2022 District Of Columbia Permit Test 3

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. When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane, you should:

Explanation
When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane, speed up only after you have identified a gap in traffic. In general, you should be stopped while waiting for a gap to appear.

2. You are merging onto an interstate highway. You should:

Explanation
Anytime you want to merge with other drivers, you need to find a gap large enough for you to safely enter into the flow of traffic. You should not stop on the entrance ramp to an interstate highway unless there are no gaps into which you may safely merge.

3. You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:

Explanation
When being tailgated, create extra space in front of your vehicle and do not brake suddenly. Slow down gradually or merge into another lane to prevent a collision with the tailgater.

4. Increase your following distance when:

Explanation
You should increase your following distance when you are behind a large vehicle that blocks your vision, when driving in bad weather or heavy traffic, when exiting an expressway, when behind a motorcycle or bicycle, and if someone is tailgating you.

5. Anything that requires you to ____ could cause you to crash.

Explanation
Anything that causes you to take your attention away from driving, take your eyes off the road, and/or take your hands off the wheel is a distraction.

6. You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:

Explanation
You may never drive off the paved or main-traveled portion of the road and onto the shoulder to pass another vehicle.

7. If a transit vehicle is signaling to re-enter the main roadway following a stop, you must:

Explanation
You must yield to any transit vehicle that is signaling to pull back onto the main roadway after it has stopped to load or unload passengers. Change lanes, slow down, or stop to allow the bus safe re-entry into traffic.

8. You are approaching an intersection when the traffic light changes from green to solid yellow. You should:

Explanation
When approaching an intersection with a solid yellow traffic light, slow to a stop before entering the intersection, if it is safe to do so. If you can't stop safely, drive carefully through the intersection.
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