less the influence
The definition of a blind spot:
area which cannot be seen in the mirror(s)
The inspection sticker on a new vehicle is good for:
A single, solid white line across a road at an intersection means:
stop within 5 feet of the line for sign or traffic light
IF you have an out of state license, and move to NJ, you must apply for a NJ license within:
60 days, or before your current license expires, whichever comes first
Some signs of alcohol impairment are usually:
talkativeness, confidence, foolishness
How long do you have to report a change in address on a NJ license?
Headlights, not parking lights alone, must be used:
One-half hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunrise, in poor weather conditions, and when visibility is 500 feet or less
If your car breaks down on an express way, the first thing you should do is:
try to pull off the road safely
If you run off the pavement, the first thing you should do is:
slow down and turn back onto the pavement slowly
The implied consent law means:
driver agrees to take a breath test by simply inserting key in ignition
If a person becomes drunk in your home and has a motor vehicle accident after leaving your home you could:
be involved in a lawsuit
When you move in from out of state, your car must be inspected within:
14 days after registration
How long do you have to report a name change to the DMV?
If a collision is impossible to avoid, you can lessen the impact by:
Steering towards objects that give
Failure to give consent to be tested for alcohol consumption (the implied consent law) is punishable by:
7 months to 1 year suspension of driving privileges
A "learner's" or "student" permit refers to a permit for a"
16 year old
In adverse weather conditions, the stopping distance of a truck is increased by:
A provisional license is good for:
The legal Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level in NJ is:
To avoid highway hypnosis:
avoid looking at any one point or object for more than a few seconds at a time
Anyone 21 or older must have their permit for how long?
For any emergency vehicle with flashing lights engaged on your road, you must:
pull over to the right and stop
One of the main concerns a driver must have when dealing with a truck is the truck driver's:
limited visibility. maneuverability, and stopping distance
What does GDL stand for?
Graduated Driver Licence
One of the restrictions of the GDL program is that the driver may not use any _________ devices?
handheld game or wireless
For someone 21 or older the GDL time restrictions are ____?
The standard accident prevention formula is:
Be alert, be prepared, act in time
The standard monetary fine for a GDL infraction is:
If a person with a BAC level of .05% doubles their chances of getting into an accident, then a person with a BAC level of .10%:
has a 6 times greater chance of getting into an accident, at .15% risk, increases to 25 times.
The best way to get alcohol out of one's system is not coffee or even eating, but rather:
Is driving a privilege or a right?
driving is a privilege
Considering that emotions play such an active role in driving, when you are angry, excited or upset, you should _______?
take some time to cool off before driving