Washington Driver’s Examination

2022 Washington Permit Test 12

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 Washington. 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 Washington please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/washington/car.

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When driving at high speeds, always allow enough room to safely stop in emergencies by staying at least:

Explanation
If you are driving at a speed of 30 mph or slower, a following time of two or three seconds may be enough to stop safely in the case of an emergency. However, at higher speeds, it is best to maintain a four-second following time.

Generally, how many alcoholic drinks will the human body get rid of each hour?

Explanation
It takes about one hour for the body to get rid of the alcohol in a single drink.

If you see side-by-side red lights flashing at a railroad crossing, you must:

Explanation
If a railroad crossing has side-by-side red lights that are flashing, you must stop.

Always signal when:

Explanation
Your turn signals should always be used when you make any movement to the left or right. You should use your signal when pulling into traffic from a curbside parking space, moving into a new lane, or passing another vehicle.

If you stop along the road at night:

Explanation
If you stop along the road at night, turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beam headlights turned on. Be sure that other road users will be able to clearly see your vehicle.

When you approach a railroad crossing without flashing warning signals or crossing gates, you should:

Explanation
Always be prepared to yield to any oncoming trains before crossing railroad tracks, particularly if there are no lights or gates controlling the crossing. Never start to cross the tracks until there is room for your entire vehicle on the other side of the tracks. Due to the risk of a vehicle stalling, it is not wise to shift gears when crossing railroad tracks.
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