Hawaii Driver’s Examination

2022 Hawaii Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in..

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

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You are driving in the left lane and want to move into the right lane. You should:

Explanation
When changing lanes, you should check your vehicle's blind spots by looking over your shoulder in the direction that you want to move. Always check your mirrors and turn on your directional signal before beginning a lane change.

The most important thing in any driving situation is:

Explanation
Every driving situation involves three basic elements: the environment, the vehicle, and the driver. Of these three elements, only you as a driver have the ability to gather information about the existing situation. Apply your skills, knowledge, experience, and judgment, and take any action required to safely complete the driving task.

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.

Coming to a complete stop at an intersection, yielding to cross traffic/pedestrians, and then proceeding through the intersection when the way is clear corresponds with:

Explanation
A flashing red traffic light means the same thing as a stop sign. You must come to a complete stop, yield to cross traffic and pedestrians, and then proceed when the way is clear.

You and another vehicle are approaching an intersection that has no traffic signs or signals. Which vehicle has the right-of-way?

Explanation
The vehicle on the right has the right-of-way when two vehicles arrive to an uncontrolled intersection at the same time. When the first driver has safely passed through the intersection, the other driver may proceed.

Certain highway signs contain information about hazardous conditions. Such signs are known as:

Explanation
Warning signs advise drivers of potentially hazardous conditions. For your own safety, obey warning signs. Disregarding the information provided by a warning sign may result in an accident due to your negligence.
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