2023 Rhode Island Permit Test 17
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.
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1. A steady yellow light at an intersection means:
A steady yellow light indicates that a steady red light will soon appear. If you are driving toward an intersection and a yellow light appears, slow down and prepare to stop. If you are already within the intersection or cannot stop safely before entering the intersection, continue through carefully.
2. This road sign means:
This sign indicates a merge ahead. It warns that two lanes of traffic moving in the same direction are about to become one.
3. Excessive speed:
Excessive speed is one of the most common contributing factors to vehicle crashes. Excessive speed does not save time and often leads to high-risk decision-making.
4. To see objects in their blind spot when changing lanes, drivers should check:
Your vehicle's blind spots are the areas that you cannot see in your mirrors. Look over the appropriate shoulder to check your blind spot when changing lanes.
5. To help prevent crashes, you should:
Crashes often happen because one driver does something that other road users are not expecting. You should communicate with other motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians by doing things like signaling when slowing down, stopping, or changing direction. Use your emergency signals or horn when appropriate.
6. Drivers may not pass a school bus when its red lights are flashing.
When approaching a school bus that is using its flashing red lights, you must stop before you reach the bus and remain stopped until the flashing lights are turned off. On a two-way multilane roadway with a median or shared center lane, vehicles on the opposite side of the road from the school bus do not have to stop.
7. What does this road sign mean?
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns that merging traffic will be entering from the right, so drivers should prepare to allow the incoming traffic to safely merge.
8. When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving: