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Module 1 Student Worksheets-1 (2)

Name: __________________________________
Class Period: ____________
Date: _________________
Module 1 – Licensing, Signs, Signals & Pavement Markings (DE.1, DE.6)
Directions: Answer the following questions or fill in the blank with the correct word/phrase from the presentation.
Topic 1: Driver Education Program Goals
1. A minimum of ____90______ periods of instruction are required for classroom driver education.
2. A _____90_____ minute parent/teen traffic safety presentation is required in N. Virginia and in many other school divisions in
Topic 2: Juvenile Licensing Laws
3. Driving _____inexperience_____: New drivers need a lot of guided practice to recognize and correctly respond to potential
driving hazards.
4. _____Graduated_____ Driver Licensing (GDL) provides new drivers with driving experience and skills gradually over time in
low-risk environments.
5. Graduated Licensing Law places restrictions on driving at ___night_______, limits on the number of teenage passengers,
requires _____9_____-months practice driving with a learner’s permit, ____45______ hour of supervised driving. The
minimum age for an unrestricted license is ______21____. If you get a ticket you go to driving school. The more tickets you
get – you lose your license.
6. Curfew is from _____midnight_____ until ____4am______. PWC Curfew is 11pm-5am Sunday –Thursday and 12-5 Friday
and Saturday
7. Young drivers who have a provisional driver’s license may have no more than __________ non-family passenger under the
age of 21.
8. Passenger Restrictions for a Driver’s License. Virginia law allows ____one______ non-family passengers under the age of 21
to ride in a car for the first year. After first year, may have____three______ non-family passengers under the age of 21 when
driving to and from a school activity, a licensed driver is occupying the seat beside the driver, and in cases of emergency.
9. If under age 18 no _____wireless_____ devices – even hands free while driving a car.
10. Text messaging increases the risk of crashes or near crashes ______23.2_____times!
11. A _________commercial driver license___________ is a license that is required to drive large vehicles: tractor-trailers,
school buses, passenger buses, large tank vehicles, vehicles carrying hazardous materials.
12. ______Virginia Identification____cards have no age restrictions and are available for adults or children. It costs $10 and
expires 5 years from the date of issue.
13. To obtain a learner’s permit you must have ____parent______ permission, be at least _____15_____ years and
____6______ months. You must provide proof of residency, identity, social security number and legal presence.
14. Parents can verify ____residency______ for applicants less than 19 years old. Can use a DMV-issued ID card.
15. For proof of legal presence, you need a ____birth______ certificate, legal passport, social security card or ____visa______
16. In order to obtain a learner’s, permit you must pass a 2-part knowledge exam. You must correctly answer all __10________
traffic sign, signals and pavement marking questions and ____80%______ of the general knowledge questions.
17. You must pass a vision test and have _____20/40_____ corrected vision.
18. Practice Driving with a ____licensed______ driver who is legally able to drive and
a. at least ______21____ years old, or
b. a/an _____immediate_____family member who is at least 18 years old.
19. For applicants under 18: If you fail the learner’s permit test you must wait _____15_____ days to retake and pay a fee.
If you fail your learner’s test _____3_____ times, you must complete a driver education course SUBSEQUENT to the third fail.
20. A ______vertical____ license is for persons under 21 years of age. A _____Horizontal_____ license is for persons 21 age
and older.
21. Virginia Driver License Requirements: Applicants less than 18 years must: be at least ____16______ years and ___3_______
months old, practice driving with a learner’s permit for at least _____9____ months, and successfully complete an approved
driver education program (classroom/attendance of 90-minute parent/teen meeting and in-car).
22. Virginia License Requirements: Applicants less than 18 years old must: have ____parent______ permission, and a
parent/guardian must certify the applicant has driven a motor vehicle for ______45____ hours, at least _____15_____ of
which were after sunset.
23. Juvenile Licensing Ceremony: The court will send notice of the date to appear within the initial _____180_____-day licensing
period. Dress appropriately, be on time, and bring learner’s permit and 180-day temporary driver’s license.
24. A motorcycle _____permit_____ allows you to operate a motorcycle after 4am and before midnight. Must be supervised by a
person at least 21, licensed to operate a motorcycle, and able to assist your/riding along with you. You must wear an
approved helmet and hold the permit a minimum of 30 days.
25. To receive a motorcycle _____license_____ you must pass the driver’s license two-part knowledge exam, motorcycle
knowledge exam, and motorcycle road skills test. If you already hold a driver’s license, you may add a Class M to your
26. If you decide to become an organ donor, your choice will be noted on the front of your driver's license or photo ID card. If you
and your parent decide that you want to be a donor, a black ____heart______ will be on your permit.
