New Jersey Permit Test Flash Cards

New Jersey Permit Test Flash Cards
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A "learner's" or "student" permit, refers to a permit for a1. :
16 year old.
A 12 oz. Can of beer has as much alcohol in it as:
2. : 1 ½ oz. Of
86 proof whiskey or one 5 oz. Glass of wine
A basic license is good for:
3. : four years
A car seat should be placed in the back seat in the middle,
4. :
not in the front.
A check point for parallel parking
: Rear bumper opposite
rear bumper of car parked in front of desired space
A driver's left hand extended downward means what?
6. : He's
making a stop or slowing down
A driver's left hand extended straight out means what?
7. : He's
making a left turn
A driver's left hand extended upward means what?
8. : He's
making a right turn
For a GDL (stands for Graduated Driver's License, page 58 of the DMV manual) permit, NO handheld devices
(such as game systems and cell phones) are allowed to
be used.
22. : ...
For all moving violations commited on a NJ license while
driving in any state under the interstate compacts laws,
you will receive:
23. : 2 points on your NJ license
For someone over 21, the GDL time restrictions are waived.
24. : ...
Hand signals:
25. : Are the same for all states
Headlights, not parking lights alone, must be used:
26. : Onehalf hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunrise, in poor
weather conditions, and when visibility is 500 feet or less
How close may you park to a corner?
27. : 25 feet
How close may you park to a fire hydrant?
28. : 10 feet
A provisional license is good for:
9. : 1 year
How close may you park to a stop sign?
29. : 50 feet
A restriction on a special learner's permit for a 16 year old
10. : (S)he must have a behind the wheel driver education course
How far should you stay behind the car that you are
30. : At least two seconds
A single, solid white line across a road at an intersection
11. : Stop within 5 feet of the line for a sign or traffic light
How long do you have to report a change in address on a
NJ license?
31. : 1 week
An agricultural license allows the operation of a farm
registered vehicle:
12. : For agricultural use only
How long do you have to report a name change to the DMV?
32. : 2 weeks
An articulated license allows you to operate what?
13. : Vehicles
of 18,000 lbs or more, joined by a coupling device
How should you turn your wheels when parking downhill
next to a curb?
33. : To the right towards the curb
Anyone over 21 must wait to take their road test (after
passing the written test):
14. : 3 months
If a collision is impossible to avoid, you can lessen the
impact by:
34. : Steering away from objects that do not give way
As you drive, you are required to stop your vehicle:
15. : At an
If a driver is 21 or older, are they subject to the GDL time
35. : No
intersection with a stop sign, at a red light and when an officer
orders you to do so
At what age can a high school student with a valid learner's
permit take commercial driving lessons?
16. : 16 years
Dates for studded tires on New Jersey roadways are?
17. :
November 15th to April 1st
Depth perception means the same as:
18. : Distance judgment
Driving while under the influence of intoxicated beverages
19. : The driver shows obvious signs of being drunk
Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are:
20. : Cold
medicines, tranquilizers, and some prescription drugs
Failure to give consent to be tested for alcohol
consumption (the implied consent law) is punishable
21. : 6 months suspension of driving privileges
If a driver receives a "proposed license suspension",
he/she must......:
36. : Attend a NJ driver improvement program, ask for a hearing
with the division of Motor Vehicles or turn in his/her license for
the suspension period
If a person becomes drunk in your home and has a motor
vehicle accident after leaving your home you could:
37. : Be involved in a lawsuit
If a person with a BAC level of .05% doubles their chances
of getting into an accident, then a person with a BAC
level of .10%:
38. : Has a 6 times greater chance of getting into an accident
If a student fails the driving test (road test) for the fist
time, how long must he/she wait before taking it again?
39. : At least 14 days
If a traffic light is hanging horizontally, which side is the
red on?
40. : the left
It is important to slow down:
59. : On narrow roads, at intersections
If the front of your car vibrates, the problem may be with
41. : Steering
Move to the extreme right for any emergency vehicle
61. : ...
