Drivers Ed- Texas

At 20 MPH, the reaction distance is:

44 feet

The max fine for a person age 21 or older who is drinking and driving is:

$500

When turning from a three lane, one way street, you should turn from the:

left

When parking near a corner, you may park your vehicle no closer than:

20 ft from a crosswalk

If a child ran into the road 60-65 feet ahead of your vehicle, what is the highest speed from which you could stop before hitting him?

20 mph

Your headlights MUST be turned on:

30 mins before and after sunset

A vehicle should never be parked closer to a fire plug than:

15 feet

A flashing yellow light means:

Always slow down

You may lawfully allow an object to extend beyond the left side of your vehicle:

3 inches

The max daytime speed limit for passenger cars on a numbered highway is:

70 mph

At night, a driver should dim his headlights when an oncoming car comes within:

500 feet

When making a long trip, you should stop and rest:

every 100 miles of 2 hours

If you run of the pavement, you should:

Steer straight ahead, slow down and gradually return to the pavement

Alcohol affects a driver by:

*slowing down reaction*impairing perception *interfering with concentration *dulling judgements *causing unstable emotions

The lights on your vehicle must be turned on anytime day or night when people and vehicles cannot be seen clearly for:

1000 feet

The max fine for a first conviction of driving W/O a valid licenses is:

$200

When parking parallel, it is best to leave the curb side wheels:

6-18 inches from the curb

Not including thinking and reaction distance, at 20 mph, lawful brakes must stop a car within:

25 ft

Drivers become subject to the liability insurance law when accident damages reach:

$1000 to property of one person

Stopping a vehicle with good brakes from 20 mph under good conditions requires:

63 feet including thinking distance

If blinded by an approaching motor vehicle at night, it is best to:

Slow down and avoid looking directly into the lights of the approaching vehicle.

If you are driving at the speed limit and another car starts to pass, you should:

Slow down and allow him to pass.

When approaching an intersection, bridge or railroad crossing, you should never drive on the left side of the roadway within:

100 ft

The maximum fine for a first non-driving alcohol-related offense of possession of consumption of alcohol by a minor is:

$500

When driving in fog, you can see better by:

Using lower headlight beams.

What is the first thing that should be done when a motor vehicle starts to skid?

Take your foot off the accelerator and steer in the direction of the skid.

Under favorable circumstances, including reaction time, a motor vehicle going 50 can be stopped within:

about 229 ft

As you near and intersection, you discover you are in the wrong lane to make your turn. You should:

Drive on until you can get into the proper lane, then turn at another intersection and circle back to your intended turn.

How do safety belts help a driver control the vehicle?

>They help prevent you from sliding on your seat in sudden stops and turns, and they help keep you behind the wheel if you are hit from the side> They help you stay in position in case of an emergency maneuver> They help reduce fatigue which helps you stay awake and alert

All of the following practices are dangerous to do while driving. Which of these is also illegal?

driving for intoxicated

A traffic light with a flashing red signal means:

Stop, and then yield before proceeding

When a traffic signal turns green signaling you to proceed, you should:

Look left and right for danger before entering the intersection

You drive defensively when you:

Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards

You see a signal or flag person at a road construction site ahead. You should obey his or her instructions:

At all times

When you tailgate other drivers:

You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry

If you are continually being passed on the right and the left while driving in the center lane of a three-lane freeway, you should:

Move to the right hand lane

When stopped at railroad tracks with no crossing gates, you may cross:

Only when you can see clearly in both directions

What is the maximum fine for the first conviction of driving without a valid driver's license?

$200.00

A "Yield" sign means you should slow down or stop if necessary so that you can yield the right-of-way to vehicles on the other road.

true

Under what conditions must you always bring your vehicle to a stop?

When a clearly visible railroad signal warns of the approach of a train

What is the minimum age to get a Class C driver license?

16, but only with the completion of an approved driver education course

When parallel parked, your curb side wheels must be no more than 18 inches from the curb.

true

When turning you should continually give the proper signal:

At least 100 feet before turning

There are several reasons why drivers may not see motorcyclists. Choose the correct answer:

The size of a motorcycle is smaller than that of a larger vehicle

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for driving in an urban district is:

30 mph

When driving at night using high beams, dim your lights when you get within __________ feet behind a vehicle traveling in your direction.

300 ft

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for driving in an alley is:

15 mph

What does a green arrow showing with a red light mean?

Proceed carefully in the direction of the arrow after yielding to vehicles and pedestrians

When giving the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle you should speed up to avoid getting too close to the emergency vehicle.

False

Not including thinking distance, lawful brakes must stop a car at 20 miles per hour within how many feet?

25 ft

In what direction should you turn your wheels when parking uphill without a curb?

right

What does the "Yield Right-of-Way" mean?

to give the ability to pass to said vehicle

Describe the equipment required on passenger cars by state law?

brakes slow moving vehicle emblemlights front safety beltshorns tiresmuffler and exhaust systemrearview mirrorfuel cap

What is the purpose of an exhaust emission system?

to help reduce air pollution

Describe the types of equipment which Texas state law specifically forbids on passenger cars driven within the state.

front red lightbell, siren, or exhausta muffler cutoutflashing red front lightanything extending 3inches left or 6inches right a radar interference system

Once the brakes have been applied, about how many feet does the car which was going 70 mpg travel before it comes to a stop?

233 ft

About how many feet will the average driver going 50 mph travel from the moment he sees danger until he hits the brakes?

110 ft

You should never drive on the left half on the roadway( for passing) when you are within how many feet from an intersection, bridge, or railroad crossing?

100 ft

When two cars meet at an intersection of two-lane road with four-lane road, which one must yield the right away?

The two-lane. Cars in the area with less lanes must yield the right away.

What should you do if you have a blowout while driving?

Take foot off of gas and apply brakes. Steer straight to a stop.

How many years must proof of financial responsibility be kept up?

2 years

When turning you should continually give the proper signal:

At least 100 feet before turning

When you approach a traffic signal displaying a steady yellow light, you must:

Prepare to stop