2022 Kentucky Permit Test

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

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1. An orange-colored sign like this means:

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Explanation
Orange-colored signs indicate construction areas. Proceed with caution.

2. When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should:

Explanation
You should drive more slowly at night than during the day because it is not possible to see as far ahead at night. You should make sure that you can stop within the area illuminated by your headlights.

3. Increase your following distance when driving behind a large vehicle:

Explanation
Drivers of trucks, buses, vans, and any vehicles pulling campers or trailers may not be able to see you if you are driving directly behind them. Increase your following distance when driving behind one of these vehicles. Additionally, large vehicles can block your view of the road, so increase your following distance to look around the sides of the vehicle and see the road ahead.

4. Before stopping your vehicle at a traffic signal or sign, you should:

Explanation
When stopping your vehicle on the roadway, first check your mirrors for traffic. Be aware of surrounding drivers as you release the accelerator and allow your vehicle to slow. Move your foot to the brake pedal and press with steady pressure for a smooth stop.

5. When you approach an octagonal sign, you must:

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Explanation
An octagonal (eight-sided) sign always means "Stop." Come to a complete stop, yield to traffic and pedestrians that have the right-of-way, and proceed when the way is clear.

6. The first thing that alcohol effects is:

Explanation
Alcohol reduces all of the important abilities you need to drive safely. Alcohol goes from your stomach to your blood, then from your blood to all other parts of your body. Alcohol affects the areas of your brain that control judgment and skill.

7. Various traffic control devices in construction and maintenance work areas are the color:

Explanation
Orange warning signs are used in and around work zones. Use special caution when you see orange signs, cones, or barriers on a roadway.

8. You may be able to identify an aggressive driver by:

Explanation
While driving, you should remain aware of the actions of surrounding drivers. If you notice an aggressive driver nearby making erratic or improper lane changes, you should not challenge them. The safest way to handle an aggressive driver is to get out of their way.
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