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How to Apply for a California Driving Permit (for over age 18)?
Feb 16, 2023
All drivers in the state of California must receive a provisional, or “learner’s,” permit before getting an official driver’s license. Learner’s permits are restricted licenses that allow the holder to drive only in certain circumstances – generally under the ...
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2 Types of RED Signs: STOP and YIELD
Feb 15, 2023
There are difference between STOP sign and YIELD sign; although the color sign is same which is RED. Yield sign and stop sign both mean yield right of way, although the stop is a bit more powerful in which it requires a full stop and the yield just a slow down and observe & yield. The ...
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No permit No problem, Student License Issued by Authorized Driving School
Dec 21, 2022
Driving schools may issue a student license, also known as a learner's permit, to individuals who are enrolled in their driving courses. This type of student license is designed to allow the individual to practice driving with an instructor in a controlled environment before obtaining a ...
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Preparing for DMV Behind the Wheel Test
Dec 16, 2022
The time has come – your driving lessons are complete and ready to take on the DMV Road Test at the California DMV office. The entire goal of driving lessons is to be safe on the road and to eventually pass the DMV driving test. This test relies upon knowledge of road signs, traffic rules, ...
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Traffic Signal Lights RED, YELLOW, GREEN
Dec 09, 2022
Traffic lights are signals used at intersections to regulate the flow of traffic. They use a combination of colors to communicate messages to drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. The most common traffic light colors are: Red: This indicates that drivers must stop their vehicle. Drivers must ...
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How to Overcome the Fear of Driving
Nov 16, 2022
Driving is often considered as one of the most common activities that cause panic and fear. Different driving situations can cause distress to a person. They can be anxious or fearful if they drive through a tunnel, over a bridge, and on the freeway, or simply sitting in the ...
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How to Apply for a California Driving Permit (for under age 18)?
Feb 16, 2023
In order to get a driving permit, you must be at least 15 and 1⁄2 years of age. While 15 and 1⁄2 is the minimum California driver’s permit age, people of all ages above that threshold can get a driver’s permit.  A provisional instruction permit is for new ...
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Dip Sign
Feb 15, 2023
The dip sign is a warning sign. Dip signs indicate that there is a dip or low place in the road. Drivers are suggested to slow down when they see a dip sign. It’s hazardous to encounter this sharp depression in the road while driving at a high speed. Use additional caution after rain as ...
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Timed Entrance Lights
Dec 21, 2022
On freeways you will often see that there is a signal light on the on-ramp. It rations the traffic so that multiple vehicles do not enter the freeway at the same time. The light is usually on during the heaviest driving hours. You must obey this just as you would a traffic signal ...
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Study Tips for preparing California DMV Written Test
Dec 21, 2022
The first step to get your Driver’s License is to pass the DMV Written test. Once you pass the DMV Written test then you can practice for driving lessons with your Driving Permit. A score of at least 38 out of 46 on the California's Driver License knowledge test proves you comprehend ...
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No Critical Driving Errors
Dec 21, 2022
How to Pass your Driving Test First Time - No Critical Errors CRITICAL DRIVING ERRORS: 1. Intervention by examiner 2. Strikes object/curb 3. Disobeys traffic sign or signal 4. Disobeys traffic safety personnel or safety vehicles 5. Dangerous Maneuver 6. Speed - Refer to video 7. ...
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Slower Traffic Keep Right Sign
Feb 15, 2023
A Slower Traffic Keep Right sign is a regulatory sign installed on some multilane highways to remind drivers that slower traffic must stay in the right lane. If you are driving slower than the rest of the traffic, you must keep right unless passing. Slower traffic must move out of the left ...
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What are the penalties for running a red light in California?
Jan 06, 2023
Running a red light or stop sign in California can come with some hefty fines and penalties. You may be given a traffic ticket if a law enforcement officer pulls you over or if a camera captures your vehicle moving through a red light. If you receive a red light ticket in California, you can either ...
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What should I bring to my DMV Road Test?
