Driver License Practice Test #3

This is a sample of the type of questions asked on an Arizona driver license examination and is designed to help you check your knowledge of the information needed to obtain a driver license or instruction permit.

Questions in the sample test, and in the actual examination, are taken from the Arizona Driver License Manual. Please thoroughly study the Manual before taking the examination. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the actual examination.

More than one answer may be correct; choose the best one.


1. When following a vehicle at night, lower your high beam headlights when you are within:
300 feet
100 feet
200 feet

2. When entering a freeway, you should not:
Use your turn signal
Match the speed of the traffic in the right lane
Cross a solid line
A sign with this shape means:

3. To avoid the glare from oncoming headlights:
Focus your eyes on the center line of the road
Glance back and forth between the side of the road and straight ahead
Focus your eyes on the side of the road

4. If your vehicle begins to hydroplane you should:
Release the accelerator
Pull off the road immediately and slow down gradually
Pump the brakes

5. You should avoid the right lane of the freeway during rush hour:
To allow emergency vehicles to pass
Because it is the most likely place for accidents
To leave room for vehicles entering and exiting

6. Switch to low beams when oncoming traffic is within:
750 feet
300 feet
500 feet

7. When driving on wet roads you should:
Reduce your speed
Pump your brakes occasionally
Switch to low beam headlights

8. If you have a tire blowout:
Pump the brakes rapidly and pull off the road
Do not brake, but slow down and pull off the road
Turn the wheel in the direction of the skid

9. If you drive in fog, you should turn on the:
Low beam headlights
Parking lights
High beam headlights

10. If you come upon a severe dust storm, you should:
Maintain your speed and don’t change lanes
Turn on your headlights
Reduce speed and pull off the road

11. When you merge onto a freeway, you should be driving:
At the legal speed limit on the freeway
At the same speed as the traffic in the right lane
About 10 mph slower than the speed limit

12. The best way to bring your vehicle out of a skid is to:
Turn the wheel in the direction of the skid
Turn the wheel away from the direction of the skid
Pump the brakes

13. If you are in the black car, the most difficult car for you to see is:
Car 3
Car 2
Car 1
A sign with this shape means:

14. You should leave enough space between you and the vehicle directly in front of you:
To stay out of the other driver's blind spot
So the other driver can see both your headlights in the rearview mirror
To allow for a sudden stop

15. When changing lanes, check your side mirrors for other traffic and:
Slow down by at least one third
Check the inside rearview mirror
Turn your head quickly and look over your shoulder

16. To keep aware of the position of traffic behind you, it is best to:
Turn your head and look out the rear window
Check your rearview mirror often
Create a space cushion around you

17. The driver of this vehicle has a "blind spot" in:
Areas 1 and 3
Area 2
Areas 1 and 2
A sign with this shape means:

18. Normally, the distance from you to the vehicle ahead should be at least equivalent to:
5 seconds
3 seconds
2 seconds

19. If you come to an intersection and your view to the side is blocked, you should:
Stop, then inch forward until you can see clearly in both directions
Maintain speed and look both ways
Slow down and look both ways

20. You are required by law to notify the Motor Vehicle Division of a change of address within:
10 days
30 days
6 months

21. Penalties for the first conviction for driving under the influence are:
90 days jail, $3,000, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock.
10 days jail, $1,250, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock.
30 days jail, $1,500, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock.

22. Penalties for the second conviction for driving under the extreme influence are:
30 days jail, $750, 1 year revocation, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock
60 days jail, $1,500, 90 day suspension, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock
120 days jail, $3,250, 1 year revocation, alcohol treatment, community service and ignition interlock

23. You are driving under the influence if your blood alcohol concentration is:
0.08% or above (0.04 if the vehicle requires a commercial license)
0.80% or above (0.40 if the vehicle requires a commercial license)
0.10% or above (0.04 if the vehicle requires a commercial license)

24. If under age 21, your license may be suspended if your blood alcohol concentration is:
0.10% or above
0.05% or above
Any amount

25. You are driving under the extreme influence if your blood alcohol concentration is:
0.18% or above
0.28% or above
0.15% or above

26. Bicyclists should:
Ride facing traffic
Ride with the flow of traffic
Ride on the sidewalk

27. When passing a bicycle traveling in the same direction, leave a distance of at least:
3 feet
6 feet
10 feet

28. Bicyclists must:
Stay in the right lane at all times
Obey the same traffic laws as motor vehicles
Never pass motor vehicles

29. It is illegal to follow fire vehicles traveling in response to an alarm, within:
200 feet
300 feet
500 feet

30. If you are parking uphill and there is no curb, you should:
Turn your wheels to the right, toward the edge of the road
Turn your wheels to the left, away from the edge of the road
Keep your wheels straight ahead