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

New York Permit Practice Study Help

# 1: 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.

# 2: 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).

# 3: When parking close to a railroad crossing, you must keep this distance:

You may not park your vehicle within 50 feet of a railroad crossing.

# 4: You may sound your horn in these situations, except:

Your horn is important safety equipment that could become your only means of warning other drivers or pedestrians of possible problems. It must be used properly, not to express anger at other drivers or pedestrians. It is illegal to sound your horn when you approach or pass a horse.

# 5: Which of the following must you obey over the other three?

Directions given by traffic officers take precedence over signs, signals or pavement markings. If a traffic officer signals you to stop at a green light, for example, you must stop. If an officer signals you to drive through a red light or stop sign, you must do so. Among those authorized to direct traffic are police officers, peace officers such as on-duty auxiliary or fire police, highway work area flag persons, and school crossing guards.

# 6: If an aggressive driver is following you:

If you are being followed by an aggressive or threatening driver, do not stop or get out of your vehicle. Drive directly to the nearest police station.

# 7: To prevent you from accidentally getting trapped on a railroad crossing, you should:

Do not, under any circumstances, attempt to cross any railroad tracks unless you are certain your entire vehicle will clear all of the tracks at the crossing. You cannot go across any railroad tracks unless there is room for your vehicle on the other side. If other traffic prevents you from going fully across, wait and go across only when there is room.

# 8: A minor is driving in a public place after drinking alcohol. He or she has committed a “per se offense” under the state’s zero tolerance law if a test shows a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of:

Under the state's zero tolerance law, it is a violation for a person under age 21 to drive with any BAC that can be measured (the per offense is defined as .02 to .07). If BAC is more than .05 percent a person may be charged with DWI or DWAI in criminal court.

# 9: When entering an expressway, you should:

Enter the expressway at or near the speed of traffic. Do not stop before merging with expressway traffic unless necessary. Expressway traffic has the right-of-way. Watch for vehicles around you. Use your mirrors and turn signals. Turn your head to look quickly to the side before changing lanes.

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

Parking on a crosswalk is not allowed.

# 11: What can you do to alert another driver to turn on their headlights?

If an approaching driver does not dim the headlights, flash your headlights to high beam for a second, then return to low beam.

# 12: When driving in this State and no speed limit is posted, you should generally not drive faster than:

You must obey the posted speed limit, or, if no limit is posted, drive no faster than 55 mph. Know that some cities have speed limits less than 55 mph that is not always posted. For example, the speed limit is 25 mph in New York City unless another limit is posted.

# 13: To avoid getting tired on a long trip, it is often a good idea to:

Make regular stops for every 100 miles or two hours. Do not drive late at night. You are more at risk of fatigue when driving through the night or at times when you are normally asleep. On the road you should keep shifting your eyes from one part of the road to another.

# 14: 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.

# 15: This flag person signals that you must:

Permit Practice - Hand-Signaling Devices by Flaggers in Emergencies
This person signals that you may proceed slowly. Remember, you must know and obey signals a flag person may use.

# 16: When you park on a hill headed downhill and there is no curb, you should turn your front wheels:

Headed downhill with 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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