2022 District Of Columbia Permit Test 18

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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1. If you encounter an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
Drivers must respect and cooperate with all other road users and conform to specific rules in order to maintain order and to avoid crashes. When encountering an aggressive driver, it is safest to just get out of their way. Always avoid competing with other drivers.

2. Which of the following is a dangerous habit when driving in work zones?

Explanation
When driving in a work zone, adjust your speed for the traffic conditions and don't follow other vehicles too closely. Be attentive to workers and machines in the work zone.

3. A yellow and black diamond-shaped sign:

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Explanation
Warning signs, which tell you about conditions on or near the road ahead, are usually diamond-shaped with black symbols or words on a yellow background.

4. When driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on the high beam setting because:

Explanation
In foggy or misty conditions, you should not use your headlights on their high beam setting because the light will be reflected back into your eyes.

5. When passing another vehicle, it is safe to return to your lane if you:

Explanation
Before returning to your original lane after passing, you must make sure you are not dangerously close to the vehicle you have just passed. When you can see both of the vehicle's headlights in your rearview mirror, you may have enough room to return to the lane.

6. When approaching a railroad crossing, you should:

Explanation
When you see any signs indicating a nearby railroad crossing, you should slow down, look for a train, and be ready to stop. If the red warning lights are flashing or the gate is down, you must stop 15 to 50 feet before the railroad tracks. Do not try to go around the gate.

7. When a traffic signal light turns green, you should:

Explanation
A green light tells you that you can go through the intersection. However, you must first yield the right-of-way to traffic and pedestrians who are still in the intersection.

8. A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means:

Explanation
A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means that passing is allowed from the lane on the side next to the broken line.
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