2022 Washington Permit Test 23

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.. Read More

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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1. Lanes of traffic moving in the same direction are divided by ____ lines.

Explanation
Solid white lines are used to separate lanes traveling in the same direction (as well as to mark the right edge of the road). Broken white lines separate lanes traveling in the same direction and may be crossed to pass. Yellow lines separate lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions.

2. A driver should be extra alert to motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians because:

Explanation
In many collisions with motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians, drivers reported that they were looking but still did not see the smaller vehicle or pedestrian. These can be more difficult to spot in traffic than passenger vehicles because they are smaller, may move faster, and have less noticeable lighting. To prevent collisions with these smaller and less protected road users, drivers should always be alert to the presence of motorcycles, bikes, and pedestrians.

3. Certain highway signs require drivers to obey an indicated instruction. Such signs are known as:

Explanation
Regulatory signs require drivers to obey an indicated instruction. Failure to comply is subject to penalty.

4. To prepare for anything coming up on the road ahead, you should:

Explanation
Your ability to handle dangerous traffic situations depends largely on searching for and identifying problems before meeting them. Looking far ahead of your vehicle does not mean you should simply stare at the center of the road. You need to continually scan the entire road, including the sides of the road.

5. You are driving along a street and hear a siren. You cannot immediately see the emergency vehicle. You should:

Explanation
If you hear a siren or an air horn close by but do not know exactly where the emergency vehicle is, safely pull over to the right side of the road and stop until you are sure it is not headed toward you.

6. A yellow light that flashes on and off means:

Explanation
A flashing yellow traffic light means drivers should slow down and proceed with caution.
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