2022 North Carolina Permit Test 9

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

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1. When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If another driver is threatening you or intentionally driving dangerously around you, remain calm and try to put as much distance between the two of you as possible. Slow down and let them pass. Do not make eye contact and do not make obscene gestures.

2. When approaching a railroad crossing, you should:

Explanation
When you see any signs indicating a nearby railroad crossing, you should slow down, look for a train, and be ready to stop. If the red warning lights are flashing or the gate is down, you must stop 15 to 50 feet before the railroad tracks. Do not try to go around the gate.

3. “Highway hypnosis” is a driving condition that can result from:

Explanation
"Highway hypnosis” happens when you stare straight ahead at the roadway for long periods of time and stop actively scanning ahead, behind, and around your vehicle. This can lead you to zone out, making you very likely to crash into traffic slowing or stopping ahead of you.

4. This road sign means:

virginia-t intersection
Explanation
This sign indicates that there is an intersection ahead. A road joins from the right.

5. Alcohol:

Explanation
Alcohol is a depressant drug that slows the activity of the brain and reduces the skills that you need for safe driving. Drinking alcohol results in slowed reaction time and impaired judgment.

6. This road sign means:

Idaho-traffic signal ahead
Explanation
This sign means that a traffic signal is ahead. You should slow down and be prepared to stop.

7. A yellow light that flashes on and off means:

Explanation
A flashing yellow traffic light means drivers should slow down and proceed with caution.

8. During normal weather and traffic conditions, keep a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
The more distance between your vehicle and others, the more time you have to react. Keep a minimum following distance of two seconds during normal weather and traffic conditions. Increase your following distance during unusual weather or traffic conditions.

9. This road sign means:

colorado-hov lane
Explanation
This sign marks a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane. HOV lanes are reserved for use by buses and vehicles with a driver and one or more passengers, as indicated on the sign.
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