Kentucky DRIVER'S EXAMINATION

(From the 2015 Kentucky driver handbook)


Directions: The Kentucky permit test is split into two sections 1) Rules of the Road and 2) Road Signs. You must answer correctly 24 of the 30 “road rules” questions and 8 out of 10 “road sign” questions to pass. If you fail Kentucky’s permit test, you can retake it. In Kentucky, you are able to retake the test 6 times before you must wait six months before you can try again.
PASSING GRADE —
6 OR FEWER ROAD RULES ERRORS
2 OR FEWER ROAD SIGNS ERRORS
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  1. What should you do if your car starts hydroplaning or skidding?

    Step firm on the brake

    Turn the wheel firm and sharp

    Try to steer off or away from the road

    Try to gradually lower your speed

  2. What is the definition of defensive driving?

    Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.

    Drive just below the speed limit in certain situations to improve your braking distance.

    All of the above.

    Keep your foot over your brake pedal when needed to reduce your reaction times.

  3. Which of the following statements is true about blind spots.

    The proper use of all 3 mirrors will eliminate your blind spot.

    Blind spots? I'm invincible.

    Tractor trailers and large vehicles have blind spots which are larger than most passenger vehicles.

    You can eliminate your blind spots by using your 2 outside mirrors.

  4. You can avoid dangerous last minute maneuvers by looking ________ ahead of your vehicle at all times.

    20 to 25 seconds

    60 seconds

    15 to 30 Seconds

    10 to 15 seconds

  5. What is the best answer if your car is equipped with a passenger side airbag?

    Small children should ride in the back seat.

    Use the rear-facing child restraint system in the front passenger seat.

    It is OK for small children to ride in the front passenger seat of your car.

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