Using CheatSheets To Apply Best Practices

Cheatsheet: Driver License Written Test

Cheatsheet: Driver License Written Test

1.1 Free Driver License Written Tests

Name Comment
Sample Class C Written Tests from DMV Test1, Test2, Test3, Test4, Test5
FREE DMV Practice Test for California Permit 2018 Link: driving-tests.org
California DMV Marathon Practice Test(150 Questions) Link: driving-tests.org
California Driver Handbook Link: dmv pdf

1.2 Limits & Fining

Name Summary
The fine of litering $1,000, in addition, you may be required to pick up what littered
Change lanes on freeway You should signal for at least 5 seconds
Tailgating To avoid tailgating, leave 3 second of space between you and the vehicle in front of you
Enter school zones Within 500-1000 feet of a school, the speed limit is 25 mph while children are outside
Make changes To avoid last-minute moves, look down the road 10-15 seconds
park near fire hydrant You can’t part within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
Park near railroad track You must not park within 7.5 feet of a railroad track
drive close to cicyclist You must ensure there is more than 3 feet width for cyclist
Turn a corner You should signal for at least 100 feet.
Follow emergency vehcile You must not follow within 400 feet of any emergency vehcile with a siren or flashing lights
Use center lane While driving in a center left-turn lane, you may only drive for 200 feet.

1.3 Parking at colored curbs

Name Summary
White curb Stop only long enough to pick up or drop off passengers or mail.
Green Park for a limited time. Look for a posted sign next to the green zone for time limits.
Yellow Stop no longer than the time posted to load or unload passengers or freight.
Red No stopping, standing, or parking. (Buses may stop at a red zone marked for buses.)
Blue Parking for disabled people only

1.4 Terminology

Name Summary
Skid automobiles slip relative to the road Link: wikipedia
California “Basic Speed Law” You must never driver faster than what is safe in current conditions
Turnout area You may pull to the side in these areas and allow cars behind you to pass. Link
a flashing yellow traffic signal No need to stop, but slow down and alerted before entering intersection
a flashing red traffic signal Treat like a STOP sign. stop, yield and only proceed when it’s safe
a nighttime reflector It shows where the road lies
hand-over-hand steering used when turning at low speeds, parking or recovering from a skid
one-hand steering You can use when you’re backing up without much turning
three-point turn standard method of turning vehicles around to face the opposite direction in a limited space. link
DUI probation  
NEV neighborhood electric vehicles
LSV Low speed vehicles
HOV lane(High-Occupancy Vehicle) Designed for buses, motorcycles, certain low-emission vehicles and 2+ passengers

1.5 Misc

Name Summary
Traffic lights not working You need to come to a complete stop first
Use horn You may tap horn to try to make eye contact with another driver

hand-over-hand-steering:
hand-over-hand-steering.jpg

one-hand-steering:
one-hand-steering.jpg

three-point-turn:
three-point-turn.png

cone-zone:
cone-zone.png

signal-hands:
signal-hands.png



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