DED Test

A vehicle operated by a GDL driver under 21, must display:

2 Red Decals

While driving, the holder of a GDL Permit or Probationary Driver License is not permitted the use of:

Handheld Electronic Devices

Who is required by the GDL law to wear a seatbelt in the vehicle?

everyone in the car

How much is the fine for violating any of the restrictions of the GDL Permits or Probationary License?


Before practice driving can begin, in addition to a valid registration and a valid insurance card, the GDL driver must also have:

A validated permit from an MVC Driver Testing Center

A Special Learner Permit may be purchased by an approved instructor, when the applicant:

- Is between 16 and 17 years old- Has parent/guardian written consent- Is enrolled in an approved NJDOE Behind-the-Wheel Driver Training course

What requirements must the supervisor for the holder of a validated GDL Permit meet?

- Must be 21+ years- Validated NJ Driver's License- Minimum 3 years driving experience

The holder of a GDL Special Learner Permit is limited to the following passenger restrictions:

- 16 years of age- Parent/Guardian written consent- Passed written & vision tests- Complete "Behind the Wheel" training through approved program to receive validated permit from MVC for at least 6 months unsupervised driving

The holder of a GDL Special Learner Permit is restricted to the following driving hours:

5:01 A.M.-11:00 P.M.

The holder of an Examination Permit (under 21) is limited to the following passenger restrictions:

All dependents and 1 passenger unless with someone of- 21+ years- Validated NJ Driver's License- Minimum 3 years driving experience

The holder of an Examination Permit (over 21) is limited to the following passenger restrictions:

no restrictions

The holder of an Examination Permit (under 21) may not drive between the hours of:


The holder of an Examination Permit (over 21) is restricted to what driving hours?


At what age is the holder of a GDL Permit (young adult) eligible to obtain a Basic Driver License?

18 years old

The holder of a validated GDL Special Learner Permit or Examination Permit (under 21) must meet the following requirements before obtaining a Probationary License:

- 6 months of supervised driving w/o suspensions or postponements- Must pass MVC's knowledge, vision & road test, must be at least 17 years old

Under the GDL Program, after passing the road test, a Probationary Driver is Probationary for how long?

1 year

Any change in address must be reported to the MVC within what time period?

1 week

What is the penalty for altering a driver's license, or showing an altered driver license?

- Loss of driving privilege- Up to $1000 fine- 6 months of imprisonment

What is the penalty for illegally applying for a driver license?

- Up to $200-500 Fine- 30-90 days of imprisonment

Before practice driving is permitted, the permit holder must pass knowledge and vision tests, have a validated permit and obtain?

2 red decals

The vehicle used for the road test may not have...

Any obstruction of the emergency braking system

At the time of your road test, you must present...

6 pts of IDValid permitValid inspection sticker2 Red Decals

To safely share the road with large trucks and buses, you must know the limitations of these vehicles regarding...

Large blind spotsLarge turning radiusCan take up to 25% longer to stop

When passing a large truck or bus, it is important to remember...

Large blind spots

In adverse weather conditions, a truck takes longer to stop. This can be as much as...

25% longer

If the driver of a large truck or bus cannot see you in his rearview or side view mirrors, where is your car located?

Blind spot/NO ZONE

When stopping behind a large truck or a bus, you should...

Increase following distance

When sharing the road with large trucks or buses, what should you do?

Use cautionIncrease following distanceStay within the vicinity of the truck only for time necessary to pass it

What color alerts drivers that they must share the road with pedestrians and bicyclists?


What are some measure driver's must take in order to ensure the safety of pedestrians?

stop behind the line for a traffic signal or signyield to the motorist on the rightreduce speed and be ready to stop if any traffic is coming on the right or the left.

Under New Jersey law, inline skaters, skateboarders and bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as...

A moving motor vehicle

How much is the penalty for pedestrians under 17 who violate the pedestrian law?


If you sell your car and do not buy another one, what should you do with your old license plates?

Take it off, turn it in to the DMV & cancel your registration

Every vehicle registered in New Jersey must be insured with what type of insurance?

Automatic liability insurance

When you move into NJ, you must have your vehicle inspected within?

2 weeks

How often must your vehicle be inspected?

Every 2 years

What should you do if your driver license, permit, or non-driver ID is lost or stolen?

Contact the police/DMV and get a new one

The purpose of the road test is to make sure the applicant understands the rules of the road and the safety of driving. Therefore, the applicant may be tested on?

stopping/turning, nearing corners & intersections & steering properly

As of March 1, 2008, motorist in NJ may not use a hand-held cellular telephone while driving except for?

