Driver's Ed

You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. What is the speed limit?

15 MPH

When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street, where should the wheels be facing?

Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.

When you are merging onto the freeway, how fast should you be driving?

At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.

When driving in fog, you should use your what?

Low beams

A white painted curb means what?

Loading zone for passengers or mail only.

A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing, what should you do?

Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.

You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within how many days?

5 days

To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about how many seconds?

10 to 15 seconds

When may you drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle?

Under no circumstances

You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last how many feet before the turn?

Signal for 100 feet before turning.

Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?

Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.

You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. What should you do?

Leave a note on the vehicle AND Report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.

Unless otherwise posted, what is the speed limit in residential areas?

25 MPH

When may you legally block the intersection?

Under no circumstances

When parking uphill on a 2-way street with no curb, where should your front wheels face?

Turned to the right (away from the street)

With a Class C drivers license a person may drive what?

A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds.

To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, where should you start your turn from?

The lane closest to the left curb.

If you are involved in a traffic collision, when are you required to complete and submit a written report (SR1) to the DMV?

If there is property damage in excess of $750 or if there are any injuries.

When are roadways the most slippery?

The first rain after a dry spell.

Where can't you park your vehicle?

Next to a red painted curb.

You should notify the DMV within 5 days if you?

Sell or transfer your vehicle.

What are the rules of two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart?

May not be crosses for any reason.

You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should slow down and what?

Signal for 100 feet before turning.

You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive at what speed?

No faster than 65 MPH.

Where is it illegal to park your vehicle?

In an unmarked crosswalk.

The safest precaution that you can take regarding the use of cellular phones and driving is what?

Use hands-free devices so you can keep both hands on the steering wheel.

If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection, you should what?

Stay out of the intersection until traffic clears.

You are getting ready to make a right turn. What should you do?

Slow down or stop, if necessary, and then make the turn.

You must obey instructions from school crossing guards, when?

At all times.

It is a very windy day. You are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway reducing your visibility. You should drive slower and turn on your what?


If you plan to to pass another vehicle, you should what?

Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane.

You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. Most of the vehicles are driving 70 MPH or faster. How fast should you legally drive?

No faster than 65 MPH.

If you drive faster than other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction and continually pass the other cars, you will what?

Increase your chances of an accident.

Which vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks?

Tank trucks marked with hazardous materials placards.

You are driving on a one-way street. You may turn left onto another one-way street if?

Traffic on the street moves to the left.

A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck may what?

May have to swing wide to complete the turn.

You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to?

Your side of the road is a broken line.

At intersections, crosswalks, and railroad crossings, you should always what?

Look to the sides of your vehicle to see what is coming.

You drive defensively when you?

Keep your eyes moving to look for potential hazards.

California's "Basic Speed Law" says what?

You should never drive faster than the current conditions.

You are driving on the freeway. The vehicle if front of you is a large truck. Where should you drive?

Farther behind the truck than you would for a passenger vehicle.

Which practice is dangerous to do while driving?

Listening to music through headphones that cover both ears.

Always stop before you cross railroad tracks when?

You don't have room on the other side to completely cross the tracks.

When you tailgate other drivers (drive close to their rear bumper), what happens?

You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry.

You see a signal person at a road construction site ahead. When should you obey his or her instructions?

At all times.

When can you drive in the bike lane?

When you are within 200 feet of a cross street where you plan to turn right.

You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. What does the flashing yellow light mean?

Slow down and cross the intersection carefully.

There is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane ahead. You should what?

Stop and let him/her finish crossing the street.

A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles should what?

Next to the broken line may pass.