Oregon Driver’s Examination

2022 Oregon Permit Test 5

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

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

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You may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing:

Explanation
You are required to stop at all railroad crossings when signals warn of an approaching train. These signals may include flashing red lights, a lowered crossing gate, a flagger signaling, or a train’s audible signal of warning. Do not attempt to go around a lowered gate.

If an officer is directing traffic at a working traffic light, drivers should:

Explanation
Traffic signals are placed at intersections to keep traffic moving and to help prevent crashes. Drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists must obey these signals, except in instances when an officer is directing traffic.

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.

What should you do when an emergency vehicle is approaching while displaying flashing red or blue lights?

Explanation
You must yield the right-of-way to all emergency vehicles using a siren, air horn, and/or flashing red, blue, or white lights. Where possible, you must pull over to the right edge of the road. If you are in an intersection, drive through the intersection before you pull over.

To change lanes you should:

Explanation
Before changing lanes, you should activate your turn signal in the appropriate direction and check your rearview and side mirrors. Look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move in order to check your blind spot and check the far lane to be sure no one else is trying to enter the same lane as you. Change lanes when you are sure it is safe to do so.

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.

A driver can legally pass on the right side of another vehicle:

Explanation
If there is an available passing lane, you may pass on the right of a vehicle or bicycle that is turning left or waiting to turn left. It is also legal to pass on the right when driving on a multilane road with two or more lanes traveling in the same direction. You may never drive off the pavement or main-traveled portion of the road to pass another vehicle.
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