2022 New York Permit Test 17

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

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1. What should you do if your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement?

Explanation
If your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement, don't panic. Take your foot off the accelerator and steer parallel to the road. Slow down and ease back onto the roadway by keeping both hands on the steering wheel and steering into the road’s right lane with a small turn of the steering wheel. Check for traffic around you before steering back onto the pavement.

2. You should be cautious when passing a bicycle because:

Explanation
You should always be cautious when passing a bicycle because the cyclist may have to swerve into traffic to avoid an object on the road. Always be particularly careful when driving near bicyclists.

3. A “No standing” sign at a certain location means:

Explanation
A "No standing" sign means that you may only make a temporary stop to load or discharge passengers.

4. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign indicates that a school crossing is ahead.

5. What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals to direct traffic?

Explanation
When approaching an unmarked railroad crossing, slow down and be prepared to stop. Before you cross, be sure that no trains are approaching from either direction on any track. If you see or hear a train coming, stop at a safe distance from the nearest track and wait to proceed until after the train passes.

6. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a flashing yellow arrow, drivers:

Explanation
A flashing yellow arrow indicates that left turns are allowed in the direction of the arrow. However, the oncoming traffic has a green light and you must yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

7. You may drive around or under a gate that is being lowered or raised at a railroad crossing:

Explanation
Flashing red lights, lowered crossing gates, and/or bells at a railroad crossing mean that you must come to a complete stop. You must not go across the tracks until the lights and bells have stopped and the crossing gates are completely up. Do not drive around or under a gate that is moving up or down.
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