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Are You Actually A Good Driver?

Test your driving knowledge with our quiz of basic DMV driving question.

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  1. How can you prevent your car from hydroplaning in the snow or rain?
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    Drive in Low Gears
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    Incorrect
    Have good tires with a deep tread
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    Incorrect
    Drive with studded tires
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    Incorrect
    Not using four-wheel drive<br />
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Good Tires are Key

    Ensuring that your vehicle has good tires that have a deep tread can help you stay safe through winters and bad weather more than anything else.

    Good Tires are Key
  2. If a school bus is stopped on the side of the road with flashing lights in front of you, you should;
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    Only stop if you can see children outside the bus
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    Keep going at a normal speed
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    Stop behind the bus until the lights stop flashing
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    Slowly pass the bus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Come to Complete Stop

    If a school bus is stopped with flashing lights, come to complete stop until the lights turn off or the driver of the bus waves you forward to pass

    Come to Complete Stop
  3. If you need to unload your car, what sign can you stop in front of?
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    Correct
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    Correct
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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    No Parking

    If you need to unload items or passengers from your car, you can stop by this sign.

    No Parking
  4. When parallel parking, you should;
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    Pull into the spot by moving forward
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    Pull into the spot by using the parking brake
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    Pull into the spot by backing up
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    Incorrect
    Pull into the spot by turning the wheel to the right
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Back it Up

    If you are parallel parking, you should pull in to the parking spot by reversing. Make sure to line up with the car in front of the parking space and then use your mirrors to assist in reversing into your spot.

    Back it Up
  5. In New York, when the weather requires the use of your windshield wipers, you should also;
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    turn on headlights
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    drive slower than 55 mph
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    drive slower than 35 mph
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    Incorrect
    make sure your daytime running light are on
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Light it Up

    New York requires you to turn on your headlights whenever you are using your windshield wipers. This is because when you are using your windshield wipers that means other vehicles will have a difficult time seeing you due to weather conditions.

    Light it Up
  6. If you are found guilty of an alcohol or drug-related driving violation;
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    you will be issued a special license
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    you will go to jail
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    your license will be taken away
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    your vehicle will be taken away
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You drink and drive, you lose

    If you are drinking, you should not be on the road driving! If you are found guilty of a impaired driving violation, your license will be taken away immediately

    You drink and drive, you lose
  7. If you are parking near a fire station, you must be at least __ ft away if you are on the same side of the road as a fire station.
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    20
    Correct
    Incorrect
    50
    Correct
    Incorrect
    75
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    20 feet away

    If you are on the same side of the road as the fire station, but if you are on the opposite side of the road you must be 75 feet away.

    20 feet away
  8. If you are on the freeway and approaching a busy entrance ramp, you should;
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    Flash your brake light to be visible to other drivers
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    Move out of the right hand lane
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    Incorrect
    Speed up to quickly pass the area
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    Incorrect
    Move into the right hand lane
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Move to the right

    If possible, move from the right lane when you are approaching the entrances to allow for more traffic room that comes from the ramp

    Move to the right
  9. The first step in pulling OUT of a parallel parking space is;
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    turn your wheels straight
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    pull forward
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    turn wheels to the left
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    Incorrect
    reverse to make space
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Straighten yourself out

    The first step to pulling out is to straighten your wheels, since they are probably turned against the cure and that would prevent you from reversing straight to give yourself room to pull out.

    Straighten yourself out
  10. In New York, seat belts are required for;
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    everyone under the age of 16, the driver, and front seat passengers
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    only the driver
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    Incorrect
    the driver, and anyone under the age of 21
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    Incorrect
    all vehicle occupants not in a booster seat or child safety seat
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Buckle Up

    Everyone but adult passengers in the back seat do not have to wear a safety belt

    Buckle Up
  11. What location are you allowed to park?
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    On railroad tracks
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    In an uncontrolled intersection
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    On the road side of a parked vehicle
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    Incorrect
    40 feet away from a pedestrian safety zone
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Park Safe

    You must park at least 30 feet away from a pedestrian safety zone, you are permitted to park.

    Park Safe
  12. Children under what age must be secured in a child safety seat?
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    2
    Correct
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    4
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    Incorrect
    6
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    8
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Toddlers Beware

    All children under the age of 4 MUST be secured in a child safety seat

    Toddlers Beware
  13. New York's implied consent law means;
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    You consent to always wearing your seat belt
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    you consent to have your license revoked if you break the law
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    you consent to a chemical test to determine the level of alcohol or drugs in your system
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    Incorrect
    you consent to others pulling you from a wrecked vehicle if unconscious
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You gotta consent

    Even if you refuse to take a chemical test, you could still be convicted of driving under the influence

    You gotta consent
  14. "Driving within the range" of your headlights means:
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    driving as quickly as possible while still seeing clearly
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    always driving with your headlights on so vehicles can see you
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    Incorrect
    driving so that other vehicles are in the range of your headlights
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    Incorrect
    driving at a speed that allows you to safely stop within the distance of your headlights
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Stop safely

    This is important at night where you may not be able to see beyond your headlights

    Stop safely
  15. When you're clearing snow and ice from your vehicle, you should clear it from;
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    all windows and lights
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    only the front windshield
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    Incorrect
    the front and rear windows
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    Incorrect
    the windows you'll need to look out of
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Keep your car clear

    You should clear it from all of your windows, not just the ones that you think you'll need to see out of

    Keep your car clear
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