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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.
When an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you
The purpose of traffic signs are
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Of all the possible causes of collisions, what is by far the most common?
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
Most warning signs are
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Which insurance protects you if you are injured by a hit-and-run driver or a driver who has no way to pay costs?
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?

I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
When driving on a long trip, you should
When rounding a curve, a car tends to
Roads are likely to be especially slick
A construction zone is indicated by
One of the questions you should ask yourself as you are deciding to pass another vehicle is
You are approaching an intersection that has traffic signals. The intersection is
The area you can see around you is called
What does the odometer show?
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Antifreeze is used in the
A sign with a yellow background is a
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
Black ice
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
The chance of a collision is greatest
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following?
Alcohol first affects a driver by
What is a space cushion?
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
The alternator warning light indicate
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
When driving through heavy fog, you should
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
Overdriving headlights means
A light that has just turned green is
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
A yellow X on an overhead signal above your lane indicates
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is