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