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Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
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
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
The alternator warning light indicate
Most warning signs are
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The chance of a collision is greatest
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
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.
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
A construction zone is indicated by
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Roads are likely to be especially slick
Antifreeze is used in the
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
A sign with a yellow background is a
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
The purpose of traffic signs are
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
What is a space cushion?
When driving through heavy fog, you should
Alcohol first affects a driver by
Overdriving headlights means
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
A light that has just turned green is
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
When driving on a long trip, you should
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
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 area you can see around you is called
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
What does the odometer show?
Black ice