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Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Overdriving headlights means
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
A construction zone is indicated by
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
When driving through heavy fog, you should
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
The purpose of traffic signs are
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
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.
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
The alternator warning light indicate
Black ice
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
Most warning signs are
What does the odometer show?
A light that has just turned green is
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 are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The area you can see around you is called
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
What is a space cushion?
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle 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.
When driving on a long trip, you should
Antifreeze is used in the
Roads are likely to be especially slick
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
A sign with a yellow background is a
The chance of a collision is greatest
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.