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Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
A light that has just turned green is
When driving on a long trip, you should
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
Most warning signs are
What does the odometer show?
A construction zone is indicated by
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
A sign with a yellow background is a
What is a space cushion?
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
The chance of a collision is greatest
The purpose of traffic signs are
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
When driving through heavy fog, you should
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
Black ice
Which of the following statements about speed limits for cars in North Carolina is/are correct?
I. The speed limit outside a city 55 mph unless otherwise posted.
II. The speed limit inside a city is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
The alternator warning light indicate
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
Overdriving headlights means
Antifreeze is used in the
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Roads are likely to be especially slick
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
The area you can see around you is called
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?