FireTraffic accidentSerious road hazardMedical emergencyHazardous material emergency

In the event of a crash or sudden stop, use of seat belts can keep you from:

Sliding off the seat, hitting the windshield, and being thrown from the car

Whenever possible, where should a child car safety seat be placed?

In the rear seat

A motorist should always give a proper signal when...

Turning, changing lanes, stopping or slowing down

When making any turns, state law requires a motorist to get in the proper lane and signal at least...

100ft away

The meaning of a hand signal when a driver's hand and arm are downward is...

Slow or stop

The meaning of a hand signal when a driver's hand and arm are straight out is...

Left turn

To drive in reverse, the motorist's head and body should be...

Turned to the right until he/she can see clearly through the back window w/s use of mirrors

When parking downhill on a street with a curb, your wheels should be...

Turned towards the curb

When parking uphill on a street with a curb, your wheels should be...

Turned away from the curb

The most common type of parking on city streets and the one that takes the most practice for new motorists is...


Emotions can have a great effect on your driving if you are angry or excited. If this happens you should?

Calm down before driving

When driving in reverse you should?

Have your body facing the back

A child under the age of eight and who are less than 57 inches tall must be properly belted and?

In a booster seat/in the back seat

When behind the wheel a motorist should always....

Remain calmFollow the rules of the roadHave their attention on the road at all times

The NJ child passenger restraint safety law requires that a child ________ and under and 80 lbs or less, must ride in a safety or booster seat in the _______.

12, backseat

The New Jersey speed limit in a business or residential area, unless otherwise posted, is:

25 mph

The speed limit in a school zone, unless otherwise posted is:

25 mph

Double solid lines in the center of a 2-way road means:

No passing in any direction

Other than on a highway (with more than one lane going in the same direction), when may you pass on the right?

When you have a dotted line on your side

You should always yield to:

Emergency vehicles, trains and buses, postal vehicles, motorized devices

When 2 roads intersect and there are no signs or signals, it is a good practice to:

Reduce speed and be ready to stop

When approaching or nearing an uncontrolled intersection you should:

Reduce speed and be ready to stop

What is an acceleration lane?

An extra lane provided at the entrance of an expressway to provide a vehicle distance where you can speed up

What is a deceleration lane?

An extra lane provided at the exit of the expressway to provide a vehicle distance where you can slow down

If you miss your exit on an expressway, what should you do?


When driving around a curve, which direction will your vehicle tend to go?

Keep going straight

What is the best way to enter a curve?

Slow down

Unless a "no turn on red" sign is posted, NJ law allows a right turn on red after a motorist...

After coming to a full stop

When approaching a railroad crossing with flashing lights you must:


What must a motorist do on a two-lane road, not near a school, when a school bus is stopped and its red lights are flashing?


When a school bus has stopped directly in front of a school to pick up or let off children, a motorist may pass from either direction at a speed of no more than...

10 mph

Police cars, fire trucks, ambulances, volunteer fire and rescue squad members responding to emergencies use sirens and red or blue flashing lights. When you see or hear them, you must:

Pull over

During daylight hours when rain, snow, or ice are present a motorist must turn on his/her...

Lights and windshield wipers

Headlights must be used between one-half hour sunset and one-half hour sunrise.

after, before

The bright beam lights are used for...

Open country driving w/ no traffic

When must you turn your bright beams back to low beam?

500ft from an incoming vehicle

You may not park within how many feet of a fire hydrant?

10 ft

You cannot park within how many feet of a Stop sign and/or Railroad Crossing?

50ft from a stop sign, and 15 ft from a railroad crossing

Before entering an intersection and nearing a yellow or amber traffic signal, you should?

Slow down/stop before entering the intersection if you can

Motorists should never park in front of a public or private driveway except when?

Emergency or directed to stop

It is legal to turn right on red if you?

Stop 25ft away from the bus

What should a motorist do on a two way road when a bus has stopped and its red lights areflashing?

Stop 25ft away from the bus

Except new vehicles, your car must be inspected at a state inspection station or state licensedinspection facility how often?

Every 2 years

If you came to a multi way stop at the same time as another motorist, you must....

Yield to the motorist on the right(right of way)

If a motorist's vehicle becomes disabled he/she must:

- Pull off as far as possible onto the shoulder or median- Turn on emergency flashers.- Raise the hood to signal for assistance.- Stay in the vehicle and lock the doors.- Ask anyone who stops to go to a phone and call for assistance.- Not get into a stranger's vehicle.

When approaching a railroad crossing with flashing lights, you must ....

Stop 15 feet away

How far must you park from a crosswalk?

20 ft

What is the order of colors on a traffic light hung vertically?


