Driving Test Class E License

1. When a school bus stops to load students

a) you must stop regardless.

b) you must stop on a two-lane roadway in either direction.

c) you need not stop if it is a divided roadway with a 5 foot median or a physical barrier.

d) Both B and C are correct.

You must always stop on a two-way street, but you need not stop if you are on a divided roadway with a five (5) foot median or a physical barrier between your lane and the bus when going in the opposite direction.

2. When the center line on the roadway is broken with white stripes

a) you may pass if it is safe.

b) you may not pass.

c) you should slow down to avoid slow moving farm equipment.

d) Both B and C are correct.

You may pass if it is safe. If there is a solid yellow line in the center of the road on your side of the roadway or if there is a double yellow line, you may not pass. If there are signs that say “NO PASSING”, then it is unlawful and unsafe to pass. It is unlawful to exceed the speed limit to complete a pass. You could receive a traffic citation for speeding.

3. When making a right turn, you should

a) yield to pedestrians and bicyclists entering the intersection.

b) slow to a safe speed in order to make a safe turn.

c) check your mirrors and over your shoulders for pedestrians and bicyclists to your rear.

d) All of the above are correct.

When making a right turn, you should yield to pedestrians and bicyclists entering the intersection. Slow to a safe speed to make a safe turn and check your mirrors. Look over your shoulders for pedestrians and bicyclists as they may be approaching and attempting to cross the street or pass your turning vehicle.

4. When making a right turn using an arm signal, the arm is

a) extended straight out with the arm 180 degrees to the ground.

b) raised in an upward position bent at a 90 degree angle from the elbow.

c) pointed in a downward position.

d) does not apply because of electric turn signals.

To signal a right turn, the arm should be extended in an upward position with a 90 degree bend at the elbow. To signal a left turn, the arm is extended straight 180 degrees to the ground or parallel to the ground. The arm is pointed toward the ground if you are signaling a slow down or stop.

5. It is unlawful to pass

a) on a bridge.

b) within 200 feet of an approaching vehicle.

c) when there is a solid yellow center line on your side of the roadway.

d) All of the above are correct.

It is unlawful to pass on a bridge within 200 feet of an approaching vehicle, or on a solid yellow line to the right of the road’s center line.

6. If you change your address, you must notify the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Driver Licenses within ____ days.

a) 5

b) 10

c) 30

d) 90

If you change your address, you must notify the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Driver Licenses within 10 days. Failure to do so could result in a traffic citation. In addition, if you are in a condition or a situation where you are unable to speak for yourself, notification of your family is nearly impossible.

7. Florida uses a point system to evaluate a person’s driving and will suspend a person’s driving privilege if they receive

a) 12 points within 12 months.

b) 18 points within 18 months.

c) 24 points within 36 months.

d) All of the above are correct.

If you receive 12 points within 12 months, your driving privilege will be suspended for 30 days. If you receive 18 points within 18 months, your driving privilege will be suspended for 3 months. If you receive 24 points within 36 months, your license will be suspended for 1 year.

8. If a person charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) refuses to take a chemical test, that refusal will result in a driver license suspension from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Driver Licenses for

a) 12 months for a first refusal.

b) 18 months for any subsequent refusals.

c) The license is NOT suspended, it is REVOKED for refusing.

d) Both A and B are correct.

Refusing to submit to a chemical test to determine your body’s alcohol content will result in the SUSPENSION of your driving privilege by the DHSMV. Your driving privilege is suspended for 1 year on a first refusal and for 18 months on any refusals thereafter.

9. Florida law requires that vehicles with four (4) or more wheels carry insurance and the insurance limit(s) are:

a) $10,000 personal injury protection

b) $25,000 property damage liability

c) $10,000 property damage liability

d) Both A and C are correct

Florida law requires that vehicles with four or more wheels carry $10,000 personal injury protection and $10,000 property damage liability.

10. The penalties for littering may be

a) a fine of up to $500 and/or jailed up to 60 days.

b) a fine of up to $1000 for dumping more than 15 pounds of trash.

c) a charge as a first degree misdemeanor for dumping.

d) All of the above are correct.

You can be charged with a first degree misdemeanor for dumping more than 15 pounds of trash on private property or public property. You can be jailed and fined up to $1000. If you are charged with littering, you may be fined up to $500 and/or sentenced up to 60 days in jail.

11. If you lose your original Florida Driver License, you must apply for a duplicate at:

a) any Florida Highway Patrol Station.

b) the Clerk of Court in the county of residence.

c) the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Driver Licenses.

d) the tax collectors office.

If you lose your Florida Driver License or Identification Card, you must obtain a duplicate from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Driver License. Remember that a duplicate takes precedent over the original. If the original is located, it should be destroyed or turned into the DHSMV.

