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1. Which way do you turn your front wheels to park facing downhill?

Parallel to the curb.
Toward the curb.
Away from the curb.

2. How far ahead should you scan for road hazards?

6-8 seconds.
2-5 seconds.
10-15 seconds.

3. When a traffic light turns green, should you go immediately?

Only after yielding to vehicles and pedestrians already in the intersection and checking for any cars that may enter the intersection ileagally.
Yes, or you can receive a citation for obstructing the entrance to an intersection.

4. At a STOP sign you should......?

Stop if there are no other vehicles present.
Stop every time.
Stop if you can't see clearly for 400 feet in both directions.

5. You're approaching an intersection. You should look.......?

Left and right.
Left, right, and left again.
Straight ahead.

6. Why should you scan the road ahead?

To avoid using your side mirrors.
To avoid having to make emergency maneuvers.
It's a legal requirement.

7. At a YIELD sign you should ....?

Stop, then proceed when it's clear.
Be cautious because you're approaching a slow moving vehicle crossing.
Yield to other vehicles.

8. Who has the right-of-way at an intersection with no crosswalks?

The vehicle.
As long as you don't hit the pedestrian you're o.k.
The pedestrian. You must yield the same as if the crosswalk is marked.

9. You should use your horn when .....?

It may help prevent an accident.
Another driver makes a mistake.
Another vehicle is in your way.

10. When approaching an uncontrolled intersection you .....?

Must yield the right of way to all other vehicles.
Should always stop before driving through the intersection.
Should slow down and be ready to stop if necessary.