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The four steps in the IPDE Process are
A light that has just turned green is
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
A construction zone is indicated by
When driving through heavy fog, you should
Roads are likely to be especially slick
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
What is a space cushion?
The alternator warning light indicate
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
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
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Antifreeze is used in the
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Most warning signs are
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
Overdriving headlights means
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?
The purpose of traffic signs are
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
The area you can see around you is called
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When driving on a long trip, you should
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 does the odometer show?
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
The chance of a collision is greatest