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Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
Antifreeze is used in the
Black ice
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
A sign with a yellow background is a
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
What is a space cushion?
What does the odometer show?
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
The chance of a collision is greatest
A construction zone is indicated by
Overdriving headlights means
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
Most warning signs are
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.
The alternator warning light indicate
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The area you can see around you is called
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
A light that has just turned green is
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
When driving on a long trip, you should
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
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Roads are likely to be especially slick
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
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.
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
Alcohol first affects a driver by
The purpose of traffic signs are
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?
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
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 through heavy fog, you should