Illinois Driver’s Examination

2022 Illinois Permit Test 14

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 Illinois. 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 Illinois please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/illinois/car.

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If a vehicle is equipped with airbags:

Explanation
Airbags are important safety devices that provide protection in crashes. For best protection, a vehicle's lap and shoulder belts should be used in combination with airbags.

This sign means:

illinois-no right turn
Explanation
This sign indicates that turns in the direction of the arrow (in this case, to the right) are prohibited.

When you see this sign, you should:

iowa-merging traffic
Explanation
Warning signs alert drivers to upcoming hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers about potential traffic merging into their lane from the right.

When experiencing a tire blowout, the driver should apply the brakes quickly and pull off the roadway to check the tire.

Explanation
If you experience a tire blowout, you should ease your foot off the gas pedal, keep a firm grasp on the steering wheel, pull safely off the roadway, and check the tires. You should not brake suddenly.

When following a truck at night, it is important to dim your headlights.

Explanation
You should always dim headlights when following a truck at night. Bright lights will blind the drivers of large vehicles when they reflect off the large side mirrors.

This road sign means:

arkansas-road work ahead
Explanation
This orange warning sign tells drivers that an area of roadwork is upcoming. When traveling through a work zone, stay alert for temporary traffic control devices.

When driving at night, you should:

Explanation
Driving at night is more hazardous than daytime driving because the lowered visibility makes it difficult to judge speed, distances, and other potential hazards. Increase your following distance to help prevent a potential collision if the vehicle in front of you should stop abruptly. Use your headlights when driving at night, following the rules for proper usage of high beams and low beams.

Alcohol is the single greatest common factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes.

Explanation
Alcohol is the number one killer on American roadways. Alcohol affects a person’s vision and slows their reaction time, so it takes longer to act in an emergency. Alcohol affects a person’s driving even if they are below the level of illegal intoxication.

When being passed by another vehicle:

Explanation
When being passed, you must yield to the passing vehicle and not increase your speed. Allow the vehicle to safely merge back into your lane.

Driving privileges may be revoked for giving false information to the Secretary of State.

Explanation
You may be arrested, imprisoned for up to five years, or have your driving privileges suspended or revoked for 12 months if you sign a driver license/ID card application that includes false information.

When approaching a four-way stop, drivers must yield the right-of-way to all motorists who arrived before them.

Explanation
At a four-way stop, you must yield the right-of-way to drivers who arrived before you. Wait your turn to enter the intersection.

Stopping distances and severity of crashes:

Explanation
Stopping distances are longer and crashes are more severe when traffic travels at higher speeds.
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