New York Permit Practice Test No 1 – Study Help for Your Learner’s Permit

New York Permit Practice Study Help

# 1: If you are under 21 years old, and are convicted of an alcohol or drug-related driving violation in any other state, your driving privilege:

If you are under 21 years old and convicted of any alcohol or drug-related violation that occurred out of state your driver license will be revoked for at least one year.

# 2: Can you make a U-turn in residential districts?

You may make a legal U-turn in a residential district, if other drivers cannot see your vehicle from 500 feet (150 m) away in either direction.

# 3: At an intersection where there are no signs or signals, you must:

At intersections not controlled by signs or signals, or where two or more drivers stop at STOP signs at the same time and they are at right angles, the driver on the left must yield the right-of-way to the driver on the right.

# 4: You must pull over and stop for an emergency vehicle using a siren:

Pull over to the right edge of the road, or as near to the right as possible, when you see or hear an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction. If you are in an intersection, drive through the intersection before you pull over. Remain stopped until the emergency vehicle passes. Follow any instructions given over the emergency vehicle's loudspeaker. Emergency vehicles may follow each other so proceed only when the way is clear.

# 5: A broken yellow center line:

Pavement markings - Permit Practice New York
Keep to the right of a yellow center line. You may cross the broken line when passing another vehicle or when the right half of the roadway is closed to traffic. But you may only cross when it is safe to do so.

# 6: Motor vehicles registered in New York must be inspected:

Vehicles must be inspected at least once each year, but that does not mean it is the only time you should have safety equipment checked.

# 7: Parking on a crosswalk in the middle of a block is allowed:

Parking on a crosswalk is not allowed.

# 8: When driving in a fog, you should:

Keep your headlights on low beam. Reduce your speed. Increase your following distance. Signal your turns further ahead of time than usual to give other drivers and roadway users increased warning. Brake early when slowing behind another vehicle or coming to an intersection stop.

# 9: You must never park within how many feet of a fire hydrant?

Fire hydrant - permit practice parking rules
You cannot park, stop or stand within 15 feet of a fire hydrant (unless a licensed driver remains in the vehicle to move it in an emergency).

# 10: If you see flashing red lights at a railroad crossing, you must:

Always stop within fifty (50) feet but not less than fifteen (15) feet from the nearest rail.

# 11: You want to pass a bicyclist to the left on a narrow road. An oncoming car is approaching. What should you do?

Avoid passing other vehicles, including motorcycles and bicycles, on two-lane roads. It is dangerous. Every time you pass, you increase your chances of having an accident. Be patient when passing a bicyclist. Slow down and pass only when it is safe. Do not squeeze the bicyclist off the road.

# 12: What do the marked areas in this picture show?

Permit Practice - What do marked areas show?
Even correctly adjusted mirrors will leave blind spots behind both sides of your vehicle. If a vehicle is in the blind spot, you may not see it in your mirrors. Always quickly look over your shoulder before you turn, change lanes or pass.

# 13: You approach a motorcycle in the same lane. When passing you must:

The rules for passing other vehicles are similar for motorcycles. A motorcyclist has the right to the full use of a lane. You may NOT pass or drive alongside a motorcycle in the same lane, and a motorcyclist may not share a lane with you. Always signal before you change lanes.

# 14: When a traffic signal is showing a steady red light:

In New York State, you can make a right turn against a red light after you stop and yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles that are close enough to be a hazard. Make the right turn only when it is safe. Do not turn if a no turn on red sign is posted. Note, turning against a red light is not allowed in New York City unless a sign is posted permitting it.

# 15: When can you legally park your car in front of a private driveway?

Parking or standing is not allowed in front of a driveway. It doesn't matter if it is public or private.

# 16: When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curbs, your front wheels should be:

Headed either uphill or downhill and there is no curb, turn the wheels so the car will roll away from the center of the road if the brakes fail.



Permit Practice for the State of New York

This permit practice test for the State of New York has 16 questions about laws, driving rules, and safe techniques. It is designed to help you study for your New York Learner’s permit or full driver license. Questions are drawn from a larger pool of questions, which means you can take the permit practice several times to get more questions. You can also continue with our second permit test to get 16 new questions.

In addition, there are a handful of quizzes dealing with just road signs. The real New York permit test has 20 questions, 16 about laws and rules, and 4 about road signs, of which you must answer at least two correctly.

Be sure to read the NY Driver’s Manual

You’ll find suggestions on more practice tests here: Resources for Your NY Permit Practice

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