2022 District Of Columbia Permit Test 21

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. You have allowed the wheels of your vehicle to run off the edge of the pavement. What should you do first?

Explanation
If your vehicle leaves the roadway, hold the steering wheel firmly, release the gas pedal, and gently apply the brakes. Wait until your speed has reduced, check the traffic, and look for a place to safely return to the roadway by merging back into traffic. Overcompensating by jerking the wheel to return to the roadway can cause you to lose control of your vehicle or may cause your car to go into other lanes of traffic.

2. Remove all snow, frost, and ice from:

Explanation
It is important that you are able to see clearly through all of your vehicle's windows, including the windshield. Remove all snow, ice, and frost from your vehicle's windows and mirrors before you start to drive.

3. To avoid being blinded by the glare of oncoming headlights:

Explanation
Glancing back and forth between the right side of the road and the road directly ahead allows you to avoid the glare of oncoming headlights while still staying safely in your lane.

4. Is it legal cross a double solid yellow centerline to pass?

Explanation
Two solid yellow lines down the center of a two-way road mean that neither lane of traffic may cross the lines, unless they are turning off of the roadway. A driver can cross double yellow lines when turning into or out of a driveway or entrance to a business. No passing is allowed over a solid yellow line.

5. If you are driving in another driver's blind spot, you should:

Explanation
Do not drive in someone else’s blind spot. Move forward or drop back so that the other driver can see you.

6. You may continue carefully through an intersection with a yellow light if:

Explanation
If a steady yellow light appears when you are already within an intersection, you should continue through the intersection carefully.

7. This sign means:

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Explanation
Circular traffic signs indicate upcoming railroad crossings. This sign tells drivers that they are approaching a railroad crossing and should be looking for signs of an oncoming train.

8. If you come to an intersection controlled by a flashing yellow light, you must:

Explanation
A flashing yellow traffic light means drivers must slow down, be more aware, and proceed with caution. Be alert to crossing traffic and pedestrians.
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