If the lights of oncoming cars are in your eyes, what should
you do?
42. : Look to the lower right side of your traffic lane
If there's a "No Turn On Red" sign, when can you make a
turn on red?
43. : Never
If two cars reach a four way stop at the same time, what is
proper procedure?
44. : The driver on the left yields to the driver on the right
If you are arrested for drunk driving in New Jersey, your
chances of being convicted are:
45. : 96%
If you are involved in a personal injury accident that
requires you to report it to the Division of Motor
Vehicles you must:
46. : Report the accident to your insurance company at once
If you feel or hear unusual thumping noise while driving it
may be?
47. : The tires
If you have an out of state license, and move to NJ, you
must apply for a NJ license within :
48. : 60 days, or before your current license expires, whichever comes
If you run off the pavement, the first thing you should do
49. : Slow down and turn back onto the pavement slowly
If you want to return to the road from a dirt shoulder:
50. : Slow
down, then turn your wheels to climb the pavement edge
If your car breaks down on an expressway, the first thing
you should do is:
51. : Try to pull off the road safely
In adverse weather conditions, the stopping distance of a
truck increases by :
52. : 25 percent
In city driving, a good habit is 53.
to:: Look ahead 12 seconds
In NJ, you must always keep to which side of the road
(except when passing)?
54. : Right
In selecting an area to do a three point turn (K- turn) you
should check:
55. : Volume of traffic,Width of the road, and if the car is at or near
an intersection
Information signs are what color?
56. : Blue or green
Is driving a privilege or a right?
57. : Driving is a privilege.
It is good practice to keep a space cushion in order to?
58. : Give
you time to react
or railroad crossings,and when the road is wet or slippery
Most fatal accidents are due to?
60. : Innateness
New Jersey licensed drivers have an eyesight recheck
62. : 10 years
NJ issues a _ year basic license?
63. : 4
On a three lane road, the center lane is used for:
64. : Left turns
One method of using the 2 second rule is by using65.a:: Fixed
object on the side of the road
One of the best defenses against drunk drivers 66.
is:: Proper
wearing of seat belt
One of the main things to look out for when dealing with a
truck is:
67. : Their blind spot
Persons under the age of 21 are considered under the
influence (DUI) when their blood alcohol content is:
68. : .01, .05 or .08%. Any amount of alcohol is over the limit
Points are only issued for?
69. : Moving Violations
Serious accidents causing death, injury or $200 damage
must be reported within 5 days to?
70. : A Division of motor Vehicles office
Since emotions play such a large role in driving, when you
are angry, upset or overly excited, it is always better to
put off driving until you have had time to cool down.
71. : ...
Some signs of alcohol impairment are usually:
72. : Swerving,
going too fast or slow
Special permits may be issued for a 16 year old when:
73. : The
16 year old is enrolled in a Behind the Wheel Driver Education
Course or enrolled in a Commercial Driving Education course
and when the permit is purchased by a state approved Driving
Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested
for drunk driving had been drinking what kind of
alcoholic beverage?
74. : Beer
The bac level for over 21 75.
is:: .08 for under 21: .01 (i.e. anything)
The best way to get alcohol out of one's system is not coffee
or even eating, but rather:
76. : Time
The best way to reduce your chances of having an alcohol
related accident is:
77. : Don't drink and drive
The best way to take a curve is 78.
to:: Slow down before entering
the curve
The definition of a blind spot 79.
is:: Area which cannot be seen in
the outside mirror(s)
The first conviction penalty for driving under the influence
of alcohol or drugs is:
80. : $250-$400 fine and possible imprisonment for 30 days and
What does hydroplaning mean?
106. : Losing the tire grip on wet
roads and riding on a film of water
What does the word " tailgating" mean?
107. : Driving too close to
loss of license for 6 months - 1 year
the vehicle in front. This does not allow enough time to react if
the vehicle ahead stops suddenly or slows
The implied consent law means:
81. : Driver agrees to take a breath
What indicates under-inflated tires?
