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Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Overdriving headlights means
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 does the odometer show?
What is a space cushion?
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
The four steps in the IPDE Process 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.
A sign with a yellow background is a
The purpose of traffic signs are
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
Roads are likely to be especially slick
A construction zone is indicated by
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
A light that has just turned green is
The area you can see around you is called
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
The alternator warning light indicate
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
When driving through heavy fog, you should
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.
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
Black ice
Antifreeze is used in the
Most warning signs are
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
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.
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
When driving on a long trip, you should
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
The chance of a collision is greatest