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Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
The chance of a collision is greatest
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
The alternator warning light indicate
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
A light that has just turned green is
A sign with a yellow background is a
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
Most warning signs are
Alcohol first affects a driver by
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
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
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
What is a space cushion?
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Overdriving headlights means
When driving on a long trip, you should
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 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.
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.
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
What does the odometer show?
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
The purpose of traffic signs are
The area you can see around you is called
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
Black ice
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
Antifreeze is used in the
A construction zone is indicated by
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
When driving through heavy fog, you should