Florida Driver's Handbook
Chapter 9: Study Questions

9.1. Study Questions

Study Questions-Class E & Learner's License

On your road rules examination, you will be given 20 questions and asked to choose the right answer for each. During the written exam, you may not use books or notes, and you may not talk to anyone except the examiner.

You should read each question carefully, and read each of the four possible answers. Choose the best answer. A sample question with the correct answer is shown below.

The main reason for examining persons before issuing driver licenses is:

  • (  ) To provide revenue for state government.
  • (  ) To keep a record of the number of drivers.
  • (  ) For accident records and insurance companies.
  • (X) To determine the applicant's abilities, knowledge and skills.

Your complete written examination will include 20 road signs and 20 questions on road rules. To pass, you must choose the right answers to at least 15 road signs and 15 road rules questions. Sample test questions are listed below. These questions will not necessarily appear on the examination. Answers to all of the sample questions can be found in this book.

  1. If you knowingly make a false statement in an application for a driver license or identification card, can you be fined and placed in prison upon conviction? (pg 4)
  2. Can a person temporarily operate a farm tractor on the highway without a driver license? (pg 5)
  3. You must obtain a new license showing the new address within how many days of moving? (pg 10)
  4. If you lose your Florida driver license and need a replacement license, where do you apply for it? (pg 11)
  5. If you failed to answer a traffic summons, would you be able to renew your license? (pg 13)
  6. What would happen to the license of a driver who was involved in an accident and did not stop to help persons who were injured? (pg13)
  7. If you receive twelve points within twelve months, for how long will your license be suspended? (pg 13)
  8. What are the penalties for driving under the influence (DUI)? (pg 14)
  9. Both your judgment and vision are affected after drinking alcohol. Which is affected first? (pg15)
  10. What are the penalties for refusing to take a test to determine whether you are intoxicated? (pg 15)
  11. What type of insurance must you have on motor vehicles with four or more wheels? (pg16)
  12. If your driver license is revoked for DUI or suspended for too many points, what type of insurance must you either purchase or prove that you had on the date of the violation or effective date of the suspension? (pg16)
  13. What are the penalties for littering? (pg 17)
  14. If you hit a parked car and are unable to find the owner, what should you do? (pg 17)
  15. When a crash results in property damages of any amount, must the driver notify the Florida Highway Patrol, the Sheriff's Department, or the City Police Department? (pg 17)
  16. After a crash has been investigated by an officer, does the driver need to send a written report to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles? (pg 17)
  17. Who is required to wear seat belts when riding in the front seat of a car or a pickup truck? (pg 19)
  18. Who could be charged with a violation if a fourteen-year-old front-seat passenger is not wearing a seat belt? (pg 19)
  19. What is the maximum speed limit for passenger cars on a two-lane highway during the daytime? (pg 20)
  20. What is the maximum speed limit in a residential area if there is no speed limit sign? (pg 20)
  21. What is the maximum speed limit on an interstate highway on a clear day? In a rural area? (pg 20)
  22. When are you driving too slowly, can you be issued a ticket? (pg 22)
  23. What must you do when approaching a person who is riding or leading a horse upon or near the roadway? (pg 26)
  24. What must you do when you see a pedestrian with a white cane in the street ahead of you? (pg 21)
  25. To what ages does the Child Restraint Law apply? (pg 19)
  26. When you are entering a highway or street from a private driveway and the way is clear, can you move forward without stopping first? (pg 21)
  27. Are vehicles traveling in the opposite direction of school buses that have stopped to unload children on a divided highway with a dividing barrier required to stop? (pg 21)
  28. When a school bus stops to unload children on a divided highway, should the vehicles traveling in the same direction as the bus stop? (pg 21)
  29. If a school bus stops to unload children on a four-lane highway divided only by a four-foot paved strip, must vehicles traveling in the opposite direction stop? (pg 21)
