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A construction zone is indicated by
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
The area you can see around you is called
The chance of a collision is greatest
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.
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
Most warning signs 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.
Overdriving headlights means
Roads are likely to be especially slick
What is a space cushion?
What does the odometer show?
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
When driving through heavy fog, you should
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
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 area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
The purpose of traffic signs are
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
The alternator warning light indicate
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
Antifreeze is used in the
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
A light that has just turned green is
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
When driving on a long trip, you should
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Black ice
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Alcohol first affects a driver by
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
A sign with a yellow background is a
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of