Get a taste of a driver’s ed practice test with these practice questions!
What should you do at a yellow traffic light?
A: Slam on the brakes.
B: Speed up to cross before the light turns red.
C: Stop if it’s safe to do so.
D: Drive through the intersection, but slowly.
C: At yellow traffic lights, stop if it’s safe to do so.
You’re approaching a flashing red light at an intersection. Cars on the cross street don’t have a light. What should you do?
A: Stop completely and drive ahead when you can safely do so.
B: Stop and give the right of way only to the vehicle on your right.
C: Keep going. Stops are for solid red lights.
D: Perform a rolling stop since the red light is flashing.
A: Stop completely at the flashing red light and continue driving only when you can safely do so.
You are driving on the highway and wish to pass the vehicle in front of you. What is the first thing you should do?
A: Honk your horn to keep from surprising the driver
B: Check to see if everything is clear
C: Shake your arm out the window
D: All choices are incorrect
B: If you wish to pass the vehicle in front of you on the highway, you must first make sure everything is clear.
Stella is driving in the far right lane of a multi-lane road, but she needs to make a left turn that’s coming up in 50 feet. What should she do?
A: Brake and wait for vehicles to go around her.
B: Drive past the turn and keep going until she finds a safe place to turn around.
C: Cut across the lanes to make the turn in time.
D: Slow down traffic enough to make her turn.
B: Because she doesn’t have enough time to slow down properly and use her turn signal to warn other vehicles, Stella should keep going and turn around later.
Emma has her vehicle’s gear on reverse while turning the wheel right. Which way will her vehicle go?
A: Emma’s vehicle will drive forward to the right.
B: Emma’s vehicle will back out to the left.
C: Emma’s vehicle will back out to the right.
D: Emma’s vehicle will not know what to do.
C: Emma’s vehicle will back out to the right with the gear on reverse while turning her steering wheel to the right.
Before changing gears to reverse it is important to ________.
A: have two hands on the steering wheel
B: have a clear view of the front windshield
C: let go of the brake
D: have a clear view of the rear window
D: When you’re about to drive in reverse, it’s important to have a clear view of the rear window before you change gears.
How is your following distance determined?
A: Counting seconds from when the driver in front of you passes an object until you pass it.
B: Observing how long it takes the person behind you to pass the object you just went by.
C: Observing how long it takes you to get close to the vehicle in front of you.
D: Observing how quickly you can pass mile markers.
A: Following distance is determined by observing how long it takes you to pass the same object the vehicle in front of you passes.
All of the following options are good strategies to avoid fatigue EXCEPT:
A: Making sure your car isn’t too warm
B: Switching drivers often
C: Driving more aggressively
D: Rolling down the window
C: Having the right temperature, switching drivers often, and rolling down the windows are all ways to avoid fatigue.
How can you best limit cell phone distractions while driving?
A: Always using the hands-free function.
B: Putting your phone away and on mute.
C: Keeping phone conversations short and refraining from texting.
D: Talking only to family, never to friends.
B: You can limit cell phone distractions while driving by putting your phone out of reach and on mute.
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