2022 Kentucky Permit Test 19

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. When you are behind a motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
When following a motorcyclist, allow for at least a three- to four-second following distance. Motorcycles can stop quickly and following them too closely endangers your life and that of the motorcyclist. If the motorcyclist should fall, you need extra distance to avoid the rider. The chances of a fall are greatest on wet and icy roads, gravel roads, and metal surfaces such as bridges, gratings, and streetcar or railroad tracks.

2. If you are about to be hit from the rear, you should not:

Explanation
If your vehicle is hit from the rear while you are in forward motion, your body will be thrown backward. Brace yourself by pressing against the back of your seat and putting your head against the head restraint to prevent whiplash. Maintain a firm grip on the steering wheel and be ready to apply your brakes to avoid being pushed into another vehicle.

3. 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.

4. If you come to an intersection and your view to the side is blocked, you should:

Explanation
Drivers must slow down when approaching an intersection. If a clear view of cross traffic is obscured, a driver should come to a stop and inch forward until they can see clearly in both directions.

5. If you find that the roadway ahead of you is flooded, you should:

Explanation
Never attempt to drive on a flooded road. Even if the water looks shallow, it may hide many kinds of hazards. If you encounter a flooded area, turn around and seek another route to your destination.

6. Temporary signs used in construction and maintenance work areas:

Explanation
All temporary signs in work zones have orange backgrounds with black writing and/or symbols.

7. In Kentucky, when may hand signals be used by drivers of passenger vehicles in the place of mechanical turn signals?

Explanation
In Kentucky, your car must have working mechanical turn signals. Hand signals may not be used by those driving on Kentucky roadways. Farm, construction, and animal-drawn vehicles are exceptions to this rule and their drivers may need to use hand signals. Bicyclists may also use hand signals.

8. You may cross double yellow lines to pass another vehicle if the:

Explanation
A broken yellow line in the center of the road indicates that traffic next to the broken yellow line may pass, if it is safe to do so.
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