DKT Test (General Knowledge) #4

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Is it legal to operate a car that tows many trailers?

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Explanation:
Cars aren't built to tow many trailers, so there's a risk of losing control.

You're driving at night with your high beams turned on. When should your headlights be dipped?

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Explanation:
Other drivers may be dazzled by high beam headlights, making it harder for them to see the road and any potential hazards.

You come to a fork in the road and notice some loose gravel. You ought to

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Explanation:
Gravel has a lot less grip, so it's much simpler to lose control as you speed up.

What should you do if you're towing a caravan and need to pass another vehicle?

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Explanation:
Other vehicles overtaking you can safely pull in after overtaking you if you leave a space of at least 60 meters, progressively leapfrogging the line of slower vehicles. This law only applies to roadways without lamps.

You're making a right turn from one of two right-turn lanes. What are the best ways to use your indicators?

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Explanation:
Make it a practice to use your indicator every time you make a manoeuvre, even if it's the only way you can turn, because it informs other drivers of your intentions.

If you're approaching a construction zone and a traffic controller flashes a stop sign, you must:

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Explanation:
When it is safe to proceed through the roadworks, the traffic controller will notify you. There could be vehicles coming from the opposite direction, or workers or machines could be blocking the lane.

Where on a vehicle must L or P plates be displayed:

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Explanation:
They must be seen from the front and back of the vehicle and must not be hidden.

At railway crossings, stop signs or flashing lights should always be heeded because:

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Explanation:
A train cannot stop quickly (it can take several hundred meters) or veer off the rails, thus if your car is on the tracks, it may not be able to dodge it.

If you can't stop an oncoming car that has crossed the center line and is heading straight towards you, you should:

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Explanation:
The more speed you can reduce and the further to your left you are, the better your chances of avoiding a collision, or at the very least minimizing its consequences.

Is it a violation to obstruct the view of a vehicle's license plates?

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Explanation:
You must find another way to display the license plates if your vehicle has a bike rack or towbar that obscures them.

Highway markings:

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Explanation:
Drivers can get information on highway markings. Markings assist drivers in placing their cars on the road correctly, alert drivers to safe passing areas, and warn drivers of impending circumstances.

Lack of sleep has the same impact on your capacity for safe driving as:

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Explanation:
Both being sleep deprived and drunk have an impact on your ability to drive safely. For instance, being awake for 18 hours has a similar effect on your ability to drive as 0.05 percent blood alcohol. A 0.10 percent blood alcohol level has the same impact on your ability to drive as being awake for 24 straight hours.

A driver who drives substantially slower than the posted speed limit:

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Explanation:
It can be dangerous to drive more slowly than the traffic is moving. You must stop off the road and allow other cars to pass if you are driving so slowly on a two-lane, two-way street that traffic is backing up behind you. Only go drastically below the posted speed limit when it's necessary.

A two-lane road with a solid white line down the middle means:

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Explanation:
To separate traffic traveling in the same direction, white lines are utilized. Drivers are not permitted to pass on solid lines.

You can avoid being sleepy on long journeys by:

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Explanation:
You should plan frequent stops if you want to avoid becoming sleepy on lengthy journeys. Even if you don't feel exhausted, allow yourself some time to rest and stretch.

Highway hypnosis is a condition that can affect drivers and is caused by:

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Explanation:
When you stop actively scanning in front of, behind, and surrounding your car for extended periods of time, you enter "highway hypnosis." This may cause you to lose focus and increase your risk of colliding with oncoming traffic that is already slowing or stopping.

An inattentive driver is one who:

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Explanation:
Avoid becoming distracted while driving by gazing at other road users, rummaging around in your car, reading, sightseeing, or daydreaming. At regular intervals, keep your eyes on the road, check your mirrors, and glance at the instrument cluster. Creating these safe driving habits can help you stay focused on the road.

Avoid following other vehicles too closely because:

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Explanation:
You might not have enough time to avoid an accident if you follow another car too closely and it abruptly slows down or stops.

What should you do if you are about to access a roadway from a private road?

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Explanation:
You must give way to pedestrians and other traffic on the road when entering it from a driveway or private road.

When sharing the road with a truck, keep in mind that trucks generally:

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Explanation:
Trucks require more space to stop than smaller vehicles do due to their size.

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