Flashcards in AE PAM 190-34/USAFE PAM 31-206 Deck (113)
A driver in the passing lane of the autobahn must slow down if he or she sees a vehicle approaching from behind with flashing headlights. (para 20b(9))
Inside city limits, drivers may indicate their intention to pass by flashing headlights or sounding the horn. (para 24d)
During daytime, where is it permitted to use headlights to signal the intention to pass? (paras 24c and d)
Outside city limits
When may a horn be honked within city limits? (paras 24a and e)
When a pedestrian suddenly steps out onto the roadway AND when another vehicle suddenly backs into the street from a narrow driveway.
If the German police suspect drivers of driving while intoxicated, they may demand, using force if necessary, that drivers submit to a urine or BAC test. (para 26c)
Refusal to undergo a urine or blood alcohol content (BAC) test when requested to do so by the military police or security forces will result in revocation of driving privileges. (paras 16c(1)(a) and
What besides alcohol may impair a person’s ability to drive safely? (para 30e)
Fatigue and Medication
Drunk driving is a felony in Germany and may result in imprisonment for up to 5 years. (para 26a)
Which vehicle has to wait? (para 19n)
Vehicle 2--- The vehicle to the left has the right of way.
What do drivers have to do when a vehicle with flashing lights and a multi-tone horn approaches?
Clear the road immediately and Stop immediately
A driver who notices that an emergency vehicle (for example, ambulance, fire truck, police car) is approaching should do which of the following? (para 19n)
Drive to the extreme right and stop
AND In bumper-to-bumper traffic, as in a Stau, move to the extreme right from the right-hand lane and to the extreme left from the left-hand lane to form a passageway in the middle.
A police officer controls traffic at an intersection and the traffic lights are in operation. Which signals must drivers obey? (para 30f)
The police officer’s.
If the driver of a passenger vehicle wants to turn left and a streetcar traveling in the same direction left of the passenger vehicle is proceeding straight ahead, which vehicle has to wait? (para 20a(3)(d))
The passenger vehicle.
What must the driver do when approaching an intersection and seeing the traffic light turn from green to yellow? (para 30a(2))
Slow down and prepare to stop if this can be done without endangering vehicles to the rear.
When a yellow light is flashing at an intersection, the driver must do what? (para 30a(3)(d))
Approach cautiously and yield the right-of-way if necessary.
When approaching a congested intersection and the light is green, the driver should do which of the following? (para 30a(5))
Stop before the intersection until the intersection is clear.
The basic rule in observing hand signals given by German police officers is that traffic parallel to the outstretched arms of the officer may proceed. (para 30f and figs 1 through 5)
The light is green. What must the driver do? (para 20a(4))
Wait and permit the pedestrians to cross.
Drivers may not pass cars at a pedestrian crosswalk even if no pedestrian is in sight. (para
When a driver sees a pedestrian wearing a yellow armband marked with three black dots attempting to cross the street, the driver must do which of the following? (para 20a(5)(c))
Slow down and stop if necessary to allow the pedestrian to cross.
Under what conditions may drivers pass other vehicles at zebra crossings? (para 20a(5)(b))
None. Drivers must not pass other vehicles at zebra crossings.
If a vehicle breaks down on the autobahn, the vehicle may be towed to the which of the following?
The next autobahn exit.
Passing a vehicle at a railroad crossing is illegal. (para 20b(1)(e))
When a streetcar has stopped at a pedestrian island, drivers must watch out for passengers getting on and off, but may proceed carefully on the right. (para 23b)
In a housing area controlled by the U.S. Forces, what are drivers required to do when approaching a school bus that has come to a stop? (para 20b(6)(b))
Stop, regardless of whether or not approaching or following the bus, and do not continue until the bus begins to move again.
What must a driver do when approaching a railroad crossing where the barriers are open? (para
Approach at a moderate speed and observe the tracks to the right and left.
When may drivers cross the tracks of an unguarded railroad crossing marked by a flashing light when a train has just passed? (para 22a)
When the flashing red light goes out.
When are drivers required to wait at a railroad crossing? (para 22a)
When there is a flashing red light.
What must a driver do when approaching a railroad crossing without a warning cross? (para 22c)
Approach with caution and look both directions for approaching trains. -AND- Listen for sounds that indicate an approaching train.