108. : Excessive wear on the
The inspection sticker on a new vehicle is good for:
82. : 24
edges of the tires
What is "Habitual Offender"?
109. : Any person whose license has
The position of the hands on the steering wheel are:
83. : At 9
and 3 o'clock
been suspended 3 times within 3 years
What is a good form of I.D. to bring to the Permit test?
110. :
The safest way to exit an expressway is to?
84. : Slow your car to
the posted speed limit
Original Birth Certificate (county issued, with the raised seal)
What is a good practice when driving in the city?
111. : Check
The speed limit in a business area is 25 mph
85. : ...
The speed limit in a school zone is 25 mph
86. : ...
intersections ahead for signals
What is a good practice when nearing an intersection?
112. :
Slow down and be prepared to stop
The speed limit on a highway is 50 mph
87. : ...
The standard accident prevention "formula" is: Be alert,
Be prepared, Act in time.
88. : ...
The standard fine for a GDL infraction
89. : is $100
The term one car length for each 10 mph is used to
90. : Following distance
What is a good rule of thumb for following distances on dry
between cars
What is a good rule of thumb in adjusting to traffic?
114. : Try to
adjust your speed to the flow of traffic
What is an acceleration lane?
115. : An extra lane provided at the
entrance to an expressway to provide a vehicle distance in which
to build up speed
To avoid a $25 charge when purchasing a used car:
91. : transfer
title within 10 business days of sale
To avoid highway hypnosis:
92. : avoid looking at any one thing for
What is an uncontrolled intersection?
116. : An intersection where
there's no traffic signals or signs
more than a few seconds at a time
To drive a tractor trailer in NJ what type of license must
you obtain?
93. : Articulated Vehicle license, or CDL
To make a right turn you should:
94. : Get in the right lane
Up to 3 points may be subtracted from your record if you
receive no moving violations for how long?
95. : One year
Vehicle stopping distances never depend on:
96. : Time of day
What are the penalties for driving without insurance?
97. :
Suspension of driver's license and registration and fines
What direction should you check first when approaching
an intersection?
98. : The left
What do two parallel white lines across the road mean?
99. :
Pedestrian cross walk
What does a flashing red light mean?
100. : Stop, proceed with
What does a green light mean?
101. : Proceed when safe
What does a red and white triangular sign mean?
102. : Yield
What does a red eight-sided sign mean?
103. : Stop
: You should stop behind the line for a traffic sign or signal
What does a single solid white line across an intersection
What does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean?
105. : Warning
or caution
: One car length for every 10 mph speed or 2-3 second space
: Be ready to stop if necessary (cover the brake)
What is good practice at an intersection that has no signs
or signal?
118. : Stay with your car
What is the best advice if your car is stranded in a heavy
What is the best way to talk to other drivers?
119. : Through the
use of your horn and lights
: Pushing the brake too hard
What is the most common mistake a new driver makes
with the brakes?
121. : Braking distance
What is the name of the distance that the car travels while
the brakes are being applied?
122. : Fine,arrest and registration revocation
What is the penalty for driving a vehicle with an expired
inspection sticker?
123. : Fine of $500 and up to 6 months additional license suspension
What is the penalty for driving with a suspended licensefirst offense?
124. : Fine up to $100
What is the penalty for not having your insurance card
with you?
125. : No less than a $200 fine and up to 6 months imprisonment
What is the penalty for not telling the truth when applying
for a license?
What is the penalty for refusing the breath test?
126. : 6 months
suspension (first offense)
6 inches or less
: The lane nearest the center in the direction you are heading
When may you pass on the right?
148. : If the car in front is turning
What is the proper lane to turn into when making a left
What is the purpose of traffic laws?
129. : To protect you and other
left and there is a lane for driving on the right
When must you signal before making a turn?
