2022 District Of Columbia Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in District Of Columbia. 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 District Of Columbia. 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 District Of Columbia please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/district-of-columbia/car.

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9. Drivers who eat and drink while driving:

Explanation
Choosing to eat, drink, or smoke while driving is dangerous because these actions require a driver to remove their hands from the wheel and their eyes from the road. Drivers who engage in distracting activities while driving have trouble staying in their lanes and controlling their vehicles.

10. If you stop at a railroad crossing with more than one track:

Explanation
If you are stopped at a railroad crossing with more than one track, do not start moving as soon as a train passes. Wait until you have a clear view down all tracks before you start across. Even where there is only one track, do not start across immediately after a train passes; check again for another train that may be approaching.

11. To safely pass a bicycle, you should:

Explanation
When passing a bicyclist, slow down and give them as much space as you can. Bicyclists have much less protection than drivers of motor vehicles and they should not be crowded. Passing a bicycle too quickly can shift the bicyclist off-course.

12. Braking distance is affected by:

Explanation
Factors that can affect braking distance include how fast your vehicle is traveling, the condition of your brakes and tires, and the condition of the pavement.

13. Highways and roads freeze before ramps and bridges.

Explanation
Ramps and bridges are suspended in the air, causing them to become icy very quickly in cold weather. Drive with extra caution when crossing a bridge in freezing temperatures.

14. This sign means:

new-york-hill ahead
Explanation
This sign warns that there is a steep hill ahead.

15. An inattentive driver is a driver who:

Explanation
Do not become distracted by looking at passengers, attempting to find something in your vehicle, looking at reading material, sightseeing, or daydreaming while driving. Continue scanning the road, checking your mirrors, and looking at the instrument panel at regular intervals. Developing these safe habits will keep you attentive as a driver.

16. If you leave your vehicle unattended, you must:

Explanation
When you leave your vehicle unattended, you must stop the engine, lock the ignition, remove the key from the ignition, and set the parking brake.
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