12. If you knowingly make a false statement in your application for a Florida Driver License or Identification card, your

a) driver license will be revoked.

b) driver license will be suspended.

c) right to ever obtain a driver license will be revoked.

d) None of the above are correct.

Your driver license will be suspended. A false statement is considered to be an untruth and sufficient to suspend the drivers license. The information must be corrected.

13. You may not operate a farm tractor upon a highway

a) unless you have a valid Class A or Class B driver license.

b) unless you have a valid Class E driver license.

c) unless you are at least 21 years of age.

d) None of the above are correct.

You may operate a farm tractor temporarily over the highway. However you are required to have a slow moving triangle mounted in view of anyone following the slow moving vehicle.

14. The first thing affected in a person under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is

a) Vision

b) Balance

c) Judgment

d) Speech

Judgment is the first thing affected. Even small amounts of alcohol will affect a person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle safely. It is prima facia evidence that a person is under the influence of an alcoholic beverage if they have a Blood Alcohol Content of a .08% or higher. Converted to a decimal the .08% is .0008. That is an extremely small amount of alcohol.

15. If you receive a traffic citation and fail to pay the fine or appear in court as required,

a) you may renew your driver license on a temporary basis.

b) your driver license will not be affected.

c) you will not be allowed to renew your driver license.

d) you will be required to pay a penalty and still receive your driver license.

You will not be allowed to renew your driver license. Your license will be suspended until the matter is resolved. This is also true if another state suspends your driving privilege. Florida will honor another state’s suspension of your driving privilege.

16. When changing lanes, course or direction, you must give a turn signal

a) within 50 feet prior to the movement.

b) within 25 feet prior to the movement.

c) within 100 feet prior to the movement.

d) only if you are making a conflicting turn.

You must give a signal of intent to turn at least 100 feet prior to changing your lane, course, or direction. Remember, a turn signal is not an official traffic control device. If you are being passed on the side in the direction in which you wish to move and you are involved in a crash or violate someone’s right of way, you may receive a traffic citation under F.S. 316.083 or 316.085 or 316.087. A turn signal is a signal of intent only.

17. A child that is ____ years or younger must be in a federally approved child restraint device.

a) 5

b) 6

c) 7

d) 16

A child that is 5 years old or younger is required to use a federally approved, crash-tested child restraint device according to F.S. 316.613 (1)(a).

18. Even if a law enforcement officer investigates a crash, the driver must also send an operators crash report to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

a) True

b) False

You are not required to complete and send an operator’s form if a law enforcement officer investigates the crash. However, in the event of a serious crash, you may be required to file a report with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

19. A child, 14 years old, is not wearing a seat belt or required restraint device. Who will receive the traffic citation?

a) Driver

b) Offender

c) Driver and Offender

d) Parent

The driver will receive the traffic citation. It is the driver’s responsibility to make certain that those required to use safety restraints fully comply with F.S. 316.614.

20. When people are riding in the front seat, ______ must use seatbelts and/or restraint devices.

a) the driver

b) the passenger on the right side

c) the passenger in the center

d) all front seat occupants

Any passenger in the front seat must use safety restraint devices regardless of age. Failure to use a restraint device may cause you to receive a traffic citation. The driver may be issued a citation if a passenger that is required to use the safety restraint device fails to do so under F.S. 316.072-Allowing an Unlawful Act.

21. The maximum speed limit in a residential area where no speed limit signs are posted is ___ miles per hour.

a) 25

b) 30

c) 35

d) 40

In a business or residential area, that does not have the speed limit posted, the maximum speed limit is 30 miles per hour.

22. The maximum speed limit for passenger cars on a two-lane highway, in daylight hours and in good weather, is ___ miles per hour if not posted.

a) 50

b) 55

c) 60

d) 65

The maximum speed in daylight hours, in good weather conditions, is 55 miles per hour. Speed must be reduced anytime visibility is reduced.

23. The maximum speed on a limited access road (Interstate, etc.) is ____ miles per hour in good weather conditions.

a) 55

b) 60

c) 65

d) 70

The maximum speed on a limited access road (Interstate, etc.) is 70 miles per hour under ideal conditions.

24. When approaching a pedestrian with a white cane, you must

a) blow your horn to alert the blind person of danger.

b) yield the right of way to the blind pedestrian.

c) reduce your speed.

d) drive with caution until you have passed.

You must yield the right of way to a blind pedestrian using a white cane and/or a seeing eye dog.

25. When turning onto a multi-lane highway, you should turn into the ___ lane of traffic.

a) Closest

b) Furthest

c) Center

d) Lane with least traffic

You should always turn into the closest traffic lane to avoid conflicting with other traffic. Turn into the right lane when making a right turn and into the closest left lane when making a left turn.