2022 Tennessee Permit Test 18

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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..

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

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To see vehicles in your blind spots, you should check:

Explanation
By definition, blind spots are areas that cannot be seen using your mirrors. To check your blind spots, you should look over your shoulders.

When may you legally drive around or under a railroad crossing gate?

Explanation
Do not go around or under any lowered gate at a railroad crossing. Once the gate is raised, do not proceed across the tracks until you can see clearly in both directions and are sure there are no trains coming.

If you have had several beers, the effects of alcohol will be reduced only by:

Explanation
The only way to remove the impairing effects of alcohol is to give the body time to remove it from the body. Drinking coffee, physical activity, or taking a cold shower will not speed up this process. It takes about one hour to cancel the effects of one drink.

Only ____ can reduce blood alcohol content (BAC) and alcohol's effects on the body.

Explanation
Only the passage of time can remove alcohol and its impairing effects from the body.

When you are behind a motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
When following a motorcyclist, allow for at least a three- to four-second following distance. Motorcycles can stop quickly and following them too closely endangers your life and that of the motorcyclist. If the motorcyclist should fall, you need extra distance to avoid the rider. The chances of a fall are greatest on wet and icy roads, gravel roads, and metal surfaces such as bridges, gratings, and streetcar or railroad tracks.

Before you enter an intersection, you should look to your:

Explanation
Before you enter an intersection, look to both the left and right for approaching vehicles or crossing pedestrians. Look to your left a second time, as vehicle approaching from your left will be closer than those approaching from your right. Look across the intersection before you start to move to make sure the path is clear all the way through.

You are approaching a green traffic light and traffic is blocking the intersection. What is the best thing to do?

Explanation
Even if your light is green, you must not enter an intersection unless you can get completely through the intersection before the light turns red. If you block the intersection, you can be cited.

To help others see you when daylight begins to fade, you should use your:

Explanation
As daylight begins to fade, turn on your low beams to help others see you. Only use your high beam headlights in an open area where no other drivers are present.
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