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You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
The alternator warning light indicate
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
What is a space cushion?
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
A construction zone is indicated by
A sign with a yellow background is a
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
Overdriving headlights means
Alcohol first affects a driver by
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
The chance of a collision is greatest
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
The purpose of traffic signs are
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
What does the odometer show?
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Roads are likely to be especially slick
The area you can see around you is called
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.
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
Most warning signs are
Antifreeze is used in the
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
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?
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Black ice
When driving on a long trip, you should
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
When driving through heavy fog, you should
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of