  30. For how many feet before you start to turn should you begin your turn signal when you are driving on a highway? (pg 22)
  31. Suppose you are driving on a four-lane highway. From which lane should you turn? Into which lane should you turn? (pg 22)
  32. What is the arm signal for a left turn? (pg 23)
  33. When may you drive in the left lane of a road with four or more lanes with two-way traffic? (pg 23)
  34. After passing a vehicle, you must return to the right side of the road before coming within how many feet of an oncoming vehicle? (pg 23)
  35. At what places is it unlawful to overtake and pass? (pg 23)
  36. Can a driver who crosses a solid line on the right of the center line of the highway be issued a ticket for the violation? (pg 23)
  37. What is the recommended safe following distance? (pg 24)
  38. Which way should you turn your wheels when parking facing uphill where there is a curb? Which way should you turn them where there is not a curb? (pg 24)
  39. Can you park your car on a sidewalk, within an intersection, or on a crosswalk? (pg 24)
  40. May you drive with just your parking lights on, in place of your headlights? (pg 25)
  41. Are motor scooters whose engines have less than 150 cubic centimeter displacement allowed to be driven on an expressway? (pg 25)
  42. What should you do if you drive past the exit on an interstate highway where you wanted to get off? (pg 25)
  43. At what times should you use your headlights? (pg 25)
  44. When approaching another vehicle from the rear at night, within how many feet must you dim your bright headlights? (pg 25)
  45. Within how many feet of an oncoming vehicle should you dim your bright headlights? (pg 26)
  46. Under what conditions must you use your headlights when driving in the daytime? (pg 29)
  47. If you approach a red light and a traffic officer directs you to go through the intersection without stopping, what should you do? (pg 29)
  48. What does a green arrow showing at the same time as a red traffic light mean you can do? (pg 29)
  49. After a full stop at a red traffic light may a driver turn right if the way is clear? (pg 29)
  50. What does a red traffic light mean? What does a flashing red traffic light mean? (pg 29)
  51. Can you proceed with caution when you approach a flashing yellow light? (pg 30)
  52. Where do you usually find "YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY" signs posted? (pg 30)
  53. If more than one vehicle is approaching a four-way stop sign and you are the first one to get there and stop, do you have the right to move forward first? (pg 38)
  54. What does a solid yellow line to the right of the center line of the highway mean? (pg 38)
  55. What does a double solid yellow line in the center of the highway mean? What does a double solid white line in the center of the highway mean? (pg 38)
  56. What does a broken white line on the highway mean? (pg 40)
  57. When the foot brake is pressed, which light must come on? (pg 40)
  58. In addition to other equipment, is your vehicle required to have a white light that makes the license plate visible from 50 feet, a windshield wiper and a horn? (pg 43)
  59. What rights and duties do riders of bicycles and mopeds have? (pg 22)
  60. When may a motorist preparing to make a right hand turn, move into a bike lane? (pg 28)
  61. What is the proper procedure for a motorist when a bicyclist is occupying too much space for you to share the lane? (pg 21)
  62. What is the legal definition of a bicycle? (pg 42)
  63. What is the proper way to use anti-lock brakes in an emergency situation? (pg 42)
  64. What does anti-lock braking systems prevent when used in an emergency stopping situation? (pg 42)
  65. If a trailer covers the stoplight of the towing vehicle, where else must a stoplight be? (pg 42)
  66. Where should reflectors be mounted? (pg 42)
  67. Give three examples of loads that need to be covered to avoid items falling or blowing on roadway. (pg 41)
  68. How many feet to the rear should you be able to see objects through the rearview mirror regardless of load? (pg 42)
  69. When one vehicle is towing another by means of a chain, what does the chain need to have displayed on it? (pg 42)
  70. How long can the drawbar be between the towing vehicle and the vehicle being towed? (pg 42)
  71. Assume that a load extends 4 or more feet beyond the bed or body of a vehicle driven on a highway in the daytime. How many flags must be used to mark it, and what color should they be? (pg 42)

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