Jan 05, 2023
For Teenager, after completing the driver education, passing the written test, and driving with a provisional instruction permit for at least six months, the California DMV allows you to take the driving test to obtain a Califirnia driver's license. The DMV also mandates that you are 16-18 years ...
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Hand Arm Signal
Mar 14, 2023
There are three main hand signals that every motorist and cyclist should become familiar with: Left turn, right turn, and slowing down/stopping. To indicate a left turn, extend your left arm out sideways with all your fingers extended. Alternatively, you can put your left arm ...
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Merge Sign
Feb 15, 2023
The merge sign is a regulatory sign. Drivers who encounter a merge sign are warned that two separate roadways will converge into one lane ahead. The merging traffic sign will typically indicate which lane should be merging into the other. Drivers on the main highway should be aware of ...
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Two way traffic sign
Feb 15, 2023
The two way traffic sign is a warning sign. Two way traffic signs are posted before or on two-way roadways. These two way traffic signs warn drivers that they’re leaving a one-way roadway and entering a roadway with opposing traffic. This might restrict the driver’s ability to ...
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Driving at Night
Dec 08, 2022
Night driving presents more risk than driving during the day that should be approached with special attention. At night time, the low light decreases visibility, headlight glare can be blinding, and drivers are more likely to be tired and slower to react. These factors make driving at night a ...
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How to pass your driving test
Mar 26, 2023
DMV Wants You to Pass Many people take their behind-the-wheel drive test when they have not sufficiently prepared, practiced enough, or practiced the right way. The DMV examiner will ride with you only to make sure that you can drive safely and obey traffic laws. Your drive test will last about ...
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School Zones
Mar 15, 2023
Driving safely in a school zone area is essential to ensure the safety of the children and other pedestrians who may be present in the area. Here are some tips to help you drive safely in a school zone: Observe the speed limit: The speed limit in school zones is usually lower than the regular ...
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3 Types of Traffic Signal Lights RED
Feb 23, 2023
Traffic Signal Lights (RED) SOLID RED - It means "STOP"  - Stop at the light before your turn - Yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles RED ARROW  - It means "STOP" - Remain stopped until the green signal or green arrow ...
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See and Be Seen
Dec 20, 2022
Scan, Identify, Predict, Decide, Execute (SIPDE) Experienced riders make a practice of being aware of what is going on around them. They can create their riding strategy by using a system known as SIPDE. SIPDE is an acronym for the process used to make judgements and take action in traffic. ...
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Guide Signs
Mar 17, 2023
  The guide sign is a directional sign. Guide signs provide mileage and directional information to travelers. They are typically green signs with white writing but can come in other colors. Guide signs include highway route markers, street signs, mile markers, exit signs, toll road signs, ...
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2 Types of Traffic Signal Lights (GREEN)
Feb 23, 2023
TRAFFIC SIGNAL LIGHTS            (GREEN) SOLID GREEN - It means "GO" - Give the right of way to any vehicles,    bicyclist, or pedestrian in the intersection - You may get a ticket if you block the intersection GREEN ...
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TIRE Tips
Dec 21, 2022
T.I.R.E. Tips T. Tread Place an upside down penny in the tire tread. If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, the tread is too low and you need a new tire. I. Inflate Check air pressure once a month. Low tire pressure can cause tire wear and poor gas mileage. R. Rotate Rotate Your tires ...
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4 Traffic Signal Lights (YELLOW)
Feb 23, 2023
TRAFFIC SIGNAL LGITHS (YELLOW) SOLID YELLOW LIGHT - It means "CAUTION" - The light is about to turn red - Stop if you can do so safely YELLOW ARROW - It means the "protected" turning   time is ending - Be prepared to obey the next    ...
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Phone usage laws while driving in California
Jan 06, 2023
California, much like many other states, has laws that prohibit the use of phones while you are driving. As useful as they are, phones can be incredibly distracting. Even looking down for a few seconds to change a song, read a message, or take a photo can be more than enough time for something bad ...
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How to change lane safely?
