Tennessee Driver’s Examination

2022 Tennessee Permit Test 3

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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Before you change lanes, you should check your mirrors and:

Explanation
Before changing lanes, it is very important to check behind you. You should look over your shoulder to ensure that you are not getting in the way of vehicles in the lane you want to enter. Before changing lanes, you should also ensure that no drivers are attempting to drive into the same spot from a different lane.

If a child is riding a bicycle near your vehicle:

Explanation
Children on bicycles are sometimes unpredictable. Young bicyclists are especially likely to make surprising changes in direction. Remember that children and bicycles are both small in stature and may become difficult to see.

If you are not the first to arrive at the scene of an accident and your help is not needed, what should you do?

Explanation
If you are the first person to arrive at the scene of a crash, you should immediately call 911. Otherwise, if you are not professionally trained to render aid, cautiously continue on. This will ensure that you do not interfere with the arrival of emergency services and will prevent you from being the victim of a secondary collision caused by other drivers distracted by the crash scene.

What does a traffic signal with a yellow left arrow indicate?

Explanation
When a protected turn arrow changes from green to yellow, drivers must prepare to yield to oncoming traffic. A yellow arrow indicates that the protected left turn is ending.

Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of on the surface of the road. To prevent hydroplaning in rainy weather, you should:

Explanation
In rainy weather, you should lower your speed to reduce the risk of hydroplaning. Driving too fast may cause your tires to ride up on the water and lose contact with the surface of the road, making it very difficult to control your vehicle.

You should use your horn when:

Explanation
Only use your horn when it is necessary to avoid collisions. Do not use your horn if a driver or bicyclist is moving slowly and you want him or her to drive faster or get out of your way.

Broken yellow lines are used on streets and highways to:

Explanation
Yellow lines separate traffic moving in opposite directions. Dashed lines on the pavement indicate that passing is permitted when safe.

When driving in fog, you should:

Explanation
Drivers should use low beam headlights when driving in fog. High beams will reflect back at the driver, making it difficult to see.
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