2022 Rhode Island Permit Test 9

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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:

The most effective thing you can do to reduce your risk of being injured or killed in a traffic crash is to:

Explanation
Wearing your seat belt is the single most effective thing you can do to reduce your risk of death or injury while driving.

When driving under icy or snowy conditions, which driving technique will help drivers avoid crashes?

Explanation
Reduce your speed when roads are snow-covered or icy. Doing this and increasing your following distance are the most important techniques for avoiding crashes under snowy or icy conditions.

Blood alcohol content (BAC) depends on each of the following, except:

Explanation
Your blood alcohol content (BAC) depends on how much alcohol you drink, how much time passes between drinks, and your weight. It is not affected by the type of alcoholic beverages you drink, your level of physical fitness, or how well you can "hold your liquor."

When approaching an intersection controlled by a flashing yellow light, you must:

Explanation
A traffic signal displaying a flashing yellow light indicates that you should be alert and proceed with caution. Slow down when approaching a flashing yellow traffic signal.

If driving in fog, a driver should turn on the high beam headlights to increase their field of vision.

Explanation
While it is not advisable to drive in fog, if you must drive in foggy conditions, you should drive with the headlights set on dim or use fog lights.

Where is it safe to pass another vehicle?

Explanation
Never pass within intersections or at other intersecting points, such as parking lot entrances and alleyways. Any time your view is blocked by a curve or a hill, you should stay in your lane and assume that there is an oncoming vehicle just out of sight. Wherever signs and/or pavement markings permit passing other vehicles, you will have to determine whether or not you have enough space to pass in a safe manner.

The best way to avoid a dangerous situation while driving is to:

Explanation
Always be aware of what is happening around your vehicle. Constantly observing your surroundings to the front, sides, and rear of your vehicle will help you see problems that may require you to change speed or roadway position.

Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?

Explanation
Even if a vehicle is properly equipped with rearview and outside mirrors, it still has blind spots that cannot be seen in the mirrors. Large trucks have much larger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.
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