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At intersections controlled by ordinary traffic signals, pedestrians...

...must obey the same signals as drivers traveling in the same direction. Pedestrians should not start to cross during a red or yellow signal.

2

When crossing with a green signal, pedestrians...

...have the right of way over all vehicles, including those turning across the paths of the pedestrians.

3

If a traffic signal changes to yellow or red while any pedestrian remains in the street...

...drivers must allow the pedestrian to complete the crossing safely.

4

The law gives a blind pedestrian special consideration at an intersection where there are no traffic signals when...

...the pedestrian extends a white cane, or a white cane with a red tip or has a guide dog.

5

At intersections where "Walk" or "Don't Walk" signals are operating...

...pedestrians must obey them rather than regular traffic signals.

6

Pedestrians crossing with special pedestrian signals have the right of way...

...just as they do while crossing with a green light.

7

If you are moving through an intersection with a green signal and a pedestrian starts to cross in your path against the red signal...

...give a warning with your horn.

8

The law requires drivers to use the horn whenever a pedestrian...

...may be affected by a turn, stop or start from a parked position.

9

If the pedestrian does not stop...

...the driver must.

10

The safe driver yields right of way to a pedestrian...

...whether the pedestrian is entitled to it or not.

11

At intersections without traffic signals, pedestrians...

...have the right of way if they are in marked crosswalks or in unmarked crosswalks formed by imaginary lines extending from the sidewalks across the streets.

12

If a vehicle driver does not properly signal vehicle movements to a motorcycle operator and causes the motorcycle to change lanes or leave the roadway...

...the vehicle driver will be charged and fined as the law provides.

13

When a vehicle driver does not properly signal vehicle movements to a motorcycle operator and causes the motorcycle to change lanes or leave the roadway and these actions result in a crash causing property damage or personal injury...

...the driver will be charged and fined as the law provides.

14

The maximum speed limit for a school bus is...

...45 miles per hour.

15

School bus drivers travel over...and transport almost...children each school day.

...half a million...three quarters of a million...

16

School buses generally operate between...and....

...7 - 9 a.m....2 - 4 p.m....

17

When a school bus displays its mechanical stop signal or flashing red lights to receive or discharge passengers, the driver of any other vehicle approaching the school bus must...

...stop and not attempt to pass the school bus until the mechanical stop signal is withdrawn, the flashing red lights are turned off and the bus has started to move.

18

Children waiting for the bus or leaving the bus might...

...dart out into traffic.

19

When school bus stops on a two-lane roadway for passengers...

...all traffic from both directions must stop.

20

When school bus stops for passengers on a two-lane roadway with a center turning lane...

...all traffic from both directions must stop.

21

When school bus stops for passengers on a four-lane roadway without a median separation...

...all traffic from both directions must stop.

22

When school bus stops for passengers on a divided highway of four lanes or more with a median separation...

...only traffic following the bus must stop.

23

When school bus stops for passengers on a roadway of four lanes or more with a center turning lane...

...only traffic following the bus must stop.

24

When do police cars, ambulances, fire engines and rescue vehicles with flashing lights and sirens have the right of way?

Always.

25

If an emergency vehicle approaches (from ahead or behind)...

...drive to the right-hand curb or edge of the road and stop completely. Remain stopped until the emergency vehicle has passed, or until directed to move by a traffic officer.

26

All vehicles, regardless of direction of travel, must yield right of way to an approaching emergency vehicle. This does not apply to...

...vehicles traveling in the opposite direction of the emergency vehicle(s) when traveling on a four-lane limited access highway with a center median.

27

Do not park within...of an emergency vehicle that has stopped to investigate an accident or to give assistance.

...100 feet...

28

Do not drive or park closer than...from fire trucks responding to a fire alarm.

...one block...

29

Never drive a motor vehicle over a...

...fire hose.

30

An emergency vehicle is any...

...police, fire department, ambulance, rescue squad or public service vehicle that is being used to assist motorists or law enforcement officers with wrecked or disabled vehicles.