# 2024 Pennsylvania Permit Test 17

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Pennsylvania. Each permit practice test question has three answer..

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

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### 1. Anything that requires you to ____ could cause you to crash.

Explanation
Anything that causes you to take your attention away from driving, take your eyes off the road, and/or take your hands off the wheel is a distraction.

### 2. If a green arrow turns into a solid green light, you:

Explanation
If a green arrow turns into a solid green light, you may still turn in the direction that the arrow was pointing but you must first yield to pedestrians and oncoming traffic.

### 3. When traveling at highway speeds on a dry road, a safe following distance is at least:

Explanation
In general, when driving on a dry highway, a four-second following distance will provide adequate time to steer or brake to avoid a hazard.

### 4. The maximum speed limit in this state is ____ miles per hour .

Explanation
The maximum speed limit in Pennsylvania is 70 mph.

### 5. The effect that lack of sleep has on your safe driving ability is the same as:

Explanation
Fatigue and being under the influence of alcohol have similar effects on your ability to drive safely. For example, being awake for 18 hours impairs your driving about as much as a blood alcohol level of 0.05 percent. Being awake for 24 hours in a row has the same effect on your driving as a blood alcohol level of 0.10 percent.

### 6. If you are under age 21 and are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, you will receive a ____ license suspension for a first offense.

Explanation
If you are under age 21 and are convicted of driving under the influence, you will be subject to the penalties for the "high rate" of blood alcohol concentration (BAC), regardless of your actual BAC. These penalties include a 12-month license suspension for the first offense.