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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
When driving through heavy fog, you should
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
The alternator warning light indicate
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
The area you can see around you is called
What is a space cushion?
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
When driving on a long trip, you should
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
A sign with a yellow background is a
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
Most warning signs are
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
The purpose of traffic 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.
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
A light that has just turned green is
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Roads are likely to be especially slick
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.
Antifreeze is used in the
The chance of a collision is greatest
Alcohol first affects a driver by
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
A construction zone is indicated by
Black ice
What does the odometer show?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Overdriving headlights means