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When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
When driving through heavy fog, you should
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
Antifreeze is used in the
When driving on a long trip, you should
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Most warning signs are
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
A light that has just turned green is
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
Black ice
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
The purpose of traffic signs are
What is a space cushion?
Roads are likely to be especially slick
The area you can see around you is called
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
Overdriving headlights means
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
The alternator warning light indicate
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 are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
A sign with a yellow background is a
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
A construction zone is indicated by
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
The chance of a collision is greatest
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
What does the odometer show?
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because