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When rounding a curve, a car tends to
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The chance of a collision is greatest
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
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
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
A construction zone is indicated by
A sign with a yellow background is a
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
What does the odometer show?
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
Black ice
Antifreeze is used in the
What is a space cushion?
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
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.
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Roads are likely to be especially slick
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
The area you can see around you is called
When driving through heavy fog, you should
A light that has just turned green is
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Overdriving headlights means
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
When driving on a long trip, you should
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Alcohol first affects a driver by
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
The purpose of traffic signs are
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
The alternator warning light indicate
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
Most warning signs are
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
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?
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?