2022 New York Permit Test 5

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The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in New..

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.

Passing grade:

Which of the following commonly causes traffic accidents?

Explanation
Driving too fast for conditions is a major cause of motor vehicle crashes. Being inattentive to surroundings can cause a driver to collide with other vehicles. Most rear-end collisions are caused by drivers following other vehicles too closely.

When the road is marked with a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line, with the broken line next to your lane, you may pass:

Explanation
When there is a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line in the center of the road and the broken line is next to your lane, you may cross the lines to pass if there is no oncoming traffic.

Texting while driving is:

Explanation
In the state of New York, drivers are not permitted to use a cell phone to type or read a text or email while operating a vehicle. Texting while driving can result in a fine of up to $450.

What should you do when you are going to enter a roadway from a private road?

Explanation
When entering a roadway from a driveway or private road, you must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and traffic on the roadway.

After you have passed a car, you may return to the right lane when you:

Explanation
After passing on the left, before you return to the right lane, look at your interior rearview mirror and make sure you can see the front bumper of the passed vehicle. Look over your right shoulder to make sure you can see several feet of pavement between your vehicle and the one you passed. You may then return to the right lane.

If there is a deep puddle on the road ahead, you should:

Explanation
To prevent skidding on slippery surfaces, avoid especially slippery areas, such as ice patches, wet leaves, oil, or deep puddles. The safest surface for driving is a dry, solid surface.

When may you legally drive around or under a railroad crossing gate?

Explanation
Do not go around or under any lowered gate at a railroad crossing. Once the gate is raised, do not proceed across the tracks until you can see clearly in both directions and are sure there are no trains coming.
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