Alaska Practice Permit Test

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AFTER A TRAIN HAS PASSED, YOU SHOULD:

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If you are stopped at a railroad crossing with more than one track, do not start as soon as the train passes. Wait until you have a clear view down both tracks before you start across. Even with one (1) track, do not start across immediately after a train passes - check again for another train that may be approaching.

TO AVOID ACCIDENTS, DRIVERS SHOULD COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER BY:

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Crashes often happen because one driver does something that another driver does not expect. To help avoid crashes, communicate with drivers on the road. Let others know where you are and what you plan to do by signaling your intentions with the help of your turn signals, emergency flashers, brake lights and your horn.

IF YOU SEE THIS SIGN ABOVE YOUR LANE, YOU:

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If a yellow panel with the message “EXIT ONLY” is on a freeway sign, the lane below the sign will not continue through the interchange. Instead, the lane will go off the road to form a ramp. If you are in a lane posted with an “EXIT ONLY” sign but do not wish to exit, change lanes, or you will be forced to exit.

SEAT BELTS CAN BE MOST EFFECTIVE AS INJURY PREVENTIVE DEVICES WHEN THEY ARE WORN BY

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Seat belts save lives and can prevent serious injuries in traffic crashes. This is why most states require seat belt use by adults in motor vehicles and seat belts, booster seats or child safety seats for children.

YOU ARE GOING TO MAKE A LEFT TURN FROM A DEDICATED LEFT-TURN LANE WHEN A YELLOW ARROW APPEARS FOR YOUR LANE. YOU SHOULD:

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A yellow arrow means the “protected” turning time period is ending. Be prepared to obey the next signal, which could be the green or red light or the red arrow.

WHAT KINDS OF DRUGS, OTHER THAN ALCOHOL, CAN AFFECT YOUR DRIVING ABILITY

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When you drink alcohol or take other drugs, safe driving is not possible. Not every impaired or intoxicated driver causes a traffic crash, but each one is dangerous, putting the lives of himself or herself and those sharing the road at risk.

A RECTANGULAR-SHAPED SIGN IS:

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A vertical rectangle is usually a regulatory sign. Out of the choices provided, the speed limit sign is the only regulatory traffic sign.

A GREEN ARROW SHOWING AT THE SAME TIME AS THE RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS:

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A green arrow, pointing right or left, means you may make a turn in the direction of the arrow. If the red light is illuminated at the same time, you must be in the proper lane for such a turn and you must yield the right-of-way to vehicles and pedestrians clearing the intersection.

IF YOUR TURN SIGNALS FAIL, YOU SHOULD USE _____ TO INDICATE YOU ARE TURNING.

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lights. If bright sunlight makes the signal lights hard to see or your turning lights are malfunctioning, also use hand-and-arm signals.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN A SCHOOL BUS IS STOPPED AND ITS RED LIGHTS ARE FLASHING

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Flashing red lights on a school bus means the bus is currently unloading children and they may be crossing the street. You have to stop and remain stopped until the lights stop flashing.

A BROKEN WHITE CENTER LINE ON THE ROADWAY MEANS:

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A broken white line separates two lanes traveling in the same direction. Once you have signaled and if it is safe to do so, you may cross this line when changing lanes.

THIS SIGN MEANS:

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NO RIGHT TURN. Do not make a right turn at an intersection marked by the "NO RIGHT TURN" sign. You can either travel straight through the intersection or turn left.

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY WHEN YOU ARE

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A roundabout is an intersection where traffic travels around a central island in a counter-clockwise direction. Vehicles entering or exiting the roundabout must yield to all traffic including pedestrians.

IF YOU DRIVE AFTER DRINKING, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THE FIRST THING ALCOHOL AFFECTS IS:

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Alcohol affects those areas of your brain that control judgment and skill and is one reason why drinking alcohol is so dangerous; it affects your judgment. A person’s judgment is the first thing affected after drinking an alcoholic beverage.

SEAT BELTS CAN BE MOST EFFECTIVE AS INJURY PREVENTIVE DEVICES WHEN THEY ARE WORN BY

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Seat belts save lives and can prevent serious injuries in traffic crashes. This is why most states require seat belt use by adults in motor vehicles and seat belts, booster seats or child safety seats for children.

TO AVOID ACCIDENTS, DRIVERS SHOULD COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER BY:

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Crashes often happen because one driver does something that another driver does not expect. To help avoid crashes, communicate with drivers on the road. Let others know where you are and what you plan to do by signaling your intentions with the help of your turn signals, emergency flashers, brake lights and your horn.

A GREEN ARROW SHOWING AT THE SAME TIME AS THE RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS:

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A green arrow, pointing right or left, means you may make a turn in the direction of the arrow. If the red light is illuminated at the same time, you must be in the proper lane for such a turn and you must yield the right-of-way to vehicles and pedestrians clearing the intersection.

ONE OF THE RULES OF DEFENSIVE DRIVING IS

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Traffic conditions change continuously. Always scan the road ahead. Do not use the road or even the vehicle ahead as your only points of focus. Look ahead so you can prevent, or decrease, possible problems. Keep your eyes moving, notice what is happening at the sides of the road, and check behind you through your mirrors every few seconds.

WHEN PASSING A BICYCLIST, YOU SHOULD:

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Move left to pass the cyclist, leaving a sufficient amount of space for safety. If there is oncoming traffic, slow down and let vehicles traveling in the opposite direction pass before passing the cyclist.

WHAT KINDS OF DRUGS, OTHER THAN ALCOHOL, CAN AFFECT YOUR DRIVING ABILITY

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When you drink alcohol or take other drugs, safe driving is not possible. Not every impaired or intoxicated driver causes a traffic crash, but each one is dangerous, putting the lives of himself or herself and those sharing the road at risk.

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