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Drivers are required to obey instructions from

Flaggers (signal persons) at construction sites


For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle:

Solid red lights, flashing red lights and blacked out traffic signals


Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted

Under no circumstances


California's "Basic Speed Law" says you must

Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions


Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their rear bumper)

Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry


You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:

Sell or Transfer your vehicle


It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is___________ or higher

0.08% -- Eight hundredths of one percent


You may drive in a bike lane:

No more than 200 feet before making a right turn


You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?

Drive to the right edge of the road and stop


If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device you should

Let the call go to voicemail


A flashing yellow traffic signal at an intersection means

Slow down and be alert at the upcoming intersection


A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles

Next to the broken line may pass


When driving on a multilane street with two way traffic:

You should drive ahead or behind the other vehicles


You want to park uphill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels

Right towards the side of the road


Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is present

Illegal at all times


What is the benefit of a space cushion around your vehicle

If another driver makes a mistake, you have time to react


You are involved in a minor collision at an intersection. There are no injuries and very little vehicle damage, you should

Move your vehicle out of the traffic lane, if possible


If you are riding in a vehicle equipped with a lap belt and also a separate shoulder belt, you are

Require to use both the lap and shoulder belt


While all the following are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal

Listening to music through a set of dual headphones


You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog

At all times


You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck, You should drive

Farther behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle


Backing your vehicle is

Always dangerous to do


You reach an intersection with stop signs on all four corners at the same time as the driver on your left. Who has the right of way:

You have the right of way


To Turn left from a one-way street with multiple lanes onto a two way street, start the turn in

The far left lane


Blocking an intersection during "rush hour" traffic is not permitted

Under any circumstances, even if your light is green


If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should

Stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing


Car driving sign with curves behind it (yellow)

The road ahead may be slippery


When you drive through a construction zone, you should:

Pass the construction zone carefully and not “rubberneck


You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:

Make room for the merging traffic, if possible


When parking next to a curb, you should use your turn signals

When pulling next to or away from the curb