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red

stop or prohibitation

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green

indicated movements permitted, direction guidance

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blue

motorist services guidance

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yellow

general warning

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black

regulation

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white

regulation

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orange

construction and maintenance warning

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brown

public recreation and scenic guidance

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STOP

stop completely before the crosswalk of intersection. If you stop behind a car at a stop sign, you still have to stop again when you approach the stop sign.

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4-WAY or ALL WAY

added to a stop sign indicates that all approaching traffic to this intersection must stop.

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YIELD

the road you are on joins with another road ahead. Slow down or stop if necessary so that you can yield the right-of-way to vehicles on the other road.

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SCHOOL ZONE

the speed is shown to tell you to go no more than that speed and to watch for children carefully

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DETOUR

you would go a different way to get where you need to go.

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OCTAGON

exclusively for stop signs

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HORIZONTAL RECTANGLE

generally for guide signs

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EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE

exclusively for yield sings

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PENNANT

advance warning of No Passing Zones

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Diamond

exclusively to warn of existing or possible hazards on roadways or adjacent areas

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VERTICAL RECTANGLE

generally for regulatory signs

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PENTAGON

school advance and school crossing signs

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ROUND

railroad advance waring signs

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is liability insurance required?

yes

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what is it called when a driver slows down in order to see a crash on the side of the road?

rubber necking

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how many feet of water will carry most cars?

2 feet of water

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what is a test that can help you determine your tire pressure? (it involves a penny)

the penny test

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do you use high beams or low beams when in fog?

low beams

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what does a red painted curb mean?

cannot park here

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what does a blue painted curb mean?

handicapped parking

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should you be driving faster or slower when in the right lane?

faster

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what does smog stand for?

signal, mirrors, over shoulder, go when clear

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what are blind spots?

spots that cannot be seen from the rear view mirrors

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what does ABS stand for?

Anti-lock Break System

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when should you have your headlights on?

from dusk to dawn

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minimum age for driver's lisence?

16 years and 3 months

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minimum age for driver's permit

15 years and 6 months

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when is it okay to drink and drive?

NEVER

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how you should approach your car when on a curb

front to back

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how you should approach your car when in a parking spot

back to front

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legal BAC for somebody 21 or older

0.08

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legal BAC for somebody under 21

0.02

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how many inches away should the steering wheel be away from your chest?

10

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color of stop sign

red

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color of signs for school crossings

flourescent yellow

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color of signs for construction warnings

orange

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color of a sign for national parks

brown

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sign that tells you to stop.... eight sided

stop sign

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What is the procedure when approaching a truck at a red signal?

stop with enough distance to see trucks mirrors.

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How much longer does it take a truck to stop in adverse weather conditions?

25% more

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What should you know to be able to safely share the road with large trucks?

limitations regarding visibility, stopping and maneuverability

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What does it mean if the driver of a large truck can't see you in his mirror?

you are in his blind spot

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Conviction of what will postpone or suspend driving privileges 13-21 years old?

buying alcohol, graffiti, setting false alarms

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What is the penalty for causing injury while driving with a suspended license?

A fine, continued suspension, potential jail

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What do seatbelts do?

keep you in the car, from hitting dashboard, sliding on seat

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What is the law in New Jersey for a child seated in a restraint seat?

all children under 8 years of age or 80 pounds must be in front or back

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When can hand held cell phones be used?

reporting a fire, traffic accident, mdeical emergency

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When is a person, under GDL Law, required to attend a remedial training class?

dui, accumulate 4 or more points

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Most common type of parking in city streets?

parallel parking

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Body position for driving in reverse?

turn to right, look out back window without using mirrors

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A GDL driver is required to attend remedial training class after:

2 or more violations adding to 4 or more points

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How long will you be on probation when a license has been returned after suspention for points?

1 year

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3 points will be subtracted if you are violation free for how long?

1 year

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What are the penalties for altering a driver's license?

fine, jail, dls

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What are the penalties for getting a license illegally?

fine and/or jail

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How should wheels be turned when parking downhill on a street with a curb?

towards the curb

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How should wheels be turned when parking uphill on a street with a curb?

away from the curb

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How far from a fire hydrant must you park?

10 feet

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How far from a crosswalk must you park?

25 feet

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How far from a stop sign must you park?

50 feet

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It is illegal to park in front of:

In front of a fire hydrant, in a bus stop, in front of a driveway

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What is the law for GDL driver regarding seatbelts?

driver and all passengers must wear a seatbelt

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What is the limit of passneger for the holder of a permit who is 21 years or older?

there are no restrictions

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Where should you report a lost or stolen license?

the police

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What is the rule regarding multi-way stops when a motorist arrive at the same time?

yield to the motorist on the right

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What is the rule for passing when both center lines are solid?

passing is not allowed