149. : At least 100
feet before the intersection
When purchasing a used vehicle you may:
150. : get the car
What is the stopping distance on a dry road at 50 m.p.h.?
130. :
inspected within 14 days, or wait until the inspection from the
previous owner expires if applicable
243 feet
What must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light?
131. :
When should you dim your headlights?
151. : In city driving and
when following or meeting another vehicle within 500 feet
Yield to oncoming traffic
: License, registration, and insurance card
What papers must you have when operating a motor
What should you do if a traffic light is not working?
133. : Slow
down, yield to traffic, and proceed when safe
When should you use your high beams?
152. : Open country
driving situations
When should you use your horn?
153. : When coming out of a dark
When should you use your parking lights?
154. : Only when
: Slow down, and stop before entering the intersection only if
What should you do if approaching a steady yellow or
amber signal?
What should you do if you go into a skid?
135. : Take your foot off
the gas
What should you do if you have a blowout?
136. : Slow down
What should you do if you miss an exit on an expressway?
137. : Got to the next exit. Don't back up
What should you do if your brakes fail?
138. : Shift to a lower gear
and pump your brakes
What should you do if your electric signal fails to operate?
139. : Use hand signal(s)
: Start to turn the wheel a little before reaching the middle of the
When making a left turn into a road with more than one
lane going in the same direction, you must:
road, and turn into the nearest lane to the center.
What is the proper distance you may park from the curb
: Wear on the center of the tire
What would indicate that a tire has been habitually overinflated?
141. : 10 miles per hour
When a school bus has stopped at a school to pick up or let
off children, you may pass in either direction at a speed
of no more than:
142. : Stop no closer than 15 feet of the nearest rail
When approaching a railroad crossing with flashing
143. : 25 times
When blood/alcohol content reaches 0.15%, your chances
of getting into a serious/fatal accident will increase:
When driving at night you should be able to stop?
144. : Within
When you are driving on a curve, your vehicle will go in
what direction?
157. : Two weeks
When you buy a used car which has an expired inspection
sticker, the car must be inspected within:
158. : The lane nearest the center of the road
Where should you position your car to make a left turn
from a two way street?
159. : How fast you drank, your weight, how much you drank
Whether your blood alcohol content raises above legal
limits depends on:
Which lights should you be using when driving in fog?
160. :
Low beams, or fog lights
Which way should you turn if you are going into a skid?
161. : In
the direction the back of your car is skidding
Who is responsible if a student commits a traffic offense?
162. :
Both the student and the accompanying instructor or licensed
Why should you use seat belts and shoulder belts?
163. : They
increase your chance of surviving an accident
With a blood alcohol concentration of .05 - .08%:
164. : You may
or may not be under the influence
With a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or more:
165. : You
the distance you can see ahead
When is the road surface most slippery?
145. : During the first few
are definitely under the influence (regardless of age)
Yellow center lines would usually be found where?
166. : On a
minutes of rain
When it is legal to make a right turn on red, you must:
146. :
Make a full stop and check traffic
: After receiving 12 points
When will you be given a proposed License Suspension
156. : Straight
two-way road (no passing)
: When on a one-way street, when passing, or if it is impractical
You are required by new Jersey law to keep to the right
to travel on that side of the roadway
You can get alcohol out of your blood by:
168. : Time. The more you wait, the less the influence.
You can practice driving with a valid special learners permit (for a 16 year old):
169. : Between 5:01 am and 11 P.M.
You know you are in the blind spot of a truck in front of you170.
if: : you can't see him in his mirror
You may drive on public or private property to avoid a traffic sign or signal only171.
if: : Directed to do so by a police officer
You must be at least _ years old to register a motor vehicle?
172. : 17
You must be careful to stop for bicyclists and pedestrians?
173. : as directed by law, when they are in a crosswalk
You must stop at least _ feet from a school bus with its red lights on?
174. : 25
You should always yield 175.
to: : Other vehicles already in the intersection, pedestrians and emergency vehicles
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