2022 Alabama Permit Test 5

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alabama. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alabama. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Alabama please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/alabama/car.

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1. If you have trouble seeing other vehicles because of dust or smoke blowing across the roadway, you should drive more slowly and turn on your:

Explanation
You must turn on your headlights any time conditions prevent you from seeing other vehicles. Other drivers may have trouble seeing you, too.

2. Various traffic control devices in construction and maintenance work areas are the color:

Explanation
Orange warning signs are used in and around work zones. Use special caution when you see orange signs, cones, or barriers on a roadway.

3. Always stop before crossing railroad tracks when:

Explanation
Expect a train on any track, at any time, traveling in either direction. If you need to stop after crossing the tracks, wait until you can completely cross the tracks before proceeding. Make sure your vehicle clears the tracks before you stop.

4. It is necessary to use your low beams any time you are:

Explanation
Use your low beams when driving in fog, snow, rain, or mist. Light from high beams will reflect off of precipitation, causing a glare and making it even more difficult to see. Some vehicles are equipped with fog lights that should be used in addition to low beam headlights.

5. To avoid traction loss on wet roads, you should:

Explanation
To prevent hydroplaning, lower your speed in response to wet roads and keep your tires in good condition. If you detect a loss of control, take your foot off the gas, do not apply the brakes, maintain the direction of the vehicle, and allow the vehicle to slow to a manageable speed.

6. It is dangerous to follow a motorcycle too closely because:

Explanation
Motorcycles can stop quickly and following them too closely endangers your life and that of the motorcyclist. If the motorcyclist makes a mistake, you need to have enough time and space to avoid a crash.

7. When you see this sign, you should stop and:

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Explanation
At a stop sign, you must come to a full stop and check for traffic in all directions before proceeding.

8. If a tire suddenly blows out while you are driving, you should:

Explanation
If you experience a sudden tire blowout, do not panic. Grasp the steering wheel firmly and take your foot off the accelerator to allow the vehicle to roll to a stop. Lightly apply the breaks when it is safe to do so. Do not move to the shoulder of the road until the car has slowed considerably.
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