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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
What is the main purpose for passenger restrictions as part of GDL laws?
When is using a cell phone while driving appropriate?
When a moving object hits something, what is the most important factor in determining how hard it hits?
When you determine how to adjust speed or position, which IPDE step are you using?
A construction zone is indicated by
Roads are likely to be especially slick
When driving on a long trip, you should
Black ice
The best place to adjust speed to steer through a curve is
Overdriving headlights means
The area you can see around you is called
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.
A light that has just turned green is
Alcohol begins to affect a person’s abilities
Hydroplaning occurs when your tires
Time your eyes need to regain clear vision after being affected by bright lights
What does the odometer show?
Condition in which a driver is lulled into an inattentive, drowsy state
Which roadway marking indicates a no-passing area?
The purpose of traffic signs are
If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?

I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
Never remove a radiator cap on a hot engine because
In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?


I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
What are the parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)
The four steps in the IPDE Process are
Antifreeze is used in the
The correct hand signal for a left turn is
What is a space cushion?
The first action to take when making an off-road recovery is to
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?
Most states have set the level of intoxication at a BAC of
Most warning signs are
A person can sober up by drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower.
A sign with a yellow background is a
Alcohol first affects a driver by
The chance of a collision is greatest
Conviction for which of the following carries the highest number of points?
The alternator warning light indicate
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.
A vehicle’s electrical energy is stored in the
Driver inattention is a major factor in most crashes and near-crashes.
The area to the rear of the car not seen in mirrors is
When driving through heavy fog, you should
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 an emergency vehicle sounds it sirens or used a flashing lights you