2022 New York Permit Test 2

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. A fully loaded tractor-trailer traveling at 55 mph could take up to ____ to come to a complete stop.

Explanation
Tractor-trailers take longer distances to stop than smaller cars traveling at the same speed. A fully loaded tractor-trailer may take almost 400 feet to come to a complete stop when driving at 55 mph.

2. This symbol is used for:

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Explanation
A reflective orange triangle on the rear of a vehicle means it travels only at slow speeds. You may see this sign on roadwork equipment, farm vehicles, or horse-drawn wagons and carriages. It appears as a solid orange triangle during the day and a hollow red triangle at night.

3. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:

Explanation
Allow for extra space when driving behind a motorcycle. Motorcycles can stop more quickly than other vehicles can and you must have adequate room to stop if the motorcyclist brakes or falls off. Also, remember that motorcycles are difficult to see at night because they only have one tail light.

4. When entering the interstate, check for a gap in traffic in the nearest lane, adjust your speed to match traffic, signal, and:

Explanation
Before merging into interstate traffic, you should identify a gap, accelerate to the speed of traffic, and signal. Merge into the gap when it is safe to do so. Be alert to other traffic and do not expect other drivers to clear the lane.

5. The car behind you begins to pass you. You should:

Explanation
If another vehicle passes you on the left, decrease your speed slightly and keep to the right. When the vehicle has safely passed and is ahead of you, resume your normal speed.

6. People driving under the influence of alcohol are:

Explanation
Every impaired or intoxicated driver is dangerous, both to themselves and to others on the road.

7. When two vehicles enter an intersection from different highways at the same time, which vehicle must yield the right-of-way?

Explanation
At intersections that are controlled by signs or signals and at intersections that are uncontrolled, the driver on the left must yield the right-of-way to the driver on the right when two vehicles arrive to the intersection at the same time.
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