Jan 16, 2023
Maintain Speed  While changing the lane you should maintain your speed neither increase your speed nor even slow it. Do not let go of the gas. Instead, just go with the normal speed of the traffic. And in case even if you can’t see anyone around you, follow the same ...
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Simple Driving Tips
Jan 19, 2023
The first thing you need to learn is to get comfortable with your car. It is good to know the basics of the car before you start driving it. The foremost thing you should know is to have a relaxed mind with confidence to drive. Get comfortable with your car Know your car completely. Observe ...
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How to Drive Safe in the Rain?
Feb 17, 2023
Driving in rain, whether a sprinkle or a heavy downpour, can be one of the most difficult driving situations a driver encounters. Hazards and risks are elevated whenever it starts to rain, or even if roads are still wet from a recent downpour. Many drivers will simply slow down as their only ...
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California School Bus Law
Feb 17, 2023
It is very important to stop for school buses during school time period. School buses transport vulnerable children. Therefore, the penalties for breaking these laws can be significant. You might also face an insurance claim or lawsuit if an accident were to occur because you failed to ...
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How to park a vehicle correctly
Feb 21, 2023
Here are the steps to park a vehicle correctly: Choose a suitable parking space: Look for a parking space that is large enough to accommodate your vehicle, and make sure that it is legal to park there. Avoid parking in spots designated for disabled persons, emergency vehicles, or other ...
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Teen Drivers: What to Do After a Car Accident
Feb 23, 2023
Teaching your teen what to do after a car accident matters just as much as teaching them how to drive. So before you hand over the keys to the family car, please take a moment to go through the major steps a person should take when they’re involved in a car accident.  Take a ...
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Safe Breaking Distance
Feb 23, 2023
It’s important to note that there are other factors that can impact your safe braking distance. Here are a few more things to keep in mind: Reaction time: The time it takes for you to react to a hazard and apply the brakes can greatly impact your safe braking distance. This is why ...
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Using Turn Signals
Mar 03, 2023
Using turn signals while driving is an essential part of safe driving as it communicates your intentions to other drivers on the road. Here are some steps to follow to drive safely while using turn signals: Know when to signal: You should signal every time you make a turn, change lanes, or ...
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Choosing a lane
Mar 16, 2023
  Traffic lanes are often referred to by number. The left (or fast) lane is called the Number 1 Lane. The lane to the right of the Number 1 Lane is called the Number 2 Lane. Then the Number 3 Lane, etc. When driving on a highway, it's important to choose the right lane to ensure ...
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Safe Driving tips
Mar 16, 2023
Here are some tips for driving safely: 1 Always wear your seatbelt and make sure your passengers do the same.   2. Follow the speed limit and adjust your speed to the road conditions.   3.Keep a safe following distance between you and the car in front of ...
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Slow Moving Vehicles
Mar 16, 2023
A slow-moving vehicle is a type of vehicle that is designed to travel at speeds lower than the normal speed of traffic. This can include vehicles such as tractors, combines, or other farm equipment that are used on rural roads, as well as certain types of commercial vehicles or other vehicles ...
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PASSING LANES
Mar 16, 2023
Passing You must judge whether you have enough space to pass whenever you approach: An oncoming vehicle or bicyclist. A hill, curve, intersection, or road obstruction. To safely pass, the hill or curve should be at least one-third of a mile ahead. Before you pass, look ahead for road ...
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Merging and Exiting in Traffic
Mar 16, 2023
Merging and Exiting:    Merging Highway traffic has the right-of-way. For more information, see Right-of-Way Rules: Who Goes First in Section 7. When you enter a highway, you will need to: Be in the proper lane on the on-ramp. Be at or near the speed of traffic. Merge into ...
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Law Enforcement Stops
Mar 17, 2023
During a Law Enforcement Stop Turn on your right turn signal to acknowledge that you see the officer. Move completely onto the right shoulder, even if in the carpool/HOV lane. Stop in a well-lit area when possible. Turn off your radio. Remain inside your vehicle unless directed to ...
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