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Unless otherwise posted, you should travel at _________when driving through school zones, business or residential districts.

25 mph


The stopping distance for a moving vehicle is calculated by adding:

perception distance plus reaction distance plus braking distance


Following too closely behind a vehicle is also known as:



The most common type of parking on city streets is:



When a school bus stops on a two-lane road with its red lights flashing, all motorists traveling behind or approaching it must:

stop their vehicles at a distance of 25 feet from the bus


When making a left turn at a controlled intersection, a motorist must yield to:

on coming traffic


When turning a vehicle around, a motorist should start from the right edge of a road and follow _________ to make a turn during MVC’s road test.

the "K" turn method


To avoid a collision, a driver must maintain at least _________ following distance for each 10 mph of speed.

one car length


If you cannot drive your vehicle due to excessive alcohol, you must:

have a designated driver


Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding the use of headlights?

High beams are used when driving behind other vehicles


Seat belts must be worn by...

All occupants of a vehicle including the driver.


"No-Zone” refers to:

blind spots around trucks


A right turn at a stop signal is only permitted after:

coming to a full stop and checking traffic


Motorists must avoid highway hypnosis by:

varying your eyes' point of focus


When you experience a flat tire or blowout, you must:

maintain the vehicle's forward directional line


Compared to the numbers of a clock face, where should the two hands be placed on the steering wheel to maximize control?

at 9 and 3


When driving at night in a heavy fog, you must use:

low bean headlights


Motorists should never turn the vehicle ignition to the lock position while the vehicle is in motion, because the action:

locks the steering wheel


Motorists should switch on the turn signal at least _________ before turning to let the other drivers know their intentions.

100 feet


Motorists entering a highway from an entrance ramp must yield the right of way to:

all traffic on the main road


If you wish to exit a freeway or expressway, you must use _________ to reduce your speed.

deceleration lane


In New Jersey, it is illegal for an individual who is 21 years of age or older to drive with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of:

.08% or more


When driving through curves, motorists must use the _________ technique to retain grip on the steering wheel.

hand over hand method


Passing is not allowed on either side of a highway when:

both side have a yellow line making (two yellow lines)


Which of the following is not legally allowed when using turnpikes?

come to a full stop in the acceleration land after a blowout or disabled car ( proceed to the shoulder beyond acceleration lane )


If your vehicle's wheels drift onto the shoulder of the road, you must:

try not to abruptly turn the wheel back onto the road -- this can often result in losing control and crossing the exiting the highway on the opposite side


Where does a motorist who is using hand signals position his or her hand to indicate slowing or stopping?

The left hand is positioned hanging down.


What should you do when you leave your vehicle parked on an uphill slope parallel to the curb?

Hand brake must be set and the steering wheel must be pointed away from the curb


Motorists must use headlights:

one half an hour before sunrise and one half an hour after sunset


If a vehicle is approaching with high-beams, a motorist should look _________ until the vehicle passes.

to the right of the road


A motorist must stop _________ from railroad crossings when there are flashing lights, ringing bells or flag signals.

at least 15 feet


A single solid white line across a road at an intersection means that a motorist must _________ for a traffic signal or sign.

stop behind/before the line


When is it legal to use the shoulder of a road for passing another vehicle?

it is not legal to use the shoulder for passing a vehicle in the road


If a vehicle stalls on the tracks and the motorist sees a train coming, the motorist must:

get out and walk clear of the tracks


A good rule on snow-covered roads (with reduced visibility) is to maintain a following distance of _________ or more.

six seconds


While driving a motor vehicle on a public road or highway, the state law prohibits the use of hand held cell phones for:

any reason


Which of the following are three types of intersections on the road?

blind, controlled, uncontrolled


When a traffic signal turns green at an intersection and you are going straight through, you must:

make sure there are no vehicles approaching or in the intersection or still occupying it