27. Suspensions/Revocations: On your 1st offense under 18 – Anyone convicted of a violation under the age of 21 will be
mandated by a judge to attend a driver ______improvement____ clinic.
28. Administrative License Suspension (ALS): Your driver’s license will be suspended for a minimum of ___seven_______ days if
you register a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher, are under age 21 and register a BAC of _____0.02_____
or higher (zero tolerance law), refuse to take the field _____sobriety_____ test (implied consent law).
29. 10 consecutive unexcused ____absences______ may result in license suspension. The court issues a “show cause” to the
parent asking why their child’s license should not be suspended. The court may suspend the license for any period up to age
30. Consequences for driving while your license is suspended: ____jail______ time; Fine; and Extension of the initial suspension.
Topic 3 – Learner’s Permit Exam
31. Traffic lights tell drivers and pedestrians what they must do at ______intersections____ and along roads. They tell road
users when to stop and go, when and how to turn and when to drive with extra caution.
32. Traffic Signals: ____red light______ stop and remain stopped as long as the signal is red. ____yellow light_______- a
steady yellow light or arrow indicates that the light is about to change - clear the intersection. _____green light_____ – go IF
the way is clear.
33. A yellow _____arrow_____ is a warning that the light is about to change - if you have not entered the intersection, stop - do
not speed up to beat the light. At a ___flashing_______ yellow arrow, you may turn in the direction of the arrow, if the way is
34. Red arrow: stop – Virginia law ____prohibits______right or left turn on red unless there’s a sign allowing it.
35. Right turn on Red: At some intersections you may turn right while the traffic light is red. ___before_______ turning
____stop______ and check for traffic and pedestrians.
36. Flashing Red light: ____stop______, yield and go when clear. Flashing red arrow: stop, yield and go when clear.
37. Flashing Yellow Light: slow ____down______! Flashing yellow arrow: yield to vehicles & pedestrians and turn in
____direction______ of arrow if way is clear.
38. Green Arrow – go in the direction of arrow if ____clear______. If turning, yield to vehicles from other direction.
39. If signal lights do not work, you must ___stop_______ and handle the intersection as though it were a 4-way stop. This does
_____not_____ apply if law enforcement is directing traffic at the intersection.
40. Traffic Signals and Meanings:
Stop. Remain stopped until the signal is no longer red.
STEADY yellow
A change is about to occur in the direction of moving traffic.
STEADY green
Go if it is safe to do so.
Stop completely before entering the intersection
(Treat it the same as you would a stop sign.)
Slow down! Proceed with caution.
STEADY green
Go in the direction of the arrow if it is safe to do so, but only after yielding to other
vehicles and pedestrians.
41. Traffic Sign Colors Have Meaning:
Prohibitive, stop, yield, do not and no
Motorist services
Guide information, such as direction or guidance signs
General warning
Advise/warn about incidents (road user incident, natural
disaster, hazardous material spills)
Construction and maintenance work
Regulatory signs
Recreation and cultural interest
School zones, school crossings and pedestrian crossings
42. Shapes have meaning
Stop signs
Yield signs
Warning Signs
School and school crossings
Advanced warning of no passing zones
Regulatory or guide
Indicates regulatory
Indicates directions or information
Advanced warning of railroad crossing
Railroad crossing (same as yield sign)
43. Label the road signs:
Divided Highway begin Slippery when wet pedestrian crossing ahead School Crossing
Lane ends
44. Yellow Lines: separate traffic moving in _____Opposite_____ directions and marks left edge of divided highways and oneway.
45. White Lines: Separate traffic going in the ___same_______ direction and marks right edge of roadway.
46. Pavement Markings Center Lines:
Center Line Color
Opposite direction traffic; no passing allowed
Opposite direction traffic; passing permitted if safe
Same direction traffic; passing permitted if safe
One broken , one solid
Double broken
Opposite direction traffic; passing permitted only
on side with broken line if safe
Reversible lanes; switch according to the time of
Same direction traffic; no passing allowed
47. From a shared left turn lane, left turns can be made from either direction in the middle of the roadway. Left turns from a
driveway only roadway to merge into a gap in traffic. Traffic from both directions use this lane to turn ____left______.
You may not travel more than _____150_____feet in this lane.
48. Reversible lanes carry traffic in _____opposite_____ directions at ____different______ times. Signals above the lanes are
to designate traffic flow.
a. GREEN arrow permitted to drive in that lane.
b. RED X the lane is closed to you.
c. Steady YELLOW X evacuate this lane because it will soon be controlled by a red X.
d. Flashing YELLOW X can only use lane to turn left.
49. Triangles painted on the pavement indicate that you must ___yield_______.
50. Arrows indicate ___Direction_______ of the flow of traffic.
51. Label the pavement markings:
____HOV lanes_______
______Bicylce lane__
______Bus lane_______