2022 Rhode Island Permit Test

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

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

Passing grade:

Night driving presents unique problems because:

Explanation
Night driving creates a unique set of problems for drivers. Due to the reduced visibility, it can be difficult to judge distance and the traveling speeds of other vehicles when driving at night. Drivers can see only as far as their headlights allow.

____ greatly increase stopping distances and severity of crashes.

Explanation
High speeds greatly increase stopping distances and severity of crashes. The faster you drive, the greater the impact or striking power of your vehicle, should you be involved in a collision.

As you approach an intersection with a flashing yellow light:

Explanation
A flashing yellow light means that you should slow down, check for cross traffic, and proceed with caution.

If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road, you should:

Explanation
When driving in heavy rain at speeds as low as 30 mph, your tires may lose all contact with the road and instead ride up on a layer of water above the surface of the road. This is called "hydroplaning." If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, slow down gradually and do not apply the brakes.

Always stop before crossing railroad tracks when:

Explanation
Expect a train on any track, at any time, traveling in either direction. If you need to stop after crossing the tracks, wait until you can completely cross the tracks before proceeding. Make sure your vehicle clears the tracks before you stop.

You must stop at an intersection when you see a:

Explanation
A flashing red traffic signal has the same meaning as a stop sign. At an intersection with a flashing red light, you must come to a complete stop, look both ways, and proceed only after the intersection is clear.

This road sign means:

Idaho-no right turn
Explanation
Regulatory signs display laws that drivers must always obey. Right turns are not permitted where this sign is present.

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.
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