Tennessee permit test

Properly adjusted seat head restraints:

are designed to prevent whiplash and should always be at a level even with the back of the head

The driver should drive with both hands on the steering wheel approximately in the

9 o'clock and 3 o'clock positions

When adjusting the driver seat for best driving posture set the deat in an up right position where your body is about how far from the steering wheel

10 to 12 inches

A child in a child passenger restraint system (car seat) should:

Be facing the rear of the car if weighing less than 20 pounds and under 1 year old and be facing forward if the child is one through three years old and weighs more than 20 pounds

The lap belt should be worn:

By pregnant women below the abdomen and the shoulder belt above the belly

The safest place for children 12 and under to ride in a vehicle equipped with airbags is

The back seat

The yield sign means

Slow down and yield to traffic on main road when merging

What does a traffic sign with a yellow left arrow indicate to the driver

Prepared to yield to oncoming traffic and protected a left turn is about to end

The center of the road way is marked with one solid yellow line and one broken yellow line if the broken yellow line is on the right of the solid yellow line (your side) it means

You are in a passing zone and it is safe to pass other vehicles if no oncoming traffic is present

It is illegal to park

Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant and within 50 feet of a railroad crossing

The two second rule for following at a safe distance will hold true at

Any speed

Which lane must you be in before making a left turn from a one-way street

The lane nearest the left curb

Motorist are required by law when passing a bicycle traveling in the same direction to allow a minimum distance of

3 feet

When entering in interstate highway you should

Check for cars, increase your speed to match the flow of traffic and merge when the way is clear.

Emergency crossovers on the interstate are legal in Tennessee for

Emergency vehicles and highway maintenance crews only.

Interstate driving demands require the driver to

Have a complete awareness of higher speed driving and constant alertness by the driver

Continuous hard breaking on ice and snow often

Locks the front wheels causing the loss of steering control

When driving and foggy conditions do not put your headlights on highbeams because

Low beams provide greater visibility and you can be better seen by other vehicles

Driving at night is:

More hazardous because your range of visibility is limited by your headlights

Driving while under the influence of drugs carries

The same penalty as alcohol

If you have had three beers in the past hour how long will it take for all the alcohol to leave your bloodstream

Three hours

As the percentage of alcohol (BAC) In your blood increase you become

More intoxicated

The implied consent law means:

If asked, you will take a test to determine alcohol or drug content in the blood

Which of the following driving skills are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs

Alertness and concentration
Reaction time and coordination

If involved in a reported accident the operator of the vehicle must file an accident report to the Department of safety within

20 days

If you are not the first at the scene of an accident and your help is not needed what should you do

Drive on and do not interfere with procedures

A driver license may be revoked or suspended for

Frequent convictions of traffic law violations
resulting in 12 or more "points" within a 12 month
- Fraudulently altering a driver license

What type of insurance provide current coverage for damages you cause to other persons

Liability insurance

You are driving along the street And want to change from one lane to another you should

Give the proper turn signal before changing lanes gradually and carefully

The white line paint it on the pavement a mini intersections means the driver must

Stop behind this line (before front tires reach the line)

Tennessee's DUI law states that upon a second conviction of DUI the violator shall serve not less than

45 days in jail

If you take prescription medication and drink alcohol it

Will be very dangerous and greatly impair your driving skills to operate a motor vehicle

On a two Lane 2 way Traffic Rd. there is a broken yellow line in to the right of the broken yellow line is your lane of travel there is a solid yellow line that means

Your lane of travel is not allowed to pass even if there is no physical oncoming traffic

A permanent sign that provides additional and emphasis and guidance for the driver for a horizontal change in direction ahead sometimes begin a sharp change is called a


The only eight sided sign on the roadway with white letters that always means there is danger is a

Stop sign

Tennessee state law requires if the traffic signal is not working at an intersection it should be treated as if it were an all way stop

You would stop as if it were a stop sign and if there are two or more vehicles at the intersection at the same time the driver on the left would yield to the driver on the right

When driving in fog or mist Never put your headlights on highbeams because

The light will reflect back into your eyes

Concrete barriers drums vertical panels and barrels in a work zone are also known as

Channeling devices

A sign whose background is green with white letters and or numbers that can be seen at a great distance are above or to the right of the highway with the arrows pointing to the lane you should be in if intended to leave the road these signs are

Guide signs seen on Tennessee's interstate highways

A fluorescent pink road sign sometimes called coral is used for

Indicate management traffic control for incidents such as traffic incidents and wildfire

If you are between the ages of 13 and 17 and have been found guilty for the first time of consuming possessing or selling alcohol or drugs your driving privileges will be suspended for

One year or until you reach age 17

When taking any medicine, you should:

consult your doctor about the effects of the medicine before operating a motor vehicle and never combined the medicine with any form of alcohol and operate a motor vehicle

The drunk driving child protection act add additional penalties for driving under the influence when a drunk driver has a child under what age in the car

18 years of age