Responsible Driving

Chapter 13: Light and Weather Conditions

Practice Driving Tests

Hydroplaning occurs (pg. 278)
A)when your vehicle is riding on a thin film of water.
B)when your vehicle sprays water off its wheels.
C)when a truck sprays water onto your vehicle.
D)in none of the above circumstances.
When driving at dusk or dawn, you should (pg. 272)
A)use your parking lights.
B)not use your parking lights.
C)use your high beams.
D)use your emergency flashers.
You should use your high beams (pg. 273)
A)to see farther in dense fog.
B)while it is snowing.
C)only on dark roads with no other cars around.
D)in all of the above situations.
When an oncoming vehicle's headlights are too bright, you should (pg. 273)
A)look at the right edge of the traffic lane beyond the oncoming vehicle.
B)look at the spot just below the oncoming vehicle's headlights.
C)turn on your high beams.
D)cover your eyes, but for no more than 2 to 3 seconds.
The sun's glare is most dangerous (pg. 274)
A)in the morning or late afternoon.
B)in the morning or at noon.
C)at noon.
D)at noon or in the later afternoon.
When the sun's glare is bad, you should (pg. 275)
A)stay at home.
B)use hand signals in addition to taillight signals to communicate your intentions.
C)use hand signals only.
D)do none of the above.
Parking lights were designed for (pg. 272)
A)use while you are parked.
B)driving at dawn or dusk.
C)driving during the day when cloudy.
D)all of the above.
A dirty or scratched windshield (pg. 274)
A)decreases glare.
B)increases visibility.
C)increases glare.
D)is illegal.
On a wet pavement, it is a good idea to drive in the tracks of the vehicle ahead of you because (pg. 276)
A)it will help to pack snow down better.
B)the tracks are drier than the surrounding surface and offer better traction.
C)you can maintain momentum.
D)of none of the reasons above.
If snow becomes so heavy that your windshield wiper's fastest speed can't keep up, (pg. 277)
A)turn your defroster on.
B)pull off the road.
C)keep on driving and let the wind blow off the snow.
D)do none of the above.
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