2022 New York Permit Test 23

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. If you reach an intersection where you wish to turn but you are not in the proper lane, you should:

Explanation
Never make last-minute turns. If you reach an intersection where you wish to turn but you are not in the proper lane to make the turn, drive to the next intersection and then make the turn from the proper lane.

2. You want to turn left at an intersection. The light is green but oncoming traffic is heavy. You should:

Explanation
When making a left turn where there is approaching traffic, you must wait for the approaching traffic to go through before you turn. You may enter the intersection to prepare for your left turn if the light is green and no other vehicle ahead of you plans to make a left turn.

3. This sign is a warning that you are approaching:

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Explanation
This sign indicates that you are approaching a railroad crossing.

4. Your tire blows out while you are driving. You should:

Explanation
If you experience a tire blowout, do not immediately apply the brakes. Grip the steering wheel firmly and steer to remain in your traffic lane. Reduce your speed gradually by releasing the accelerator and staying off the brakes. Once you are moving very slowly, apply the brakes lightly and pull off the road into a safe area.

5. Tailgating other drivers (driving too closely to their rear bumper):

Explanation
Tailgating is a common behavior that can lead to aggressive driving, and so it should be avoided. Drivers may face legal consequences for driving unsafely.

6. Which of the following statements is true?

Explanation
If the weather changes suddenly, you will need to adjust your driving to adapt. Always slow down when driving in rainy or foggy conditions. Be especially aware of vehicles behind you that may be going too fast for conditions.

7. When parallel parked, your vehicle may be no more than ____ from the curb.

Explanation
When parallel parked, your vehicle should be no more than one foot from the curb. Be sure surrounding vehicles have room to leave their parking spaces.
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