What does an octagon shaped sign mean?

Stop sign

What is the shape of a yield sign? OR What sign is shaped like a triangle?

Triangle, yield

What types of signs are shaped as diamonds?

Warning Signs

What colors and shape is a railroad crossing sign?

Yellow & BlackDiamondDiagonal Cross

You can reduce your chances of being involved in a collision by knowing and using the standard collision prevention formula. What is it?

Be alert: Never think the other motorist will not make a driving mistake.Be prepared: Learn what to do in any situation when you have to act fast, and always expect the unexpected.Act in time: Try not to panic. Know what to do if something happens suddenly.

Highway hypnosis is a trance-like state that a motorist may experience if he/she has been behind the wheel for a long time. How can this trance-like state be avoided?

Shifting your eyes often from left-right side of the road

List three ways one motorist can "talk" to/communicate with, other motorists on the road.

using turn signals/hand signalscatching other motorists' eyestapping the horn to warn other motoristsquick flip of the headlights from low to high and back to low as warning

Why should a motorist always keep a safe distance from other vehicles on the road?

so that he/she has plenty of time to react to emergencies.

Since most people have trouble judging distances, what rule may be easier to use to determine a safe following distance?

3 second rule(double under hazardous conditions)Ex: 6-seconds for 20mph on packed snow, 12-seconds for 40 mph on packed snow

If a motorist is passing you, what should you do?

Stay in the proper lane and slow down to make the passing easier for the other motorist. Return to normal speed after the other motorist is well ahead.

When it rains, when are road surfaces most slippery?

Right after it rains

After driving through a deep puddle, what should a motorist do immediately?

Pump the brakes to ensure they work and to help dry them out/Check to see if your brakes are ruined

Driving at a speed of 35 mph or more on wet road surfaces, can cause...

you to lose control of your car.

To avoid hydroplaning and losing control of the vehicle on a wet road surface, you should drive on which point of the roadway?

drive on the highest point of the road

On snow covered roads, a good rule is to maintain a following distance of...

Maintain a distance of 3 car lengths, 60 ft per 10 mph that you are driving, if the snow is packed.

When driving at night, a motorist should always be sure the vehicle can stop...

Only as far as you can see

What are three tips for city driving?

Look 10-12 seconds aheadBe alert/Prepared to stopDrive slowerWatch for pedestrians

Why should a motorist be cautious in farm country or in open land?

Unexpected crossing of livestock/deerUse high-beams when no other traffic is around

What is a sign of aggressive driver?

Speeding (this accounts for one-third of all traffic accidents) Merging in and out of lanes quickly, without checking for other cars. Tailgating, or driving too close to the car in front of you. Road rage, or acting out/yelling at other drivers on the road

When can snow tires be used legally?

on vehicles in New Jersey between November 15th and April 1st

In extreme cases an aggressive drive can?

Lead to collisionsLead to injuryLead to death

A motorist should increase following distance behind a large vehicle so its driver...?

Can see the motorist's vehicle in the rearview mirror

Which of the following actions could lead to distracted driving?

talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system

What is the first thing you should do if you go into a skid?

take your feet off the pedals. Stop braking and stop accelerating. Then, quickly turn the steering wheel in the direction you want to go

While in a skid, what should you do to avoid a spin?

turn in the direction the rear of the vehicle is skidding without oversteering when skidding a motorist should look in the direction he/she wants to go, during a side skid, avoid using the brakes

If your wheels drift onto the dirt shoulder of the road, what should you do to return to the paved road?

- Ease off the gas pedal and do not brake suddenly.- Keep yourself parallel to the roadway with two wheels on the roadway and two wheels on the shoulder. Keep the tires from scraping the edge of the pavement. Remain calm and keep a firm grip on the steering wheel.- Slow your vehicle down gradually and continue to keep it under your control. The ideal speed is between 10 and 25 mph.- Check for traffic approaching on the roadway to your left and use your left turn signal to indicate that you will soon make a move into that lane.- Gently steer left to ease your right wheels onto the pavement, and when you feel all of your wheels have returned to the pavement, steer right to straighten out your vehicle.- Speed up to match the flow of traffic and ensure that you have control of your vehicle.

What should you do if you have a flat tire or tire blowout?

Do not slam on the brakes.Take your foot off the accelerator and gently apply the brakes.Steer straight ahead to a stop.When you are able to do so safely, pull the vehicle off the road.

If your brakes suddenly give out, what is the first thing you should try to do?

First, downshift to a lower gear. Second, if you have regular brakes pump the brake pedal fast and hard to build up brake fluid pressure. If the brakes haven't started working after three or four pumps go on the step three which is use the parking brake.

