2022 Pennsylvania Permit Test 23

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.. Read More

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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7. If a police officer requires you to take a blood, breath, or urine test, you:

Explanation
If the police arrest you for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and you refuse to take one or more chemical tests of breath, blood, or urine, your driving privilege will be automatically suspended for one year. This suspension will remain in place even if you are found not guilty of driving under the influence.

8. From top to bottom, the following is the proper order for traffic lights:

pennsylvania-traffic signal ahead blank
Explanation
On a traffic signal arranged vertically, red is always on top and green on the bottom. When arranged horizontally, red is always on the left and green on the right.

9. When no signs, signals, or police tell you what to do at an intersection, the law states:

Explanation
In the absence of signs, signals, or police instructions, drivers turning left at an intersection must yield to vehicles going straight.

10. What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?

pennsylvania-shoulder drop off
Explanation
This sign indicates that the shoulder is lower than the road in the area ahead. If you drift off of the roadway and one wheel drops onto a low shoulder, do not slam on the brakes or steer sharply to try to get back onto the roadway. This could easily cause you to lose control of your vehicle.

11. You want to turn left at an intersection. The light is green but oncoming traffic is heavy. You should:

Explanation
When making a left turn where there is approaching traffic, you must wait for the approaching traffic to go through before you turn. You may enter the intersection to prepare for your left turn if the light is green and no other vehicle ahead of you plans to make a left turn.

12. Hydroplaning is usually caused by:

Explanation
Your tires become less effective at clearing water from the road as you increase your speed. If you drive too fast, they may lose their grip entirely, leaving the vehicle sliding on a film of water. This is known as "hydroplaning."
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