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1.     Signs serve to _____________________, to________________________, or to __________________ traffic.
     regulate/ warn/ guide
2.     Regulatory signs inform drivers about ______________________ and _________________________.
     laws/ restrictions
3.     When you come to a "yield" sign, you must actually stop if another vehicle is approaching. True or false?
4.     On some roadways, the speed limit at night is different from the speed limit allowed during daytime hours. True or false?
5.     Warning signs are usually what color?
     bright yellow
6.     Diamond-shaped warning signs alert drivers to_____________________________________.
     danger ahead
7.     A "no-passing" sign has what shape?
     It's triangular.
8.     A solid, yellow line on the roadway means "______________________________________."
     no passing
9.     What shape do railroad crossing signs have?
     They're round.
10.     School zone signs are ___________________________________ in shape.
11.     Construction signs are usually one of what two colors?
     orange or yellow
12.     Guide signs provide _____________________________________.
13.     Interstate signs are shaped like ________________________________. What colors are on them?
     shields/ red, white, and blue
14.     State and U.S. highway signs are what colors?
     black and white
15.     Blue signs alert drivers to _____________________________________________.
     services ahead
16.     Traffic signals help traffic to ____________________________________________.
     flow smoothly
17.     What should you do if the light is already yellow as you approach the intersection?
     . Try to stop safely
18.     Most states allow drivers to turn _____________________________ on red lights.
19.     What is indicated when all of the roadway line markings are white?
     It is a one-way road.
20.     What is indicated by a broken, yellow line in the center of the road?
     Passing is allowed
21.     Two solid yellow lines in the center of a roadway mean that_____________________.
     No vehicle on the roadway may pass any other vehicle on the roadway.
22.     If you are "tailgating," what are you doing?
     following another driver very closely
23.     What is the "two second rule"?
     It's a rule that lets you know that there's enough space between your vehicle and the one ahead of you so that you could react and stop in time if the need should arise to do so. You find a fixed object on the road ahead. When the vehicle in front of you passes the object, begin to count. You should not pass that object with your own vehicle before you can count to two seconds.
24.     When a roadway has two lanes and all of the traffic is moving in the same direction, for what is the left lane used?
25.     Slower traffic should keep to the __________________________.
26.     Having the "right-of-way" means that a vehicle has________________________________.
     right to proceed
27.     Pedestrians always have the right-of-way. True or false?
28.     The last person to arrive at a four-way stop has the right-of-way. True or false?
     false/ The first person to arrive has the right-of-way.
29.     If two vehicles arrive simultaneously at a four-way stop, which vehicle has the right-of-way?
     the vehicle on the right
30.     When passing another vehicle, when is it safe to go back into the original lane, in front of the car you're passing?
     when you can see the front of the car you're passing in your rear-view mirror
31.     What must you do when a stopped school bus exhibits blinking lights?
     You must stop until the school bus proceeds.
32.     Stay out of a truck driver's _______________________________________.
     blind spots
33.     All railroad crossings are "controlled." True or false?
34.     Fog particles _____________________________ light.
35.     When driving in fog, use high-beam headlights. True or false?
36.     What else should you turn on when you turn on your windshield wipers?
37.     Wet roads increase your car's traction. True or false?
     false/ Wet roads reduce your car's traction.
38.     When skidding on snow, press hard on the brake pedal. True or false?
     false/ Remove your foot from the accelerator and guide the car back into a straight path.
39.     Why should you not talk on cell phones or put on makeup while driving?
     These things distract you from what is happening on the roadway, and accidents can result.
40.     Alcohol causes a lack of coordination. True or false?
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