If the gas pedal sticks, before calling for help, you should keep your eyes on the road and quickly do what?

you should keep your eyes on the road and quickly shift into neutral and steer the vehicle to a safe area off the road

Driving while under the influence of intoxicating beverages means:

that a drivers' senses and judgement are impaired by alcohol

After two to four drinks, alcohol begins to impair your:

reaction times, coordinating and balance and vision and ability to judge distance is affected, making it more difficult to react and drive safely.

If a person has been drinking, what can sober them up?


Whether your blood alcohol content (BAC) rises above legal limits depends on:

1.Amount you drink2.Your weight3.Time you take drink

What is the best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol related accident?

Don't drink and drive

For individuals under 21, NJ law states that you may be under the influence if your BAC is:

0.01 percent or higher

If a motorist has reached a BAC of slightly above .05%, the risk of your causing a motor vehicle collision does what?


If a motorist has reached a BAC of .10%, the risk of causing a motor vehicle collision is how many times greater?

6 times greater

If a motorist has reached a BAC of .15%, the risk of causing a motor vehicle collision is how many times greater?

15 times greater

What is the NJ Implied Consent Law?

Give consent to be tested for BAC, if under suspicion of DUI

Refusal of a breath test in NJ is equal to driving with a BAC of .10% and an MVC insurance surcharge of:

$1,000 a year for three years.

Which of the following drinks contain the highest alcohol content: 5 ounces of table wine, 1 ½ ounces of whiskey or 12 ounces of beer?

They are all equal

If a person gets drunk in your home and has a motor vehicle accident after leaving your home, you can become involved in a:

A Lawsuit

Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are:

cold pills, tranquilizers and some prescription medications

What is a Habitual Offender?

A person who has repeated a crime multiple times

What are the telltale signs that a motorist has been drinking?

Speeding, Weaving, Slow driving, Jerking motion, Quick stops.

Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drinking and driving had been drinking what...?


New Jersey's Implied Consent Law means, that by simply using NJ roads, motorists have agreed to what?

you are required to take a breathalyzer and the refusal to take breathalyzer test is to automatically get a DUI of 0.1

Motorists are subject to double fines for any motor vehicle violations committed in Safe Corridors and ...?

Construction Zones

Driving privileges will be postponed or suspended to any unlicensed person (13 to 21 years of age) convicted of what?

A DUIFalse alarmGraffiti

When your driving privilege is restored for point suspension or after completing a Driver Improvement Program, you will be on a probationary period for how long?

1 year

During the probationary two year period after receiving a Special Learner or an Examination Permit, a motorist must enroll in a Probationary Driver Program when convicted of what?

convicted of 2 or more moving violations totaling 4 or more points.

What are some of the convictions that will result in an insurance surcharge?

operating under the influence of liquor /drugoperation under the influence of liquor / drugs and refusal to take a breathalyzer testrefusal to take breathalyzer test

What is the penalty for being involved in a motor vehicle accident that causes injury to another person while your driving privileges are suspended?

Up to $500 FineContinued suspensionUp to 45 days of imprisonment

If your driving privilege is suspended for a motor vehicle violation or any other violation, are you able to drive a vehicle or obtain a special work license before your period of suspension ends?


Fines will be imposed to motorists:

- Failing to remove snow or ice from a vehicle- Leaving the vehicle idling for more than three minutes- Who violate the "move over law

If a motorist operates a vehicle on a public or private property to avoid a traffic control signal or sign, in addition to a possible fine, what other penalty can he/she receive?

2 points

What is the penalty for failure to stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk?

Your license could be revoked

New Jersey law allows up to three points to be subtracted from a motorist's point total for every year that a motorist goes without a violation or suspension (True or False).

False: only 1 pt is allowed to be subtracted from a motorist's point total

Who is responsible for all passengers under 18 years of age?

The Driver/parent or guardian

After six or more points on your license, what is the fine for each additional point?

$150 Surcharge plus $25 for each additional point.

What are some of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?


If someone is suspected of suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, it is important that you:

Call for emergency help immediately, Transport them to the nearest hospital

What can cause dangerous levels of carbon monoxide to accumulate in the a vehicle?

- Operating a vehicle with a defective exhaust system.- Operating a vehicle with a defective emission system or poorly tuned engine.- Driving a vehicle with the trunk lid or rear tailgate open.- Driving a vehicle with holes in the car body.- Allowing children to ride under a topper on a pick-up truck.- Warming up a vehicle in a garage, even with the outside garage door open.- Operating vehicles in a garage, carwash, or any enclosed building.