2023 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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10. A red arrow displayed on a traffic light means that:

Explanation
Unless a posted sign indicates otherwise, a traffic signal displaying a red arrow means that drivers must come to a full stop and remain stopped until a green light or green arrow appears.

11. Where should a driver not pass another vehicle?

Explanation
Drivers should not pass one another at a railroad crossing, in an intersection, or on a curve or hill where the visibility is less than 500 feet. Drivers should only pass where it is legal and safe to do so.

12. How can a driver help prevent accidents during long trips?

Explanation
Drivers making long trips can help prevent accidents from drowsy driving by stopping every couple of hours to stretch and rest. They should set a limit of 300-400 miles driven per day. Before beginning a trip, drivers should get a good night's rest and avoid taking any medication that may make them drowsy.

13. A person's ability to drive can be impaired by:

Explanation
The ability to drive safely is dependent on the driver being in good physical condition. Driving can be impaired by alcohol, legal and illegal drugs, and being drowsy.

14. A passenger in a moving motor vehicle is not permitted to:

Explanation
It is unlawful for anyone to drink from or possess an open container of alcohol while in a motor vehicle that is on a public road. Failure to adhere to this law will result in negative consequences for the driver.

15. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign alerts drivers to an upcoming curve in the road.

16. When driving in fog, drivers should use:

Explanation
If you must drive during fog, turn on the low beam headlights. Reduce your driving speed and be alert for taillights of the vehicle in front of you.

17. If you are following a school bus or tank truck, you should:

Explanation
School buses and tank trucks carrying flammable liquids must stop at railroad crossings. Be prepared to stop if following one of these vehicles.
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